NOME, Alaska (AP) - Lance Mackey picked up a few rewards on his way to winning an unprecedented fourth consecutive win in the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
The 39-year-old musher from Fairbanks stopped to pick up a moose rack along the trail, and, 10 miles from the finish line in Nome Tuesday, he spent five minutes digging up a pair of caribou antlers that he used as a sort of hood ornament on the homestretch.
Mayor Laurene Weste, Councilman Frank Ferry and challenger Johnny Pride are scheduled to speak at the final "Meet the Candidates Forum" hosted by the Canyon Country Advisory Committee.
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Everyone, it seems, has heard of someone who is an "overnight success." The reality is, the definition of "overnight," when the layers of time are peeled away, is something more like two decades.
The Hart High School cheerleaders closed out the Cell Phones for Soldiers Drive in February, collecting 439 cell phones this year, which was the best turnout in its three-year history. The squad kicked off the drive in August with local U.S. Army recruiters. All of the used cell phones collected will be sent to the nonprofit organization, Cell Phones for Soldiers. The phones are recycled and money is used to purchase prepaid phone cards. This allows soldiers serving overseas to stay in touch with their families.
My job shadowing experience at ITT Tech was one of the most amazing hands-on experiences that I have ever had the opportunity to participate in as a high school student. I didn't think that my goal in life would change in one day.
Regarding Gary Horton's column "Blind to our own blindness" (Feb. 3), there are several problems with your metaphor here.
Here's another "perspective" to Linda McCaskill's "New perspective" (The Signal, March 8):
Regarding "McKeon: Kellar should offer an apology" (The Signal, Feb. 3):
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting will be held this Wednesday, March 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival will hold auditions for its summer production of "The Tempest" on March 26 and 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Canyon Theatre Guild.
Dr. David Tanner and his staff are very proud and pleased to announce that they have won a national competition held by the American Dental Association for being the "Adult Preventative Practice of the Year." They were honored for their leadership, preventive care excellence, and their practical strategies in treating their adult patients.
Pre-Engineering Students Get Hands-on Experience
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods said Tuesday he will return to golf next month at the Masters, ending a four-month hiatus brought on by a sex scandal that shattered his image as the gold standard in sports.
"The Masters is where I won my first major and I view this tournament with great respect," Woods said in a statement. "After a long and necessary time away from the game, I feel like I'm ready to start my season at Augusta."
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's recidivism rate dropped in the years before Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment law took effect, even though six of every 10 offenders returned to prison, the corrections department said in a report released Wednesday.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.