Leon Wilson Van Sickle

...traveled to Oregon with his brother, to find employment in the lumber industry.Settled in Glendale, Oregon he found a buddy, H.P. Lewis whom he had served with on Peleliu, Lewis was wounded and evacuated on a hospital plane. They had failed to exchange...
Today in Sports History for Oct. 5

1900 - Britain's Harry Vardon wins the U.S. Open golf title, beating J.H. Taylor with a 313 total.1985 - Eddie Robinson becomes college football's winningest coach as Grambling beats Prairie View...
Sports on TV for Sept. 25

...Spring Cup Series, Practice, at Loudon, N.H.9:30 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Practice, at Loudon, N.H.11 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Practice, at Loudon, N.H.11:30 a.m., NBCSN - NASCAR XFINITY...
My Turn: Seward's statue, scars and all

Kudos to the William H. Seward commemorative statue committee for a decision they made recently...sculptor Dave Rubin will do this tribute justice.And this man, William H. Seward, is truly significant. I have an antique Alaska souvenir spoon...
Sports on TV for Sept. 27

...NBCSN - Formula One, Japanese Grand Prix10 a.m., NBCSN - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, The Sylvania 300, at Loudon, N.H.CYCLING8 a.m., CNBC - UCI Road World Championships, at Richmond, Va.GOLF5 a.m., GOLF - European Open, Final-round...
Falcons get 'Bulldogged' on senior night

...Broussard 1-1-12 (1 TD); TMHS: G. Tupou 4-7-30 (1 TD).RECEIVING ? Nikiski: R. Riddall 2-21 (2 TD), H. Holloway 2-22, I. Johnson 1-19, N. Carstens 1-7; TMHS: M. Toutaiolepo 3-35 (1 TD)
Today In Sports History for Sept. 15

1899 - Willie Smith wins the U.S. Open golf title, beating George low, Val Fitzjohn and W.H. Way.1923 - Bill Tilden wins the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championship, beating William Johnston in straight sets...
Porcupine Lodge makes its debut school packages will also be available for purchase. Various organizations, such as the Eaglecrest Foundation, the 4-H Luge Club and the Dimond Park Fieldhouse, to name a few, will also be manning information tables in the new lodge.Clough said...
Photos: Growing peace

As the Juneau Veterans for Peace gather at Bishop Michael H. Kenny Memorial Peace Park on Saturday to dedicate the sculpture "Growing Peace" by Jim Fowler, Phil Smith holds a microphone for Linda Buckley as she sings.
Judge tosses suit in refuge-road dispute allow for a road through a wildlife refuge to ease medical evacuations.In a written order, U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland said there was no violation of a federal environmental law.Congress, in 2009, passed legislation authorizing...


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