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Burmeister has lead in Iditarod, first to leave Galena

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - There hasn't been much movement on the leaderboard for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Thursday. Aaron Burmeister of Nome was the first musher to leave the checkpoint at Galena just before 6:30 a.m.
Seavey first Alaskan to win USA Wrestling title Army soldier stationed in Fairbanks. Bockert, who got some of his wrestling training experience at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., recently signed on with the Army for another three years so he could help continue...
A surprise from Alaska

Wrestler Tela O'Donnell lives in a dorm room at the U.S. Olympic Training Center, a long way from home.
Juneau's other Olympian

Jeff Donaldson's love affair with fixing bikes has been an on-again, off-again relationship.
Alaska guide to the Games

As the 2004 Summer Olympics open in Athens tonight, perhaps it's only fitting that two women from Homer made the odyssey to Greece.
Former UAF shooter aims for the gold in Paralympics

Former University of Alaska Fairbanks shooter Dan Jordan is going for Paralympic gold this week in Greece.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Boozer was one of 26 players, all born after Jan. 1, 1980, to go through the first round of cuts at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. ``It's a big honor,'' Boozer said in a phone interview during the first...
Urata training like an Olympian

In her first meet as a member of the U.S. Junior National Synchronized Swimming Team, Kimiko Urata helped her squad place third at the 2007 U.S. Open National Championships.
Alaska Native makes Olympic team

...slept. The motion promoted healing and helped ward offdeconditioning. Doctors and physical therapists at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., worked on her for a month, trying to strengthen her leg, particularly her quad...
Tompkins has midas touch

Joe Tompkins of Juneau found his way through near-blizzard conditions to make Disabled World Cup skiing history Tuesday afternoon.


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