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A ‘curvier’ high school swimmer won — only to be disqualified because of a ‘suit wedgie’  The Washington Post

The fact that she's been told she's intentionally trying to draw this sexual attention has really crushed her,” Lauren Langford, who coached the teenager when ...



  1. Dimond High Swim Coach releases statement following ASAA's reinstatement of Breckynn Willis' win  KTUU.com
  2. Wedgie-gate: School district reverses disqualification of swimmer, returns points  Must Read Alaska
  3. Outcry leads to reversal for young swimmer disqualified from race for how swimsuit fit her body  WTKR News 3
  4. Decision reversed on high school swimmer disqualified over swimsuit  KTRK-TV
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Alaska Ref Disqualifies 'Curvier' High School Swimmer Over Wedgie: She's Being 'Singled Out'  PEOPLE.com

Supporters of 17-year-old Breckynn Willis say the teen is being "singled out" for having a "curvier" figure.



Controversial wardrobe violation costs Anchorage High School swi  KTVA

The Anchorage School District is reviewing the disqualification of a Dimond High School swimmer at a home meet on Friday after news of the controversial call ...



Referee in dispute over Anchorage swimmer’s suit says she was unfairly criticized  Anchorage Daily News

The referee, Jill Blackstone, said she was simply enforcing existing rules when she disqualified a Dimond High swimmer after she won a race.



Swimsuit edition: Too tiny a suit? Or was it modified to show more skin?  Must Read Alaska

A controversy is brewing about a female member of the swim team for Dimond High School who was disqualified at a swimming and diving meet between ...



Swimsuit controversy: Alaska HS swimmer's disqualification overturned  msnNOW

An Alaska high school swimmer's disqualification -- after a referee judged her swimsuit too revealing -- was overturned late Tuesday night following the school ...



Policing swimsuits: Alaska takes a stand  KTUU.com

The debate over how best to influence modesty and properly worn attire in competitive swimming has become a national discussion. Here's why.



Winning Alaska high school swimmer disqualified over ‘butt cheek’ uniform violation  Hilton Head Island Packet

A Dimond High School swimmer was disqualified from an Alaska race over a uniform violation, reportedly that one butt cheek was touching the other in her ...



UPDATED: Four threats found at Dimond High this week, prompting increased police presence Friday  KTUU.com

A major Anchorage high school was set on their toes Friday morning, after a week-long series of threats were uncovered within school bathrooms. Now, law ...



Parents left with questions after meeting at Dimond High on death threats  KTUU.com

Angry parents and worried students and assurances from school officials were at a packed meeting at Dimond High School, to talk about threats of a school ...



Conversations of school shooting at Dimond High School, principal says  KTUU.com

Yet another threat has been uncovered regarding beleaguered Dimond High School in Anchorage, according to district officials. Additional officers are being ...



MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for September 2, 2019  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 8/26-9/1)



Student arrested in Dimond High School shooting threat investigation  KTUU.com

Following weeks of threats which began at Dimond High School, including threats of shooting violence against Anchorage high school students and the police, ...



Bomb threat called into Dimond High School  Alaska Public Radio Network

Anchorage School District officials say an anonymous bomb threat was made against Dimond High School on Monday. In a district statement, Dimond Assistant ...



Ready Player One? Anchorage students compete in E-sports this school year  KTUU.com

Students in the Anchorage School District started competing in E-sports this school year. A competitive gaming club started up at Dimond High School and has ...



Dimond High to meet with parents in light of last week's threats  KTUU.com

Last week, Dimond High was thrown into disarray after repeated threats were made against the lives of Dimond's students. This week, school administration and ...



Dimond, Bartlett High targeted by shooting threat in bathroom stall  KTUU.com

Following a tumultuous week at Dimond High School, with multiple school shooting threats prompting some parents to take their children out of school, more ...



UPDATE: Anchorage School Board remains quiet on Dimond High football allegations  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Wednesday update: The Anchorage School District posted an update Wednesday on a website created to disseminate ...



