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The Sitka Sound Slayers are holding a meet and greet 6:30 PM Thu Oct 10 at the Baranof Island Brewing Company to recruit new skaters for Sitka’s Roller Derby. The group has grown from 3 to 23 in just a year, and is looking for more. Any woman, regardless of athletic ability, is welcome to participate.
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Slayers searching for more Roller Derby skaters
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