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...
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part II

...Engstrom writes of a vanished Tlingit village and how it might be connected with the disappearance of Chirikov's men. In 1805, Nikolai Rezanov, with the aid of Alexander Baranov, compiled a list of Tlingit villages. On Yakobi Island he noted "a village named...
JSO review: Jaw-dropping concert

...returned to the stage to play an encore, "Concert etude", Op. 40, No. 8, a 1984 composition by Ukrainian-Russian Nikolai Kapustin. Jazz elements were prominent, and Ms Yang played the faster passages with barely believable speed, covering most...
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...
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...
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...
Bantam Tier III state hockey tourney rosters

...Logan Schuerger, 81- Sam Weber, 99- Roy Franklin, 1- Riley Fugere, 4- Tyler Flowers, 7- Mitchell VanDyke, 8- Nikolai Dubie, 9- Josh Boneta, 10- Talyn Meyer, 14- Corrdell Clark, 15- Riley Lindberg, 19- Brandon Scott-Delucia. Coach...
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...
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...
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 the leadership's May meeting. Nikolai has denied the accusations, but has...


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