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Thinning ice signals culmination of the annual Nenana Ice Classic

FAIRBANKS - The clock is ticking down on an annual Alaska rite of spring.Cherrie Forness, manager of the Nenana Ice Classic, said Sunday ice over the frozen Tanana River at Nenana should shift soon, moving a tripod...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-21/thinning-ice-signals-culmination-annual
State
Alaskans wonder: When will the ice on the river break up?

...feet from shore. When the ice breaks up and the tripod falls or moves, the cable tightens and stops the clock.Cherrie Forness, manager of the Ice Classic, urged people not to wait until the deadline, which falls on Easter this year. "People...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-05/alaskans-wonder-when-will-ice-river-bre
State
Alaskans wonder: When will the ice on the river break up?

...feet from shore. When the ice breaks up and the tripod falls or moves, the cable tightens and stops the clock.Cherrie Forness, manager of the Ice Classic, urged people not to wait until the deadline, which falls on Easter this year. "People...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-03/alaskans-wonder-when-will-ice-river-bre
State
Ice Classic organizers hope for hot turnout

FAIRBANKS - As manager of the Nenana Ice Classic, Cherrie Forness wants to get Alaskans fired up about one of the state's coolest events. Sound off on the important issues at The only problem...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020507/sta_20070205010.shtml
News
Ice Classic jackpot down slightly from last year

ANCHORAGE - The Nenana Ice Classic jackpot is down slightly from last year. Ice Classic manager Cherrie Forness says the jackpot is $279,030 - down about $4,700 from last year. Forness says that's not as much of a dip as expected...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042810/reg_626493843.shtml
Regional News
Late payout predicted at Nenana Ice Classic

FAIRBANKS - The person who runs Alaska's biggest annual guessing game predicts a late outcome this year.Cherrie Forness manages the Nenana Ice Classic, a contest to see who can guess when the ice will give way on the Tanana River in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-17/late-payout-predicted-nenana-ice-classi
State
Thinning ice signals culmination of Nenana Ice Classic

FAIRBANKS - The clock is ticking down on an annual Alaska rite of spring.Cherrie Forness, manager of the Nenana Ice Classic, said Sunday ice over the frozen Tanana River at Nenana should shift soon, moving a tripod...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-20/thinning-ice-signals-culmination-nenana
State
At least 3 winners in Nenana Ice Classic

...jackpot. Nenana Ice Classic officials have yet to release the names on the winning tickets. Ice Classic manager Cherrie Forness told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that officials are double checking the more than 234,000 entries to make sure...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050510/reg_634064534.shtml
Regional News
Jackpot $283,723 for Nenana Ice Classic

...winner or winners correctly guessing when the ice will go out on the Tanana River at Nenana. Ice Classic Manager Cherrie Forness says the jackpot is $283,723. That's down from last year's payout of nearly $304,000. The ice still hasn't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042809/reg_434335206.shtml
Ice Classic winners announced

...Foley of Fairbanks. They each will receive $93,010, their share of the $279,030 jackpot. Ice Classic manager Cherrie Forness says more than 234,000 entries were double-checked to make sure there were no other winners. The Tanana River...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050610/reg_634760683.shtml
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