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SoHi Junior heads to Finland for World Power Lifting Competition of the best powerlifters in the world. Meet Soldotna high school junior Robin Johnson who will leave shortly for Salo, Finland to compete in the RAW World Classic Powerlifting Competition. Robin trains at The Fitness Place in Soldotna and is excited...
Castellano, Johnson take world championships

...Powerlifting World Championships in Salo, Finland.The championships continue a lifters, was Torronen Susanna of Finland at 873 pounds.Johnson squatted 341...or Ross Leppala," Johnson texted from Finland. "They're amazing coaches. And not...
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...
Area athletes ready for World Powerlifting Championships

...Powerlifting World Championships in Salo, Finland.Both Castellano and Johnson compete Monday. Castellano left for Finland on Thursday while Johnson left Monday...flying to Iceland and continuing to Finland, for a 22-hour total flight time...
Voices of Alaska: U.S. must become informed on Arctic issues

...safeguards.The Council is composed of eight voting nations that have territory inside of the Arctic Circle - Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the United States - as well as six Permanent Participant groups that represent the...
Area powerlifters shine at Kenai Powerlifting Challenge

...great tuneup before the International Powerlifting Federation RAW Classics Powerlifting World Championships in early June in Finland."Robin Johnson wrecked shop," Schmidt wrote in an email.Johnson hit 330 pounds in the squat, 187 in the bench press...
Kenai Central's Booth sets American record in squat

...RAW Classics Powerlifting World Championship in early June in Finland.Booth is not at that level yet, but she stamped herself...are still fundraising to try and make the trip all the way to Finland.Those wishing to help Castellano can message "Cipriana Castellano...
Group hosts Dungeons & Dragons marathon

...played by Shannon Bradford; an elf druid, played by Rine; a human rogue, played by Grassin Oskolkoff; and a character from Finland, played by Hans Hesse. Each has their own particular skillset, equipment, ethical alignment and motivation both in-game...
Greenpeace group boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...pleaded guilty to trespassing.In March 2012, Greenpeace activists boarded two Shell-leased ice-breakers in Helsinki, Finland. Greenpeace said Shell leased the icebreakers for support of Arctic offshore drilling.Shell later obtained a U.S. federal...
The time to tap

...Interest in birch products is picking up internationally, Ben-East said. Birchworks has shipped syrups as far as Italy, Finland and Denmark. Previously they had been sending supplies to Canada, but smaller operations are popping up, she said. On the...


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