Today in sports history

...straight IRL title. Hornish, side by side with Helio Castroneves for many of the last 25 laps in the season-ending Chevy 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, finishes 0.0096 seconds - a few inches - ahead of the other driver in contention for the season championship...
Today in sports history

...55-34.1991 - Freshman Greg Hill sets a major college record with 212 yards rushing in his first game and scores twice as Texas A&M routs LSU 45-7.1994 - The baseball season, already shut down by a month-long strike, is canceled along with the...
Today in sports history

...five touchdown passes as UCLA routs No. 11 Texas 66-3. It's the second-worst loss for Texas, which lost 68-0 to Chicago in 1904, and...five touchdown passes as UCLA routs No. 11 Texas 66-3. It's the second-worst loss for...
My Turn: In memoriam Richard Dauenhauer, 1942-2014

...and earned a B.A. in Slavic languages from the University of Syracuse, then an M.A. in German from the University of Texas. Along the way, he learned a good deal of classical Greek and Latin. Then he began to study Finnish, his first non-Indo-European...
Fall Arts Preview

...A Christmas Doll" (see below).Oct. 30-Nov.1: Fall production: "The Tale of a West Texas Marsupial Girl," TMHS"The Tale of a West Texas Marsupial Girl" was written by Lisa D'Amour in 2006. Maier describes the play as "a magical...
Wildlife Spy: A gathering of cranes

...Flyway, winging their way down through Saskatchewan to winter in Texas. Cranes from Bristol Bay and Southcentral Alaska head down...birds need less fuel to fly farther. The birds that winter in Texas and fly to Alaska's Interior and Arctic, some even continuing...
Upcoming events by date

...29: JDHS Band Concert and Choir/Orchestra Concert, JDHSOct. 30-Nov. 1: TMHS fall production: "The Tale of a West Texas Marsupial Girl," TMHSOct. 30-Nov. 2: Theatre at Latitude 58's "How Things Happen in Threes!"Oct. 30: JAHC Concert...
Budget crunch idles Guard units across US

...Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas and Utah. Some, including Alaska, New...Vermont, planned to go ahead as scheduled. Texas authorities said Guard members already...Vermont; Christopher Sherman in McAllen, Texas, and George M. Walsh in Albany, New...
10 questions: Cousin Curtiss

...want to hear what you are going to "play." Some days teaching I'm reminded of a time when I played at a bar in Austin, Texas, called Headhunters. It was a heavy metal club filled with metal spikes, leather jackets, and a side of malice. I got up...
Seager, Hart homer to rally Mariners past A's, 2-1

...running sprints Friday.Up nextMariners: LHP Roenis Elias (9-12, 3.97 ERA) starts the opener of a four-game series at Texas on Thursday. He's 1-1 with a 2.60 ERA in three starts against the Rangers.Athletics: After an off day Thursday, RHP...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback