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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...
3 area powerlifters lift at Alaska State Fair

...International Powerlifting Association Raw Classics Championships in Finland in June 2015 and the Arnold Sports Festival in March 2015 in...International Powerlifting Association Raw Classics Championships in Finland after her performance at Raw Nationals.Johnson, competing...

...had met with Russian President Vladimir Putin a day earlier. Finland has close trade ties with Russia and Putin's recent move...severely. But as a Western country that is not a NATO member, Finland could also carry weight as an intermediary in the crisis...
3 area high school students excel at national powerlifting meet

...she also qualified to represent the United States at the International Powerlifting Association Raw Classics Championships in Finland in June 2015.Finally, she was one of just two teen girls to qualify for the Arnold Sports Festival in March 2015 in Columbus...

KUUSAMO, Finland - Russia's Alexander Legkov and Norway's Marit Bjorgen won World Cup cross-country races Saturday.Legkov captured the 10-kilometer...
Three area athletes prepare for powerlifting nationals

...Championships to be held in Helsinki, Finland, next June."We're talking about...Johnson, Castellano or Hallford make it to Finland, they will have to move their focus to...competition, and whether or not he qualifies to Finland, he is planning on competing in the Alaska...
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...
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.
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...
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...


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