Umbs wins bronze at World Games

Juneau's Christopher "CJ" Umbs is off to a fast start at the 2015 Special Olympics' 14th annual World Summer Games in Los Angeles.Umbs won a bronze medal in Sunday's 100-meter backstroke. Umbs placed third with a score of 00:02:20...
William Sperling

...was generous with his paintings and his time. He was happiest hosting family and friends, challenging anyone to a cribbage game and plunking out tunes on his piano or trumpet (Bill was a jazz nut). He wanted to live near SeaTac (Seattle airport) so...
Ed Haizer

...became district manager for Juneau and Yakutat commercial fisheries with the newly formed State of Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G). Continuing his employment with ADF&G during the 1960s and 1970s, Ed subsequently served as Statewide Water Rights...
Local Sports Calendar for Tuesday, July 28

...League at Adair Kennedy Memorial Park. Game 2 in best-of-five series.LITTLE LEAGUEAway...District 2 Majors Baseball Tourney in Sitka. Game 2 Juneau vs. Sitka in best-of-three...League at Adair Kennedy Memorial Park. Game 3 in best-of-five series.LITTLE LEAGUEAway...
Rawson the real deal in Juneau Majors win

...mound Monday during Juneau's 8-1 win in Game 1 of the best-of-three district championship...Sitka's Ryan Bartlett also tossed a good game (3.2 IN, 85 P, 53 S, 5 H, 4 R...knuckled down for his ninth strikeout of the game.Juneau added three more runs in the bottom...
ADF&G figures show commercial pinks slow to arrive in Southeast

...according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.On Sunday, ADF&G reported seiners...those figures sound impressive, Fish and Game has forecasted an excellent pink harvest...late 1800s. That harvest blew Fish and Game's forecast out of the water, and in...
Photo: Walk off

...All-Stars Jonathan Skaggs (53) and Arjay Mendoza (60) leave the Adair Kennedy Memorial Park diamond after Monday's opening game of the state tournament against Anchorage's Pollar Little League was cancelled due to rain. The tournament will now start...
With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...federation still wants to try to host the 2024 Games. The USOC has until Sept. 15 to officially...necessary to win the bid and deliver a great games," Blackmun said. "They also recognize...hosted a Summer Olympics since the Atlanta Games in 1996, or any Olympics since the Salt...
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Post 25 ready for state tourney

...up or to down. A lot of the games the kids have won have been...they all lost their opening games.Juneau was the No. 7 seed...advanced to the third-place game where the Southeast squad fell...past anybody."The tournament games are nine innings. The maximum...
Photo: Batter Up For State

...Memorial Park. Juneau begins the 2015 American Legion Alaska State Tournament on Tuesday as the number two team. Tournament games will be played at Anchorage's Mulcahy Stadium. The state champion qualifies for the Northwest Regional, August 5-9 in...


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