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My corner of Alaska: Old age and old boats

...sailing yacht owned by a crusty old retired Admiral, a salty old coot who did not run a...procedures and to keep the boat, in the Admiral's archaic terms, "all a-taunt-o...at the end of the day but otherwise the Admiral barked orders just as he used to and the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/my-corner-alaska-old-age-and-old-boats
Art
Today In Sports History for May 8

...Notter, becomes the first filly to win the Kentucky Derby. She goes wire to wire, beating Pebbles by two lengths.1937 - War Admiral, the favorite ridden by Charles Kurtsinger, wins the Kentucky Derby by 1¾ lengths over Pompoon.1943 - Count Fleet, ridden...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-08/today-sports-history-may-8
Sports
Today In Sports History for May 15

...Cloud, ridden by Johnny Loftus in the first half. Jack Hare, Jr., ridden by C. Peak, wins the second half.1937 - War Admiral, ridden by Charles Kurtsinger, battles Pompoon head-to-head from the top of the stretch and wins the Preakness Stakes...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-15/today-sports-history-may-15
Sports
For new Coast Guard head, mission still the same

...Coast Guard may be new to town - he took over for outgoing Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo in June - but the mission of District 17 isn't...have essentially remained the same since it was formed, Rear Admiral Daniel Abel said Thursday during a speech at the weekly Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-07/new-coast-guard-head-mission-still-same
Local
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...five-star rank of General of the Army and the nominations of William D. Leahy, Ernest J. King and Chester W. Nimitz as Admirals of the Fleet. U.S. forces invaded Mindoro Island in the Philippines, encountering little resistance from the Japanese...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-15/today-history-monday-dec-15-2014
Local
My Turn: Steps taken to prevent future Coast Guard wildlife violations

...directed all commanding officers to discuss points of this admiral-level direction at their next "all hands" meeting and to...as we "stand the watch on the Last Frontier."? Rear Admiral Dan Abel is commander of the 17th Coast Guard District.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-19/my-turn-steps-taken-prevent-future-co
Opinion
On Congress' snow day, an Arctic hearing

...economic, environmental and other issues in the far north from the State Department's special representative for the Arctic, Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., and officials from Alaska and elsewhere.Was it coincidence that the intrepid committee, which plowed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-06/congress-snow-day-arctic-hearing
State
Wearable Art of Place: Regalia

...Tlingit use and passed down as an important cultural item through five generations of Tlingit Kaagwaantaan women. Current "admiral," Leona Marie Santiago of the Gooch Hit in Haines and Klukwan, modeled the uniform, which once belonged to her great-great...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-08/wearable-art-place-regalia
Art
Charges reduced in 'problem bear' killing

...courts for the incident, but he could still face penalties from the Coast Guard. Coast Guard spokesman Kip Wadlow said the admiral of District 17 will be reviewing the case to see if any action should be taken against Houck administratively or otherwise...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-12/charges-reduced-problem-bear-killing
Local
Murkowski attending Arctic conference

...conference in Iceland focused on the Arctic.Murkowski's office says the Alaska Republican and U.S. Arctic representative Admiral Robert Papp will help lead a discussion on Arctic issues with attendees.Murkowski, in a release, said America is an Arctic...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/murkowski-attending-arctic-conference
State

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