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Becoming Alaskan: Giving in to the Xtratuf trend

...exceptionally stiff boots until the last minute. These boots were great for fending off water but raised the most intense of blisters at the slightest hint of physical exertion in a moist climate. A bit of a catch-22, really.That day, as I jealously...
Japanese government searches for soldiers' remains in Alaska

ANCHORAGE - The searchers dug for days, ignoring blisters and sore muscles to look for remains of Japanese soldiers buried in mass graves on the Aleutian island of Attu following one of...
Marine Race to Alaska planned for June start

...signed up.The website for the race describes it as the Iditarod on a boat, with a chance of drowning: "We'll guarantee blisters, mild hypothermia, and the cathartic elation that comes from accomplishing something others would call impossible."It...

...that we earned - with our bloody, bleeding hands," Toby wailed melodramatically. "No blood," Molly corrected. "But blisters."Molly claims Mocha, their cat, helps by drawing in customers. The cat seems indifferent. Each year they choose a different...
Pure Sole: Yeah! Klas!

...them."The resulting one-mile did not work, nor the immediate final shoe change for another half-mile.All my toes and blisters were ushered comfortably back into the original shoe and remained so until the 10-mile mark, when a toenail decided to act...
Coleman pedals to seventh at Kluane

...Cranky and Tired, Rigoni, Whitehorse X4 9:40:1728. No Cops? Wheel Speed, Murray, Whitehorse X4 9:41:1429. Bum Blisters, McKinnon, Haines Junction M4 9:48:4730. The Bike Bums, Burke-Forsyth, Whitehorse X4 9:51:0731. Sourdough again...
Nordic ski team ends season with awards

...strong character. Wallace was noted for finishing a hearty performance in the Buckwheat Ski Classic, despite having two huge blisters on her heels. "That girl can turn in some good results too," Lowell said. "And Ambrose, another first year Devo, does...
Juneau riders tackle Kluane cycling race

...376 INFINITY MILES PER GALLO, Clayton -Haines 7:52:287 Kootenay Connection, Chambers -Whitehorse 7:54:178 Bum Blisters, McKinnon -Haines Junction 7:54:389 The Young and the Rest o, Staples -Whitehorse 7:59:5010 Le Poulailler, Courchesne -Whitehorse...
Word Of Mouth us a ride in their boat on Saturday from Point Bishop to Point Dupont. You two saved us hours of walking with nasty blisters. Peter Wols and Jesse Higdon We need the Assembly to pay attention. Putting heliports in the Thane area is not a good idea...
Kake child scorched by boiling water

...friend Janet Sheldon, an administrative assistant at Kake Tribal Corporation. ``It looks like she is wearing a T-shirt of blisters,'' Sheldon said. ``She ran a temperature of 106 degrees last night, but it is down to 101 this morning.'' The aging...


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