Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...that space in winter. Because the younger ice will melt more quickly, "we're set up to lose a lot more ice now," said Walt Meier, a sea ice expert with NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. At its peak coverage in September 2014, sea ice coverage...
Today in sports history

...than 400 yards, throwing for 433 and seven touchdowns in a 56-7 victory over the New York Giants.1964 - Gus Johnson and Walt Bellamy become the first NBA teammates to score 40 points apiece when the Baltimore Bullets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 127-115...
'Finding Nemo' to be told in Navajo language

...swimming" in the search for his son is being told in Navajo.The Navajo Nation announced this week that it is teaming up with Walt Disney Studios to dub the movie "Finding Nemo" in the tribe's language. It's the second major motion picture to be translated...
Alaska Editorial: The people have a right to know

...made a public records request in 2008 for emails Gov. Sarah Palin sent relating to the dismissal of Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan. Despite significant public outcry, the emails weren't released until nearly three years later in 2011 - and then...
Sims Foster Group Home makes Walt Disney World Resort their classroom

...Students from Sims Foster Group Home of Juneau traveled to the Walt Disney World Resort on Aug. 23 take part in the Disney Youth...Story." Each year, groups from around the world travel to Walt Disney World to take part in one of the several Disney YES programs...
Walt Sheridan

Longtime Alaskan Walter Albert "Walt" Sheridan died Feb. 6, 2009, among friends and family in Florida. He was 63. He was born Nov. 1, 1945, at Camp Blanding...
Dance team heads to national competition

...Team Championship on Saturday (6 a.m. Juneau time) at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla."It has been many years...warm Florida weather of course."The UDA fees to stay at the Walt Disney Resort, where the competitions are held in four different...
Walter Ervin Butts

...Butts Jr., 82, passed away July 29, 2014. Walt was born May 18, 1932 at St. Anne's Hospital...Juneau, Alaska to Grace and Walter Butts. Walt grew up in Juneau along with his sister Jeanne. Walt crossed the bridge from Juneau to Douglas Island...
Gary Lee Pierce

...said, "I'll either get in the movies or join the Army". He actually did play three different characters as extras in the Walt Disney Movie, "Tonka", but since that didn't lead to stardom, he joined the Army in August, 1958. He was honorably discharged...
Walter (Walt) D. Wodrich

Walter (Walt) D. Wodrich1936-2012Former Juneau resident Walt Wodrich 76 died peacefully October 27th at the Sitka Pioneer's Home. Walt came to Juneau in the early 1980s and made his home here until moving to Sitka in August this year. He...


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