FAIRBANKS — The runners and coaches of the 2018 West Valley High School Cross Country running team want to express appreciation to those who sponsored and supported us this season:

Beaver Sports; Goldstream Sports; Santa’s Vagabond Travel, Rebecca Brice-Henderson; Alaska Salmon Bake; Andrea L. Earnest, DDS, LLC; Kramer and Associates, Michael C. Kramer, Atty; Kelly Powers, Century 21/Gold Rush Realty; Allstate Insurance, Dave Mongold, CIC; Walsh, Kelliher, and Sharp, CPAs, Mike Kelliher, CPA; H. B. Rueter Engineering; Veterinary Environmental Toxicology Services; Denise Jerome PT, Jerome Physical Therapy; Far Above Rubies, Goat Milk Skin Care; Ivory Jacks Restaurant; Spinach Creek Farm, Pete & Lynn Mayo; Date-Line Digital Printing; Coca-Cola Bottling of Alaska; Lemongrass Thai Cuisine; ABC-K-9 Fun, Inc; Fairbanks Dental Center, Michael J. Stoltz, D.M.D.; Cuttin’ Up, Barber & Beauty, Katie Westby; Interior Alaska Fish Processors, Inc.; Arctic RV & Interior Topper, Inc.: Tom and Carol Meismer; Water Wagon; Running Reindeer Ranch, Jane Atkinson; Paris Photographics, Todd Paris; Denali Dental Associates, LLC; DOWL, Gary L. Jenkins, P.E.; Fairbanks Youth Sports; and Trademark Screenprinting. There were over 70 runners on the team this year. These young people completed a great fall season of training and competition including attending invitational meets in Soldotna and Palmer, the state championships in Anchorage and many to a post-season meet in Arlington, Washington.

The fun and successful year was possible through these generous contributions. Finally, we appreciate the continued support of the West Valley administration, led by Principal Sarah Gillam and Activities Director Wayne Sawchuk.