Book helps readers fall in love with the night sky

...time he was nine years old, he was "in love with the night sky" and at eleven, he knew he wanted to be an astrophysicist...never even entered his mind.In finding beauty in the night sky, Tyson is not alone.More than 2,500 years ago, the Greeks...

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Kenai, Nikiski split soccer games

...Nikiski to preserve a 1-0 win for the boys, while the Kenai girls romped their way to a 6-0 victory under sunny and hailing skies.In the boys game, the lone goal came early. Larry Cutsforth found the ball in the 10th minute on a laser-sharp corner...

Poem: The Passing of the Rain

...time that I'm away from you, a storm brews in my heart.The clouds get ever darker, because I know we are apart.Grey skies build deep within me, and thunder fills my mind.Inside my soul it's raining, till you again I find.Now counting every...

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Don Young: Setting the record straight on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...reauthorization effort in order to protect our fisheries resources and the people it provides for. So before you begin believing the "sky is falling" rhetoric from groups that often don't support commercial fishermen or coastal communities, I would encourage...

Doris Mae Wilson

...dear close family friends.She was preceded in death by her husband Jack Clark Wilson."Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy!"Please visit Doris' online obituary...

Weekend prep soccer roundup

...Asimakopoulos added the insurance goal late in the game to seal the win.The Homer girls fell to Juneau 4-0 on Friday under snowy skies.Saturday, the Thunder Mountain girls claimed a 1-0 win over Homer, after playing to a scoreless draw with the Mariners...

Out of the clouds, into the bright blue sky

...Don't you know, within a second, I saw the rain let up and within a mile drove out of a dark cloud into the brightest blue sky I had ever seen. It was like driving from one world right into the next. Like I had died and landed right in Heaven. The view...

Marijuana legalization is here, regs in flux

...components of the bills are more crucial, but the bottom line, according to some lawmakers and state officials, is that the sky hasn't fallen since marijuana became legal on Feb. 24, and it probably won't fall. Local law enforcement officers in several...


...twice, in 1999 and again in 2008.Unlike after Johnson's win in November, the only postrace fireworks this time were in the sky.There was late contact between Keselowski and Gordon in the race five months ago. That led to a post-race melee on pit road...

Flying through history: Rare planes continue to fly Alaska skies

In present day Alaska, World War II-era relics continue to fly the skies. Now, instead of being used by the military, private companies operate aircraft models such as the twin-engine, propeller-driven...



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