Juneau girls, Sitka boys top swim invite

The Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain swim teams celebrated senior night by hosting an invitational meet this weekend, and juniors Mia Ruffin and Gabi Kito honored their upperclassmen with wins. Ruffin's included the girls 100 free in 55.
Denali: New name, same park

There is a children's popup book about the Denali National Park and Preserve. In it, a young girl boards a bus to travel into the park and different animals are seen with each turned page.
Leaders growing into leaders

...making sure you are a good leader," Schumacher said. "It is a lot about inspiring the younger swimmers to do well in and out of the pool, make sure their grades are doing well and also that they can fulfill their goals for the season. It is...
Youngsters learn a lesson about survival

...Guardsmen are frequent contributors.On Friday, Coast Guardsman Katharine Martorelli was one of the volunteers jumping in and out of the pool. She has participated in Kids Don't Float lessons across the state - in places like Nome and Dutch Harbor...
Center caters to people leaving prison

FAIRBANKS - Filling gaps in prisoner re-entry and transitional housing is the goal of a 14-month-old Fairbanks organization. Southside Reentry Center, run by No Limits Inc.
Bangkok bombing at busy shrine kills 18

...worshippers sometimes flanked by Thai dancers hired by those seeking good fortune, while groups of tourists shuffle in and out.Bangkok has been relatively peaceful since a military coup ousted a civilian government in May last year after several...
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'The conversation we're stuck with'

...of four Marines and a Navy sailor in Chattanooga, the family of slain assailant Muhammad Abdulazeez said he had been in and out of treatment for depression starting as an adolescent. John Russell Houser, who killed two people and wounded nine...
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Back to school skate

...time."Liska estimated between 30-40 people participated in the contest, with another 60 or so spectators flowing in and out as the afternoon progressed.Elias Burkhouse finished first in the beginners group, followed by Kagan Gerdon (2nd...
"This is why we live here"

People ran in and out of Dehart's Auke Bay Store grabbing last-minute bait. A man pushed a wheelbarrow full of ice. As I walked past people prepping...
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Some who fled wildfire find homes gone

...home, and the number could increase in the next 24 hours as firefighting operations wind down."We have crews coming in and out of those tiny roadways," state fire spokeswoman Blanca Mercado said. "It's not just the fire, there's still...
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