Anchorage, Alaska

What is Anchorage, Alaska known for?


service high

'' in June 2007. Early life and college Mark Schlereth grew up in Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), Alaska, and struggled with dyslexia as a youth — he did not learn to read until he was seven. ''Mike and Mike in the Morning'', ESPN, air date January 11, 2007. He graduated from Robert Service High School (Service High School) in 1984. Growing up in Alaska, Schlereth did not receive much attention as a college football prospect; the only current FBS (Division_I_(NCAA)#Football_Bowl_Subdivision) schools that offered him a scholarship (Athletic scholarship) were Idaho (Idaho Vandals football) (I-AA (Division_I_(NCAA)#Football_Championship_Subdivision) at the time) and Hawaii (Hawaii Warriors football). He accepted the scholarship offer from the University of Idaho from head coach Dennis Erickson. Erickson departed following the 1985 (1985 Idaho Vandals football team) season, and Schlereth started at left guard on the Vandals' offensive line for new head coach Keith Gilbertson, blocking for quarterbacks Scott Linehan and John Friesz. '''Pamyua''' ( west-northwest of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), and approximately 130 miles (210 km) southwest of Mount McKinley. They are accessed by small plane; the closest airports to the range are near Anchorage and in Talkeetna (Talkeetna, Alaska), which is also approximately 130 miles (210 km) away. This makes access to the range very expensive; the weather also creates the potential for delays in reaching the range (both to drop off climbers and to pick them up). *'''Daniel Schlereth''' (born in Anchorage, Alaska but would move to Highlands Ranch (Highlands Ranch, Colorado); alumnus of Highlands Ranch High School) – Relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers Location They are located at the northeastern end of the Aleutian range, on the west side of Cook Inlet, roughly 120 miles (200 km) southwest of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska). The closest major towns to the range are Kenai (Kenai, Alaska) and Homer (Homer, Alaska), across Cook Inlet on the west side of the Kenai Peninsula. '''Mount Torbert''' is the highest point of the Tordrillo Mountains, a small, primarily volcanic range, northwest of Anchorage, Alaska. It is a heavily glaciated peak, and is not itself a volcano, although nearby Mount Spurr and Crater Peak are active volcanoes. *'''United States''' **Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska) – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport ''Secondary hub'' (cargo only) **Atlanta – Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (cargo only) Unfortunately, in the hours before the games were to start, eight cross-country skiers, a former gold medalist from Germany, and two Americans, were suspended for five days each after they failed blood tests. The tests say that they had elevated levels of hemoglobin, an enzyme within red blood cells that can increase endurance. However, the positives results could be due to the body's acclimation to mountain air, or dehydration. The American skiers are Kikkan Randall of Anchorage Alaska (w:Anchorage, Alaska), and Leif Zimmermann of Bozeman, Montana (w:Bozeman, Montana). Page, along with Briley Piper, 25, of Anchorage, Alaska (w:Anchorage, Alaska), pleaded guilty in 2001 for the March 13, 2000, killing. Both were sentenced to death. A third man, Darrell Hoadley, 26, of Lead, S.D. (w:Lead, South Dakota), also pleaded guilty and testified against Page and Piper. He was sentenced to life in prison (w:Life imprisonment).


world extreme

Valdez to Fairbanks, and the Tok Cut-Off from Gulkana Junction to Tok, Alaska pass through low parts of the range. The Alaska Pipeline parallels the Richardson Highway. The mountains are protected in the Chugach State Park and the Chugach National Forest. Near to Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), they are a popular destination for outdoor activities. The World Extreme Skiing Championship is held annually in the Chugach near Valdez (Valdez, Alaska). Image:Mecca


independent taking

; Fairbanks, Alaska; Fresno, California; Juneau, Alaska; Pueblo, Colorado; florists; France; illness; Kisumu, Kenya; loss of parents; missionaries; Russia; tuberculosis; Witbank, South Africa - Gruening was defeated for re-election in 1968 by fellow Democrat Mike Gravel. Gravel defeated Gruening in the Democratic primary (primary election), but Gruening ran in the general election as an independent (political independent), taking third place, behind Gravel


