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Students in Palmer march for International Day of Peace

PALMER, Alaska (KTUU) More than 200 Alaska Job Corps Center students carried anti-violence and anti-bullying messages down Palmer streets on Thursday, the International Day of Peace. "Makes me feel good to stand up and try to say something you know," said student Ozzy Hinkle. The peace march and

KTUU - 2017-09-22 02:25:00

Prep Picks: Palmer's Christiansen gets milestone win

Rules of Conduct 1Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.2Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.3Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.4Be Nice. No racism, s

KODIAK DAILY MIRROR - 2017-09-22 00:59:00

'Untold Stories' unfolds in Palmer

PALMER - The Untold Stories event series returned to the limelight Sunday at the United Protestant Church. The live storytelling session gathered a variety of storytellers from various backgrounds under a common theme, "Reunions, Revivals and Redemptions." "Getting reunited was kind of exciting and

FRONTIERSMAN - 2017-09-20 03:58:00

A league of her own

Cutline Main and cover: Van Pelt WASILLA - Allison VanPelt is region's top runner in the girls' class. But VanPelt won't be competing for a title during the Region III Championships Saturday afternoon. VanPelt, a member of the Wasilla Warriors cross-country running program, will be in the junior var

FRONTIERSMAN - 2017-09-21 23:46:00

Judge sets trial date for Peterson child pornography case

In a pre-trial conference in Palmer on Thursday, judge Kari Kristiansen set a trial date in the evidence tampering case of 18-year-old Devin Peterson, pictured center in this Frontiersman file photo, for Jan. 22, 2018. Kristiansen also set a Nov. 16 pre-trial conference and Nov. 27-30 trial date as

FRONTIERSMAN - 2017-09-21 20:45:00

Dimond pitches another flag football shutout

The Dimond Lynx racked up their sixth shutout of the flag football season Tuesday by blanking Eagle River 35-0. Makenna Boring's nine pulls, three for losses, and Seanne Bialo's six pulls led the defensive effort for the Lynx, who improved to 9-1 in the Cook Inlet Conference. Dimond was hot from

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 05:37:19

Longtime Chugiak resident finds community support after fire

Chugiak assistant flag football coach Mary Turner watches the Mustangs during the team's 51-0 homecoming victory over Eagle River on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium in Chugiak. (Star photo by Matt Tunseth) When Mary Turner woke with a start early on the morning of Sept. 5, she thou

ALASKA STAR - 2017-09-21 21:45:40

Prep swimming: Victories for Chugiak, Dimond, Service, South

Girls team scores - Chugiak 107, Eagle River 63 Boys team scores - Chugiak 90, Eagle River 81 Girls 200 Medley Relay - 1, Chugiak (Cheyenne Burke, Addison Morgan, Leslie Cockreham, Izzy Powers), 1:59.56. 2, Eagle River 2:01.74. Boys 200 Medley Relay - 1, Eagle River (Josiah Keen, John Heaphy, Ke

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 05:17:16

PREP FOOTBALL: Snell's 5 TD Performance Lifts Chugiak Over In Kenai

Eagle River, AK - Check out Week 6 highlights from a non-conference game between the Chugiak Mustangs and the Kenai Kardinals. The Mustangs improved to 6-0 on the season behind a huge five touchdown performance from senior Derryk Snell. Eagle River, AK - Check out Week 6 highlights from a non-confe

YOURALASKALINK.COM - 2017-09-19 21:54:00

Guns stolen in separate truck break-ins

COVINGTON, Ga. -Two handguns were reported stolen to Covington Police Department (CPD) yesterday, one day after daytime thieves targeted two pick-up trucks parked at shopping centers along Highway 278. According to a CPD report, a Monticello man contacted police Sept. 20 to report that his truck had

COVINGTON NEWS - 2017-09-21 22:42:00

Ex-mayor heads to jail for paving mother's driveway with city funds

Former Nicholson Mayor Ronnie Maxwell was sentenced to serve time in the Jackson County jail for using taxpayer money to pave private property, Channel 2 Action News reported Thursday. Maxwell pleaded guilty in July to one charge of theft by taking related to using taxpayer money for personal purpos


Teacher of the Year to be announced Tuesday

Joan Baldridge from Jackson Road Elementary, Debi Hancock from Crescent Elementary and Heidi Thompson from Cowan Road Middle School are finalists for the district Teacher of the Year. The three educators were named finalists last month at a Griffin-Spalding Board of Education meeting and the winner

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

Piedmont Academy cougar mascot gets new name

Piedmont Academy students have given their cougar mascot a name. Big Blue was the name chosen by students in a poll conducted Aug. 28-Sept. 1. The name was submitted by fifth-graders Marissa Holder and Jake Pope and was among four that students voted on throughout the week. The new name of the masco

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:17:00

AT&T and DirecTV may drop local CBS affiliate and Peachtree TV

Some metro-Atlanta homes may soon have to find other ways to watch SEC football or Sunday NFL games. WGCL, the home of Atlanta affiliate CBS46 and WPCH (Peachtree TV) began notifying their viewers that AT&T and DirecTV may drop the stations from its lineup on Friday. "WGCL/WPCH have been trying for

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:13:00

BRADY: The rabbit that won't break down

The late Dallas Willard, a longtime professor of philosophy at the University of Southern California, tells a favorite story about the dog races in Florida. He says that they train these dogs to chase an electric rabbit, and one night the rabbit broke down and the dogs caught it. But they didn't kno

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 17:50:00

New movies this week: Kingsman, Legos and social-media horrors

Channing Tatum and Halle Berry star in the action-movie sequel "Kingsman: The Golden Circle," opening Friday in theaters. Giles Keyte/Twentieth Century FoxPhoto Credit: Giles Keyte/Twentieth Century Fox The Kingsman crew meets the Stateman staff, the Lego Movie Universe expands and a horror flick fo

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 13:30:00

High school football season beginning to hit its stride

Region games are here for a lot of the area teams as the season starts to hit its stride. That includes a couple of GHSA regions jumping into region games Friday, joining Region 4-5A, which is entering its third week of region contests. Here are my predictions for Friday's games involving teams from

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 12:25:00

Andy Serkis remembers 'incredible' Carrie Fisher

Andy Serkis feels privileged to have got to know the late Carrie Fisher because she was such an "incredible human being". The 53-year-old actor plays Supreme Leader Snoke in the new 'Star Wars' trilogy and although he didn't get to shoot any scenes with Carrie - who passed away last December - for '

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Domhnall Gleeson wants big screen reunion with Margot Robbie

Domhnall Gleeson wants to work with Margot Robbie again. The two actors have worked together on two movies - 'About Time' and 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' - and are set to star alongside each other in the upcoming 'Peter Rabbit' film, and Gleeson hopes their working relationship "continues over the y

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Jaeden Lieberher wants Ewan McGregor as Bill in IT sequel

Jaeden Lieberher wants Ewan McGregor to play an older Bill in the 'IT' sequel. The 14-year-old actor stars as the leader of The Loser's Club in Andres Muschietti re-imagining of the Stephen King 1986 novel, which follows a group of youngsters who are faced with their biggest fears when they square o

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2017-09-21 11:00:00