The hot Wenatchee (Washington) Wild notched a sweep of the Kenai River Brown Bears on Friday and Saturday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. The Wild, winners of four straight, finished up the sweep with a 4-0 victory in front of 954 on Saturday.
The Soldotna hockey team won the End of the Road Shootout by defeating Homer 3-1 on Saturday in Homer. The two teams had split two earlier meetings, but the Stars (5-2 overall) took control Saturday by going up 3-0 heading into the third period.
Across Alaska, front yards, car bumpers and jacket lapels are shedding campaign signs, stickers and pins. Air waves, newspapers and social media are focusing again on other aspects of our diverse but connected lives.