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Today In Sports History

JULY 231907 - Australasia beats British Isles 3-2 to win the Davis Cup held at Wimbledon. Australasia...first David Cup and ends the four-year reign of the British Isles.1921 - At the annual Harvard-Yale vs. Cambridge-Oxford...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-23/today-sports-history
Sports
'Mother of midwifery' in Alaska retires

...attendant stood in front of the woman to receive the baby. ? The first successful cesarean section was done in the British Isles by an Irish midwife, Mary Donally, in 1738. ? In the U.S., the profession of nurse-midwifery was established...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-08/mother-midwifery-alaska-retires
Neighbors
Today In Sports History

July 231907 - Australasia beats British Isles 3-2 to win the Davis Cup held at Wimbledon. Australasia...first David Cup and ends the four-year reign of the British Isles.1921 - At the annual Harvard-Yale vs. Cambridge-Oxford...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-23/today-sports-history
Sports
New adult non-fiction

...found in a new British colony in South America, the race was on to bring back a live specimen to propagate in the British Isles. And this was a truly lovely specimen, with rimmed leaves as broad as 8 feet across and fragrant, foot-wide white...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-09-19/new-adult-non-fiction
Art
Student ambassadors ready to take on Europe

...Angelo, Sara Cohen and Angela Fagerstrom will tour the British Isles with the Alaska People to People Student Ambassador...but 12-year-old Sierra said the allure of the British Isles was strong. "I thought it would be really neat traveling...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061202/nei_ambassadors.shtml
Neighbors
Spending less due to new cruise ship tax

...highest port charges in the world at $274 per person for only four ports-of-call. I recently sailed around the British Isles on a 10-night cruise with eight ports-of-call and only paid $260. Let me tell you what the results of this...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090706/let_20060907005.shtml
Opinion
Celebrating Robert Burns

...Though his personal life had a good helping of scandal, he is a well loved figure in history and literature in the British Isles.In one of Robert Burns' well known poems, he gave us this caution;And would some Power the small gift give usTo...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-01-08/celebrating-robert-burns
Neighbors
Southeast acoustic musicians headline Saturday concert

...McLaughlin, fiddler Lis Saya and guitarist Leif Saya are probably best known for playing traditional music from the British Isles. But the concert will showcase their growing interest in French-Canadian tunes. "I've been taking trips back...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020410/art_558709783.shtml
art
Movie review: 'Tabloid' an irresistable documentary from Errol Morris

...infamous "Case of the Manacled Mormon," a tale so irresistible that, as one observer accurately remembers, "the British Isles were on fire with this story."But Morris being Morris, the thoroughly entertaining "Tabloid" has more on its mind...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2011-10-20/movie-review-tabloid-irresistable-documen
Art
BEST BETS

...multi-instrumentalists playing a host of songs as well as instrumental tunes. The musicians are influenced by traditional music of the British Isles, but they are not purists. They have driving reels for the step dancers, but they've drawn on the old-time and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091500/Com_Bets.html
Comm

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