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Photo: Little guy, big mountain

"Pizza, dad! Pizza!" Jonas Lamb snowplows and son Oscar points his tips straight down the slope as the two share a learning experience skiing the Sneaky run at Eaglecrest Ski Area on Saturday.
Sports Shorts

...from a broad range of involvement in the sport either as racing competitors, freestylers and even as free skiing and big mountain skiers and snowboarders. Rules and nomination forms can be found at or by emailing administrator...
Empire Editorial: Eaglecrest a bracket buster

...influx of winter visitors in future years seeking to find out what the buzz is all about.Eaglecrest may not have the biggest mountains, the most lifts or the variety of luxurious amenities other ski areas and resorts boast, but if we've learned...
Fall on the South Fork: Does it get any better?

...hatches are more intense when the sky is overcast. Blue Wing Olives will even bring cutthroats, rainbows and the rivers big mountain whitefish to the surface during a snowstorm. Typically, the best Blue Wing Olive hatches happen in relatively calm...
Augustine shows signs of erupting

...Kenai Peninsula communities are constantly wary of the volcano. "You can't miss it on a clear day. It's just a big mountain," Seville said. "Sometimes it looks like you can reach out and just grab it." Augustine is a stratovolcano, composed...
Rainier climbers find deep snow, amazing beauty

...survival challenges; others do it as training for bigger mountains. And for a few, the motivation is to be the first...mountain in the winter months. Climbers preparing for big mountain expeditions such as Mount McKinley in Alaska - at...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...she posted a thirdplace finish (second junior) in the Western Region Speed Series-Doug Smith Memorial downhill at Big Mountain, Mont. Fischer also has a third-place finish from a National FIS race in Jackson Hole, Wyo., in December. Baseball...
Juneau Empire Story Archive, as the U.S. Alpine nationals continue at Big Mountain Resort. The men's giant slalom is Monday, the women's...Kitzbuehel, Austria, this season. The super-G course at Big Mountain Resort was heavy with turns, and that benefitted a...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...strong showings at the Intermountain races, she had three top-five finishes at the Kandahar Cup Downhill Series at Big Mountain, Mont., in February, including a fourth and a first in a pair of DHs and a third in a super-G. Fischer attained...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...sophomores in each region and school district fared. That should give us a better idea of which students have the biggest mountain to climb - and which schools need the most help. State educators may revise scoring or tweak tests but should do...


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