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Mackey takes Iditarod lead at Nikolai

...was the first musher to leave the Nikolai checkpoint Tuesday and take the lead...Bicknell is a 75-mile journey to Nikolai. Norway's Kjetil Backen was the first musher to reach the checkpoint at Nikolai, checking in at 10:39 a.m. with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030508/spo_253979213.shtml
Good reads

...Now. Lyons Press. Softbound. 280 pages. A few black-and-white photographs.Glorious MisadventuresThe subtitle of "Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America" tells us more about this book. Like the Hudson's Bay Company of England, the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-14/good-reads
Art
Today in Sports History

...the All-Stars 24-17.1976 - Bruce Jenner sets the world record in the Olympic decathlon with 8,618 points, breaking Nikolai Avilov's mark by 164 points.1980 - Houston pitcher J.R. Richard has a stroke during a workout at the Astrodome.1984...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-30/today-sports-history
Sports
Bishop Nikolai to be installed in Sitka

His Grace, the Right Reverend Nikolai, Bishop of Sitka and Alaska, will be...bishop was nominated by the people. Bishop Nikolai was nominated on Oct. 30, 2001 at the...Liturgy with the installation of Bishop Nikolai will be celebrated. The banquet will...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022702/Nei_bishop.shtml
Neighbors
Iditarod's leaders off to speedy pace

NIKOLAI, Alaska - Sebastian Schnuelle was the...musher to reach the Alaska Native village of Nikolai in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Schnuelle...was running at a surprisingly fast pace - Nikolai is about a third of the way into the race...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031109/spo_407857600.shtml
Mackey: Another win doesn't look likely

...Lance Mackey pulled into the checkpoint at Nikolai on Tuesday just two days into the Iditarod...point," Mackey said. Mackey left the Nikolai checkpoint about 350 miles from Anchorage...resting his team Tuesday afternoon in Nikolai. Race spokesman Chas St. George said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030911/sta_796712162.shtml
News
Today in sports history

...race, overcoming a 36th-place starting position in the Dover 200 for his second victory of the season.2006 - Russia's Nikolai Valuev retains his WBA heavyweight title in Hanover, Germany, stopping Jamaican challenger Owen Beck with a right uppercut...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-03/today-sports-history
Sports
Feds cracking down on felons with guns in rural Alaska, 4 awaiting sentencing

...weapons led to the prosecution of a man in a federal crackdown on violent crime in rural Alaska. Michael R. Stearns, 58, of Nikolai was sentenced this week to four years, nine months in prison for being a felon in possession of firearms. He had 24 loaded...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-07-23/feds-cracking-down-felons-guns-rural-al
State
Priests seek removal of Russian Orthodox bishop

...their top official in the state, Bishop Nikolai Soraich, claiming he has hurt the church...can no longer serve with or under Bishop Nikolai Soraich," said the Rev. Michael Oleksa...they say they are afraid of him. Bishop Nikolai has served in Alaska nearly seven years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030208/sta_252906269.shtml
Alaska Orthodox church leader takes voluntary leave

ANCHORAGE - Bishop Nikolai Soraich, head of the troubled Alaska...Y., to discuss allegations that Nikolai is abusing his office through intimidation...at the leadership's May meeting. Nikolai has denied the accusations, but has...

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