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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Alaska’

Oil Pipelines = disasters

Oil Pipelines = disasters

It seems like a good idea, fast, cheap movement of one of the world’s most important resources. Once built, oil pipelines can move the liquid resource quickly and efficiently, thus keeping down the transportation costs. This is the scenario being described by TransCanada and the Republican Party. Unfortunately, this is only part of the story. The scenario they describe completely ignores what happens when the pipe breaks, and the pipes will break. It is not a matter if, but when. It seems ... Full Story

Eagles end 2011 with point in shootout loss to Aces

  ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Alaska Aces came back from a 3-0 deficit to claim a 4-3 shootout win against the Colorado Eagles in the last of three games between the teams this week. By taking the game past regulation, the Eagles were able to claim their first point of the mini-series. Colorado came out of the gates strong, out-shooting the Aces 14-7 in the first period on the way to a 3-0 lead. Aaron Schneekloth scored the first goal at 2:18 with a shot from the right point that made ... Full Story

Eagles dealt first ECHL shutout by Aces

  ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The defending ECHL champion Alaska Aces shutout the Colorado Eagles, 4-0, as Adam Courchaine stopped just 19 shots in the victory. It marked the Eagles first shutout in the ECHL, and their first since March 5. The 19 shots represented a season low for Colorado, after they registered just 20 in Wednesday night's Alaskan affair. The Eagles had a strong early effort in the first five minutes of the opening frame before the Aces grabbed control of the period's play. ... Full Story

Eagle’s streak goes cold in Alaska

  ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The defending champion Alaska Aces defeated a short-benched Colorado Eagles team (just 13 skaters), 4-1, ending the Eagles' seven-game winning streak & 11-game point streak. Dan Kissel and Wes Goldie combined for six points on the night in the battle between the top two teams in the ECHL. Alaska scored the game's first goal -- as they've made a habit of doing this season -- just 3:30 into the opening period. The play developed when Aaron Schneekloth's pass ... Full Story

“I Probably Wouldn’t Be Here”

“I Probably Wouldn’t Be Here”

A Conversation with Sergeant Styka By Dr. Paul Kengor I recently sat down with Emil Styka of Boardman, Ohio. A friend of Emil’s, Jo Ann Bryan, had emailed in response to an article I wrote on a remarkable World War II campaign at the Aleutian Islands, off the Alaskan coast. The article was published nationwide, including in the Youngstown Vindicator, where it caught Emil’s attention. “Finally, now people know,” said Emil, who spent two years in ... Full Story

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