Today in sports history

1943 - The Green Bay Packers grab nine interceptions, seven off Frank Sinkwich, in a 27-6 victory over the Detroit Lions.1948 - Chicago's Bill Blackburn returns two interceptions for touchdowns...
Controversial KSM mine gets key permits

...holding a hearing on the matter of transboundary mines, which he'll ask officials from both Canada and the U.S. to attend.Frank Bevacqua, spokesman for the International Joint Commission, said the IJC is "very aware of the issue and the interest...
Local students vet state office candidates

...was the first governor of Alaska following statehood. The other reference was to former Alaska governor and U.S. Senator Frank Murkowski, the father of Sen. Lisa Murkowski.Student Rouel Dela Cruz asked the candidates why they were running for office...
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen win Instrumental Group of the Year at the IBMAs

Former Alaska musician Frank Solivan and his band Dirty Kitchen were...before forming his band, Dirty Kitchen.Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen's self-titled...on honoring tradition; this is where Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen excel...
Juneau's Jug Buskers: the Shawn McCole Band

...influences are, they all said, in unified laughter, "Shawn - ObeShawnobe." But they also love John Hyatt, Roger Miller, Frank Zappa and all-American rock-and-roll. All of the members of the band agree that being a musician is hard work and to...
Today in sports history

...female tennis player to win $100,000 in one year.1973 - The formation of the World Football League is announced.1974 - Frank Robinson signs a $175,000-a-year player-manager contract with the Cleveland Indians, making him the first black manager...
Juneau writer Ernestine Hayes wins one of five Alaska Literary Awards

...of Homer; poet Joan Kane, of Anchorage, King Island and Mary's Igloo; poet Susanna Mishler, of Anchorage; and writer Frank Soos, of Fairbanks. The five literary artists were selected from a pool of nearly 100 applications. Each will receive $5...
JDHS Baseball says thanks to Reecia Wilson

...without any hesitation. Reecia was herself an excellent athlete. Auburn University, a large Division 1 school, gave Reecia a scholarship to play tennis at their school. So again thank you Reecia for supporting other athletes.Frank Barthel
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...the clues thin on the ground and the case is fraught with political complications."Let Me Be Frank with You" by Richard Ford. Ford brings back Frank Bascombe, the funny, profane and always observant protagonist of three previous books, as...
Kodiak and Kenai take home cross-country titles

...really good to be here."Former JDHS volunteer coach Greg Frank, now teaching social studies at Fort Yukon, brought one of...don't think the school has ever had a state qualifier," Frank said. "It is pretty cool. I learned so much over the years...


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