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Today In Sports History for July 14

...times. Pak, also the Farr winner in 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2003, matches Mickey Wright, who won the Sea Island Open in 1957-58, '60, '62-'63, and Annika Sorenstam, who has won the Samsung World Championship and Mizuno Classic five times...
Beverly Elysee Jones

...and began enjoying an active life of boating, bowling, dancing, and hunting. Christopher joined the Alaskan family in 1957 from California and in late 1958 the happy couple had a baby boy, Thomas Franklin Tilson. Some of Beverly's best memories...
Anchorage officially breaks low-snow record

...Anchorage. Weather Service meteorologist Michael Kutz says the previous low for a winter season was 30.4 inches set in 1957-58.In winter 2011-12, Anchorage saw the heaviest snowfall on record, with 134.5 inches.The snow season officially...
Today In Sports History for July 8

...3) for her first Grand Slam title. Williams is the first black women's champion at Wimbledon since Althea Gibson in 1957-58.2006 - Amelie Mauresmo rallies from a set down to beat Justine Henin-Hardenne, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 to win her...
'Slow bake': Hot weather hangs over far-north state officially will experience its lowest snowfall on record.The previous low for a winter season was 30.4 inches set in 1957-58.It was only a few years back, in winter 2011-12, that Anchorage saw the heaviest snowfall on record, with 134...
Museum show takes on art and early TV

...The mustachioed Kovacs once staged "Swan Lake" with dancers in gorilla costumes and published a novel, "Zoomar," in 1957 about a broadcast executive's descent into insanity.He wasn't alone in both mocking and embracing contemporary art...
Anatomy of the worst fire year

...Alaska had burned. That broke the former Alaska record set in 1957, and not by a little. The one million more acres that burned in 2004 than in 1957 equates to a fire scar the size of Rhode Island.? Since...
Wood bison healthy in wild after March reintroduction

...and Canada, but populations began falling in the 1800s.They were thought extinct until a herd was discovered in Canada in 1957.Re-introduced wildlife populations can lose as many as half their members before stabilizing, according to a Tuesday...
Southeast sees year's first 70-degree temperature

The thermometer at Annette Island, west of Ketchikan, hit 72 degrees Thursday, tying a record high set in 1957 and topping the 70-degree mark for the first time this year.Klawock also hit 70 degrees Thursday, while Ketchikan was one...
Off the Beaten Path: Wood bison are back; it's a big deal

...northwest Canada. The species' population was wiped out due to overhunting, disease and hybridization by the 1950s.In 1957, a herd of a couple hundred wood bison were discovered in northern Alberta. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service states...


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