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Rettinger goes 3 rounds at bee

Jayden Rettinger of Haines made it to the third round of the Alaska State Spelling Bee March 1. The event attracted 139 of the state’s top spellers and was held in the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts in Anchorage. Rettinger, a 10-year-old fifth-grader, correctly spelled “coyote” and “precipice” before falling to “asthmatic” by leaving […]