Beverly Elysee Jones

...Seattle Washington on September 11, 1924. Beverly was the daughter of well-known and long-time Juneau and Douglas tavern owner Chris Eyles "Russian Chris" Botagov. Beverly's mother, Elizabeth Hubbard, was of San Diego Hubbards, a family active...
Anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics

...public."When I was growing up, it was political suicide for a candidate to talk about pot being legal," said Tim Cullen, owner of Colorado Harvest Co., a chain of medical and recreational marijuana dispensaries.Cullen attended a Hillary Rodham Clinton...
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Frightening Daytona wreck thrusts safety in spotlight

...two-handed wave used by late bullrider Lane Frost to the stunned crowd."It happened so quick," said Dillon, the grandson of car owner Richard Childress and the first driver entrusted to drive the famed No. 3 that had been out of use since Dale Earnhardt's...
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To rename or not? Reconsidering honors for racists

...Bureau he plans to change the name of a census district named for Confederate military leader Wade Hampton.The onetime slave owner rose to the rank of lieutenant general while fighting for the Confederacy during the Civil War. He later became governor of...
Housing commission: Less talk, more action

...month."Meeting attendees were assertive in their requests for the tone and scope of the housing action plan. Wayne Coogan, owner of Coogan Construction, insisted he didn't want "Maybe you should possibly do this," and favored stronger language like...
Tobacco use drops as e-cigarettes surge

...tobacco-free.E-liquid company Moose Knuckle sells vapor flavors like strawberry cheesecake and crispy crack doughnuts. Co-owner Kevin Collins said he only uses nicotine derived from eggplant."We buy from a U.S. company that processes the eggplants...
Cavaliers break the bank on Day 1

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert promised LeBron James he would do whatever it took financially to surround him with a team capable of ending the city's...
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New title for area named for confederate officer

...wrote. He said he therefore considers it inappropriate to keep using the Wade Hampton name.Hampton was a one-time slave owner who rose to a lieutenant general fighting for the Confederacy during the Civil War. He became a governor of South Carolina...
Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

...said, at the height of summer he can look out at the ocean and there's no ice as far as he can see.The 76-year-old owner of a local hotel, Audi remembers the old days when supply barges sometimes couldn't come in to deliver goods because of thick...
Elderly pit bull survives encounter with bear

...week and flown to Sitka, where he was treated by veterinarian Burgess Bauder, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported.Monkey's owner, Joe "Otto" Smith, says he was visiting his parents when things went awry."My parents' dogs are pretty savvy to bears...


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