My Turn: Alaska's Women: Pioneers of the past and present

...Rights Act of 1964.Sen. Lisa Murkowski is the first woman to represent Alaska on the national stage in United States Senate. Fran Ulmer carried the banner for Alaska women as the state's first lieutenant governor. Sarah Palin made Alaska history by becoming...
Today in sports history

...passing in a 24-14 loss to the New York Jets. Marino joins Fran Tarkenton, Dan Fouts and John Unitas.1993 - Pete Sampras beats...passing in a 24-14 loss to the New York Jets. Marino joins Fran Tarkenton, Dan Fouts and John Unitas. 1993 - Pete Sampras beats...
Alaskan leading Arctic discussion

...planning. It was announced Wednesday that Fran Ulmer has been appointed as a special adviser...the U.S. Arctic Research Commission, Fran Ulmer is arguably the most adviser is a perfect fit for us. Fran serves quite capably as an ex-officio...
From the classroom to the campaign trail

...Why did you decide to run for the position?A: I've been very attracted to the role of lieutenant governor. I spoke with Fran Ulmer, who I think was one of the best lieutenant governors we've ever had, and I spoke with Lt. Gov. (Joe) Garcia of...
Yarn-bombed Sitka signs vandalized

...destroyed knitted decorations that were put on Sitka public signposts by a local woman in a personal beautification project.Fran Hartman discovered that at least six of the 16 signpost decorations she put up on Lincoln Street in recent weeks were in tatters...
Coast Guard honors Fran Ulmer at ceremony

Former Lt. Governor and current chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission Fran Ulmer Saturday received a Coast Guard District 17 coin from the district commander, Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, in honor of the...
Fran Ulmer named as UAA chancellor

ANCHORAGE - The University of Alaska Anchorage has named former legislator and lieutenant governor Fran Ulmer to be its chancellor. University of Alaska president Mark Hamilton said Ulmer is a skilled manager and tireless advocate...
2014 Region V 1A/2A/3A Track & Field Championship Results

...Jennie, HNS, 2:47.51. 6, Abbott, Fran, PSG, 2:48.92. 7, Chambers, Tressica...Sarah, YAK, 6:12.24. 4, Abbott, Fran, PSG, 6:18.07. 5, Parrish, Ava...Grace, PSG, 12:22.03. 3, Abbott, Fran, PSG, 13:33.05. 4, Pfundt, Hannah...
Top track times to test titles today

...YAK SO Sarah Newlun 6:16.00, PSG SR Fran Abbott 6:18.00, SIT SO Ava Parrish...KTN FR Tori Seely 12:59.00, PSG SR Fran Abbott 13:15.00, YAK SO Sarah Newlun...00 (Robyn Schwartz, Abigail Taylor, Fran Abbott, Kylie Wallace), KTN 11:08...
A scaly art finds its instructor

...but not the process," Armstrong said. "There's really no history on it."Later, she also learned from elder and artist Fran Reed, who was born outside Alaska but adopted into the Tsimshian Killer Whale clan.Before she died, Reed told Armstrong...


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