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Community Skating

January 10, 2014

Paul Wheeler of Haines (brewer and owner of Haines Brewing Co., our town's microbrewery) skating on Chilkoot Lake. Wheeler is a longtime volunteer who maintains an outdoor skating rink in the old horse arena at the Southeast Alaska State Fair fairgrounds.

Paul Wheeler, brewer and owner of Haines Brewing Co., skating on Chilkoot Lake in Haines, AK. Wheeler is a longtime volunteer who maintains an outdoor skating rink in the old horse arena at the Southeast Alaska State Fair fairgrounds. Photo courtesy Tom Morphet.

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Here’s an Alaska moment. It’s a weekend afternoon, you’ve been stuck indoors all day, you see that beautiful winter light in the sky, and you say, ‘let’s go skating.’ Half an hour later, you’re gliding over a frozen pond with your neighbors, getting rosy cheeks, and looking forward to hot chocolate. We’re talking about ice skating, the casual community kind, where everyone can participate and enjoy a winter day with friends.

HOST: Charles Wohlforth

GUESTS:  

  • Edwin Blair, Anchorage Skate Club, Alpine Services
  • Jim Renkert, Anchorage Skates, Alaska Speedskating Club
  • Land Cole, Denali pond hockey, 229 Parks Restaurant
  • Tom Morphet, Haines skater
Mira Erickson, Jeanne Kitayama and Sandy Barclay skating on Rutzebeck Lake south of Haines. Photo courtesy Tom Morphet.

Mira Erickson, Jeanne Kitayama and Sandy Barclay skating on Rutzebeck Lake south of Haines. Photo courtesy Tom Morphet.

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