Great Alaska Shootout tradition continues in new venue

November 17, 2014
UAA senior guard Travis Thompson goes up for a shot. Sam Wasson/UAA Athletics

When this year’s GCI Great Alaska Shootout gets under way, Nov. 25-29, spectators and players alike will be treated to one very new element of a long Thanksgiving weekend tradition…

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‘Sweet, salt and substance’

November 4, 2014
Matt Tanaka tackles winter racing. Fuel fast rides with sweet foods. Andy Romang

Tend to your nutritional needs while winter biking I can hardly wait for the rivers, lakes and swamps to freeze thick enough to support two fat tires and a winter…

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Verdict’s in: Snow!

November 3, 2014
Andy Hall skis along Arctic Valley Pass during a snowfall. This year’s forecasters say we should have above average snowfall, but it might be late coming. Melissa DeVaughn

Winter weather will be cold and snowy – or not – depending on the source BY JOY SULLIVAN Pity the poor soul who is responsible for predicting Alaska’s weather. One…

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It’s snow time

November 3, 2014
It’s snow time

No matter the snow conditions, November beckons winter sports enthusiasts It doesn’t make a lot of sense to live in Alaska if you don’t like snow. True, most of us…

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Harrowing hunt

September 29, 2014
Kelly scrambles over the rock cliff where she and her husband fell. KELLY CLINGMAN

After one small misstep, adventure turns near deadly Fall is that beautiful time of year when the leaves turn colors and thoughts of filling the freezer draw out hunters. People…

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