Former reporter and sportswriter Mike Sica provides his last update of the spring before heading up to Skagway to work on the railroad. Sica tells us that the Juneau soccer, track and field, softball, and baseball teams all have their most important competition ahead of them this month.
- The 750-mile Race to Alaska is back for a second year as 43 teams of sailors, rowers and paddlers prepared to set off from Port Townsend, Washington at 6 a.m. on Thursday.
- Hydrokinetic technology developed in Alaska’s rigorous conditions will help researchers design systems that can be used worldwide.
- Ketchikan’s Britta Adams braved the cold ocean and strong tides recently to swim more than 10 miles of the rocky Wrangell Narrows.
- As stock markets suffer, Alaskans consider UK referendum vote impacts.