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Mildred Anderson

...traveling to attend workshops and paint in new locals. She enjoyed painting landscapes particularly of Juneau and the American Southwest. She had a kayak built specially for her and enjoyed paddling on Lake Whatcom. Her husband Al greatly appreciated her care...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174293740
Today in sports history for Sunday, March 1

...defend the oldest trophy in sports.2001 - Jackie Stiles of Southwest Missouri State becomes the NCAA career scoring leader in women's...basketball, running her career total to 3,133 points with 30 in Southwest Missouri State's 94-59 victory over Creighton.2003...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-01/today-sports-history
Sports
Pot is now legal

...village of 400 that is predominantly Yup'ik Eskimo.Both alcohol and drug use are prohibited in Nick's village 350 miles southwest of Anchorage, even inside the privacy of villagers' homes.But Nick fears that the initiative, in combination with a 1975...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-23/pot-now-legal
State
Ferry system budget slashed in committee

...meeting that he thinks the cuts to the system, if maintained, will damage the economies of Southeast, Southcentral and Southwest Alaska."I agree cuts need to be made to put Alaska on a path with a sustainable budget," he said. "I believe the depth...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/ferry-system-budget-slashed-committee
State | AK legislature
Across Alaska, legalization comes quietly

...village of 400 that is predominantly Yup'ik Eskimo.Both alcohol and drug use are prohibited in Nick's village 350 miles southwest of Anchorage, even inside the privacy of villagers' homes.But Nick fears that the initiative, in combination with a 1975...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-25/across-alaska-legalization-comes-quietl
State | AK legislature
After Funny River, fire academy faces axe

...The committee will look to fund the program through a different state department.Also hit was the Division of Forestry's Southwest region firefighting staff. Through the governor's cuts, the staff, based in McGrath, would be diminished from 22 people...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/after-funny-river-fire-academy-faces-ax
State | AK legislature
Heat wave slaps Southeast with record temps

...Southeast Alaska have registered record or near-record highs this week as warm, wet air flows into the region from the southwest.According to the National Weather Service, Sitka's record measurement broke a record that had stood since 1959 for the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/heat-wave-slaps-southeast-record-temps
State
Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 15

...Germany.1952 - Emmett Ashford becomes the first black umpire in organized baseball when he signs to work in the class-C Southwest International League. He later serves as a major league umpire for the American League from 1966 to 1970.1953 - Tenley...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-15/today-sports-history
Sports
Alaska Science Forum: Overwintering in the Bering Sea

...for breakup," Sexson said. Once snow melts from tundra to expose nesting sites, birds will return to either northern or southwest Alaska, or more likely Siberia."Only about five percent of the world's population breeds in Alaska," Sexson said...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/alaska-science-forum-overwintering-b
Outdoors
Alaska deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...three-year study on deep ports in response to increased vessel traffic. The study area covered 3,626 miles of coastline from southwest Alaska to the Canada border.Nome offers advantages that more northern communities don't, such as an airport that handles...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/alaska-deep-water-port-proposed-vessels
State

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