Dimond High football investigation turned over to Office of Special Prosecutions  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — The investigation into allegations of sexual assault by members of the Dimond High School football team has been completed ...



Service High school hit with threatening messages, troubling parents  KTUU.com

Another Anchorage high school has been struck with threatening messages scrawled on the walls of its restroom, and the district is following safety-first ...



Trump's former ghostwriter Tony Schwartz says Trump discards staff like 'Kleenex filled with snot'  Yahoo News

Following the firing of National Security Adviser John Bolton, author Tony Schwartz, told the Washington Post "when you use people like Kleenex, eventually the ...



3 Dimond High football coaches fired and students disciplined in the wake of misconduct allegations  Anchorage Daily News

Three Dimond High School football coaches, including the head coach, have been fired and students have been disciplined in the wake of allegations of ...



Dimond High School football holds meeting to address sexual abuse allegations  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — A meeting of students and parents took place at Dimond High School Tuesday afternoon to address allegations of sexual ...



Dimond Boys Basketball looks for a March redemption  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) — The Dimond High School Boys Basketball is preparing for another state basketball tournament and a hope for March redemption.



WATCH: ASD meeting on Dimond HS allegations  KTUU.com

Members of the Anchorage School Board met behind closed doors Tuesday evening, in executive session, to discuss allegations of hazing and sexual abuse ...



USC commit Alissa Pili breaks Alaska girls basketball scoring record  USA TODAY High School Sports

Alissa Pili, a USC commit from Alaska, set a state scoring record for girls basketball, though it's uncertain if it goes across all classes.



ASD: Dimond HS hazing incident being investigated  KTUU.com

The mother of a Dimond High School football player says several senior team members took several freshman team members one-by-one into another room in ...



France calls for EU rules on virtual currencies  Yahoo News

France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday the European Union should introduce a common set of rules to govern virtual currencies, which are at ...



UPDATE 1-Fire threatening homes in coastal town near Athens contained  Yahoo News

A fire that threatened homes at the coastal town of Lagonissi south of the Greek capital Athens was contained before it damaged residences, the fire brigade ...



2020 Democratic candidates take aim at President Trump in round three of debates  Yahoo News

RNC national spokesperson Liz Harrington reacts to the Democratic presidential debate.



Hazing vs. Sexual assault: APD continues its investigation into what happened between Dimond High School football players  KTUU.com

Channel 2 spoke with a former prosecutor to learn the definition of sexual assault and see it was comparable to an allegation made by a Dimond High School ...



ABC News breaks down 2020 Democratic candidates ahead of debate  Yahoo News

ABC News contributors and political analysts discuss what to look for ahead of the third Democratic debate.



Dimond High's new head coach prepares team for first conference appearance  KTUU.com

Dimond High School tested out its replacement head coach Wednesday afternoon, who takes the helm after the firing of head coach Bernardo Otero and two ...



Dimond football suspended by Superintendent as investigation into 'serious misconduct' continues  KTUU.com

The Anchorage School District has canceled Dimond High football activities for the next week, as the district investigates allegations of sex assault and hazing.



Marsett: Alleged Dimond High abuse 'heartbreaking'  KTVA

Anchorage School Board President Starr Marsett discusses allegations of sexual abuse in Dimond High School's football program during an interview on ...



Shots fired in Southside neighborhood sends two schools into lockdown  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Reports of shots fired sent Chinook Elementary School into stay-put mode and Dimond High briefly into lockdown Thursday ...



2018-19 ALL-USA Alaska Girls Basketball Team  USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the ALL-USA Alaska Girls Basketball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements ...



Dimond student arrested for threatening school shooting  KTUU.com

A Dimond High School student was charged for making a threat to shoot up the school after an incident on a school bus. Police say the school was never in ...



What's behind a wave of threats in Anchorage schools?  Alaska Public Radio Network

For weeks, Anchorage schools have been grappling with a wave of violent threats. Officials stress that while none of them have posed a real risk to public safety, ...



ASD: Dimond football team suspension extended  KTUU.com

Anchorage School superintendent Deena Bishop announced Friday night that the Dimond High School Football team will remain suspended next week as an ...



