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Skier digs head out of snow after Alaska avalanche

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska backcountry skier walked away uninjured after being completely...Avalanche Information Center said.The skier, whom officials would not identify, was...News.About a foot of snow covered the skier's head, Fitzgerald said. The man could...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-21/skier-digs-head-out-snow-after-alaska-a
State
Movie Review:' Pitch Perfect 2'

...German rivals, members of a group called Das Sound Machine. I haven't seen such poor Teutonic stereotyping since the evil skier in "Hot Dog...the Movie."In her first feature as director, Elizabeth Banks does well enough with spotty material and...

http://juneauempire.com/2015-05-20
Art
Family is sweaty business for Lauwers, Karlberg, Sims

...a 1978 Dimond graduate, finished 36th in the 1984 Iditarod. Lana Karlberg, a 1980 Dimond graduate, was a runner and a skier. Janice, a 1983 Dimond graduate, still plays hockey and softball.Ask various family members who is the most competitive...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-18/family-sweaty-business-lauwers-karlberg
State
Celebrating self-esteem through running

...my coach believing in me I believed in myself and I pushed myself much further and was able to become a great cross country skier. I see a lot of that here; the girls just flourish in this program. Sometimes when they come in they are really shy, they...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-17/celebrating-self-esteem-through-runnin
Sports
Preakness approaches, 2015 Triple Crown pursuit is in good hands

...a million-dollar animal involved."Pharoah's eyes got big," Baffert said. "The groom leading him was like a water skier. By the time we got him to the paddock, I thought we had lost the race. When a horse is that stirred up, it usually has...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-13/preakness-approaches-2015-triple-crown
Sports
'The Unrideables: Alaska Range' visits for special show

Jon DeVore, a skier, skydiver, BASE jumper and Red Bull Air Force manager who grew up in...documentary showing the birth of a sport. Whether you're a nature lover, skier, mountaineer... it kind of covers everything. Whether you're a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-13/unrideables-alaska-range-visits-special
Local
Snow-carving team prepares for Buckwheat Ski Classic

It was about 15 years ago that Pete Lucchetti decided to help build a skier aid station for the Buckwheat Ski Classic, an annual cross country ski race on the trails just north of Skagway."They just...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25/snow-carving-team-prepares-buckwheat-ski-
Art
Skier out of Olympics, citing violence in Ukraine

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - A Ukrainian skier has withdrawn from the Olympics in response to the deaths of...Matsotska told The Associated Press on Thursday.The 24-year-old skier is refusing to ski Friday in the slalom, which is her third...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-21/skier-out-olympics-citing-violence-ukr
Sports
Resort fines injured skier for rescue costs

...ski resort are taking the rare step of billing a skier for the cost of a rescue after he was badly hurt...Habecker said. He could recall only one instance - a skier who got lost. That skier also was billed for the rescue. Davis is banned...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031609/sta_410171976.shtml
Cultivating the savvy skier

...and diligently conducts safety checks, a skier too should know the ways of the wilderness...the case.This week, for instance, a skier triggered an avalanche while skiing a line...southwest of South Lake Tahoe, Calif. The skier was carried over a small cliff and into...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-01-04/cultivating-savvy-skier
Outdoors

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