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Spain's Kilian Jornet is widely considered the world's best mountain runner and he's applied to run Mount Marathon, Alaska's biggest mountain race, on the Fourth of July in Seward.

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A wheelchair-accessible van decorated by his classmates was delivered to the home of West High freshman Aron Fa'afetai on Tuesday -- the second time this year the Ford Windstar has been donated to an Alaska family facing extreme challenges. Alaska Dispatch News
Bailey would become the 15th Alaskan to play in the world's best hockey league and the fifth to debut there without a stop in the minor leagues.Doyle Woody
Idle on Wednesday, the Alaska Aces got some help in their playoff push when Idaho beat Utah, 5-3.Doyle Woody
All nine Alaska entries -- six boys teams and three girls teams -- will compete in Tier II, the second level of American youth pucks.Alaska Dispatch News
After surrendering an early goal, the Alaska Aces reeled off six unanswered first-period goals in a span of 7:26 and eased to the win.Doyle Woody
“It says a lot about the strength of our program,” said 2014 Olympian Sadie Bjornsen, a member of APU’s gold-medal relay team. “Even missing two of our top skiers, we were able to finish first and second. It’s so great, because we have so many talented skiers and everyone had such an exceptional race.”Beth Bragg
Cody Thomas shared the award as Great Northwest Athletic Conference men's indoor track and field Athlete of the Year, and Seawolves coach Michael Friess was voted men's Coach of the Year.Alaska Dispatch News
As part of the school's 50th anniversary, former Mustangs Brian Swanson (hockey), Yohance Humphrey (football), Brit Jacobson (track, basketball, cross country), Jason Erickson (basketball) and David Morris (track, cross country) will be honored.Alaska Dispatch News
Conner Lane's bronze medal in slalom led a group of 21 Alaska skiers at last weekend's U14 division championships at Big Sky, Montana. Alaska Dispatch News