Symphony conductor candidate #3 to lead concerts

...In conversations with longtime symphony members, Briggs Roberts learned that this symphony has not been performed since Mel Flood conducted the orchestra. (Flood was the conductor prior to Kyle Pickett.)Briggs Roberts said the history of Russian...
JMR member receives award

Pat Dryer, a member of Juneau Mountain Rescue, has been presented with the inaugural Mel Nading Award for exemplary search and rescue practice. The Mel Nading Foundation will present this annual award to an Alaskan search and rescue team or...
Today in sports history for Monday, Jan. 26

...Olympics because he played as a professional. He had been paid $25 for playing in a semipro baseball game.1951 - Jimmie Foxx and Mel Ott are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.1955 - Joe DiMaggio is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.1960 - Pete Rozelle...
Barbara Jean Woldstad Heim

...Tanana Valley who helped to make her final days bright and cheerful.Barbara is survived by her daughters Chris and husband Mel Personett of Juneau, Jennifer and husband Glen Wood of Yuba City, California; her son Ken and wife Bonne' Woldstad of North...
Photo: Vote count

Mel Personett, left, Dave Clover, Laraine Derr and Deborah Craig, right, continue to count absentee ballots at the Department of Elections Mendenhall Mall office on Friday. Counting will continue on Monday.
Today In Sports History for Thursday, Jan. 29

...Football Hall of Fame. Jim Thorpe, Red Grange, Bronco Nagurski, Sammy Baugh, Dutch Clark, Johnny McNally, Ernie Nevers, Mel Hein, Pete Henry, Cal Hubbard and Don Hutson are the players. The six officials are Bert Bell, Joe Carr, George Halas...
Seattle's 2012 draft class providing difference for Seahawks

...Pittsburgh Steelers with Lynn Swann, Jack Lambert, John Stallworth and Mike Webster, all Hall of Famers. The Cowboys took Mel Renfro, Bob Hayes and Roger Staubach in the 1964 draft. More recently, Baltimore's selection of Jonathan Ogden and Ray Lewis...
Mel's back - and he's still got it the last movie that hit theaters with Mel Gibson's name on the marquee. Gibson', it has been a while. Since then, Mel's certainly been in the headlines from...talented enough to make you forget about "Mel Gibson" and just enjoy the character he's...
Today In Sports History

...AUGUST 11936 - The Olympic Games open in Berlin. The opening ceremonies is presided over by Adolf Hitler.1945 - New York's Mel Ott hits his 500th home run in a 9-2 victory over the Boston Braves at the Polo Grounds. Only Babe Ruth with 714 and Jimmie...
NTSB: Pilot decisions caused State Troopers copter to crash and the agency's inadequate safety management, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded Wednesday.Pilot Mel Nading, 55, Trooper Tage Toll, 40, and an injured snowmobiler they had picked up, Carl Ober, 56, all died in last year's...


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