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Nicolas Petit claims 2018 Copper Basin 300

GLENNALLEN, Alaska (KTUU) - Nicolas Petit won the 2018 Copper Basin 300 pulling into Glenallen at 7:13 pm Monday. The veteran musher won the race in a time of 37 hours, 51 minutes. This is Petit's second victory of 2018 winning the Knik 200 earlier this month. The Girdwood musher was followed to

KTUU - 2018-01-16 07:01:00

Intensive hunts will school bears to stay out of city

Having listened to and read about Anchorage's bear issue for many years, I have written to the ADN recently to point out a solution that has not been tried in Game Management Unit 14C (the Anchorage Bowl) - intensive management. The following is my response to Rick Sinnott's Dec. 26 commentary addr


Interior mushers crowd top of Copper Basin 300 field

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks resident Sven Haltmann was the first musher to leave the Sourdough checkpoint Sunday night in the Copper Basin 300 sled dog race. Haltmann, who is a CB 300 veteran from Arctic Winter Adventures in Fairbanks, began the 75-mile trek to the fourth - and final - checkpoint in Mende


Local figure skating community welcomes Keegan Messing

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Before last weekend, Keegan Messing was an unknown to many Alaskans outside of the local figure skating scene. Now, that is no longer the case, as the athlete will soon be taking the international stage. Keegan Messing is all smiles after being named to Canada's 2018 Olympic Figur

KTUU - 2018-01-17 13:55:00

Girdwood figure skater makes Canadian Olympic team

GIRDWOOD, Alaska (KTUU) - A 25-year-old from Girdwood has been selected to join the Canadian Olympic team as a figure skater. Keegan Messing was born in Alaska but holds dual citizenship. Messing took second place overall in the Canadian Nationals. He earned a score of 173.60 in the free skate, bri


Here's what's coming up for AK Beer Week 2018

The holidays are over, but that doesn't mean there's nothing left to celebrate. AK Beer Week is here to showcase beer from around state, country and globe. The main attraction is, as ever, The Great Alaska Beer and Barleywine Festival, but there will also be beer dinners, "tap takeovers" and partie


Salon: In Alaska, boomers lead in pot store clientele

Alaska marijuana store operators, interviewed recently in Salon, talked about how baby boomers have become a sizable percentage of their clientele. "I think a lot of people come in that are now reaching retirement and could not consume during their career. What if they were testing or felt that it


'No dogs, no politics, no religious orders.' Christian activist fights Girdwood Forest Fair ban in court

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A Christian activist who has protested at Anchorage gay pride events filed a lawsuit against the city Thursday claiming he was kicked out of the Girdwood Forest Fair for expressing his religious beliefs. "Where Alaska's citizens are free to walk they are also free to talk," an a


Jamestown airport parking lot project approved

The Jamestown Regional Airport Authority unanimously approved a plan on Wednesday to expand and improve the airport parking lot by 76 spaces. When it's completed, the project will increase the lot's capacity to 203 parking stalls or spaces. Work will include removing the shell of a Korean War-era je

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2018-01-18 02:46:51

City Council supports exit 257

The Jamestown City Council voted 3-1 Tuesday to request the North Dakota Department of Transportation not close exit 257 as part of a maintenance project this summer. Mayor Katie Andersen cast the lone dissenting vote and Councilman Dan Buchanan was absent from the special meeting Tuesday. Council m

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2018-01-17 13:01:04

Letter: Dreams destroyed or dreams coming true?

She dreams of becoming a nurse to care for others. She graduated with perfect grades from one of our high schools, and has started college at the University of Jamestown to obtain her degree. The difference for Grace is that she was born outside the U.S., arriving as a toddler to be with her family.

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-01-16 12:33:01

Jamestown man convicted in murder granted parole

A man convicted of a 1991 murder in Jamestown has been granted parole pending completion of a placement plan, according to Pat Bohn, clerk of the North Dakota Parole Board. Lanny VanNatta, 66, who is currently an inmate in the James River Correctional Center, would be released on June 12 if the Paro


Blue Jays wim to victory

A whirlwind week ended with positive results for Jamestown High School boys swimming and diving. The Blue Jays won nine of 12 events Friday against Williston at the JHS pool, topping the Coyotes in a dual 115-70. "We had finals this week and the guys were juggling to balance school and sports," said


Day care business expands with development loan

Adevelopment fund loan has made it possible for a Jamestown day care to expand. Sunny Days Daycare received a $100,000 loan through the North Dakota Development Fund, a program of the North Dakota Department of Commerce that provides flexible funding for new or expanding primary sector businesses. J


Bishop Folda in Pingree on Sunday

Bishop John Folda of the Catholic Diocese of Fargo will continue his goal to visit every parish with a 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Michael's Church in Pingree on Sunday, Jan. 14. St. Michael's will be the 129th of the 131 parishes in the Diocese of Fargo that Folda has visited since he was installed as b


Interstate 29 closed, no-travel advisory in effect

The Jamestown area is in for a one-two punch of winter weather, according to Adam Jones a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Bismarck. A low pressure system moving out of the Colorado area of the Rocky Mountains brought snow and wind. Cold arctic air is following to bring together a


Camp Ta-Kum-Ta employee hospitalized with CO poisoning

SOUTH HERO, Vt. (WCAX) An employee of Camp Ta-Kum-Ta was overcome by carbon monoxide poisoning Tuesday morning and is undergoing treatment at the University of Vermont Medical Center. It happened around 10 a.m. at the camp for kids with cancer in South Hero. The Fire Chief tells says an employee wen

WCAX - 2018-01-16 20:10:00

Co-worker rescued after overcome by carbon monoxide at camp

SOUTH HERO, Vt. (AP) - Officials say a construction worker helped rescue a co-worker who was overcome by carbon monoxide at a Vermont camp for children with cancer. WCAX-TV reports the construction crew was working on a project at South Hero Camp Ta-Kum-Ta before the rescue Tuesday morning. Fire off

NWJOBS - 2018-01-17 15:41:53

Free coats offered at Saranac Lake store

Phil Johnstone of the Eco Living store at 23 Broadway in Saranac Lake checks over the free-coat rack on the sidewalk outside and prepares to restock it. JACK LADUKE/P-R PHOTO SARANAC LAKE - On subzero nights, people can find a selection of warm outerwear left out at the Eco Living store here in case

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-01-16 22:55:00

City flooding worsens; people, pets rescued

Water continues rising at Underwood Estates, where residents have been forced to flea their homes and firefighters are rescuing the pets they had to leave behind.KAYLA BREEN/STAFF PHOTO PLATTSBURGH - A pet rabbit died in a mobile home at Underwood Estates after its cage was swamped by floodwater. So

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-01-16 15:31:00