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Local livestock gets a fair judging

...fair concludes Sunday with further rodeo events, performances by musicians Washboard Willy and Lloyd, Alaskan Native singer Byron Nikolai, and magician Steve the Pretty Good. Reach Ben Boettger at
Massive debris removal project to get underway

...said.Alaska has more coastline than any other state. And Alaska cleanup operations often are expensive and dangerous, said Nikolai Maximenko, a senior researcher at the Hawaii-based International Pacific Research Center."Even without the tsunami...
Boat motor theft strands two

...The friend wanted to see some bears, and Garreau decided Nikolai Creek near Tustumena Lake was the perfect spot. They traversed...firearm for wildlife protection. Garreau said he had visited Nikolai Creek many times. He likes the area because of its beauty...
Fiedler first musher out of Takotna

...stretch of trail from Rohn in the heart of the Alaska Range to Nikolai, Fiedler came straight across in a straight nine-hour run...Tuesday afternoon as he readied his team to hit the trail out of Nikolai. He told the Anchorage Daily News he was surprised he didn't...
Gebhardt keeps Iditarod lead

NIKOLAI, Alaska -- Paul Gebhardt led a closely...Tim Osmar of Clam Gulch -- all reached Nikolai before 5 p.m. Schoolchildren drew the base of the Alaska Range, to Nikolai crosses the barren remains of a 1984 wildfire...
Gas producer looks to expand west side holding

...Department of Natural Resource's Division of Oil and Gas. The unit includes uplands, tides and submerged lands at the mouth of Nikolai Creek, east of the Chakachatna River and west of the community of Tyonek. Aurora has more than 100,000 acres of leasehold...
Sports Briefs

...Spurkland, 1:43:43; 3. Steven King, 1:47:25; 4. Val Kirsis, 1:48:48; 5. John Roedl, 1:49:06; 6. Dimitri Nikolai, 1:50:45; 7. Thad Gunther, 1:51:50; 8. Jim Anderson, 1:52:03; 9. Jason Sandidge, 1:52:35; 10. Will...
Duo turns concert into an evolution of sound

...typical classical music roles, and some that might sound more at home in the smoke-filled speakeasies of the 1920s. Enter Nikolai Kapustin, 20th-century Russian composer, pianist and jazzophile. Hoy and Wilson can relate. ?It?s something that...
Restored bell tower atop Juneau Russian church

...About 700 of 1,500 local Natives were blessed by Bishop Nikolai in July 1892. By the next year, the parish raised enough...completed that November. It was consecrated in June 1894 by Bishop Nikolai. The church is also famous for being one of the last of the...
Gebhardt leading front-runners across windswept Farewell Burn

...another perennial front-runner from Willow, was tenth, checking out at 9:13. The next checkpoint is the community hall at Nikolai, a Native village of about 100 people. The Farewell Burn is a sled-battering section of tundra blown clear of snow in places...


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