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Ledecky wins two gold; Missy Franklin misses out

...The Americans also collected gold in the women's 200 butterfly, with Cammile Adams winning in 2:06.61, and Connor Jaeger...Murphy in the 100 backstroke and Daiya Seto winning the 200 butterfly ahead of Leonardo De Dues of Brazil and Tyler Clary of the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/ledecky-wins-two-gold-missy-franklin-m
Sports
Today in sports history

...of a doubleheader against the New York Mets.1999 - Jenny Thompson breaks Mary T. Meagher's 18-year-old 100-meter butterfly record at the Pan Pacific swim championships. Thompson with a time of 57.88 seconds lowers the mark of 57.93 set by Meagher...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/today-sports-history
Sports
Today In Sports History

...matches Mark Spitz's record of four individual gold medals in the Olympic pool with a stirring comeback in the 100-meter butterfly, then removes himself from further competition at the games. Phelps nips teammate Ian Crocker at the wall by four-hundredths...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-20/today-sports-history
Sports
Southeast Adventure: Observation Loop

...all fours. As we descended the peak, Bjorn began to look at his watch and requested I not take quite as many pictures of butterflies. Shortly after, we met a group of three very fit looking 50-something men hiking the opposite way; they were dong the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-08/southeast-adventure-observation-loop
Outdoors
Today In Sports History

...his 10th and 11th career gold medals - and five world records in five events at the Beijing Games. He wins the 200-meter butterfly, then swam the leadoff of a runaway victory by the U.S. 800 freestyle relay team, which shatters the world mark by more...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-13/today-sports-history
Sports
Katie Ledecky breaks world record in 400 free at US championships

...to swim in the Pan Pacific Championships this month in Australia by virtue of his earlier second-place finish in the 100 butterfly. He was seventh in the 100 free, having launched his comeback four months ago."I'm not going to use the excuse of taking...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-10/katie-ledecky-breaks-world-record-400-
Sports
For Michael Phelps, there really is no place like home

...compete in the 400-meter individual medley, a brutal event that is essentially four races within one. He dropped the 200 butterfly, as well, giving up one of his signature events.At nationals, Phelps' longest event will be the 200 IM. He'll also...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-08-05/michael-phelps-there-really-no-place-
Not For Web
Today In Sports History

...countries make it the biggest Olympics.2002 - Otylia Jedrzejczak of Poland breaks the world record in the women's 200-meter butterfly, finishing in 2 minutes, 5.78 seconds at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin. She betters the mark of 2:05...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-04/today-sports-history
Sports
Eloping in Alaska

...300), the lack of planning (some people spend years) and the very short period of time during which one inevitably has butterflies in one's stomach. There are drawbacks, though. There were family and friends who couldn't be there who would have...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-27/eloping-alaska
Neighbors
On the Trails: Going to Granite Creek Basin

...were quite sure that some of them had new kids. Margined-white butterflies fluttered here and there, vising a few flowers; they certainly like violets. Male butterflies contested vigorously with each other for desirable females, and we...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-29/trails-going-granite-creek-basin
Outdoors

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