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Famed Alaskan musher George Attla dies at 81

...drove his last dog team a year ago, while helping a young Huslia musher named Trevor Henry prepare for the 2014 Arctic Winter Games.He had a fierce competitive spirit and an intense yet respectful rivalry with Roland "Doc" Lombard.When Lombard...
Forsberg, Jornet rewrite Mount Marathon record book; Ostrander dazzles in debut

...makes us do our best. She pushes us." Riana also was pushed by her father, the man she called her hero in her Arctic Winter Games bio. "I don't know a lot of secrets," Todd said. "I gave her what I had." Riana said she took the lead...
Crowd gathers in Fairbanks to remember legendary musher

...Festival. In 1974, Attla wrote a book called, "Everything I Know About Training and Racing Sled Dogs."He drove his last dog team a year ago, while helping a young Huslia musher named Trevor Henry prepare for the 2014 Arctic Winter Games.
Peninsula athletes help Alaska rule ulu count at Arctic Winter Games

...coaches and volunteers, won the most ulus at the Arctic Winter Games held from March 15 to 22 in Fairbanks.Alaska hauled...The whole city was on lockdown catering to the Arctic Winter Games."As memorable as the times on the ice was hanging...
Area skiers compete at Region III ski meet

...idea to create the trails, which would go on to host multiple region ski events, state cross-country events and Arctic Winter Games events, as well as become a recreational hotspot for the area."Soldotna was the host, but a lot of what happened...
Wrestling coach Wolfe remembered fondly

...Chapman and Voznesenka middle school students and coaching Alaska's wrestling team for the 2006, 2008 and 2010 Arctic Winter Games. He was named the 1986 National Wrestling Coach of the year; inducted into the Homer High School Hall of Fame...
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...Bridges Community Resource Network, Kenai Peninsula Foundation, Kenai River Classic, Relay for Life and 2006 Arctic Winter Games. She was named "Citizen of the Year" in 2005 by the Soldotna Lions Club, and received the "First Lady's Volunteer...
Winning combination: Arctic Winter Games and Kenai Peninsula The effort to bring the Arctic Winter Games to the Kenai Peninsula certainly...the best venue for the 2006 Arctic Winter Games? Still, having the right...working with the peninsula's Arctic Winter Games Bid Committee estimates 3...
Without bus transportation, the Games Would Stop

...Star McGlasson Saturday morning at approximately 8:10 a.m. with temperatures reported at 13 degrees, official Arctic Winter Game bus drivers in orange-transportation attire circled while waiting for the first Boeing 747 to arrive at the Kenai...
Bagley to vie for borough mayor's seat

...his tenure, he oversaw the expansion of the Central Peninsula and South Peninsula hospitals and brought the 2006 Arctic Winter Games to the Peninsula, he said in a statement. "As Borough Mayor I was able to reduce the mill rate, increase funding...


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