Dimond sends two athletes to Division I schools  KTVA

Future Trojan and Duck signings brought friends and family to Dimond High School.



Student walkout, counter protesters at Dimond High School  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A student walkout at Dimond High School turned into a rally with two opposing sides. The original focus of the student led ...



Anchorage classes cancelled through the week as clean-up continues  Alaska Public Radio Network

In the aftermath of the massive earthquake that struck Anchorage on Friday morning, Anchorage School District superintendent Deena Bishop announced that ...



As earthquake cleanup continues in Anchorage schools, only one - in Eagle River - is deemed unsafe  Anchorage Daily News

On Monday, Anchorage School District families got a clearer picture of the post-earthquake status of schools, and some new options for child care during the ...



Bausch and Earl shine at CIC Track and Field Championships  KTUU.com

Cook Inlet Conference schools met Friday at Dimond High School for the CIC Track and Field Championships.



For Anchorage teens, Story Works program enhances sense of self and community  Anchorage Press

Live in front of an audience of about 700 people in a dim theater in the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, 15-year-old Bennett Pearce stands and begins to ...



Retiring Dimond High School history teacher gets a fond farewell from students  KTUU.com

Longtime Dimond High School history teacher Greg Brown gets a fond farewell from students he taught over the course of 25 years.



UPDATE: Man killed near Dimond High School identified by police  KTUU.com

Anchorage Police are investigating a shooting in the Jewel Lake area after a disturbance was reported early Saturday morning, no arrests have been made.



Quake cancels prep sports while athletes and teams react to 7.0 earthquake  KTUU.com

Updates to prep sports schedules, plus reaction from the Alaska Sport's Community to Friday's quake.



Meet Dimond High School All-American swimmer Reed Dittlinger  KTUU.com

Dimond High School has another All-American in its midst: Reed Dittlinger, a senior, who's competing at junior nationals in early December.



Back To School: What a difference four years makes  KTUU.com

What a difference four years makes, the different concerns and stresses on incoming high school freshmen and seniors.



UPDATE: Police say Snapchat threat was from out of state, not related to ASD  KTUU.com

Anchorage Police say a threatening message from an apparent gun-wielding suspect warning students not to go to school on Monday originated out of state and ...



Anchorage soccer standout goes pro, signs with Swedish soccer team  KTUU.com

Ariela Lewis, a Dimond High School graduate who moved on to play Division 1 soccer, begins her journey as a professional soccer player later this year.



Bartlett student arrested in school threat investigation  KTVA

A student at an East Anchorage high school has been arrested in school threat investigation, authorities say. Police say a school resource officer at Bartlett High ...



Anchorage high schoolers share stories advocating for mental health awareness  KTUU.com

Shining a light on the hardships of mental health through storytelling -- that's the goal of a group of Anchorage high school students.



Eagle River's Heaphy breaks CIC record to lead Wolves at conference meet  Alaskastar

Eagle River's John Heaphy set a new Cook Inlet Conference record in the boys 100 yard breaststroke Saturday at the Cook Inlet Conference Swimming and ...



The 2019 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games start Friday  KTUU.com

Hundreds of statewide athletes are expected to compete in the 2019 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games. The games get underway Friday and run through ...



Local swimmers tear up the pool at state swimming and diving meet  Alaskastar

Last year's state high school swim meet proved to be a pool of despair for Eagle River's John Heaphy and Chugiak's Izzy Powers. The duo entered the meet as ...



Dimond names Bernardo Otero as new head football coach  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The Dimond High School has made it official: Bernardo Otero will be the Lynx's new head football coach. Otero has coached under ...



Video: Around the world on a bicycle  KTUU.com

A 16-year journey and thousands of miles with nothing more than a backpack and a bicycle. Meet Somen Debnath, whose journey to spread awareness of HIV ...



LIST: Road Damage, Utility update, Shelters, Closures  KTUU.com

Following a massive earthquake Friday morning near Anchorage, several buildings and roads in the surrounding area were damaged or, in some cases, ...



