Wanda Jean Brown

...daughter, Joan Brown of Juneau, AK; her son, Milt Brown of Desert Hot Springs, CA; four grandchildren: Adair Rainery and Mark Rainery of Juneau, AK; Heather (Shawn) Long of Harrisburg, OR; and Alyssa (Chris) Perez of Converse, TX; five great-grandchildren...
Today in Sports History: Oct. 13

...six weeks removed from a bout of malaria, breaks the course mark in capturing the Chicago Marathon. Kimetto finishes in 2 hours...seconds, leading a 1-2-3 finish for Kenyan men. He beats the mark of 2:04:38 set by Ethiopia's Tsegaye Kebede last year.
More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes

...largest icebergs leaving Columbia Bay. The smaller icebergs that can float over the moraine will continue to be a hazard, said Mark Swanson, director of the council."It's going to pose a risk for shipping for the foreseeable future," until the glacier...
With Hindu party leading India, beef grows political a tolerant international statesman - the sort of man who is greeted warmly by presidents and jokes around with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg - and the need to satisfy a political base that is deeply distrustful of Muslims and other minorities.That dance...
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Today in Sports History for Oct. 12

...Carfrae takes the women's race for the second time. Van Lierde wins in 8:12:29. Carfrae, also the 2010 winner, finishes in 8:52:14 to break the women's course mark of 8:54:02 set by Britain's Chrissie Wellington in 2009.
Elgee Rehfeld Mertz, LLC promotes three staff members

Juneau CPA firm Elgee Rehfeld Mertz, LLC announced three promotions among its staff: Mark Mesdag, CPA, and Sarah Griffith, CPA and CISA, are the newest partners of the firm; Theresa Harris, CPA, has become manager...
Slack Tide: When the going gets tough, the tough muck out the garage

...Potter.Point is, relatively speaking we've hit a rough patch. And chances are it's not going to end until it snows - and mark my words, it WILL snow. Invest in shovels and rock salt; I stake my reputation as a millionaire day-trader on it.But if...
Today in Sports History for Oct. 11 for Warner in 113 games, making him the fastest to reach 50 in NFL history. Dan Marino, who took 176 games to reach the mark, was the fastest.2010 - Minnesota's Brett Favre becomes the first NFL player to throw 500 touchdown passes and for 70...
Coast Guard ends search for 33 missing crew members

...sank off the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin.Petty Officer Mark Barney said the search for survivors from the El Faro ended at...decision to suspend a search is painful," Coast Guard Capt. Mark Fedor said. "They did all they could."Even before the announcement...
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Falcons underdogs but overachievers

...includes four games over 300 yards. The Juneau record is 1,975 set in 2003 by Juneau-Douglas High School's Brian Felix.That mark could fall in the first four carries of Saturday's game as Bear-Clark has kept a 10-plus yard carry average through the...


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