Park(ing) Day

...promote downtown and provide something fun."The event originated as a guerilla movement, with organizers maxing out parking meters, but, at least in Juneau, it has become a permitted event with all the associated costs. For Mertl, the cost was worth...
Thunder Mountain swimmers host invitational meet

...35.56 (7th), PSG 3:38.86 (8th), Ketchikan 3:39.19 (9th) and TMHS 3:39.51 (10th).No Southeast 1-meter divers have cracked the state's top 16 spots to date. Eagle River's Jami Stone leads the girls with a 266.35 (6 dives...
Today in sports history

...season with a homer in a 9-8 loss to Cleveland.2002 - Tim Montgomery of the United States sets a world record in the 100 meters, clocking 9.78 seconds at the IAAF Grand Prix Final in Paris. The previous world record of 9.79 was set by fellow American...
Tool theft is 'Crime of the Week' a Senco Pro 455XP nail gun, a Stihl chainsaw, a Milwaukee right angle drill, a Johnson laser level, a Fluke electric meter and a DeWalt cordless tool set with multiple attachments.Some of the other stolen tools were recovered from a field near the...
Today in Sports History

...undefeated season, 35-for-35, winning the long jump and the 100 meters an hour apart at the IAAF Grand Prix Finals in Moscow.2001...Noureddine Morceli of Algeria smashes the world record for 1,500 meters, clocking 3:28.86 at an international track and field meet...
Pure Sole: Road kill is art

...Pass and past the U.S. Customs Stations.Leg 2 is 5.6 miles of the steepest part of the race with an elevation of 1,004 meters (or 1,097 yards for Americans).Leg 3 is 7.8 miles, flat and winding with some hills and the Canada Customs Station...
Column: Closing the pool is a desperate answer to CBJ budget woes

...water services to residents who are two months behind paying their bills. In 2008, Chicago privatized collection from parking meters, a deal which effectively taxed city users even more as the new corporate managers raised rates while depositing all the revenue...
Today in Sports History

...nine-year winning streak to 470 matches.2012 - Aries Merritt of the U.S. sets a world record of 12.80 seconds in the 110-meter hurdles at the Van Damme Memorial in Brussels. He cuts 0.07 seconds off the mark of Cuba's Dayron Robles from four years...
Today in Sports History

...Honor recipient Alvin C. York, died in Nashville at age 76.In 1972, Dave Wottle of the United States won the men's 800-meter race at the Munich Summer Olympics.In 1986, a judge in Los Angeles sentenced Cathy Evelyn Smith to three years in prison...
For military ship, civilian science is the mission"You can see that we got about 25 meters of water underneath us from the water level right now, and we've got about 10 meters of 'us'," he said. "So that gives us about 15 meters."He shrugs and says, "This is pretty...


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