Alaska Legislature ends effort to overturn Dunleavy vetoes  Anchorage Daily News

Faint hopes of Alaska lawmakers overturning severe budget cuts turned Friday into grim planning for job losses and cuts in services.



BP names Teachers of the Year  Alaskajournal.com

BP announced the winners of the 2019 Alaska Teachers of Excellence on April 8, an award that for more than two decades has recognized the state's top ...



At 8:29 Friday morning, everyone emerged from Alaska’s big earthquake with a story to tell  Anchorage Daily News

On Friday morning, Chris Riekena left his eldest son at the bus stop and headed to drop his 7-year-old at school. He'd just turned off Minnesota Drive, up a ...



Gruening Middle School, Eagle River Elementary to remain closed through 2019-20 school year  Anchorage Daily News

No long-term decisions have been made about the future of either building, but neither will house students next year.



WATCH: "the Bravest" cruise ship brings a unique story to Alaska  KTUU.com

The ship assisted in the evacuation of Manhattan Island on 9/11, and was on standby for 'the Miracle on the Hudson.'



End of an era; Longtime football coaches Christiansen & Shackelford retire  KTUU.com

PALMER, Alaska (KTUU) — It's the end of era for Alaska High School football as two of the state's most successful coaches, Duncan Shackelford and Rod ...



Bishop 'outraged' over ASD teacher's alleged abuse  KTVA

ASD Superintendent Dr. Deena Bishop speaks with KTVA's Joe Vigil on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 about abuse allegations at Ptarmigan Elementary School. (Credit: ...



Home field advantage reigns supreme in flag football playoffs  KTUU.com

The Cook Inlet Conference flag football playoffs kicked off Tuesday.



It's a Steel Bucket switch for West and Dimond XC Running  KTUU.com

West and Dimond High cross-country teams square off for bucket bragging rights at Kincaid.



East Anchorage caps off perfect season by beating Dimond in state final  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — The East Anchorage Thunderbirds perfect season came to a perfect end at the Alaska School Activities Association/First National Bank Softball ...



JROTC headed to Normandy, France for D-Day anniversary  KTUU.com

Eight JROTC cadets from Dimond High are flying to Normandy, France for the 74th D-Day Anniversary.



UPDATE: Signings continue as Jessee, Powers & lantto all go Division I  KTUU.com

Brody Jessee, Izzy Powers & Mikayla lantto added their names to the growing list of Alaskans who signed their National Letters of Intent to play Divsion I sports ...



Culture and competition collide at Rally the Regions  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) — Day 1 of Rally the Regions Hardwood classic tipped off at Dimond High School on Wednesday.



Being Pocahontas | Arts & Entertainment  Anchorage Press

When then-candidate Donald Trump mocked Sen. Elizabeth Warren as 'Pocahontas' for claiming Native American ancestry, the image that popped into most ...



Vigil honors Navarrow Andrews, 23, slain in Anchorage shooting Monday  KTUU.com

Friends, family and community members gathered Friday night to honor 23-year-old Navarrow Andrews, who was shot and killed in an Anchorage alleyway ...



UPDATE: Only boys soccer coach out at South High  KTUU.com

The South boys soccer team will no longer be coached by Mike Montgomery. The news comes after some had thought both the boys' and girls' coaches were let ...



Man charged with attempted murder after stabbing in 5th Avenue Mall  Anchorage Daily News

Suspect Gordon S. Samel III and the victim were in a fight near the third-floor Nordstrom skybridge coffee shop, Anchorage police said.



Teen sexually assaulted and choked girl at Mat-Su high school, troopers say  Anchorage Daily News

PALMER -- A 17-year-old from Wasilla was arrested Wednesday on charges he sexually assaulted and choked a former girlfriend at a Mat-Su high school in late ...



Dimond Hockey preps for annual holiday fundraiser game  KTUU.com

The Dimond High School Hockey team will hold its annual fundraising game against rival South at Ben Boeke on December 13.



