LaVerne Bruce

...bachelor's degree by the end of the war. Thanks to the "GI Bill," Herbert also obtained a college degree and both began careers...friends. For many years, they jointly owned and operated, with Bill and Jean Overstreet, the Coralie. Many, many weekends they...
Jack Chalmers Culbreath

...Portage Glacier Visitor centers. During the inaugural cruise of the Alaska Ferry System Jack's decisions with then Governor Bill Egan led to the programs and information presented by the Forest Service Interpreters on todays ferry system. Note: Bob Hakala...
Denali's name restored

In the weeks before President Barack Obama's Monday afternoon arrival in Anchorage, he promised Gov. Bill Walker and Sen. Lisa Murkowski that there would be "no surprises" during his trip.He didn't say anything about the day before...
My Turn: Climate change impacts Alaskan life

...worked at this processor, and some local fishing boats already quit their season early because they couldn't pay their fuel bills from the low number of fish they caught.When I first started talking to these fishermen, I expected to hear about the price...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 31

...Eddie Arcaro, goes wire-to-wire to defeat Swaps, ridden by Bill Shoemaker in a match race at Washington Park. Nashua's victory...Cordero Jr., 42, becomes the third rider in history behind Bill Shoemaker and Laffit Pincay Jr. to have his mounts earn $100...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...Juneauites and others in Southeast Alaska had the opportunity to listen to and speak with B.C. Minister of Mines and Energy Bill Bennett during his tour last week. Though we're sure not everyone liked what they heard, the important thing is discussions...
Writers Weir: "Equinox"

...It's coming on Equinox, I've found no balance for to speak ofJust salt on my shoes - just recycled bluesBut I paid all my bills on time (I measure miracles per minute)I'm unlikely at best - I'm unlike all the rest.Funny to me still, how naturally...
My Turn: Is Murkowski voting her conscience on the Iran deal?

...sanctions on them. Former Alaska Sen. Mark Begich was one of a handful of Democrats who crossed party lines to co-sponsor that bill. Based on what he told a small group of Juneau veterans, his position may have been heavily influenced by the American Israel...
EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

...and the Republican-controlled Congress has moved to thwart it. The House has ignored a White House veto threat and passed a bill to block it, and a Senate committee has passed a measure that would force the EPA to withdraw and rewrite it.Four senators...
Today In Sports History for August 30

...reinstated by tournament referee Mike Blanchard. Blanchard replaces Hammond in the chair for the remainder of the match.1981 - Bill Shoemaker becomes the first jockey to win a $1 million race when he rode John Henry to a nose victory over The Bart in the inaugural...


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