A win, then a hug: Serena tops Venus

...go to the U.S. Open with a chance at the first true Grand Slam - four majors in a single season - since Steffi Graf in 1988.When a reporter made a passing reference to that, Serena rested her chin on her left hand and declared: "I no longer...
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Serena starts slow, Venus wins

...definitely not guaranteed."And she would head to the U.S. Open with a chance to become the first player since Steffi Graf in 1988 to win all four majors in a single season."It's a pretty good chance," Williams' older sister, Venus, said about...
Boston bomber will get chance to break silence at sentencing

...sentencing trial in September.Only three people have been executed under the federal death penalty since it was reinstated in 1988, including Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh.In a brief statement during his sentencing hearing, McVeigh didn't...
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Juneau's barn dancing scene has modern twist running around on the dance floor. I want everyone to be able to experience our fun." Juneau barn dances started in 1988 as a weekly class held at the community schools. Since then, the dances have become monthly events held September through...
Roadside geology: Connor's book time travels into the newly known"The first edition of "Roadside Geology of Alaska," published by Mountain Press Publishing Company, came out in 1988. Connor co-wrote that one with Dan O'Haire; for this one, she was "soloing." "It's funny, because people don't...
Alaska First Lady named honorary chairwoman of Alaska Children's Trust

...Trust has named Alaska First Lady Donna Walker as its honorary chairwoman. The Alaska Children's Trust was established in 1988. It is the lead statewide organization on prevention of child abuse and neglect. Walker will show how keeping children...
Family of cut-ups

...graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School. Not long after graduating from the former Alaska Barber College in Anchorage in 1988, he opened his own shop.Jody Vick has been coming to Gerry Sr. for as long as he's been in business. Vick thinks...
Fairbanks bank president retires after 36 years

...accounts and consumer loan services," Ingham said. "I was doing construction loans, consumer loans, home loans."In 1988, a year after the collapse of oil prices that spurred a major economic downturn in Alaska, Ingham was promoted to executive...
Southeast socked by soggy storm; more rain expected

...1.65 inches of rain had been recorded at the airport, breaking the old record set at 1.33 inches of precipitation in 1988.At Eaglecrest Ski Area, 2.21 inches of rain were reported Wednesday. In downtown Juneau, the figure was 2.2 inches...
John Daniel Squires

...cement finisher, working on buildings, bridges, and roads throughout the Skagit Valley and, later, Seattle areas. In 1988, he graduated from the University of Washington with a master's degree in civil engineering. It was this passion for...


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