Today in Sports History men's singles titles in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championship.1914 - Walter Hagen captures the U.S. Open golf title by edging Chick the women's singles title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association.1982 - Mystic...
18 months for Wash. heroin dealer supplying Ketchikan

...sentence for Wayne Gary Sherman, 43, during a hearing in U.S. District Court in Juneau.Prosecutors said Sherman provided...received drugs from Sherman directly in Washington.Assistant U.S. Attorney Jack Schmidt said Sherman sent about 410 grams...
Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

...period.The biggest hit has occurred with the maintenance of thousands of recreational sites and buildings managed by the U.S. Forest Service, Vilsack said. Spending on maintenance has decreased by two-thirds."That's created, literally...
Empire Editorial: Thank you for voting

...Measure 1 or you might have been fascinated by the Republican U.S. Senate battle. We don't know what drove you or you to show up and vote then, too. With a white-hot U.S. Senate race on hand and crucial voter initiatives including...
Candidates for governor's race plan their next moves

...end."Before the primary, the campaigns were largely overshadowed by contentious runs for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Mark Begich. The gubernatorial runs also took a back seat to a referendum to repeal the...
Juneau shouts 'Yes' as Alaska screams 'No'

...Miller, who in turn beat Mead Treadwell for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination.Sullivan will face incumbent Sen...Juneau as he did in the rest of the state.For Alaska's U.S. Representative, Don Young received the most votes from...
State | Local
GOP's candidate: Alaska is my home, too

...organization, Crossroads GPS, have reserved millions of dollars of air time through Election Day.Also backing Sullivan are the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the anti-tax Club for Growth, which created headaches for the establishment this election cycle...
Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

ANCHORAGE - Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich wants Alaskans to know he is one of them and an independent voice against President Barack Obama. But Tuesday's...
Let's Tango!

Juneau's small dance community is in for a treat the next few weeks. Richard Council, a U.S. Argentine Tango Champion, will be teaching workshops at the Filipino Community Hall. Pat Belec and her husband Frank Bergstrom...
5 things to know about the primary

...hard-fought, first-round battle for U.S. Senate in Alaska and whether to reinstate...primary:? BIG MONEY: Alaska's U.S. Senate race is the first major race...OTHER RACES: The ballot also features U.S. House and gubernatorial primaries...


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