Today in sports history for Thursday, Jan. 6, 2015

...elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Robinson, who broke baseball's racial barrier, is the first black to enter the Hall.1968 - The NBA awards expansion franchises to Milwaukee and Phoenix.1973 - George Foreman knocks out Joe Frazier in...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

...hold football and basketball titles at the same time.2008 - Goose Gossage becomes the fifth relief pitcher elected to the Hall of Fame.2009 - Tim Tebow wins the matchup of Heisman winners as No. 1 Florida beats No. 2 Oklahoma and this year's...
Martinez, Johnson, among 4 voted to MLB Hall of Fame

...playoff appearances. Now Smoltz will join the pair in the Hall following their inductions last July."The three of appearance on the ballot. Under a change made by the Hall's board last summer, players' eligibility was cut from...
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CBJ offers free Christmas tree recycling

Juneau residents who wish to un-deck the halls in an eco-friendly manner can recycle their Christmas tree for free at the Capitol Disposal Landfill starting Jan. 2.Trees...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Dec. 29, 2014

...Carolina-Greensboro 108-62 to give coach Mike Krzyzewski sole possession of second place on the men's career wins list. The Hall of Fame coach gets his 880th career victory to move past longtime rival Dean Smith.2010- Sidney Crosby's streak of...
Make the Christmas deal: Find time to stop, reflect

...must-do's" to make this time special. I insist we deck the halls for the occasion. I call on my strongest liturgists to...about. I wonder what would happen if we didn't deck the halls or have pageants. What would December look like if presents...
Plans set for inaugural events

...and Mallott's daughter-in-law, Mandy Mallott - close to $5,000, Centennial Hall manager Steven Pfister said. The hall's ceiling decor will be similar to that of Walker and Mallott's inauguration ceremony - a fabric conceptualization...
Letter: Wrong is wrong

...wrong, even if everyone is doing it. Right is right, even if no one is doing it." I recently saw this on a poster in the hall of one of our local elementary schools. We use these simple aphorisms to remind children that just because others are...
My Turn: Celebrating Juneau's sense of community

...Gubernatorial Inauguration back where it belongs. Steven and Peter, along with all the staff, came to the rescue and made sure the hall was ready. By 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, Centennial Hall was splendidly set out in "Alaska Flag" imagery, making...
Juneau's officer Hatch named Municipal Employee of the Year

...Mountain High School and Floyd Dryden Middle School.At first, his daughter felt strange with her father patrolling the halls, but other students realized he wasn't a "big bad cop," and now he's a favorite role model for her friends.One...
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