Dillingham Volleyball played out state championships following Anchorage earthquake  KDLG

Dillingham may be more than 300 miles away from Anchorage, but the impacts of Friday's 7.0-magnitude earthquake were still felt by many in the region.



Video: Civil Air Patrol cadet excercise  KTUU.com

Before you fly high in the sky, you have to conquer some challenges on the ground. That's what some young civil air patrol cadets learned Tuesday during an ...



Matt Shuckerow named Dunleavy's press secretary  Must Read Alaska

Matt Shuckerow is becoming the press secretary for Gov. Mike Dunleavy, starting Jan. 2. He will be leaving the staff of U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, where he ...



Thor Stacey named new NFIB director for Alaska  Must Read Alaska

The National Federation of Independent Business announced that it named lobbyist and Alaska hunting guide Thor Stacey as the new director of the Alaska ...



Sentencing set for former Anchorage bank employee who stole $4.3M  Anchorage Daily News

The former cash vault services manager loaded boxes of cash onto a cart and wheeled them out of a KeyBank in Anchorage in 2011, according to court ...



New tax director: Colleen Glover  Must Read Alaska

Department of Revenue Commissioner Bruce Tangemen has brought Colleen Glover back onboard as director of the Tax Division. She will oversee a staff of ...



Ravn Air and UAA launch first paid pilot training program KTUU  KTUU.com

Alaskans hoping to become professional pilots can now go to school for it while getting paid. It's a new program offered by UAA in partnership with Ravn Air ...



MRAK Almanac: Miss Amazing, Talkeetna Fly-In  Must Read Alaska

April 26, 1899: In Dawson City, Yukon Territory, a devastating fire broke out when a saloon caught fire in the middle of a strike by the newly established fire ...



Alaska Senate approves fixes for capital budget and reverse sweep  Anchorage Daily News

JUNEAU — The Alaska Senate voted 19-0 on Saturday to approve a fix for two of the four major budget issues facing the Alaska Legislature this summer, but it ...



Dimond's Alissa Pili named MaxPreps Athlete of the Year  KTUU.com

Dimond High School multi-sport standout Alissa Pili has been named the MaxPreps Female Athlete of the Year for the 2017-2018 school year.



Fire in Tudor Road sushi restaurant likely arson, officials say  Anchorage Daily News

The blaze started after a break-in at the Tudor Road strip mall, authorities say, but there is no evidence connecting any of five recent Anchorage business fires.



Orphaned bear cub and AK Wildlife Conservation Center Curator are best buds  KTUU.com

Bears all over Alaska are waking up, including one at the Wildlife Conservation Center named Kobuk. Kobuk is a three year old black bear who was brought to ...



The tally of Anchorage buildings significantly damaged by the quake surpasses 750 - and counting  Anchorage Daily News

Another 900 buildings sustained minor damage. In downtown, the Westmark hotel may be closed for months, with contractors backlogged.



2019 Alaska Miss Amazing returns to Anchorage  The Alaska 100

Alaska Miss Amazing is a nonprofit dedicated to providing opportunities for girls and women with special needs and disabilities. The program builds confidence ...



Endless aftershocks from the Nov. 30 earthquake rattle Alaskans  Anchorage Daily News

There have been more than 7800 aftershocks since the main earthquake struck 7 miles north of Anchorage.



Legislature will meet Wednesday to consider overriding governor on budget vetoes  Anchorage Daily News

The session will be in Juneau. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mia Costello has been stripped of that role by the Senate majority.



Here’s how you can help those still affected by the earthquake  Anchorage Daily News

As Southcentral Alaska works to repair damage, get lights turned on and get those displaced back home, here are some organizations that could use your help.



Do Anchorage residents still need to boil their water? Yes and no, officials say  Anchorage Daily News

Crews are working to repair the city's damaged water system, but city officials are still concerned some bacteria could leak in.



49 Voices: Jay Stange of Anchorage  Alaska Public Radio Network

This week we're hearing from Jay Stange of Anchorage. Stange is a math teacher at Dimond High School. Download audio. STANGE: I was born in Whitehorse, ...



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