People magazine shines spotlight on ornament by Anchor Point artist
When Karin Marks, owner of Art Shop Gallery in Homer, got a call from People magazine in July, she thought the person on the other end of the phone wanted to sell her a subscription. When the long-distance caller told Marks People was looking for handmade ornaments from each of the 50 states, had Googled galleries around the country and narrowed their Alaska search down to hers, Marks was skeptical.
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CIA boys, Seward girls win Cook Inlet Classic
The Cook Inlet Academy boys and Seward girls finished undefeated at the Cook Inlet Classic on Saturday to win the tournament.
Editor's note: Due to the Christmas break the Verbatim columns which normally appear on Mondays will be printed in the Community section until the School section resumes Jan. 11.
Anchorage hosts Besh races
Kincaid Park in Anchorage hosted the first Besh Cup races of the season on Saturday in Anchorage. The races were a series of freestyle sprint races.
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