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Summer Hikes: Part II

...If I could just block out the piercing pain in my foot that stabbed so hard I would...perfect hike.One good thing about hiking in pain is it makes you want to finish quickly...weight off of the ball of my foot where the pain was located, but once I reached the ridge...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-08-26/summer-hikes-part-ii
Today in Sports History

...captures the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association singles title when Helen Wills Moody defaults in the third set because of back and hip pain.1939 - The first major league baseball game is televised. NBC-TV broadcasts a doubleheader at Brooklyn's Ebbets Field...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-26
Sports
Ledecky sets another WR; Phelps gets gold

...before reflecting on how far he has come in four months."Today my body was hurting. I woke up this morning and I was in pain. After this morning's race and the nap I got, I felt pretty fresh. I felt good," he said. "For my first real big international...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-25/ledecky-sets-another-wr-phelps-gets-go
Sports
Recovery: A lesson in purpose

...to be part of the crowd or to numb the pain, but in recovery, and with support...wanting to do it anymore, not wanting the pain and agony," he said. "I didn't necessarily...want to kill myself, I just wanted the pain to go away."Reaching out to his probation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-24/recovery-lesson-purpose
Local
No injuries in Wednesday crash near Walmart

...Accord driven by a 70-year-old man, according to a police spokeswoman.A passenger in the S.U.V. complained of back pain, but he or she was assessed by paramedics on the scene and did not require transportation to Bartlett Regional Hospital, said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/no-injuries-wednesday-crash-near-walmar
Local
Arts calendar

...PG-13) - Synopsis: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world."Guardians of the Galaxy...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/arts-calendar
Art
Off the Beaten Path: Berrymania

...would have been better spent surfing Netflix and taking turns making melodramatic soliloquies about rain, darkness, sorrow and pain. The thought of filling our freezer with berries was enough to rouse us from our reptilian torpor and get us out of the house...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/beaten-path-berrymania
Outdoors
Ledecky wins two gold; Missy Franklin misses out

...8:11 she set in June. Lauren Boyle of New Zealand was second in 8:18.87 and Brittany MacLean of Canada was third.The pain started to set in at the 500-meter mark, Ledecky said, explaining that her shoulders and arms "got kind of tired.""Once...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/ledecky-wins-two-gold-missy-franklin-m
Sports
My Turn: BLM is right to award Redoubt Falls to Sitka Tribe

...scratching old wounds. The namesake of Sheldon Jackson College came to Alaska to stamp out Native languages and cultures, and the pain of those times lives on in our people today. We respectfully ask the trustees to cease their efforts to claim this historic...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-20/blm-right-award-redoubt-falls-sitka-t
Opinion
Pure Sole: 5-for-5

...tore his cleats across the dirt.Their elimination games and there was action. Some Way Less won the division one title, No Pain No Gain took division two, and ASEA Locos won division three.No one went five-for-five in this tournament, but on every...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-20/5-5
Sports

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