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Mitch Seavey is first Iditarod musher to reach Ruby

...checkpoint at 6:13 p.m. Wednesday.For being first to Ruby, he received a "spirit mask" created by Bristol Bay artist Orville Lind and a $500 credit on PenAir.He was followed in by his son, defending champion Dallas Seavey, two minutes later...
Letter: Being Native should not be the qualifier for appointment

...Parnell has 314 rural Alaskans serving on the numerous state boards and commissions. These include: Stosh Hoffman from Bethel; Orville Huntington from Huslia; Larry Westlake from Kiana; Shirley Marquardt from Unalaska; Charlotte Brower from Barrow, April...
Cops show kids Christmas spirit

...Krag Campbell in pleated shades of blue and shiny silver, strolling by her side. Evelyn and her three brothers, Everett, Orville and Blane, shopped for each other with the help of Campbell and Officer Thomas Penrose.Everett was steadfast on his wishlist...
Anchorage theater figure Frank Brink dies

ANCHORAGE - Frank Orville Brink, who developed local theater in Anchorage, died Sept. 17 in Eureka Springs, Ark. He was 93 and had a form of Alzheimer's...
Fishermen suggest moratorium on Yukon king fishing

...subsistence fishing for the species."These fish are not going to be here forever, not the way we're catching them," Orville Huntington said Tuesday during a pre-season planning meeting with fisheries managers from the Alaska Department of Fish and...
Today in History

...Army of the Potomac during the Civil War.In 1909, during the first official test of the U.S. Army's first airplane, Orville Wright flew himself and a passenger, Lt. Frank Lahm, above Fort Myer, Va.In 1921, Canadian researcher Frederick Banting...
Today in sports history

...1957 - Dick Mayer beats defending champion Cary Middlecoff by seven strokes in a playoff to win the U.S. Open.1969 - Orville Moody edges Deane Beman, Al Geiberger and Bob Rosburg by one stroke to capture the U.S. Open.1970 - Shirley Englehorn...
James J Vuille

...Aviation Administration) in honor of Charles Taylor, the first aviation mechanic in powered flight and who served as Wilbur and Orville Wrights mechanic. Prior to Jim's leaving for Glendale, CA, three Nebraska girls came to Juneau for a year. They stayed...
Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

...Tom Kluberton and Reed Morisky; three representing commercial fishing with John Jensen, Sue Jeffery and Fritz Johnson; and Orville Huntington representing subsistence users and the Interior. While three current members - Morisky, Johnson and Huntington...
This Day in History

...federal land in what was then the "largest Native land conveyance in Alaska's history." In the nation In 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright of Dayton, Ohio, went on the first successful manned-powered airplane flights, near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina...


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