Today in Sports History

...William Larned wins the first of seven 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 Evans.1920 - Jock Hutchinson wins the PGA golf tournament with...
Vote 'Yes' to have the final say

Former Gov. Walter Hickel once asked, "Who owns Alaska"?With Ballot Measure 1, we must once again consider that question, and the deeper question...
Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

...million in missing payments.Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, likes to use a quote attributed to Alaska Supreme Court justice Walter Carpeneti, who said the state's position could only be attributed to "inexcusable trustfulness."To this day, the bulk...
My Turn: Business benefits from SB21

...accelerate the decline in North Slope production.My father, Walter Hickel, was the founder of our company, Secretary of the Interior...good for the people, the economy and the state of Alaska. ? Walter J. Hickel, Jr. is the chairman and CEO of Hickel Investmen...
Today in Sports History

Aug. 71907 - Walter Johnson wins the first of his 417 victories leading the Washington Senators to a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians.1952...
Walter Ervin Butts

Lifelong Alaska resident Walter Ervin Butts Jr., 82, passed away July 29, 2014. Walt was born May 18, 1932 at St. Anne's Hospital in Juneau, Alaska to Grace and Walter Butts. Walt grew up in Juneau along with his sister Jeanne. Walt...
Muppets Most Wanted

Now Playing Synopsis: The sequel to The Muppets (2011) finds Kermit mistaken for a criminal mastermind named Constantine and thrown into a remote Siberian prison while his lookalike uses the Muppets' European tour as a means to steal the crown jewels. With the duplicitous Dominic Badguy (Ricky Gervais) helping to perpetuate the fraud, it appears Kermit may have been abandoned by his pals -- until Animal, Fozzie, and Walter become suspicious and set off in search of the real Kermit. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi Cast: Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell, Ray Liotta, Steve Whitmire, Eric Jacobson Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Maxwell ready for chance to start in secondary

...buried in the depth chart, Maxwell is determined to prove he belongs.Maxwell is the favorite to replace Brandon Browner and Walter Thurmond as the starting right cornerback in Seattle's defense. Maxwell took over as a starter late last season after Browner...
Jones' HOF induction adds to Seattle's big year

RENTON, Wash. - As Walter Jones started going through names to...they can say, 'OK, I respect what Walter's doing out there.'"Jones was deemed...say, 'Oh, that's the Hall of Famer Walter Jones.' That's something that makes...
Today In Sports History

JULY 221921 - Jim Barnes wins the U.S. Men's Open golf championship by edging Walter Hagen, Leo Diegel, Jock Hutchinson and Fred McLeod.1962 - Gary Player of South Africa becomes the first non-resident of the...


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