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  • 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...
  • Safety And Maintenance Come First In the Iron Dog

    Safety And Maintenance Come First In the Iron Dog
    Over the course of a 2,000 mile snowmachine race, no two journeys are ever the same. According to one safety inspector, some snowmachines come back looking like they just rolled off the show-room floor, and others come back looking like they went...
  • Top Seeds Advance In CIC Hoops Tourney

    The opening day of the Cook Inlet Conference Basketball tournament ended free of upsets, and largely free of drama. The day's only exciting quarterfinal was played between boys No. 2 seed Bartlett and seventh-seeded Chugiak. The Golden Bears trailed the...
  • Eagles Keep Pace In CIC Hoops Race

    Devon Bookert scored 19 points to lead the West Eagles to a 70-50 rout of Chugiak in Tuesday night Cook Inlet Conference basketball play.  The victory was an important one for the Eagles, who entered the evening tied with Service and Bartlett atop the...
  • UAA Runner Dies At Age 23

    UAA Runner Dies At Age 23
    William Ritekwiang, a sophomore distance runner on the UAA Cross Country team, was found dead in his home on Saturday. According to UAA Athletic Director Dr. Steve Cobb, the death was an apparent suicide with no foul play suspected. Ritekwiang, 23, of ...
  • East OT Win Highlights State Hockey Quarterfinal Round

    For the sixth time in 10 years, the semifinal round of the state 4A hockey championships will be comprised entirely of Cook Inlet Conference Schools. East, Dimond, Service and South all claimed opening round victories on Thursday at the Wasilla Sports...
  • It's Up For Grabs

    It's Up For Grabs
    Every Iron Dog race has its big names, but throughout the course of the race's 27-year history, the names of winners are ever-changing. "Anybody could win this race," defending champion Chris Olds said. The statistics back up his claim. Since 1990, 12...
  • Determined, Hungry Seawolves Sweep Minnesota

    Determined, Hungry Seawolves Sweep Minnesota
    For just the second time in school history, UAA has advanced to the WCHA final five on the strength of a 2-0 shutout. The Seawolves swept Minnesota on the road in the first-round best-of-three series.  Chris Kamal stalled the Golden Gophers, stopping...
  • Cynthia Holcomb Hall dies at 82; U.S. 9th Circuit judge

    Cynthia Holcomb Hall dies at 82; U.S. 9th Circuit judge
    Senior U.S. 9th Circuit Judge Cynthia Holcomb Hall, a trailblazer for women in the federal judiciary who evoked both controversy and feminine tradition during a legal career that spanned six decades, died at her Pasadena home Saturday after a long...
  • Barbara Walters has 'Fascinating' night with Oprah and others

    When has a network ever let anyone have two separate specials on the same night? Now, and it's not just anyone: It's Barbara Walters. Following her on-air Thanksgiving weekend visit with President and Mrs. Obama, much of ABC's evening is on the...
  • Americans Elect seeks to upend primary system

    Americans Elect seeks to upend primary system
    County registrar offices across California on Thursday will begin receiving the product of an audacious enterprise — nearly 1.6 million signatures collected by Americans Elect, a group attempting to ride exasperation with the nation's political...