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Ullrfest, named for the Norse god of winter, was capped off Dec. 26 with a bonfire fueled by old skis.

Bob Hallinen
New Jersey Devils center Scott Gomez of Anchorage on Saturday night became the first Alaskan to play 1,000 regular-season games in the NHL.Doyle Woody
The USA Youth and Junior Biathlon World Team Trials, which were originally scheduled to be held Sunday through Tuesday at Kincaid Park, have been moved to Minnesota due to a lack of snow in Anchorage. Matt Tunseth
Sled dog races planned for Chugiak and Anchorage have been called off because of a dearth of snow on local trails. Alaska Dispatch News
Dimond lost to Vashon (Washington) 48-39 on Saturday in the opening round of the Cactus Jam basketball tournament in Phoenix, Arizona. Alaska Dispatch News

The UAA Cheerleaders performed during the Seawolves' 80-58 home victory over Portland Bible at the Alaska Airlines Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.

The UAA basketball cheerleaders have a new coach and a new attitude this year after being moved into the school's athletic department. Matt Tunseth
McColgan, a 6-1, 185-pounder from California, has 12 goals in 32 games for BCHL Chilliwack.Doyle Woody

The Anchorage Curling Club on Government Hill is closed indefinitely because of a the coolant system used to create its two ice sheets is broken.

Marc Lester
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