Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...MacArthur and George C. Marshall to the five-star rank of General of the Army and the nominations of William D. Leahy, Ernest J. King and Chester W. Nimitz as Admirals of the Fleet. U.S. forces invaded Mindoro Island in the Philippines, encountering...
Francis John Parsons

...away Sunday night, November 16, at Sitka Community Hospital from complications of old age. He was 92.Frank was born to Ernest Parsons and Beatrice Rogers Parsons in Seattle, Washington on June 5, 1922. He and his sister, Isabel Claire (Parsons...
'Ernest & Celestine' a delightful film with a painterly touch

"Ernest & Celestine," the charming French-Belgium...A magically understated mash-up, "Ernest & Celestine" has a comforting storybook...S. release with Forest Whitaker filling Ernest's big bumbling bear shoes and Mackenzie...
Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan club

...Arctic Ocean. They did not find the land. After wintering in the north, everyone hurried back to warmer places. Except for Ernest Leffingwell.Leffingwell, a geologist, teacher, and a veteran of the Spanish-American War, stayed behind on Flaxman Island...
Photo: Ernest Gruening Day

Win Gruening, left, and his brother, Clark, look over copies of old newspapers with pictures of their grandfather, Ernest Gruening, at the State Historic Library in the State Office Building on Wednesday. Local historian John Venables held a ceremony...
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Ceremony scheduled for Ernest Gruening Day

Ernest Gruening Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, Feb. 6, and Alaska Living History will be hosting an observance ceremony to mark...
Ernest Krauss

Longtime Juneau resident Ernest Krauss died Jan. 28, 2009, at home. He was 80. Born Dec. 16, 1928, in Loffingen, Germany, in the Black Forest, he was...
People make up the state; strike down House Bill 77

I want to begin and end by sharing from Ernest Gruening's landmark book, "The State of Alaska." Gruening was a three-term territorial governor of Alaska and, in 1959...
Today In Sports History, Feb. 6

...major league history. 1967 - Muhammad Ali successfully defends his world heavyweight title with a 15-round decision over Ernest Terrell in the Houston Astrodome.1970 - The NBA expands to 18 teams with the addition of franchises in Buffalo, Cleveland...
Bruce, Josephine and the sea

...and wrist."I got scars," she said. "He got me pretty good."They slipknotted the tail. Then, flashing to images of Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Old Man and the Sea," in which an old, noble fisherman battles a very large marlin and lashes it...


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