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Rain seems to start only after you get out of your car

...through smoke. "When we finally get back to Georgia I will have visited or driven through every state in the USA, including Alaska and Hawaii, but it has taken a lifetime!" she writes.Gail and David Hunter, of Washington, Ga., send a card from Yosemite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-31/rain-seems-start-only-after-y
Even a well-kept lawn has some bad sides

...miles to the 'Biggest Bike Rally') and having an awesome time."The Thomas-Barefield party has checked in from Juneau, Alaska. Also in the 49th state were Carolyn and Ronda McMillan, of Grovetown, who found Nome windy and chilly. TODAY'S JOKE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-24/even-well-kept-lawn-has-some-
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit

...Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change...production.Obama, who is scheduled to visit Alaska later this month, says he is mindful...prescription," said Rebecca Noblin, Alaska director for the Center for Biological...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-08-18/approval-arctic-drilling-comes-
Facing rising dental costs, seniors head to Mexico

LOS ALGODONES, Mexico - Mark Bolzern traveled 3,700 miles to go to the dentist. The 56-year-old Anchorage, Alaska, native left home this spring, made a pit stop in Las Vegas to pick up a friend, and kept heading south, all the way to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-10/facing-rising-dental-costs-s
Don Branum

...officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be the deacons of the church. A native of Leachville, AK, Don was a son of the late Samuel B. Branum and Clyde May Simpkins Branum. He was the founder of Branum's Sewing and Vacuum...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175542930
On-time performance improves at most US airlines, but half of Spirit flights in June were late

...flights landing on time, followed by Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Virgin...rating was the worst since June 2005, when Alaska Airlines posted a 49.8 percent mark...to file a complaint than passengers on Alaska Airlines, which had the lowest complaint...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-11/time-performance-improves-
Government proposes methane cuts in oil, gas production

...allowing Shell to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean off the Alaska coast. Environmental groups have criticized the move, saying...permit clashes with the message Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska this month to emphasize the dangers of climate change.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-18/government-proposes-methan
Constitutional convention sparking buzz, but odds still long

...budget amendment, which, at least theoretically, could discourage amendments on other topics. So far, it has been passed in Alaska, Georgia, North Dakota and Mississippi.The third initiative is the oldest and closest to its 34-state goal, but also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-08-10/constitutional-convention-spark
Rebecca Fedder

...married November 20, 1954 at Fort Gordon. They enjoyed a military career that included assignments in Texas, Germany and Alaska, settling in Manistee in 1968. She was an avid bridge player and loved to travel and was a member of the Catholic Community...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175502452
We have been warned

...Thursday afternoon were shot, police say, by Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, a 24-year-old Kuwaiti native who was carrying an AK-47 style rifle and loads of ammunition. A fifth Marine and a police officer were wounded.Abdulazeez was killed by police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-17/we-have-been-warned