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Hakkinen, US shine in Finland

...biathlete Jay Hakkinen was part of a sparkling effort from the United States squad at the World Cup biathlon in Kontiolahi, Finland, on Thursday and Friday. Hakkinen took 16th with just one miss on the range in the 10-kilometer sprint on Friday. He finished...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2012-02-11/hakkinen-us-shine-in-finland
Sports
Changes to education system need careful vetting

...that has not been widely discussed is the example of Finland. Finland's public schools are fully funded by the state...level in the world. There are no private schools in Finland. All public schools are fully funded.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-05/changes-to-education-syst
Letters
Stassel set for Winter Olympics

...jumps, boxes and rails.Torstein Horgmo of Norway, an event favorite, broke a collarbone in practice, while Marika Enne of Finland fell hard, hit her head and was carried away on a stretcher.Kasilof's Jeremy Puckett, who coached Anchorage's Ryan...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-02-04/stassel-set-for-winter-olympics
Sports

KUUSAMO, Finland - Russia's Alexander Legkov and Norway's Marit Bjorgen won World Cup cross-country races Saturday.Legkov captured the 10-kilometer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2012-12-01-5
Brown Bears hoping to end slump

...Minnesota has not given up more than two goals in a game since Oct. 11.Wilderness goalie Kasimir Kaskisuo, of Vantaa, Finland, has played in 17 games and leads the league with a 1.04 goals-against average and .960 save percentage."They boast...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2013-11-20/brown-bears-hoping-to-end-slump
Sports
Noting Alaska's role, Hagel unveils first U.S. Arctic strategy

...is a region of established nation-states. Engagement and cooperation with Canada and the other Arctic nations - Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia and Sweden is a cornerstone of our strategy. Arctic nations have publicly committed to work within...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-04/noting-alaskas-role-hagel-unveils-fi
News
Where did dogs first appear? DNA points to Europe

...Middle East. He also said the kind of wolf that gave rise to dogs is now extinct.Olaf Thalmann of the University of Turku in Finland, another author, said the work doesn't mean that Europe is the only place where dogs emerged."We conclude that Europe...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-11-14/where-did-dogs-first-appear-dna-
Outdoors
Hakkinen, US finish solid Kontiolahti World Cup

Kasilof biathlete Jay Hakkinen helped the United States team wrap up a successful World Cup meet in Kontiolahti, Finland, on Sunday. Hakkinen finished 14th in the 12.5-kilometer pursuit, moving up from a starting position of 16th. He had...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2012-02-12/hakkinen-us-finish-solid-kontiolah
Sports
Soldotna man, an avid Brown Bears fan, keeps unusual tradition alive

...Karvonen said. His family is from Finland, coming to the U.S. in the 1960s...said Karvonen, who has traveled to Finland three times. Karlsson, a 19-year-old...of my closest friends live in Sweden, Finland and the Czech Republic. "This hockey...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-04-18
News
Hutchison set for U.S. Olympic Trials in wrestling

...she said. "I made the university college team going to Finland this year, but after that, I think I'll be done." Hutchison...the University World Championships this October in Kuortane, Finland, and she says it's important to do something else other...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2012-04-19/hutchison-set-for-us-olympic-trial
Sports

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