GERARDMER, France - In a solo breakaway, Blel Kadri gave France its first stage winner at the Tour de France in the entree to the Vosges mountains on Saturday.
WILLOW, Alaska - Dogs aching to run bolted out of the chute Sunday to launch the 41st running of Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
DES MOINES, Iowa - In the days since Republicans lost an election many in the party thought was theirs, chatter has been bubbling about what the GOP should do to recover. For Iowa Gov.
Local business owner Andrew Engstrom declared his candidacy Tuesday to run as a Republican against Democratic Rep. Beth Kerttula.
Shawn Miller was within sight of the finish line of Saturday's 11th annual Frank Maier Memorial Marathon when he had to stop and massage a cramp in his left calf. Miller's legs had begun cramping about 17 miles into the 26.2-mile race from Sandy Beach to False Outer Point and back, and now Miller was having a hard time walking, much less running. But Miller was close to the finish of his first marathon, so he gave his calf muscle a quick massage then continued on in the race.
Two Juneau Assembly candidates withdrew Tuesday from the Oct. 4 election.
Just days after being certified for the November ballot, the running mate for independent gubernatorial candidate Andrew Halcro has dropped out of the race.
Juneau Assembly candidates clashed over taxes, building heights and city expenses Wednesday in a forum that served as write-in candidate Sybil Davis' campaign debut.
Voters on Tuesday will have three chances to send someone new to the Juneau Assembly, and in two cases they should seize it.
He had left Mile 101 at about 3 a.m. -- one hour ahead of Andrew Lesh of Fairbanks. William Kleedehn of Carcross, Yukon Territory was in the number three spot, leaving Mile 101 at 4:21 a.m. David Sawatzky of Healy dropped out of the race Wednesday night. He had left Central at 8 p.m.
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