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Let the Games begin

...everyone. Of course none this could happen if it wasn't for our major sponsor, ConocoPhillips," said Yeager. Since the Winter Games were first conceived by Sterling missionary Al York, they have been a broad-based community event designed to get...
Winter Games build-up lacking

...were run this year. I had not been able to attend the Winter Games in over 15 years because of living out of state. I...Native Youth Olympics saying that it was a venue for the Winter Games. Even if there had been some sandwich board signs...

...promoted by NBC on Wednesday to its top figure skating broadcast team.With figure skating the marquee sport during the Winter Games, the promotion will make the former Olympians two of TV's most visible personalities in 2018 in South Korea. They'll...
Arts & Entertainment

...the people who attend, they opened their wallets to help raise the needed funds for Chamber promotional events like the Winter Games. In addition to the Vera scholarship the Soldotna Chamber also awards 3 $4000 scholarships to Soldotna area High...
All fun and games

...afternoon will be Saturday when the winter games open from noon to 4 p.m.'ll be nice and slick." The winter games offer free noon and 4 p.m...Last year, volunteers with the winter games saw at least 800 kids, she said...

...RussiaAfter a journey of joy across nine time zones and into space, the Olympic torch relay is approaching something the Winter Games' organizers and Russia's leaders didn't plan for and certainly didn't want: A city in mourning.The Russian...
First Wood Carving Championships great success!

...Living Trees and Alaskan Carousel in Sterling has become a tourist must see on the Kenai. Inspired by the success of the Winter Games ice carving competition Scott decided this summer to launch Alaska?s first Annual Chain Saw Carving Competition...
Sports Briefs

...finished Sunday's final 10-kilometer freestyle race in 24th place (27 minutes, 35.80 seconds) nabbed a spot on the winter games' team because two of the top 15 finishers are college students and therefore compete in a different division at Junior...
Sports Briefs

...prepared to remove Larissa Lazutina's remaining medals on grounds that she failed two drug tests two months before the Winter Games. He said the IOC would act once the International Ski Federation, known by its French acronym FIS, announces its...
Weekend events good reminder of winter joys

...snowshoe softball tournament, dog weight pulls or a frozen salmon toss? And those were just the tip of the iceberg on the winter games schedule. If you missed out on Saturday's events, there's more today, including an open ski race and skijoring...


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