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Today in Sports History

1922 - The United States beats Australia 4-1 to capture the Davis Cup for the third straight year. 1938 - Don Budge leads the United States to a 3-2 victory over Australia in the Davis Cup final.
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 2

Editor's note: This is the second in a three-part series. Part 1 published Sunday, June 15. The series will conclude tomorrow, Tuesday, June 17. Even before the adventurers arrived in Anadyr, however, there were problems.
Today In Sports History

SEPTEMBER 5 1908 - Brooklyn's Nap Rucker pitched a 6-0 no-hitter against Boston. Rucker struck out 14 and walked none. 1918 - Babe Ruth pitched a six-hitter as the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 in the opening game of the World Series.
Customs made in Alaska

BORDER CITY, Alaska - The nearest pizza is 20 miles away, in Canada. Buckshot Betty's doesn't deliver, so the men and women who guard the Alaska side of the U.S. border gladly drive across to pick up a pie. Take a credit card to pay, they recommend. Credit card companies give the best dollar exchange rates.
Man pleads guilty in sexual assault case

A man pleaded guilty Monday in Juneau Superior Court to a charge of attempted second-degree sexual assault.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

State road crews this week plowed their way through several avalanches that blocked the Klondike Highway, which connects Skagway to Whitehorse and the Yukon Territory.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Ron and Mary Hulse are trying to find out who put the lines on the coconut. Ron was working on a tugboat to free a grounded ship in Icy Bay on Feb. 29 when he found a large coconut on the beach, northwest of Yakutat.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

The operation by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service took place from Aug. 29 through Sept. 1, and involved immigration officers from Ketchikan and Anchorage. Fifty-two undocumented workers were arrested in plants and one alien was arrested at a Ketchikan hotel.
State Briefs

Nature program for children offered Tuesday; Man arrested after threatening state worker; Black history celebration Saturday; Eaglecrest bunny hill opens again; Woman sentenced for fatal DWI crash; Man to enter plea agreement in homicide; Man enters plea in abuse of minor; INS sweep nets fewer illegal workers
INS arrests illegal workers

UNALASKA - Federal immigration agents have arrested what they say were 20 illegal workers on fishing boats that tied up at Dutch Harbor over the past week.


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