Kardinals clean up at home invite

...simply as a way of fine-tuning he endurance. "I wasn't in that race to beat Allie," Ealum said. "This was a race I just wanted to get in, get a time and see where I stand." Ostrander was running for a similar cause. After winning the girls 3,200...

It is what it is: Old dog learning a new trick

...wasn't enjoying team sports, and we wanted to find an activity that would help him...physically. He enjoyed it, and my daughter wanted to be like her brother and took to it...and inspired. I told them that if they wanted to continue with their karate, I would...

Kenai vape shop may face problems from smoking bill

...between $20 and $30. Under the proposed public smoking prohibition, users would have to step outside with any fluids they wanted to sample. Sandstrom said this would be a great inconvenience. "Anytime someone wants to sample a product before they buy...

Book helps readers fall in love with the night sky

...the same age as NASA. By the 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 (a scientist that studies the universe). He was so fascinated by planets and stars that he almost...

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...p.m. to 7:45 p.m. in the conference rooms, 235 N. Binkley Street. It's time to get your game on! Have you ever wanted to try something other than another round of Monopoly, or to break out of that old Scrabble routine? Come ready to meet new...

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Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee prepares to seek members

...organized and managed and that sort of thing. We didn't really think about that in the risk assessment. We just said we wanted one." Robertson said the convening workgroup has studied the structures of existing harbor safety committees in preparation...

Senate Finance members defend budget proposal

...been planned for next year and some mechanism for inflation-proofing the per-student funding formula.The caucus also has wanted to see negotiated pay raises in labor contracts funded for next year and expanded Medicaid. Democrats don't dispute the need...

Online tool aids oil-spill response

...coast had been imaged by the Shore Zone partnership. "Different entities were funding different parts of the state, and they wanted the data for different reasons," Saupe said of the Shore Zone Partnership. "But we all agreed that the value of this habitat...

Mama used more than aspirin to treat her kids

...is the same mother I told you about last week who doctored everything with aspirins or foul-smelling ointments, so if she wanted to call thrush "thrash," I suppose that was her medical privilege.Even Mama knew when it was time to call in a specialist...

Refuge Notebook: Poking at Earth Day with a stick

...caught in the act of being a kid. I asked the group if they wanted to hear a stick-poking story. The group all agreed, so I...for having gotten off topic from the Earth Day message, but I wanted to keep the positive energy we had created. "You might not...



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