| Jul 17, 2011
| 10:49 PM
Tim Lopez just managed to beat this week’s 90-degree heat when he and his Plain White T’s bandmates performed at Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party Friday, but he said he wouldn’t have minded too much even if he had to...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 9:34 AM
This story was originally published March 6, 2002.
Fourth of five parts
The main character in the movie "A Beautiful Mind," currently the subject of much Oscar buzz, suffers from schizophrenia. He sees things that aren't there. He has few relationships...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 9:38 AM
This story was originally published March 7, 2002.
Fifth of five parts
Most mornings, Clarence Hardin, an early riser, leaves his warm apartment and heads off for McDonald's, where he'll eat and drink some coffee before heading back downtown....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:10 AM
WINTER STORM OUTLOOK
This is a statement issued when there is a chance of a major winter storms from 3 to 5 days in the future. This is meant to assist people with their long range plans. However, since the outlook is issued so far in advance, the...
| Oct 31, 2011
On a recent beautiful and sunny day, I strolled into my local gym to lift some weights. The gym is near Nose Hill Park, which is one of the largest municipal parks in North America. It has majestic views of the city of Calgary and the Rocky Mountains,...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 9:24 AM
The Arkansas River may seem a little lower next week...as crews lower it to perform bridge inspections.
Crews need to inspect the bridges spanning the Arkansas at Central, Murdock, Bitting, 13th, 18th, 21st, 25th, 29th and 37th Streets.
| Nov 21, 2011
| 3:39 PM
University of Alaska Anchorage runner Marko Cheseto has had to have both legs amputated above the ankle following his two-day disappearance that left the student-athlete with severe frostbite of his hands and feet.
According to the university’s...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:50 AM
A top college runner from Kenya who spent two days lost in an Alaska snowstorm earlier this month had to have both of his feet amputated due to frostbite, the University of Alaska, Anchorage said on Monday.
Marko Cheseto, a two-time NCAA All-American...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:49 AM
A Healy man who says another man left him to freeze to death in the wilderness was rescued by Alaska State Troopers.
Troopers found 22-year-old Andrew Costales suffering from frostbite and hypothermia late Saturday night. The Fairbanks Daily News-...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 3:44 PM
Thanksgiving is a traditional American holiday. When I think of the day, I always go back to Thanksgiving Day, 1967. I mostly don't bring it up in social conversation, but sometime during the day I remember.
I was 19 and a proud member of the U.S. Navy...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 3:38 PM
A 52-year-old man who became stranded in his pickup truck in a snowdrift in Alaska and below-zero temperatures survived nearly three days by eating frozen beer out of cans as if it were beans, the Anchorage Daily News reported Tuesday.
The man, Clifton...
| Dec 18, 2011
On June 6, 1924, two men set out from a camp set at 23,000 feet on Mt. Everest. They were George Mallory, who, at 37, was already one of the world's most accomplished climbers, and Andrew "Sandy" Irvine, a 22-year-old Oxford graduate with little...