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Eaglecrest board gives ice rink cold shoulder - m.juneauempire.com
City Hall’s Assembly Chamber was packed Monday evening with users the Treadwell Ice Arena and the city’s two pools, some speaking for and others against putting the facilities under the direction of empowered boards. Two ordinances were proposed for ...
Two sink hole-in-ones in Mendenhall Golf tourney - m.juneauempire.com
Two local golfers won big money in the July 13 Hole-In-One Golf Tournament at Mendenhall Golf Course. C A Bowman took the first Hole In One and was awarded $300 and Shawn Eggers hit the Second Hole In One for $200. Diane Mayer won $200 for Women’s ...
Photo: U.S. Secretary of Labor visits Alaska - m.juneauempire.com
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, left, speaks as U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, right, listens during a roundtable discussion about employment opportunities for veterans in Anchorage, Alaska, on Monday, July 21, 2014. The Anchorage visit was the ...
Reindeer dogs from Alaska's cranky hot dog vendor - m.juneauempire.com
ANCHORAGE — There’s no shortage of hot dog stands hawking that spicy, oh-so-Alaska treat, the reindeer dog, in downtown Anchorage. But only one of them has consistently long lines. M.A.’s Gourmet Dogs is owned by a guy with an attitude and seven ...
Tour leader Nibali: A 'flag-bearer' against doping - m.juneauempire.com
CARCASSONNE, France — Barring a disaster for him on French roads from now until Sunday, the man who looks set to win the Tour de France says he understands that cycling is still paying for its longtime doping plague. Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali knows that ...
New year, same foe for Juniors softball All-Stars - m.juneauempire.com
Starting tonight at 6 p.m. on the Melvin Park Field softball diamonds, Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Juniors Softball All-Stars will be looking to right a wrong that has stuck with them for two years. The 13-14 year olds will look to avenge ...
Today In Sports History - m.juneauempire.com
1921 — 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 United States to win the PGA championship.
Frank edges Elliott on Ben Blackgoat course - m.juneauempire.com
Local runners Greg Frank and Johnny Elliott ran true to the spirit of Saturday’s Ben Blackgoat Memorial Race, with good natured banter on the up hills and dogged sprinting on the down. “He stopped for water at the four-mile aid station and I just shot ...
Former president George W Bush donates to Sullivan - m.juneauempire.com
JUNEAU — Contributors to Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan’s campaign include a former president and first lady. Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, each contributed $1,250 to Sullivan in April. The donations show up on his ...
City mulls fence regs to protect moose - m.juneauempire.com
ANCHORAGE — After five moose were gored to death trying to jump over some decorative fences, officials in Alaska’s largest city are considering regulations to make the gothic-style fences safer. The Anchorage Assembly on Aug. 5 will hold a public ...