frequent guest

in Seattle, Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), he grew up in Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), Alaska, where as a young man he worked as a sluice box mucker (sluice) for a gold mining operation in the area. He is currently the lead singer and guitarist in the band The Long Winters and was formerly a touring member of the band Harvey Danger. He is also a frequent guest musician on recordings by other bands, appearing on the Death Cab for Cutie album ''Transatlanticism'', the Nada Surf album ''The Weight Is a Gift'', The Decemberists album ''Picaresque (Picaresque (album))'', and the David Bazan album ''Curse Your Branches'', as well as recordings by BOAT, Visqueen, Say Hi, Denver Dalley, and Ken Stringfellow. He most recently collaborated with Jonathan Coulton for Coulton's album, "Artificial Heart (Artificial Heart (album))," released in September, 2011. First Track from Artificial Heart *'''Delete.''' "Keep"-voters, get a grip. Peter (User:Karmosin) Isotalo (User talk:Karmosin) 00:40, 18 September 2005 (UTC) *'''Comment:''' There is an Oceanview school in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia Norfolk, Virginia Anchorage, Alaska Albany, California Arroyo Grande, California and many, many other cities. According to several reliable databases, the one city which does not contain an Oceanview school is Clovis, California . Unfortunately, it can be said with certainty that this is in fact a hoax, and I sincerely hope that Gateman1997 is not the person behind such a dishonorable misdeed. Bahn Mi (User:Bahn Mi) 07:40, 18 September 2005 (UTC) *'''Delete'''. WMMartin (User:WMMartin) 17:19, 18 September 2005 (UTC) Other series The festival also offers a series of Autumn and Winter Classics at Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), where the festival's full-time office located. During February and June the festival also offers a winter and summer touring series sending a small group of musicians (a piano quintet at most) to a number of small, usually rural communities throughout the state. The winter series visits different communities each year, Sitka notwithstanding, which always hosts the finale concert. Offices K&L Gates has offices located in Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), Austin (Austin, Texas), Beijing, Berlin, Boston (Boston, Massachusetts), Brussels, Charlotte (Charlotte, North Carolina), Chicago, Dallas, Doha, Dubai, Fort Worth (Fort Worth, Texas), Frankfurt (Frankfurt, Germany), Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California), Miami (Miami, Florida), Moscow, Newark (Newark, New Jersey), New York City, Irvine (Irvine, California), Palo Alto (Palo Alto, California), Paris, Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), Portland (Portland, Oregon), Raleigh (Raleigh, North Carolina), Research Triangle Park (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina), São Paulo, San Diego (San Diego, California), San Francisco (San Francisco, California), Seattle (Seattle, Washington), Shanghai, Singapore, Spokane (Spokane, Washington) Coeur d'Alene (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho), Taipei (Taipei, Taiwan), Tokyo, Warsaw and Washington, D.C.. K&L Gates represents capital markets participants and global corporations, growth and middle-market companies, and entrepreneurs as well as public sector entities. ''Wallace L. Lind'' returned to San Diego on 17 March and conducted a brief period of operations with a reserve crew. O n 26 April, the ship cruised to Anchorage, Alaska, to participate in a mass recruiting effort which included conducting ship's visits and a "Go Navy" cruise. After a final INSURV inspection in May, ''Lind'' remained berthed at her home port until she cruised to Vancouver, Washington, to participate in 4 July celebration. '''Alaska''' *Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska) (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) ''Seasonal'' birth_date west-northwest of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), and approximately 130 miles (210 km) southwest of Mount McKinley. They are accessed by small plane; the closest airports to the range are near Anchorage and in Talkeetna (Talkeetna, Alaska), which is also approximately 130 miles (210 km) away. This makes access to the range very expensive; the weather also creates the potential for delays in reaching the range (both to drop off climbers and to pick them up). *'''Daniel Schlereth''' (born in Anchorage, Alaska but would move to Highlands Ranch (Highlands Ranch, Colorado); alumnus of Highlands Ranch High School) – Relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers Location They are located at the northeastern end of the Aleutian range, on the west side of Cook Inlet, roughly 120 miles (200 km) southwest of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska). The closest major towns to the range are Kenai (Kenai, Alaska) and Homer (Homer, Alaska), across Cook Inlet on the west side of the Kenai Peninsula. '''Mount Torbert''' is the highest point of the Tordrillo Mountains, a small, primarily volcanic range, northwest of Anchorage, Alaska. It is a heavily glaciated peak, and is not itself a volcano, although nearby Mount Spurr and Crater Peak are active volcanoes. *'''United States''' **Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska) – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport ''Secondary hub'' (cargo only) **Atlanta – Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (cargo only) Unfortunately, in the hours before the games were to start, eight cross-country skiers, a former gold medalist from Germany, and two Americans, were suspended for five days each after they failed blood tests. The tests say that they had elevated levels of hemoglobin, an enzyme within red blood cells that can increase endurance. However, the positives results could be due to the body's acclimation to mountain air, or dehydration. The American skiers are Kikkan Randall of Anchorage Alaska (w:Anchorage, Alaska), and Leif Zimmermann of Bozeman, Montana (w:Bozeman, Montana). Page, along with Briley Piper, 25, of Anchorage, Alaska (w:Anchorage, Alaska), pleaded guilty in 2001 for the March 13, 2000, killing. Both were sentenced to death. A third man, Darrell Hoadley, 26, of Lead, S.D. (w:Lead, South Dakota), also pleaded guilty and testified against Page and Piper. He was sentenced to life in prison (w:Life imprisonment).


