The knights of Columbus Flyers started off the new year the same way in which they ended 2010, undefeated.On Sunday, The Knights of Columbus AA Bantam Flyers took on Dawson Creek, shutting them out by a score of 3-0. With the win, the flyers undefeated streak is kept alive at an impressive 4-0 against all Peace teams.- Advertisement -After a scoreless first period and with only 47 seconds left in the second, Flyers Lien Miller-Jeannotte took the initiative to get his team on the board, scoring to put the Flyers up 1-0. Miller-Jeannotte’s goal would be the eventual game winner.The third period saw the Flyers add to their lead, as Thomas Webster scored two goals for his squad, increasing their lead to 3-0, which would eventually be the final score.Flyer’s goaltender Sean Gjernes earned the shutout in between the pipes.The team’s next game will take place Sunday, Jan. 22, at home against Fairview. Advertisement
The Tyonek Fire is now considered 100% contained. It burned about 1,900 acres. Most of the crews and resources are now being used on the Funny River Fire instead, though some personnel and equipment will stay behind to make sure the fire stays under control.No one was injured in this fire. However, fire officials say locals should pay attention to standing trees that burned and may topple in strong winds. The fire started on May 19 and burned between Tyonek and Beluga villages.A photo of the Tyonek Fire taken on May 19 by the Alaska Division of Forestry.