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Today in sports history

1950 - Cleveland's Otto Graham throws four touchdown passes, despite icy footing in Municipal Stadium, and Lou Groza kicks a 16-yard field goal with 28 seconds left to give the Browns a 30-28 victory...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-24/today-sports-history
Sports
The long road south

...Bolivia, taking a train for a stretch until the Argentine border. They rode through all of Argentina, except where it was too icy, finally pedaling into the world's southernmost city, Ushuaia, at the beginning of August - the middle of the Southern hemisphere's...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/long-road-south
Outdoors
City slashes funding requests

...referenced a need for all city sidewalks to be clear of snow and ice to protect children and community members as an immediate need.Icy sidewalks became a vocal concern among residents as they recently considered potential changes to their bus routes. Part of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/city-slashes-funding-requests
Local
Construction to begin on Icy Strait Point dock

...contract for a 400-foot floating dock at Icy Strait Point, the complex of restaurants...supported a dock at Shaman Point, between Icy Strait Point and Hoonah. Cruise ship company...the location that was finally chosen at Icy Strait Point.Local residents may get hired...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-28/construction-begin-icy-strait-point-doc
Local
Gutsy Gustavus earns Mixed 6 volleyball crown

...first high school state championship in any sport for the Foxes. Surrounded by Glacier Bay National Park on three sides and Icy Straits on the other, the town of 400 year-round residents located about 50 miles from Juneau isn't necessarily where you'd...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-16/gutsy-gustavus-earns-mixed-6-volleybal
Sports
Coast Guard proposes Bering Strait shipping route

...that's an indication that climate change has made the region more passable for ships, with ships able to sail through formerly icy waters during more months in the year. He said shippers like the route because it can provide a shorter and quicker way to go...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-07/coast-guard-proposes-bering-strait-ship
State
Hunting for whale & votes above the Arctic Circle

BARROW - Three children whiz by on a snowmobile as Gabe Tegoseak, crunching through icy streets in the town that's as far north as you can go and still be in the United States, is hunting for votes.He's tired...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-28/hunting-whale-votes-above-arctic-circle
State
Letter: Make 1B your preferred road alternative

...that are not common to drivers on other dangerous mountain roads. Instead of slowing for dark, wet, windy, snowy and/or icy conditions like the southbound drivers will, some will push to make their planned connection and end up off the road and miles...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-19/letter-make-1b-your-preferred-road-al
Letters
Talkeetna man crashes in rare electric car

...Roadster near Mile 85.Troopers say 57-year-old Jack West was heading north at about 5:20 p.m. when he lost control on the icy road surface. The car was demolished.Trooper spokesman Tim DeSpain says roads from Willow to Trapper Creek were "pure ice...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-12/talkeetna-man-crashes-rare-electric-car
State
Icy Strait Point celebrates 10 years of tourism

...their ship Friday afternoon, employees of Icy Strait Point locked up the souvenir shops...Friday marked the 10th anniversary of Icy Strait Point as a cruise ship destination...village to one that's driven by tourism."Icy Strait Point has had its ups and downs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-25/icy-strait-point-celebrates-10-years-to
Local

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