10 YEARS AGO

Nov. 8, 2009 — A lone Dall sheep that has been hanging around the Fort Knox gold mine north of Fairbanks for several months has wildlife biologists scratching their heads as to where it came from and why it’s still here.

“It’s either a ewe or a young ram,” biologist Tom Seaton with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks said after seeing photos of the animal.

 

25 YEARS AGO

Nov. 8, 1994 — Today’s election ballots will be counted faster and easier due to improvements in technology, says elections supervisor Shelly Growden.

 

50 YEARS AGO

Nov. 8, 1969 — Light aircraft owners are being requested to move their planes to the new apron on the southeast side of the airport, according to an announcement from the office of Public Works.

 

75 YEARS AGO

Nov. 8, 1944 — WASHINGTON — One of the bitterest battles of the Leyte campaign was underway today in the Philippines.