Today In Sports History for July 31

...own record for world championship medals to 17.2011 - The swimming world championships in Shanghai end with emerging Chinese star...34.56 set at the 2001 worlds. The American team claims 29 swimming medals - 16 gold, five silver and eight bronze - in the meet...
On the Trails: Fishy fins of many uses

...sits on its pelvic fins in between hops. The lower part of the pectoral fin has no webbing, and so it has no function in swimming; indeed, this species is a feeble swimmer.The grunt sculpin and other sculpins, such as one sees scooting about in tide...
Today In Sports History for July 30

...records on the fifth night of the world swimming championships in Rome are set, pushing...the first Lithuanian to win an Olympic swimming medal by holding off a late charge from...for her second gold medal at the world swimming championships in Barcelona, Spain...
SEARHC Mount Edgecumbe Hospital welcomes additional hospitalist a means of both Capp returning to hospital medicine and returning the family to Southeast Alaska. Capp enjoys kayaking, swimming, crafting with her kids and the practices of yoga and mindful meditation; she and her husband are science fiction and fantasy...
Recent Rasmuson grants include award for Yakutat Tlingit Tribe's totem Klukwan.? Also in Yakutat, the City and Borough of Yakutat was awarded $355,100 for upgrades and repairs to its swimming pool, and up to $325,000 for the construction of an accessible community playground.The Foundation also confirmed its...
Surfing champ, shark wrestler: 'I haven't got a scratch on me'

...tried to swim away but then decided to defend himself, and turned to punch the shark in the back. He was next seen furiously swimming toward a personal watercraft, where he was helped out of the water and back to shore.He recounted the events to fans gathered...
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My Turn: It's not clean water advocates who missed the boat on cruise ship dumping

...remains that the quality of the effluent is actually based on the much stricter standards set to protect aquatic life. Do salmon swimming in this water fare as well?His final point is that public interest groups - working to hold cruise ships to the Clean Water...
Official orca census: 81 whales, including 4 babies

...Juan de Fuca west of Port Angeles, Balcomb said.Crews from the Pacific Whale Watch Association have photographed the babies swimming and jumping out of the water and report that they appear to be healthy.Balcomb sent his census report to the National Oceanic...
Dog doo blamed for Twin Lakes closure

The Twin Lakes swimming area is closed until further notice...last week.The department samples the swimming area water regularly during the summer...bacteria, he said.Usually, when the swimming area's water has an undesirable test...
Photos: Day at the pool

Waylon Woods does another back flip at the Day at the Pool event Saturday. The Glacier Valley Rotary Club hosted their 5th annual pool event, offering free admission to families during three time slots to enjoy swimming, face painting, hot dogs and other events.


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