Ruth Lydia Stark Pantke Maves the global and local mission activities of Chapel by the Lake, the charitable endeavors of the Women of the Moose, and swimming with the water aerobics group. She was grateful to be part of the welcoming community of Juneau for the last 2 years of her...
Wray, Fox earn All-Alaska swim honors support me."While other coaches in the state work well with their teams, probably none has done more for the sport of swimming in a town than Wray."I am honored to be named," he said. "I think there were other coaches who did excellent jobs with...
My Turn: Controversial ideas needed during tough times

...schools and convert one of the buildings for other uses. Similarly, we should evaluate the need for three libraries and two swimming pools. Another idea is streamlining our permitting processes so commercial and residential development in our community can...
'Singer in the stream' offers glimpse into the life of dippers

...Rainy Day Retreat, and other local booksellers. The books are $14.95."They are very cool (birds)," Willson said. "Swimming underwater with their wings, diving and their song is so wonderful, and they're biologically interesting because (they're...
Phelps wins 100 butterfly at first meet in 8 months

...six-month suspension handed down by USA Swimming after his second drunken driving arrest...three-time Olympic champion in the event is swimming in an Xpresso suit from his line.He...championships.Phelps was suspended by USA Swimming from the Aug. 2-9 meet in Kazan...
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Alaskans should take note of B.C. mines

...Washington Mine site so the river is "back to normal." Evidently Canadian salmon, just like our Alaskan ones, do not like swimming through the sulphuric acid that leaches from mine waste. One wonders just how "abnormal" the water quality was in the river...
Gray whales' Pacific crossing leads to questions of origin

...journal Biology Letters."It didn't turn out that way," Mate said.Instead, three whales with satellite tags were tracked swimming east and across the north Pacific to Alaska waters and into the migratory route of California gray whales, also known as eastern...
Registration opens for Tutka Bay Writers Retreat

...Philip Levine, Billy Collins, Douglas Dunn and many poets worldwide. His most recent poetry titles are "Falsework," "Swimming Ginger" and "What Does A House Want?" His non-fiction works include "Sailing Home," "Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things...
My Turn: Disagreements over mining require dialogue

...installed to prevent mine water flowing into Britannia Creek. Within three years of the installation, salmon fry were observed swimming at the mouth of the creek.In 2005, in partnership with EPCOR, we established the Britannia Water Treatment facility. The...
Glacier Swim Club begins annual fundraiser

...swimmers will come together in a Lap Day swimming event on May 2nd, where each 1973. The club offers year-round swimming programs for boys and girls ages 5-18...masters program. Swimmers learn correct swimming techniques, gain physical endurance...


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