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What's happening in sports and recreation around Anchorage
It's free -- but it ain't easy to get to. Some 4,820 feet above sea level, on the northern edge of Snowbird Glacier, sits the new Snowbird Hut. Mike Campbell
Many Alaskans are familiar with the tale of Hig Higman and wife Erin McKittrick walking, paddling and skiing from Seattle to the tip of the Alaska Peninsula -- an unprecedented trek through some of the most rugged and pristine terrain in North America. At the Anchorage International Film Festival, which opens Friday, Alaskans will be able to see the trip unfold for the first time.Mike Campbell
What's happening in sports and recreation around Anchorage
In what may be his swan song as the man behind the Great Alaska Shootout's $1 million shot, Vito Ungaro didn't give away a thing Saturday night.Beth Bragg
Anchorage Olympian Kikkan Randall bounced back from a disappointing World Cup sprint race on Friday to post a solid 17th-place finish Saturday in a five-kilometer classic race in Kuusamo, Finland.
Matt Friese figured in all three Alaska goals and Blake Mendenhall racked 35 saves Saturday night as the Avalanche earned a 3-2 victory to seize a three-game sweep of the host Fresno Monsters in California.
St. John's head coach Steve Lavin said he couldn't be happier to be back coaching after his seven-year stint as a basketball broadcaster with ESPN.Jeremy Peters
The Seawolves have played three road series finales in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association this season and each game has ended the same way: With their scoring-by-periods line filled with zeros.Doyle Woody
Saturday began on a tough note for the Alaska Aces, and got progressively worse in a 5-2 ECHL road loss to the Trenton Devils in New Jersey.Doyle Woody

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