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Could curling be coming to Douglas?

...Stanek discovered several truths about curling. Among them: It's harder than it does," said Stanek, who joined a curling team in northern Minnesota while teaching...Douglas. "We are working on setting up curling. The facility is set up to have it...
Photo: Prepping for Wearable Arts

Bethany Bibb counts the seconds on her fingers as she uses a curling iron on Keely Ewing's hair backstage at Centennial Hall before the second act of the 2015 Wearable Arts show Sunday afternoon...
This winter sport takes stones

...granite stones approved by the World Curling Federation when you can use rocks from Lena Beach? Who needs an indoor ice curling sheet when you can make a rink on...when you have a beer can?This is curling, Juneau style.A group of friends...
For Michael Phelps, there really is no place like home

...Phelps glances toward the pool where he was once afraid to put his face in the water."This is me," he said, a slight smile curling off his lips. "This is home."This is where Phelps put in most of the work to become the most decorated athlete in Olympic...
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On the Trails: Recent sightings around Juneau

...on top. I was reminded of the stones used for the game of curling. A few laggard copperbush flowers attracted some bumblebees, who did not linger long.Hmmm ... pumpkins and curling stones, pantalettes, and who knows what else might we find...
Pets of the week: Loving, laid-back cats seek caring owners to cuddle with

Joyce believes that curling up in a lap and getting head massages is the best thing that has ever happened to her. This loving 5-year-old cat adores attention...
The seal slaughter is my country's shame

...there are many Canadian exports that my American friends enjoy - "Dancing With the Stars"' Pamela Anderson, Molson beer and curling, to name a few. But mention "Canada" to Americans or Europeans this time of year and you're likely to be met with a disapproving...
Pass the sunscreen?

...Until now, that is. When I look at my arms, I am stunned with their color. The last time I looked like this, I had a curling iron. That is a long time ago. Obviously, living in Alaska, which I have for a good while now, is not generally conducive...
Messi leads Barca over Milan 4-0 and into the QF

...become the first team ever to advance after losing the first leg 2-0 on the road.Messi scored in the fifth minute with a curling left-footed shot from Xavi Hernandez's pass and again in the 40th after Andres Iniesta stole the ball, moving into sole...
Macaulay attends Winter Sports Clinic

...instructs them in adaptive Alpine and Nordic skiing and introduces them to other recreational activities such as rock climbing, scuba diving, snowmobiling, curling and sled hockey. The clinic's motto is "Miracles on a Montainside."


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