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Today In Sports History for Sept. 11

1886 - The Mayflower defends the America's Cup by beating Britain's Galatea in two straight heats.1926 - The United States captures the Davis...
Alaska Science Forum: The lonliest camp on Earth

One of the quietest places in Alaska was temporarily home to a few hardy people at the time the Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock. An archaeologist has fleshed out what life might have been like during a winter on St. Matthew Island...
On the Trails: Early September observations

...the birds even came fully awake-they seemed to go right back to sleep.Signs of autumn were everywhere: gold leaves of mayflower, orange and red leaves of fireweed, all-shades-of-red leaves of highbush cranberry. Bands of migrating warblers were...
Rescue 21 Project Cmdr. Calnan retires from Mayflower Island

The career of a Coast Guardsman was conducted in one afternoon for Cmdr. Joseph S. Calnan on Friday at Mayflower Island in Douglas. The time-honored tradition of Change of Command, the reverence of a retirement, and the respectful salute...
DIA still seeks memorial for school burial ground

...also recalled a fire in 1962, when city officials condemned, bulldozed and burned 20 Native homes that stretched from the Mayflower school south to what is now the hockey rink. Crews widened the road and improved sidewalks, moving more graves in the process...
Mary Elizabeth Pusich

...Douglas, Alaska to begin life in her forever home.After arriving in Douglas she began working for the Bureau of Mines on Mayflower Island. Eventually Mary decided to stay at home and raise their eight children while also assisting in running the family...
BLM plans cleanup on Mayflower Island

...facility upgrade at its Juneau Mineral Information Center. The center is at the former U.S. Bureau of Mines station on Mayflower Island in Douglas. The cleanup will remove lead-contaminated soil and siding containing asbestos, said spokesman Jane...
Hostility toward recent immigrants a long American tradition

...can trace their ancestry back to the Mayflower.Not surprisingly, former President...blueblooded Bush and Walker families - is a Mayflower descendant. President Barack Obama's...Plymouth Colony less than a decade after the Mayflower landed.America's two most recent...
Photo: Blowing in the breeze

A slight wind keeps a small group of sailboats moving near Mayflower Island in Gastineau Channel on Wednesday evening.
High sails and high seas

...sails as they work for position to start at 9:30 a.m. off Mayflower Island in Douglas. Spectators can park at the Douglas Boat...23rd, at 9:30 am, the first leg will run south from the Mayflower Island Day Mark, down Gastineau Channel, to within 1/2...


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