Chicken owners across Sitka are sprucing up the roost, in advance of Saturday’s “Tour de Coop,” which leads the public to homes that keep chickens. Jud Kirkness and Ellen Frankenstein tell KCAW’s Holly Keen about the tour and how it relates to Food Day.
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‘Tour de Coop’ to show off local chicken homes
On a day that seemed almost guaranteed to produce no record times, two Sitka women on Saturday (7-19-14) crushed the course record in the 21st Alpine Adventure Run. Tasha Folsom took first place in the women’s event, with a time of 1:18:10 -- a full two minutes faster than the record set last year by New York runner Emily deLaBruyere. Second-place woman Emily Routon also beat last year's record time. more
A father-son team from Sitka has completed a six-month run across the United States. Brett and David Wilcox ran into Ocean City, New Jersey, on Saturday (7-19-14), after covering 3,000 miles on foot. The project was intended to raise awareness about the hazards of genetically-modified foods. more