Margaret Mary Garrison Whyte

...very recognizable in and around the local harbors. As a Master Gardner, Peggie also enjoyed giving her time to the Juneau Garden Club, where she had served in the past as President. Peggie is survived by her husband of 53 years, Richard E. "Dick...
Today in sports history for Friday, Jan. 30

...left-handers.2009 - Bernard Lagat wins the Wanamaker Mile for the seventh time at the Millrose Games at New York's Madison Square Garden to tie Eamonn Coghlan's record. Lagat finishes in 3:58.44 to edge Nick Willis by more than a second.2010 - Maria Riesch...
Empire Editorial: Climate change - it's 'a thing'

...inches of snow and was on track to beat our worst snow year ever, the winter of 1987-88.? Photos of bulbs emerging in gardens around downtown Juneau are hitting Facebook, just like last January.? Temperatures this month have averaged 36.1 degrees...
University of Alaska dedicates herb book to Fairbanks expert

...first time could plant her own garden.But choices were slim for...found chives and parsley in the garden outside the home they bought...bought that were written for gardens in the Lower 48."She eventually...from multiple varieties in a garden and decide which would best...
Tongass Museum seeks farming and food production artifacts

...seeking objects from early homesteads, food gardens, local orchards, dairies, poultry farms...cultivator/ sickle, watering can, garden gloves/hat, wagon, wheelbarrow, pint-size...seed packets, bushel basket, victory garden posters, 1940s era food containers...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Jan. 25

...grabs 42 rebounds.1968 - Bob Seagren sets an indoor pole vault record in the Millrose Games at New York's Madison Square Garden. Seagren's world record leap is 17 feet, 4 1/4 inches.1972 - Eddie Woods of Oral Roberts grabs 30 rebounds in a 109-95...
Gasol brothers to start NBA All-Star game; Lowry gets spot

...All-Star appearance, second all-time behind Kareem Abdul Jabbar's 19. Bryant's first was in 1998 at Madison Square Garden, cite of this year's game.Commissioner Adam Silver would name an injury replacement if needed, and coaches Steve Kerr...
New guide to Alaska herbs published

...Alaska guide for herb enthusiasts."An Alaska Herb Garden" features information about cultivating, harvesting...collaboration between Extension and the Georgeson Botanical Garden. The garden's director, professor Pat Holloway, wrote the section...
Today in sports history

1951 - Ezzard Charles knocks out Lee Oma in the 10th round at Madison Square Garden in New York to retain the heavyweight title.1958 - Dolph Schayes of the Syracuse Nationals sets an NBA record for career points...
Slack Tide: New Years resolutions for Juneau in 2015

...I mean really compost, not just tossing kitchen scraps and coffee grounds off the back deck in the general direction of the garden.? Properly dispose of all those old cell phone chargers, digital camera batteries, laptop power packs and telephone wires...


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