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Activist hopes convention suicide leads to more awareness

...him greater concern than these suicides among young Alaskans. On Friday, Walker also joined 2011 Iditarod champion John Baker on stage to announce a new statewide initiative calling for individuals to volunteer as ambassadors in their own communities...
Results posted for Clam Scramble

...34:18; 6. Michael Oliver, 37:10; 7. Loren Reese, 53:26.56 and up - 1. Cecil Anowlic, 42:01; 2. John Baker, 45:17; 3. Bradley Beck, 45:16; 4. Tony Oliver, 48:17; 5. John Lindeman, 52:22.WOMEN6 to 12 - 1...
Dallas Seavey wins the Iditarod

...teams after that get cash prizes decreasing on a sliding scale. All other teams finishing the race receive $1,049. John Baker had held the fastest finish in Iditarod history, covering the trail from Anchorage to Nome in eight days, 18 hours...
History in the making

...fastest recorded time in the 1,049 mile Iditarod Trail sled dog race is 8 days, 18 hours, 46 minutes and 39 seconds by John Baker in 2011. The difference between then and now is like comparing an 18-wheeler to a Ferrari, he said. By the time...
Guest director impressed with Peninsula students

My name is John Baker. I am just recovering from two days of music making at Kenai Central High School with over 300 students from your school district...
Hunting for halibut a good option for early season anglers

...size of about 13 pounds per fish - there are monsters to be had. Just last week a client with a charter captain from John Baker's Afishunt Charters in Ninilchik landed a 235 pound behemoth which Baker estimated to be at just under 7 feet long...
Many hands help Kenai woman get rolling again

...had bought with the gift card IGA donated started to smoke. "In this world now - you've got to help people," said John Baker, a Team Depot member. "You just got to." Dan Schwartz can be reached at
Is mushing limited by age? Only if you have 4 legs

...deprivation along the trail.In the past decade, other Iditarod winners have included Jeff King, who was 50 when he won; John Baker, who was 48; and Norwegian Robert Sorlie, who was 47.The elder Seavey, who also won in 2004, apparently had the...
Birch Ridge Pro-Am a smashing success

...times to take first place honors in the pro division. John Baker and Bryan Anderson tied for second, four shots back...bizarre golfing version of the "twilight zone" when John Baker played out of turn to lose the hole, match and ultimately...
Kivalina unlikely center for odd Alaska news year

...up the Nushagak River. NOAA says it is the first time that killer whales were reported in fresh water in Alaska. - John Baker, 48, of Kotzebue, won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. He became the first Alaska Native musher to win the world's...


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