Refine Search

Couple sweep Mount Marathon titles

...27:39, and Kenai's Riana Boonstra, 14, won the girls title in 32:38.Boonstra's father, former Olympic Nordic skier Todd Boonstra, is a four-time men's champion at Mount Marathon, and her mother, Kelli Jo, was once a women's...
Skijoring: Winter fun with your dog

...It's not just for the arctic breeds people typically associate with dog-sledding," said Kate Burns, a Spokane Nordic skier who caught the skijoring bug 15 years ago during a family stint in Alaska."We moved to Anchorage during the middle...
Juneau Nordic Ski Team competes with state's best at Besh Cup

...U14 Girls 3K with 16:59.0."Erin is one to keep an eye on in the coming years as she matures as a competitive Nordic skier," Lowell said. "As she continues to fine-tune her technique, she will increase her level of efficiency, making...
GCLL Minors All-Stars on a roll

...blood since an early age, as she started on skis at the age of two. Her mother, Karin (Evaldsson) Gillis, was a Nordic skier for Alaska in the 1980's."Being a coach at the collegiate level is a dream job for me but you have to take into...
Former Olympian crust-cruises Juneau trails

...2011 and is about to finish a four-year term on the U.S. Olympic Committee's board of directors.A young Juneau Nordic skier asked Kemppel if she ever talked to other competitors during a race."Yes there are words exchanged," Kemppel said...
More than a shuffle

...said Dominic Bradford, who has been a competitive Nordic skier for most of his life. "There's nothing relaxing...Bradford moved to town was considered the best local Nordic skier. Spaulding Meadows, located up the Auk Nu trail near...
Snowballing ski trails

...and he had to fight his way through the snow-bent alders. Scholten, a recreational forester by profession and a Nordic skier by passion, decided the area had potential. "It was like, 'Bing!,' " he said Tuesday, skate-skiing on what...
Jay Hakkinen qualifies for 2006 Olympics

...kilometer race in Ruhpolding, Germany, to secure a spot on the Olympic team for the third straight time. Anchorage nordic skier Nina Kemppel is the only Alaskan to compete in four Olympics, while alpine skiers Tommy Moe of Palmer/Girdwood and...
Brewers select former Dimond pitcher Montalbo

...from an athletic family. His father Mel was a former Oakland Raider, his older brother Todd was an all-American Nordic skier at the University of Alaska Anchorage and his older brother Scott was an all-American alpine skier at the University...
Sixth Alaskan qualifies for Salt Lake City Olympics gives Alaska six athletes with confirmed tickets to the Olympics, joining ski jumper Alan Alborn of Anchorage, Nordic skier Nina Kemppel of Anchorage and three biathletes -- Jay Hakkinen of Kasilof, Jeremy Teela of Anchorage and Rachel Steer...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback