Happy Birthday to the late Bob Tkacz

I just wanted to share with Bob's friends in Juneau that this past Tuesday, Nov. 11, was not only Veteran's Day, but also Bob Tkacz's birthday. He would have been turning 62. (If any of you reading this are veterans, thank you and...
Today in sports history

...of the Philadelphia Warriors sets an NBA record with 55 rebounds in a 132-129 loss to the Boston Celtics.1977 - Miami's Bob Griese throws for six touchdowns in a 55-14 Thanksgiving Day victory over the Detroit Lions.1985 - Ron Brown of the Los Angeles...
Swimmers honor man by swimming laps

...of their longtime lap-swimming friend Bob Vaughn.They wore masks, snorkels and...stroke. Hence, he was known as Backstroke Bob.All they knew was he lived alone in a...snorkel," LaBrosse said with a laugh."Bob was a man who was loved by all, but in...
Mary Katherine Hillyer Fortney

...Washington. She was born on April 12, 1926 in Happy, Texas to Ery and Monie Fortney. On September 2, 1944 she married Robert "Bob" Hillyer Sr. in Texas. Mary (Katherine) worked along side her husband in many of their businesses including a skating rink...
Assembly silent on pot shops

...oppose the initiative," Kiehl said. "The first thing to do will be to watch the Legislature's cleanup process."Rep. Bob Lynn, R-Anchorage, announced last week he will introduce legislation in January that would restrict marijuana stores from...
Eagles, spectators soar to Haines

...Oh look, there's one, and another and another and another," Dolly Vigneulle, of Berea, Ohio, exclaimed to her husband Bob, pointing out eagles perched in trees during a Saturday bus ride.The couple heard about the festival during a cruise ship...
Peterson should get help and drop appeal of suspension

The thing that matters most is the child. That part is indisputable. Regardless of how it was classified in a court of law, Adrian Peterson is guilty of a crime that most reasonable human beings find appalling.
Today In Sports History

...the Chicago Bears passes for 466 yards and two touchdowns to edge the Dallas Cowboys 34-33.1970 - Joe Frazier knocks out Bob Foster in the second round to retain the heavyweight title in Detroit.1974 - Charley Johnson of the Denver Broncos passes for...
Legislator wants to clarify pot rules

...conversation about drafting marijuana regulations early, after Alaskans voted last week to legalize recreational marijuana.Rep. Bob Lynn, R-Anchorage, said he plans to introduce legislation in January dealing with several elements of marijuana regulations...
Pure Sole: A great man once told me

...Ed Hagerman, Lloyd Pedersen and Palmer Pedersen. We talked of Vikings' greats Dick Longworth, Floyd Strand, Dave Ohmer, Bob Hammer, Stuart Jensen and Chris Jensen, among many others.Then we discussed various communities and their various gym rats...


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