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Juneau skiers challenged at Alyeska Cup

...Anchorage's Alyeska Resort.Despite strong performances, no Juneau skiers reached the podium."The JSC continues to perform at the races...Men's Slalom on Feb. 13 saw University of Alaska Anchorage U21 skier Hughston Norton win with a two-run combined time of 1:14...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-22/juneau-skiers-challenged-alyeska-cup
Sports
Eaglecrest season pass holders are getting a raw deal

...break even - which is about 11 times. Frequently, we do not make that because of working and school obligations, but we are skiers so we support Eaglecrest as best we can on our limited budget.I paid for an ALL mountain ALL day pass, not for just the lower...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-03/letter-editor-eaglecrest-season-pass-
Letters
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
Today in sports history for Sunday, March 1

...rides Buz On to victory in the third race with at Santa Anita Park.1983 - Tamara McKinney becomes the first American woman skier to win the overall World Cup championship.1986 - Billy Cunningham, Tom Heinsohn and Red Holzman are named to the Basketball...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-01/today-sports-history
Sports
Americans earn cross-country medals at worlds

...Minneapolis, was the third of 71 skiers to start in the event, a race against the clock where skiers set out at 30-second intervals...conditions and didn't have a single skier in the top 20. Marit Bjoergen...went out last among the seeded skiers - finished more than two minutes...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-25/americans-earn-cross-country-medals-wo
Sports
Empire Editorial: Dumplings, climate change and the price of a ski pass

...Lillard and the rest of the staff of the ski area deserve credit for what they have been able to accomplish, and while they're sure to take some heat from upset skiers, there's always the cool snow of next winter to look forward to.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-25/empire-editorial-dumplings-climate-ch
Opinion
Haines business crafts locally sourced skis

...Kraft and Seward hope to move some of their ski production in town, and to have a store front where they can do shop tours for skiers coming through town.Much of their work up until now has been custom made; they'll still do custom work in the future...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-25/haines-business-crafts-unique-locally-sou
Art
Skijoring: Winter fun with your dog

...Cross-country skiers are harnessing their...a Spokane Nordic skier who caught the skijoring...or harness for the skier and an 8- to 12-foot...distance between the skier and the dog when encountering other skiers on the trail."That...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-25/skijoring-winter-fun-your-dog
Sports
Nordic skiers still await snowmaking system

...he said.Kornfield said the ski association's groomers are looking forward to using the snowmaking system to provide skiers with a "steadier" winter - as opposed to a "sooner" winter.Andrew Kastning, the coach of the University of Alaska Anchorage's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-08/nordic-skiers-still-await-snowmaking-sy
State
Juneau's skiers conquer Buckwheat Classic

...last Saturday. Over 320 skiers were registered to compete...Juneau's high school skiers were not far off the...Steele is an accomplished skier who has won the Buckwheat...most inspirational skier): Joel Luet, who assisted...the first time Juneau skiers had made the top three...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-27/juneaus-skiers-conquer-buckwheat-class
Sports

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