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numerous performing arts events each year. The facility can accommodate more than 3,000 persons. In 2000, nearly 245,000 people visited 678 public performances. It is home to eight resident performing arts companies and has featured mega-musicals performed by visiting companies. The center also hosts the International Ice Carving Competition as part of the Fur Rendezvous festival in February. The Anchorage Concert Association brings 15 to 20 events to the community each winter


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west-northwest of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska), and approximately 130 miles (210 km) southwest of Mount McKinley. They are accessed by small plane; the closest airports to the range are near Anchorage and in Talkeetna (Talkeetna, Alaska), which is also approximately 130 miles (210 km) away. This makes access to the range very expensive; the weather also creates the potential for delays in reaching the range (both to drop off climbers and to pick them up). *'''Daniel Schlereth''' (born in Anchorage, Alaska but would move to Highlands Ranch (Highlands Ranch, Colorado); alumnus of Highlands Ranch High School) – Relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers Location They are located at the northeastern end of the Aleutian range, on the west side of Cook Inlet, roughly 120 miles (200 km) southwest of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska). The closest major towns to the range are Kenai (Kenai, Alaska) and Homer (Homer, Alaska), across Cook Inlet on the west side of the Kenai Peninsula. '''Mount Torbert''' is the highest point of the Tordrillo Mountains, a small, primarily volcanic range, northwest of Anchorage, Alaska. It is a heavily glaciated peak, and is not itself a volcano, although nearby Mount Spurr and Crater Peak are active volcanoes. *'''United States''' **Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska) – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport ''Secondary hub'' (cargo only) **Atlanta – Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (cargo only) Unfortunately, in the hours before the games were to start, eight cross-country skiers, a former gold medalist from Germany, and two Americans, were suspended for five days each after they failed blood tests. The tests say that they had elevated levels of hemoglobin, an enzyme within red blood cells that can increase endurance. However, the positives results could be due to the body's acclimation to mountain air, or dehydration. The American skiers are Kikkan Randall of Anchorage Alaska (w:Anchorage, Alaska), and Leif Zimmermann of Bozeman, Montana (w:Bozeman, Montana). Page, along with Briley Piper, 25, of Anchorage, Alaska (w:Anchorage, Alaska), pleaded guilty in 2001 for the March 13, 2000, killing. Both were sentenced to death. A third man, Darrell Hoadley, 26, of Lead, S.D. (w:Lead, South Dakota), also pleaded guilty and testified against Page and Piper. He was sentenced to life in prison (w:Life imprisonment).


band originating

origin Anchorage, Alaska, United States Location Portland, Oregon '''36 Crazyfists''' is a four-piece metal (heavy metal music) band originating from Anchorage, Alaska. They are now based in Portland (Portland, Oregon), Oregon. The band's name comes from a Jackie Chan movie, ''Jackie Chan And The 36 Crazy Fists''.


political involvement

and Republican former Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska) Mayor Elmer E. Rasmuson. He continued his active political involvement as president of an investment firm and as a legislative consultant. He died on June 26, 1974. '''Novarupta''', meaning "new eruption", is a new volcano that was created in 1912 and located on the Alaska Peninsula in Katmai National Park and Preserve, about southwest of Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska). Formed in 1912


series art

, Alaska ; Iowa State University, University Print Society, Ames, Iowa; Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee. Johnson, D. “Bully Series: Art from 2002-2008”, Charleston, South Carolina. 2010. 40 pgs * In 1980, a Korean Air Lines 747 landed short of the runway, ripping off all main landing gear, causing the aircraft to skid to a stop on the nose wheel and outer 2 engines starting a fire. 15 of the 226 total occupants were killed, including


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, of which at least 6 must be on the towline at the finish line, cover the distance in 9–15 days. The Iditarod began in 1973 as an event to test the best sled dog mushers and teams but evolved into today's highly competitive race

Anchorage, Alaska

'''Anchorage''' (officially called the '''Municipality of Anchorage''') is a unified home rule municipality (consolidated city-county) in the U.S. State of Alaska. With an estimated 300,950 residents in 2013, it is Alaska's most populous city and contains more than 40 percent of the state's total population; among the 50 states, only New York has a higher percentage of residents who live in its most populous city (New York City). Altogether, the Anchorage metropolitan area, which combines Anchorage with the neighboring Matanuska-Susitna Borough (Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska), had a population of 396,142 in 2013.

Anchorage is located in the South-central (Southcentral Alaska) portion of Alaska at the terminus of the Cook Inlet on a peninsula formed by the Knik Arm to the north and the Turnagain Arm to the south. http: home.earthlink.net ~esquared alaska geogrphy.htm The city limits span 1,961.1 square miles which encompass the urban core (Urban area), a joint Military base (Joint base), http: smartgrowthamerica.org documents case-studies anchorage_casestudy.pdf several outlying communities (List of neighborhoods of Anchorage, Alaska) and almost all of Chugach State Park. http: dnr.alaska.gov parks units chugach

Anchorage’s location on the globe puts it within 9 and ½ hours by air to nearly 90% of the industrialized world. For this reason Anchorage is a common refueling stop for many international passenger flights and is home to a major FedEx Hub which the company calls a “critical part”” of its global network of services. http: news.van.fedex.com files FedEx%20Express%20Hub%20in%20Anchorage.pdf

Anchorage has been named an All-America City (All-America City Award) four times, in 1956, 1965, 1984–85, and 2002, by the National Civic League .

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