More than 200 cyclists are expected to turn out Sept. 11 and 12 for the Bike MS 2010 From Hope to a Cure Ride, a fundraiser that supports multiple sclerosis research as well as services and programs for local people living with the disease. The National MS Society, Greater Northwest Chapter, wants to raise $1.8 million from its Bike MS events in Alaska and Washington. With more than 100 rides across the United States, Bike MS is the fastest growing and largest organized cycling series in the country, say organizers. The Alaska ride follows a scenic 150-mile, out-and-back course between […]Read more ›
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It looks like I’m not the only one concerned by the fact that there is no reasonable way for pedestrians and kids to cross the Seward Highway. If the tunnel worked, I would be happy to use it. It’s hard to access, it’s location does not help me if I am headed north from SFW or 3 Bears, and it’s full of broken glass. People leaving Safeway and children leaving school at Sea Lion Ave do not have a safe option for crossing the highway. Their options are limited to crossing where there are no cross walks and no “on […]Read more ›