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First time racer takes Alaska Soapbox Derby Championship in Kenai

...Asked the secret to his success Walaszek told the Dispatch, "This was my very first time doing this I had never driven a racer before so I just stuck down every time and made myself only as small as I could see," he said. Walaszek's car, after competing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-05-22/first-time-racer-takes-alaska-so
Dispatch
New hill, same thrill: Soap box derby held in Kenai

...a soapbox race?" asked soapbox derby racer Navy Poage. "Because soap used to come...Mickinzie Ticknor was also a first-time racer. "It would be really fun to do it again...sponsor this year. Another first-time racer was the champion, Walaszak, whom Hamann...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-16/soap-box-derby-held-in-kenai
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Kenai Central High School students graduate

...McAtee Joseph Austin McKee Shayna Marie McKinley Tyler James Montague-Rogers Sherrie E. Murray Leah Alexandra Nacca # Wren Racer Norwood Hannah Camilla Nusbaum *# Kirsten A Nyquist Kendrick Michael O'Rourke *# Allie Parker Ostrander Joshua Alexander...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-19/kenai-central-high-school-students-g
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Tsalteshi racers choose their weapon

...to allow racers to choose between running, skiing and biking. However, due to weather conditions the past two winters, a racer has yet to have the opportunity to choose the skiing option, with mud and puddles ruling the day. Tony Eskelin, choosing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-04-18/tsalteshi-racers-choose-their-weap
Sports
Soldotna's Scott Davis claims 2nd in Iron Dog

...champion Tyler Huntington, of Galena, was the top Interior racer in the race, joining with Wasilla's Todd Palin to take ninth...ran together, featuring a partnership between a rising young racer and a veteran. Quam, 44, said not many racers his age win...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-28/soldotnas-scott-davis-claims-2nd-i
Sports
Reeling it in: Amped-up action, heavy moments in 'Furious 7'

...film whose series is known for being light. There's a scene at a funeral, the characters are mourning Han, the Japanese racer who was killed during the post-credits stinger of the last movie (also in "Tokyo Drift") and Tyrese Gibson turns to Paul...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-04-08/reeling-it-in-amped-up
Arts & Entertainment
Three Peninsula residents take up the challenge of wilderness endurance race in Big Lake

...By the time he arrived at the halfway point with cold hands and feet, he was considering dropping out. Luckily, fellow racer Michael Difilippo caught Gibson not far into the second half of the race, and Gibson was able to keep up with him. Gibson...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-04-02/three-peninsula-residents-take-up-
Sports
Crowd gathers in Fairbanks to remember legendary musher

...with B-cell lymphoma.Attla was known as the "Huslia Hustler" and was widely considered to be the best sprint sled dog racer ever to compete. In his career, he won eight North American Open Championship titles and 10 Fur Rendezvous World Championship...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-18/crowd-gathers-in-fairbanks-to-rememb
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Famed Alaskan musher George Attla dies at 81

...the biggest shooting star came down. He made it. My mom told me so."Attla was widely considered the best sprint sled dog racer to ever compete.He captivated fans with his underdog story. He suffered tuberculosis as a boy, spending much of his childhood...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-16/famed-alaskan-musher-george-attla-di
News
Alaska State Troopers race across state for sick children

The sense of teamwork was palpable. A 10-strong group from the Fairbanks Police Department stood waiting to supply a racer for each of the 38 legs of the Alaska State Troopers Adventure Relay Friday at the trooper's Soldotna post. Emergency personnel...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-07-16/alaska-state-troopers-race-across-st
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