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Slowly but surely, the pot that's been sitting several hundred feet below the water surface is pulled near the top. Is it heart-breakingly empty, or packed full of squirming crustaceans?Mike Campbell
Do the homeless defecate in the woods? Admittedly, this is not a pleasant question to ponder. Most of the thousands of runners, strollers, bikers and dog walkers who daily pass the homeless camps hidden in the city's greenbelts and parks would probably prefer to avoid even contemplating the issue. Craig Medred
Not every racer in Sunday's Alaska Gold Nugget Triathlon was as fast as third-place finisher Amber Stull, but if you look beyond the race clock that separates the swift, the slow and the in-between, you find ample common ground.Beth Bragg
With an eye-opening 1.57 goals-against average and jaw-dropping .949 save percentage entering the ECHL's Kelly Cup Finals, Alaska Aces rookie Jean-Philippe Lamoureux is on pace to produce the best playoff goaltending in the league's 21-season history.Doyle Woody
With the state championships beginning Friday in Fairbanks, Alaska high school athletes geared up by registering season-best marks in 19 events during track and field regional championships throughout the state Friday and Saturday.
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For awhile at this weekend's Region II/III track and field championships at Goldenview Middle School, the difference between rivals Leif Karlberg of Grace Christian and Dylan Beck of Seward was practically imperceptible.Beth Bragg
Not that Keith McCambridge needs anyone to pump his tires -- the Alaska Aces bench boss is low-maintenance, and given his Manitoba roots, that's not a shocker -- but seemingly every move he has made this season has turned out golden.Doyle Woody
Gabby Todd spent most her high school track career waiting for the day she could sprint into the spotlight. That day finally came for the Bartlett senior, who established herself as one of the region's all-time greats Saturday in the Cook Inlet Conference Track and Field Championships. Kevin Klott
Dimond's Lucas Costa scored off Elliott Stutzer's header in the 72nd minute to help the Lynx beat South 1-0 and lock up second place in the Cook Inlet Conference.