THE NEW FORTY Merry matters...
When I fly, I tend to fly Delta. The choice of Delta is primarily based on access and benefits. Fargo's Hector Airport only has so many carriers; and, while I travel a fair amount, I don't travel enou... Posted on 3/18/12 at 9:32 PM
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"Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous" - Albert Einstein.
That isone of my all time favorite quotations and something Ithink about today as we approach Memorial Day and I look back on ... Posted on 5/27/11 at 10:29 AM
SHOOTIN' THE WIT Overnight airport adventures
Airports are definitely one of the top five areas for people watching. The ever-changing view combined with restaurants, bars and shops give airports a great place to kill some time between flights. H... Posted on 9/24/10 at 4:14 PM
KNITTING UP NORTH Into the Wild Blue Yonder
As I get ready for my next flight, I keep thinking back on my last flight, actually my last few flights. Now, I've never really considered myself a sinister looking person. I think I look ... Posted on 5/2/10 at 3:02 PM
Jerry Joyce made his flight in 2009, and he still gets choked up about it. “When we left Grand Forks, there were Air Force and National Guard people there who carried our bags,” he said. “They treated us like we were really special.” That was the plan.
Grand Forks airport officials lately have been repeating some advice borrowed from an airline: “Fly United.” The airport has had direct daily flights to Denver by United Airlines since early October, but passengers have been slower to embrace the new service than the Airport Authority would like.
Roger Latham had considered taking a short flight Tuesday night in his small plane with his flying instructor and a couple of other experienced pilots to attend a conference on flight safety held by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Emily Wagster Pettus and Holbrook Mohr
, November 14, 2012
The approval comes one year and one day after Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, became the first private business to launch a capsule into orbit and return it safely to Earth. On Feb. 7, SpaceX will attempt another orbital flight from Cape Canaveral. This time, the unmanned Dragon capsule will fly to the space station and dock with a load of supplies.
Last week’s column suggested some birds that are representative of Christmas: the Christmas goose, for dinner; the partridge in a pear tree, for caroling; and the northern cardinal, as a kind of fixture on Christmas greeting cards. Last week’s Christmas bird count in Grand Forks suggested another candidate, the short-eared owl.
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