This year’s Anchorage Mayor’s Marathon had its share of oddities, including a black bear that blocked the trail and held up racers. An even more extraordinary sight was a runner racing in a pair of 3-inch heels.
The 17-year-old Seward swimmer placed second in the 100-meter breaststroke Tuesday at the Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb.
Jacoby placed second at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, and the second place finisher in the finals is almost always assured an Olympic spot.
Around 20 women, trans and nonbinary identifying people gathered at the Pipeline to skateboard. There were young kids there with the Zach Gordon Youth Center, young adults in their twenties — people who use she/her and they/them pronouns.
At just 17, Jacoby has the world’s sixth-fastest time for the 100-meter breaststroke this year.
At least 23 cases have been linked to the Bill Weiss Tournament that was held alongside another tournament at Ketchikan High School in late April.
The games were postponed after several attendees at a school-sponsored wrestling tournament tested positive for COVID-19, briefly shutting down the school.
The new law includes an option that could allow some schools to keep using team names like Chiefs, Braves, Indians or Tomahawks. School administrators would need to consult with a nearby tribe and win permission for respectful use beyond January 1, 2022. Several school districts in central and eastern Washington have already begun those conversations with tribal leaders.
Temsco Helicopters has secured federal permits to take heli-skiers and boarders to BLM-managed land in the mountains to the west of town.
A documentary film about the Metlakatla high school boys basketball team has won the audience choice award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.