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  • Severe Weather, Overflow Punish Quest Mushers

    Temperatures of 40 degrees below zero, significant overflow on the trail, and reported high winds on Eagle Summitt have slowed the pace of the 2011 Yukon Quest.  Not only that, there is a new leader. Hugh Neff, who led the race from day one, got...
  • Nanooks Deny Seawolves In Cup Opener

    Nanooks Deny Seawolves In Cup Opener
    The UAF Nanooks got off to a successful defense of their Governor's Cup title with a 5-1 win over the UAA Seawolves Friday night at the Carlson Center. The game was tied entering the third period before the Nanooks reeled off four straight goals,...
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  • Sunday Football Showdown Rules

    Sunday Football Showdown Rules & Regulations Make Your First Pick Starting September 9, 2011 Entry Requirements - Contest participants must be at least 18 years of age and be an Alaska resident. Pick The Winner - Each week, contestants will...
  • Family Travel: What To Do When You Are (Inevitably) In Seattle

    Family Travel: What To Do When You Are (Inevitably) In Seattle
    Funny, isn't it, how we grow up someplace and only rarely visit the major attractions? Seattle's Museum of Flight  is a perfect example. The site of many a school field trip during my younger years (mostly because the majority of my schoolmates' fathers...
  • Iron Dog Teams Face Tough Terrain

    Iron Dog Teams Face Tough Terrain
    Preparations for the world’s longest snowmachine race begin with a thorough tune-up. After all, over the course of 2,000 miles, something will probably go wrong.   "You have to go through the machine head-to-toe so nothing has been forgotten and...
  • Ken Graydon dies at 77; poet and storyteller

    Ken Graydon dies at 77; poet and storyteller
    For Ken Graydon, repairing cars was a living. But writing poetry and song lyrics and tall tales to be told and sung around a campfire was his passion. For anyone who thinks of poets as smallish, shy, intellectual fellows who look inward, Graydon was a...
  • Lathrop's Hanneman Dominates At State Ski Meet

    For the first time since 1982, an Interior-based Nordic skier has taken the overall boys skimeister title at the state championship meet. Lathrop's Logan Hanneman made history this week in Fairbanks by sweeping both individual races. The senior...
  • Seawolves Knock Off Mavs

    The UAA hockey team collected its 10th WCHA victory and won its fifth-straight game at home by beating 13th-ranked Nebraska-Omaha on Friday night. UAA never trailed, but the Seawolves didn't shake off the Mavericks until Daniel Naslund stuffed home a...
  • Seawolves Sweep Mavericks

           
  • Team Davis Ready for Iron Dog

    Team Davis Ready for Iron Dog
    When seven-time Iron Dog champion Scott Davis was in the prime of his career, his son Cory frequently greeted him at the finish line. Fast forward to 2011, Scott and Cory will be teammates for the first time. Scott, whose Iron Dog participation dates...