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Channel 2 SportsTyler Sawyer of Anchorage claimed his fourth straight title over the weekend in the National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships, held in Colorado Springs. Sawyer fought his way through a 16-person bracket to win the bantamweight division. His previous...
Channel 2 SportsIn Alaska, Palmer's David Registe has long been a track and field standout. In 2008, the long-jumper became the first UAA athlete to win an NCAA track and field individual championship. In 2011, Registe forced the rest of the world to take notice....
The World Eskimo-Indian Olympics have opened in Fairbanks. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says people gathered Tuesday for the opening ceremony on the banks of the Chena River in the same place they gathered 50 years ago for the first Eskimo Olympics....
Channel 2 NewsThe ski jumping program in Anchorage got a running start this summer, as the Karl Eid Ski Jumps near Hilltop Ski Area received a much-needed makeover thanks to thousands of dollars in donations and hours of work by local volunteers. "The 40-meter jump,...
Friday night, three Special Olympics athletes received an Alaskan send-off, hours before boarding a plane, headed overseas. Christopher Cavanaugh of Kodiak, Jan Pendleton of Anchorage, and Melissa Adams of Wasilla, are part of Team USA and will join...
Channel 2 NewsTwo Alaska Native organizations are teaming up to help Native teens who are on the streets find a place to call home. The vision: to build the Dena’ina House on the Alaska Native Heritage Center Campus. “It couldn’t be more ideal, as...
Channel 2 SportsAnchorage is the perfect environment for an aspiring cross-country skier, but Kikkan Randall was also blessed with the bloodline to turn that opportunity into success. “I had an aunt and uncle that were Olympians in cross-country skiing,”...
Channel 2 NewsA new generation learned about old ways Sunday at this weekend's Junior Native Youth Olympics in Anchorage. Over the course of the three-day event, hundreds of students from across the state gathered at Begich Middle School to celebrate Alaska's...
Are you in Anchorage this weekend with no plans? If so, here are our top picks to get you out and about. Pulse Dance Company takes to the stage for their first official performance Friday and Saturday nights. The new modern dance company was created...
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by John Carpenter Thursday, February 18, 2010 VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Kikkan Randall had a big day Wednesday, with the best finish ever by an American woman in an Olympic sprint race. Thursday, she was still pretty jazzed about her performance....
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