William Sam Horton

...dancing, fishing & hunting, watching wrestling. In his youth he enjoyed basketball and continued to participate in the Golden North Salmon Derby. He retired from the Labors Union.William S. Horton Sr. is survived by his sons and daughters; Patricia...
Juneau Empire Obituaries - Juneau, AK | Juneau Empire

...or Ringo? Everyone has a favorite Beatle, but which one are you most like? Overheard in Mayberry Quiz Fictional Mayberry, North Carolina, was home to quite a few unforgettable characters from "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Mayberry R.F.D." How...
Christopher Charles Follis

...foot trawler. (Lots of stories there !) They are the first and only married couple to have co-chaired the Annual Golden North Salmon Derby and Chris went through the chairs of the Juneau Yacht Club, eventually becoming Commodore.After deciding to...
Fairbanks borough allows pot smoking on private property

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks North Star Borough residents will be allowed to smoke marijuana anywhere...general guidelines set by the state and the cities of Fairbanks and North Pole.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported those governments...
North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

FAIRBANKS - The North Pole Refinery has been assessed at less...larger-than-expected tax hit for the city of North Pole.The city of 2,200 just south of...fuel distribution terminal.The Fairbanks North Star Borough assessed the facilities at...
North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

...assessment for the idle oil refinery at North Pole is valuing the land and buildings...will mean sharply reduced tax revenue for North Pole.In the past, taxes on the property...assessed at nearly $108 million.A Fairbanks North Star Borough assessment notice Monday put...
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...was discovered in the propulsion units and they had to be replaced, costing more than $1 million. On the transit across the North Pacific, cracks developed in the base foundations of winches holding 36 tons of cable. The A-frame crane will be replaced...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Feb.26

...nations agree to boycott the Olympics because of the presence of South Africa.1981 - The Boston Bruins beat the Minnesota North Stars 5-1 in a game marred by fights. The teams set an NHL record with 84 penalties worth 392 minutes, and 12 players are...
Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 27

...loss to the Vancouver Canucks.1982 - Florida apprentice Mary Russ becomes the first female jockey to win a Grade I stakes in North America when she captures the Widener Handicap aboard Lord Darnley at Hialeah (Fla.) Park.1992 - Prairie View sets an NCAA...
Juneau sandlot player 'mining' baseballs in the valley

...and the head coach of the college semi-pro summer team the North Sound Emeralds. He also worked summer camps for the University...heavily in the Matadors' recruiting."They have sent me as north as Vegas," Greely said. "And over to San Diego, Palm Springs...


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