Writers' Weir: Fair Trade

...the swamp for mountains,but never left the coastI left the shrill cry of the cityfor the quiet hum of colored night skies, swimming in an ocean of starsI swapped sun soaked daysfor fewer shadowsand more coatsI gave up late nights of smoke and talkfor the...
Ruffin heats up state championship pool

...100 yard breaststroke at the ASAA/First National Bank State Swimming and Diving Championships in Anchorage's Bartlett High School...was Kodiak's Lindquist. ASAA/First National Bank State swimming and diving championshipsBartlett High SchoolTeam scoresGirls1...
A conversation with John Straley argument, where you think the whole world is involved in it, but look out and up a mountain, and catch things - a deer swimming in the channel, a bear walking across a slide - and realize there's a whole world that's totally indifferent to your drama...
NPS, state divided on sport hunting rules

...species); and prohibit people from shooting big game from boats with engines turned on, or from boats while the animal is swimming. About 20 million acres in Alaska are national preserves and managed by the NPS, the agency stated. The National Park Service...
Ruffin leading Juneau swimmers

...earned a fifth seed in the 500 free.The finals begin Saturday at 1 p.m. in Anchorage's Bartlett High School pool.ALASKA SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPSFRIDAY PRELIMINARIESGirls 200 Yard Freestyle -- 1, Cummiskey, Marina (Kodiak) 1:56.77. 2...
Swimming body criticizes Olympic organizers

MOSCOW - The international swimming federation has strongly criticized...the area of sea used for open water swimming events and organizers' decision...diving, water polo and synchronized swimming, FINA warns.The letter, dated...
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Making state, one stroke at a time

...Seeing specialists, pretty much stopping swimming for almost a year for therapy. When...She was patient."Mertz first began swimming at age 6 with the Glacier Swim Club...that my sister did. Once she started swimming, as soon as I was old enough I joined...
Juneau swimmers prepare for state

...said. "There are a lot of close times at state. There will be swimmers four or five across the pool in contention."STATE SWIMMING SEED TIMESEVENT 1 GIRLS 200 YARD MEDLEY RELAY(AK State: 1:46.75 11/8/2014 JDHS - C Kelly, D Isaak, M Ruffin...
My Turn: Fukushima radiation in Pacific reaches West Coast X-ray." This comparison conflates the important difference between external radiation exposure (from X-rays or swimming in radioactively contaminated seawater), and internal contamination from ingesting radioactive isotopes, say with seafood...
Injured seal pup ends road to recovery with North Douglas release

...Center this summer) - was dewormed, had her wounds cleaned and was fed a fish formula.She regained her strength through swimming - first in a warm pool, then in a salt-water one - and graduated from the formula to herring and salmon.The last status...


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