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Former Oilers reliever Lujan gets contract

Paul Lujan, a reliever for the Peninsula Oilers this season, has earned a contract with the independent Rockford (Illinois) Aviators.Lujan graduated from West Texas A&M University and did not have any pro options, so he came up to Alaska...
Oilers sweep Panners

...first game to seal the doubleheader sweep. NOTES: Oilers right-handed pitcher David Diaz was signed Thursday morning by the Rockford (Illinois) Aviators of the Frontier League. Diaz, a recent graduate out of Louisiana State University-Shreveport, is...
Soldotna's Holly ready to compete at EAA AirVenture quickly built up a reputation that eventually outgrew not only Curtiss-Wright Field but also the second site in Rockford, Illinois, the EAA venue from 1959 through 1970, the year it was ultimately moved to its present location at Wittman Regional...

...regular season with a lower-body injury. Toews has 28 goals and 68 points this season.Quenneville said Andrew Shaw will get some of Toews' "quality ice time," but the team has also recalled forward Joakim Nordstrom from Rockford.
Wild night of racing headlines memorial race for "Cowboy" at Twin Cities

...and was particularly enamored with Western history, which his friends say also led to his nickname. Bailey - a native of Rockford, Illinois - finished third in the feature race Saturday night, which was all the more impressive considering it was the first...
Summit inspires generation of climbers

...adventure writer of the last 25 years.A more local, and more common story, is that of Gates couple Cathy Lazarus and Stephen Rockford. Already in their 50s, a friend took the couple up South Sister. They loved it so much they joined local outdoor club The...

...stage for what we call wind shear, which may produce tornadoes."In fact, tornadoes this time a year happen more often than people might realize, he said, pointing to a twister that hit the Rockford, Ill., area in November 2010.
Gloria Ann Wood Rainey

...Rochester, N.Y., and Kristine (Scott) Mineard, of Soldotna, Johnathan Buie of Midland, Texas, Jason (Tami) Buie of Rockford, Minn., and Nicole Berhow, of Minnesota; 22 great grandchildren; and a number of other loving relatives and friends...
Robert William Leininger

...and Robert "Tito" and his wife, Kim, of Humble, Texas; daughters, Yolanda Landry and her partner, Jeff Bugge, of Rockford, Ill,; Janie Marler and her husband, Jimmy, of Grossbeck, Texas; and Veronica Hale and her husband, Adam, of Cleveland...
Leslie Melvin Chastain

...Goddin, both of Gresham, Ore. and Nadine Hall of Central Point, Ore.; nephew and niece-in-law, Ken and Terrie of Rockford, Minn.; nieces and nephews-in-law, Kay and John Spakousky of Maple Grove, Minn., and Joy and Rick Olson of Rhododendron...


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