How spending became an American way of life

...trillion. Then in the 1980s, President Ronald Reagan combined tax cuts with significant increases in the defense budget to usher in the era of false prosperity. The oft forgotten truth is that under Reagan's leadership the national debt almost tripled...
Announcer Craig Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline

...he missed most in the interim. "The NBA is such a family. I try to get there three hours before the game, talk with the ushers and the security guards, the coaches and the fans . . . I just missed the whole atmosphere. I like being there."Sager had...
Today In Sports History for March 4

...1939.1942 - The Cuban all-stars beat the Dodgers? 2-1? in Havana. The Reds issue a warning to fans not to tip the ushers at Crosley Field.1944 - The woeful Phillies announce their new nickname-the Blue Jays. The winning entry in the contest was...
My Turn: Predictions for 2014 and beyond

...advantage of his extensive experience in energy and foreign affairs.? Changing control of the U.S. Senate to Republicans will usher in a new era of bipartisanship and cooperation that leads to legislation to resolve concerns about immigration and Obamacare...
Looking back at the news in 2013

It's time to say farewell to 2013 and usher in a new year. Before we say our final farewell to the year that brought us oil tax reform, multi-million dollar construction...
John Holmquist of the first foremen at the A.J. Mine. Growing up in Juneau, John worked as a paperboy on South Franklin Street, an usher at both Capital and 20th Century theaters, and a box boy at Foodland.He graduated from Washington State University in 1963...
Robert Schroth

...were married in Ballard followed by a big reception. Wally Michl (a fellow Alaska Logger from Petersburg) was one of the ushers. The following year Bob and Norski were blessed with a son, Robert John, who Bob immediately nicknamed "Charlie" which...
Making memories hunting for holiday greenery

...Harvesting a tree for the holidays might just be one of the most recognized and practiced traditions around. It's one that ushers forth memories of family outings into the woods, often in the snow and cold, to hunt down a little piece of perfection. Er...
Public Market opens Friday

...of the Alaska Juneau Public Market, a popular annual event that not only kicks off the Christmas shopping season, but also ushers in the festive and social spirit of the holidays. Now in its 30 year, the market was established and organized by Peter Metcalfe...
Connected life a great gift during any season

...time with friends and family. We invite them to our Thanksgiving table. We send them cards. We kiss them under the stars to usher in the new year. But we also get angry at them, deal with their demands and endure their opinions of one another. Amid all...


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