Alaska Guard members leave for Africa mission

...scheduled to deploy Tuesday to the Horn of Africa as part of Operation Enduring partner nation operations in East Africa to defeat extremist organizations.They...members who have been conducting missions in Africa since May.This deployment is for about...
Historic Homer bar gets new life

...showcasing everything from local musicians to legends like Janis Ian and Michelle Shocked and international acts like South Africa's Vusi Mahlasela. Singer-songwriter Ellis Paul even wrote a song about Alice's, with such lines as "Raise a glass...
Today In Sports History

...Men's Open golf championship by edging Walter Hagen, Leo Diegel, Jock Hutchinson and Fred McLeod.1962 - Gary Player of South Africa becomes the first non-resident of the United States to win the PGA championship.1963 - Sonny Liston knocks out Floyd Patterson...
My Turn: Dan Sullivan: An Alaska Marine

...Corps for a year and a half, where he spent substantial time serving in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Horn of Africa and Central Asia. Having served in Iraq myself, I know the level of commitment it takes to leave your loved ones behind...
Today In Sports History

...tournament, lost to Australia 1-0 in the championship game of the 1997 Superball, held in Ohio.2010 - Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa shoots a 1-under 71 for a seven-stroke victory at 16-under 272 in the British Open on the Old Course at St. Andrews...
World Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany?

...Netherlands following a 0-0 draw through 120 minutes.Germany also dismantled Argentina 4-0 in the 2010 quarterfinals in South Africa."Germany is a great team. What happened to Brazil could happen to any team," Argentina forward Sergio Aguero said...
A Bouldering Pair

...little while," Jessie said. The two are budgeting for a car, their August 2015 wedding, and subsequent honeymoon in South Africa (summer 2016) ? where there's "world-class climbing." For now they're content with the local climbing options and...
Today in Sports History

...6-4, while Graf takes her second straight championship over Martina Navratilova 6-2, 6-7 (1), 6-1. 1991 - South Africa is readmitted by the International Olympic Committee to the Olympic movement, ending decades of sports isolation and clearing...
Peter McKay

...him on a lifelong career of working with rural peoples from Africa to Alaska. For several years he worked with activist station. He traveled to Gambia as a leader for Crossroads Africa, where his group helped villagers build a dam and medical clinic...
Africa's female business entrepreneurs take the lead, is part of a growing trend in Africa where more women are running businesses...that was unthinkable a generation ago. Africa now has the highest growth rate of female-run...self-employed in the informal sector in Africa, more than twice the worldwide rate...
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