William Sperling

...with the Alaska Pavilion at the New York World's Fair. There he met his bride-to-be, Cathy, and they were married in 1969. Bill began his second, primary career in the hotel industry and teaching hospitality at a community college. After...
Author celebrates magic of 'Bewitched'

...have power to do what we want to do with our lives."The classic series aired from 1964 to 1972. James, who was born in 1969, grew up watching it in reruns and became captivated with it. As a child, he recorded it on cassette tapes, taking...
'Slow bake': Hot weather hangs over far-north state

...have set records.Anchorage, for example, had a record high of 83 degrees Tuesday, topping the old record of 82 set in 1969. The normal high for Alaska's largest city this time of year is in the low 60s, National Weather Service meteorologist...
Sunday brings warmest temperature of the year so far; more warmth expected this week

...80-degree temperatures in Juneau. As warm as it was, the high didn't approach the record of 85 degrees, set on that date in 1969.Temperatures are increasing across most of Alaska, with the thermometer expected to top 80 in both Fairbanks and Anchorage...
What's next for Kake's snapped totem pole?

...and of course, he had the blueprints of what the people wanted on the pole.And when the pole was finished, probably in 1969, elders from Kake went to see it. I know my grandfathers were up there and their wives and people went to Haines for...
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...beaches, while boats towed booms into place to corral the two slicks off the Santa Barbara coast where a much larger spill in 1969 - the largest in U.S. waters at the time - is credited with giving rise to the American environmental movement.Up...
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'Monumental' art unveiled at Soboleff Building

...artist Charles Edenshaw and an apprentice of Bill Reid, Davidson made the first totem pole in Massett in nearly 90 years in 1969, when he was 22. His paintings, sculptures and carvings have been exhibited at the Seattle Art Museum and Smithsonian's...
Mariners edged by Houston as Astros win 10th straight

...following a six-game losing streak.It was the first time in franchise history, dating to the team's Montreal debut in 1969, the Nationals won consecutive 1-0 games, according to STATS. The last time the Mets had lost 1-0 on consecutive...
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Today In Sports History for June 5-6

...shy of her 30th birthday, becomes the oldest woman to win her first Grand Slam title since Ann Jones won at Wimbledon in 1969 at age 30.2010 - Drosselmeyer pulls off an upset in the Belmont Stakes, seizing the lead in the stretch and giving Hall...
Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

...the bucket compared with the catastrophic blowout here in 1969, but it has become a new rallying point for environmentalists...stretched 9 miles along the same stretch of coast fouled in 1969. As of Thursday, more than 7,700 gallons had been raked...
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