Beverly Elysee Jones

...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 in the Copper River...
Alaska troopers say man died in Russian roulette game

...31-year-old man has died after shooting himself in a game of Russian roulette.John Rutherford died Sunday afternoon in a Sterling...responding officers learned Rutherford had been on the couch playing Russian roulette in front of his fiance when the incident occurred...
Iran nuclear talks extended

...think we can." He returned with Iranian atomic energy chief Ali Akbar Salehi, who missed earlier sessions due to illness. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov joined the gathering later Tuesday.Significant disagreements persist, not least over the...
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Serena starts slow, Venus wins

...saw) her before match," Gasparyan said, "I thought, 'Oh, my God. I'm playing Serena.'"Yet the 20-year-old Russian played unafraid at the outset, and her one-handed backhand withstood Williams' power for about a half-hour. Then, Gasparyan...
Orthodox church gets a new old look

...architects scaled the top of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church in Juneau, peeled back...onion-shaped dome with the recognizable Russian Orthodox Cross on top.Some time during...Anchorage-based nonprofit dedicated to preserving Russian Orthodox churches in Alaska is helping...
Today In Sports History for June 26-27

...runner-up Andy Roddick are ousted. Sharapova loses 6-2, 6-4 to 20-year-old Alla Kudryavtseva, a 154th-ranked Russian. Roddick goes out 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6 (4) to 40th-ranked Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia.2011 - Top-ranked...
NATO OKs military upgrades to aid members of alliance

...Baltic territory of Kaliningrad.They were later pulled back, but the deployment clearly served as a demonstration of the Russian military's readiness to quickly raise the ante in a crisis.On Tuesday, Carter announced during a visit to Estonia that...
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Federal agencies are wide open to hackers, cyberspies

...said in a heavily redacted report that the department is consistently failing to comply with minimum cyber standards.The Russian spyware may be impossible to fully remove without replacing all department computers, according to a former federal law enforcement...
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Saudi cables: Money links with media in Lebanon, former prime minister Saad al-Hariri, a key Sunni leader. Another recommended a halt to media attacks on Russian political figures to help improve ties with Moscow."Buying Silence," was the headline Saturday in Beirut's Al-Akhbar...
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Russian troops captured in Ukraine treated in Kiev hospital

KIEV, Ukraine - Two wounded Russian soldiers captured while fighting in war-torn...either with weaponry or troops. When several Russian soldiers were captured on Ukrainian territory last summer, Russian President Vladimir Putin said they had simply...
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