Today In Sports History for Dec. 17

...heavyweight title, dropping a disputed majority decision to 7-foot Nikolay Valuev of Russia in Berlin. Valuev, the first Russian heavyweight champion, also becomes the tallest and heaviest (323 pounds) champion of all-time.2006 - LaDainian Tomlinson...
International search and rescue

...crew members aboard about 100 miles off the Russian coast in international waters.Nearby Russian fishing vessels responding to a distress call...13 Filipinos, 11 South Koreans and one Russian inspector, a South Korean official told the...
South Korean vessel heads to Bering Sea where 27 died

...involved in the search effort since Dec. 1, after receiving word of the sinking of the South Korean fishing vessel Oryong 501 in Russian waters.The incident happened close enough to a boundary line that the guard was allowed to respond. The agency, which has...
Ketchikan great earns Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

...known for his work off his skis though. Mize helped design and construct multiple ski trails at Kincaid Park, Hillside, Russian Jack and in Girdwood. Some even bear his name and, at age 78, he still travels on many of them. Also notable are the nearly...
Coffee, rum cakes and Russian pastries

...Holiday cake, the Glory Hole coffee blend and a traditional Russian pastry called belyashi.Mariya Lovishchuk, the Glory's...director, is from Russia. That, paired with Southeast's Russian history, made belyashi an ideal dish. Belyashi is a pastry...
Adrift Russian ship towed safely to Canadian port

PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia - The Russian container ship that had been drifting powerlessly off the British...expects it can be repaired.The 440-foot ship operated by the Russian shipping firm Sasco carried 298 containers of mining equipment...
Russian Roulette bullying blamed for shooting

FAIRBANKS - A 20-year-old Fairbanks man who claimed he shot two men because they were pressuring him to play Russian Roulette will serve 13 years for felony assault.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports ( Christian...
TMHS student recognitions for November

...nominated by Ms. LelchukLelchuk said: "Ian is my Russian 2 student. Very bright, intelligent, hard working...most amazing digital stories and video projects for Russian and in Russian. Keep doing great job, Ian!"Garrett Nitschke...
My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...export ban tends to depress prices for sellers, it can also deny access to these goods for those who most need to buy them. Russian dictator Vladimir Putin's ability to bully the European Union due to the strength of his hydrocarbon export position is part...
Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economies

...economy is already sliding into recession under the impact of Western sanctions, and investors are pulling money out.For Russian consumers, the outlook is mixed. Prices at the pump have actually gone up because a drop in the national currency, the ruble...


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