Quirky Boat Race To Alaska Has A Rule: No MotorsUsing only their wits, the wind and lots of muscle power, more than 100 of people in more than 50 crafts set off early Thursday on Stage 1 of a 750-mile ocean-going race that weaves its way up the Inside Passage, a treacherous coastal waterway through a spackling of islands known for its dramatic tidal changes and spectacular scenery.
State Studying Linking Alaska Borough, IslandA project once held up as an example of government waste and derisively labeled a "bridge to nowhere" is getting another look by the state of Alaska.

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