http://sealaska.com

Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Boston bombs raise worries for Olympics, World Cup

...Not only are sports facilities at risk, but so are the public areas where fans and spectators congregate. At the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta, a backpack bomb exploded at Centennial Olympic Park, killing one person and injuring more than 100...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-04-17/boston-bombs-raise-worries-olympics-wo
Sports
Olympic torch starts trek to Salt Lake

...illuminate us all with its hope of a brighter future," said Billy Payne, who led Atlanta's effort to stage the 1996 Summer Games. "In its light, you can see the promise of a world united, not divided." The torch relay -- averaging more...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120401/spo_torch.shtml
Sports
This Day in History

In 1912, the 100-stamp mill at the Perseverance Mine in the Silver Bow Basin was destroyed by fire.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120402/loc_history.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

On Sunday, the IOC identified George Mukora as one of nine IOC members implicated in Salt Lake City's successful bid for the 2002 Winter Olympics. The IOC said Mukora received $34,650 ``for his personal benefit.'' ``I was an innocent victim of circumstances.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012799/Spo_iocbribes.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Lake. But he gave special mention to a 1991 report to the IOC by officials of Toronto's unsuccessful bid for the 1996 Summer Games. ``In strikingly prophetic language, they warned of the consequences of such improper behavior,'' Mitchell...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030199/Spo_bribes.shtml
Report: IOC must police members, bidders

...Lake. But he gave special mention to a 1991 report to the IOC by officials of Toronto's unsuccessful bid for the 1996 Summer Games. ``In strikingly prophetic language, they warned of the consequences of such improper behavior,'' Mitchell...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030199/Spo_bribes.html
Sports
IOC member resigns in widening bribe scandal

...Lake bid committee and for 20 months in an Ontario government job initiated by the Toronto committee bidding for the 1996 Summer Games. In addition, Paul Henderson, who was head of the Toronto bid, said his organization paid the $650-a-month...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011999/Spo_bribe.html
Sports
Fourth IOC member resigns in bribe scandal

NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's International Olympic Committee member resigned today, the fourth to quit in the Salt Lake City bribery scandal.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012799/Spo_iocbribes.html
Sports
This Day in History

...July 1997.) In 2001, the Olympic flame began a 46-state, two-month journey from Atlanta, host city of the 1996 Summer Games, to the opening ceremony of the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games. In 2005, members of the former Sept. 11 commission...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120406/sta_20061204005.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Lake bid committee and for 20 months in an Ontario government job initiated by the Toronto committee bidding for the 1996 Summer Games. In addition, Paul Henderson, who was head of the Toronto bid, said his organization paid the $650-a-month...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011999/Spo_bribe.shtml

CONTACT US

  • 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

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING