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Carlson makes it from Kenny Lake to the Brown Bears

...away from home," Carlson said. "That really weeded a lot of guys out."I think a lot of that is the character of Alaska kids. We know more hardship and have given lots of sacrifice compared to kids who grew up playing for fun and playing because...
Public education supporters hold rally at Capitol

...that he is strong supporter of public education but also believes there's no one-size-fits-all for educating Alaska kids.SJR9 has advanced from the Senate Finance Committee, but it has not been scheduled for a floor vote. It faces a...
Fowler, Miller, Tennis sign up to play football at Montana Western

...have each other there."The coach said the toughest time can be holidays, when pretty much everybody except for the Alaska kids get to take the quick trip home to see family."I remember going to Subway and eating a turkey sub on Thanksgiving...
Bears find variety in NAHL draft

...the USHL is such a top-level league that future Division I players are often cut from teams. The Bears drafted two Alaska kids - defenseman Tyler Andrews in the third round and defenseman Mason Anderson in the sixth round. Anderson was drafted...
Officials urge safety on the water

...checked for operable navigation lights. And, of course, personal flotation devices, a.k.a. life jackets. In Alaska, kids under 13 are required to wear life jackets. "But we recommend that everyone aboard wears (a life jacket)," said...
Kids Don't Float: The program works, since the program's inception, at least 12 Alaska kids have survived a near-drowning incident because of a "Kids Don't Float" life jacket. I recall one incident on...
Mental health providers seek to ?bring kids home?

...bring back kids sent out of state for residential psychiatric treatment. Health and Social Services said of the 743 Alaska kids sent out of state for residential psychiatric treatment during fiscal year 2006, 71 were from the Kenai Peninsula...
Hull signs to play with Western Oregon player at Kenai, has not taken this opportunity for granted."It's just nice because there's a few Alaska kids who are able to play in college, but haven't been able to sign for anyone," Hull said.Hull said he chose the...
Area athletes collect ulus, friends

...out as much as we can," Holley said. "Then we end up becoming friends with them. "That's one of the reasons Alaska kids got Fair Play pins - a good attitude and respect toward others." Holley also said it was fun hanging out with the...
Ostrander wins Adidas Cross Country Invite

...The coach said Alaska also was represented well, with runners from West Valley, Lathrop, South and Kodiak."These Alaska kids - all of them were phenomenal to watch do well in a very competitive arena," Ostrander said. "It really shows the...


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