Today in sports history the tournament.1959 - The new $32 million Aqueduct, operated by the New York Racing Association, opens.1968 - Jimmy Ellis wins the WBA heavyweight title by beating Floyd Patterson in the 15th round in Stockholm, Sweden.1986 - Chicago's Walter...
Celebration thank you from Sealaska

...Duxsaa aat), Dominic J Knapp (Niitsga Biiyaals), Torin Kookesh Bear, Amaya Peterson (Skiltlu), Sincere Lee Reece Ellis (Shaawat Gei Gei), Zoe Renee Rusaw, Joseph Strianese, Kiana Twitchell (Kaalkeis'), Tristen Washington, and Roman M...
Historic Homer bar gets new life

...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, tip the chalice, welcome to Alice's Champagne...
Get On Up

Now Playing Synopsis: Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown in this biopic from Universal Studios and director Tate Taylor (The Help). From a childhood spent in poverty to his emergence as the Godfather of Soul, Brown's incredible life story is one of talent, determination, and perseverance. Brian Grazer, Mick Jagger, Victoria Pearman, and Erica Huggins produce a film co-penned in part by Jez and John-Henry Butterworth (Fair Game). ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia L. Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Today in sports history

...title defenses and 43 knockouts.1960 - The Minneapolis Lakers announce that they will relocate to Los Angeles.1968 - Jimmy Ellis won the world heavyweight boxing title with a 15-round decision over Jerry Quarry in Oakland, Calif. This is the final bout...
TRS pulled from education bill in House

...received attention on the Senate floor Monday, when Sen. Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage, proposed taking $3 billion from the statutory...into than the constitutional reserve.The amendment failed.Ellis, who has long supported a cash infusion, said he didn't...
State | AK legislature
First Friday Art Walk

...XtraTuffs created on Prince of Wales Island. New work by Johnny Ellis and Jessica SullivanAnnie Kaill's244 Front St.Reception: 4:30-7 p.m.Jewelry artist Johnny Ellis makes his jewelry out of fossilized ivory, collected from Saint...
Alaska Senate passes $2.2B capital budget

...effect being felt by students on other UA campuses. Sen. Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage, said he had heard from students asking him...D-Anchorage, called it a big project to swallow nonetheless. He and Ellis voted against, but that bill, too, could be voted on again...
State | AK legislature
JDHS grad Henderson signs with Evergreen

...first year at Peninsula rejoined her with Crimson Bears teammates Taylor Larson and Karli Brakes and former opponents Jesse Ellis of Skagway, Abby Jones of Haines, and Jasmine Yarde of West Valley."She is dependable and her teammates trust her," Peninsula...
Today in sports history

...3-pointers in a 117-92 victory over Milwaukee. Shaw makes 10 of 15 3-pointers to break the record of nine shared by Dale Ellis and Michael Adams.2001 - Tiger Woods claims the greatest feat in modern golf by winning the Masters, giving him a clean sweep...


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