Kaelke helps Team Alaska earn silver

...stuff outside of hockey with them."Kaelke also played in the high school league. Fairbanks schools Monroe, Lathrop, North Pole and West Valley combined their female skaters into two varsity hockey teams, the Arctic Bears Light and AB Dark. The teams...
Animal Planet lives wild with its new programming slate

...adventurers Eric Larsen and Ryan Waters set out to traverse the Arctic Ocean from Northern Ellesmere Island to the geographic North Pole with just their hand-drawn sleds and the gear they bring with them, unsupported by resupply missions or even camera crews...
Senate keeps pot edibles on the table

...concentrates, need to be protected.After a long debate, all Republicans except for Kelly and Sens. John Coghill, R-North Pole; Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla; and Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, voted against the amendment. It failed 6-14. Sen...
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Three things to watch

...of foods that do not meet federal nutrition standards.In her sponsor statement for HB 163, Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, says school fundraisers are confined to "selling carrot sticks and rice cakes to generate revenue."The standards do not...
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Sports On TV for Friday, March 27

...NASCAR, Truck Series, final practice for Kroger 250, at Martinsville, Va.12:30 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for STP 500, at Martinsville, Va.1 a.m., NBCSN - Formula One, qualifying for Malaysia Grand Prix, at Kuala...
Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part I

...hour or two, we took turns digging out the tent and reinforcing snow walls. Despite our efforts, a pole snapped. Ten hours later, another pole broke. The blizzard froze my eyes shut as I wrapped the broken metal with cord, a jimmy-rig I hoped...
Air Force official touts Eielson assets at scoping meeting

...aircraft.Public scoping meetings were required before a final decision. Air Force officials hosted a meeting Tuesday in North Pole and had one scheduled for Thursday in Delta Junction.Basing F-35s at Eielson would move about 3,000 active duty personnel...
Becoming Alaskan: Living the heli-ski daydream

...form quite aside, I let my skis carry me along earlier tracks as my wobbly legs fought to hold me up. Cheering and waving my pole like a madwoman, I closed in on the rest of the group.WHOMP.That was the sound my face made as it full-force submerged...
Alaska Senate reverses some cuts to University of Alaska system

...said. "If we don't fund it, it's over, and (the business) will go to somebody else."Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, chair of the House Finance subcommittee on the universities, said in a Thursday news conference that she was disappointed...
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Bill would halt Marie Drake renovation

...makeshift cafeteria. It's not a very inviting place to spend time, Garot said. "It's an awkward space, there are poles and pillars in the room," she said. "It's not a very warm space. ... It's not very homey, so we have to do a lot...
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