Tag: Pacific

Nuclear fortress: Major upgrades underway at Russian home port for strategic submarines of the Pacific Ocean

A top-secret seaport in Kamchatka, home to some of Russia’s most-valuable attack and strategic submarines, is getting a major upgrade of its facilities. Massive 50-meter-high moles will make it more efficient and defensible. Vilyuchinsk is a small city in Russia’s Far-Eastern region of Kamchatka located just 20 km from the provincial capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The location…

Liberals look to advance Trans Pacific bill before 2019 election

By Teresa WrightThe Canadian Press Sun., Sept. 16, 2018 OTTAWA—Federal Opposition parties are preparing their ammunition for a fall session of Parliament aimed at attacking the Trudeau government’s record on pipelines, trade and promises to raise fortunes of the middle class as the opening act in the year-long countdown to the 2019 election. MPs and…

Mount Puckmore: Four players who define each Pacific team

Aug 17, 2018 Greg WyshynskiESPN When you look at Mount Rushmore, the four American presidents staring back were selected by sculptor Gutzon Borglum to define the first 130 years of American history. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson shared an era, Abraham Lincoln defined his and Theodore Roosevelt was a symbol of expansion and development of…

Pacific Division free agency preview

Joe Thornton, left, ranks second on San Jose’s all-time scoring list (937) and first in assists (722), while Patrick Marleau (12) is the Sharks’ all-time leader in points (1,082) and goals (508).  11:52 PM ET Andrew Knoll The Anaheim Ducks have won the Pacific Division five years in a row but did not reach the…