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Bittersweet Moments: Sweet Chili Stir Fry

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:41am
This week I am experiencing a few bittersweet moments. Alex, my youngest daughter, is getting married. She and her new husband will be moving to Nebraska as soon as they return from their honeymoon. Sami, my oldest daughter, is moving with her family to North Dakota shortly after the wedding.

Garden teaching workshop planned for Petersburg

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:16am
Lisa Taylor, children's education program manager at Seattle Tilth, will visit Petersburg on Saturday, April 19 for a workshop designed to teach teachers about gardening.

2014 Alaska Folk Fest

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:16am
Guo Hua Xia directs the Juneau String Ensemble Aurora Strings during the opening act of the 40th Alaska Folk Fest on Monday, April 7 in Centennial Hall.

Extension moves to new office

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:16am
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service district office is moving to a new location in downtown Juneau.

Juneau Calendar

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:16am
Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.

Salmon catch expected to drop drastically

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:16am
Alaska's total salmon catch for 2014 is projected to be down by almost half of last year's record haul. State fishery managers are calling for an all species harvest of just under 133 million salmon, a 47 percent drop from last year's whopping 283 million fish.

Spanish isn't Spanish when it's Spanish

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:16am
It's a bit embarrassing to admit that after 16 months in Latin America, I'm still thoroughly confused by the Spanish language. I cannot speak, hear, or even read Spanish fluently. Not even close. I've put a decent amount of effort into studying the language and seeking out practice along the way, but apparently it hasn't been enough.

Assisted suicide is a humane choice

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:16am
Did you know that the average amount of terminally ill patients who die in pain is 55 percent? That's a little over half. Euthanasia can help these patients end their lives without suffering great pain. Euthanasia, also known as assisted suicide, comes from Greek roots and means "good death."

Economic study throws water on Haines rail plan

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:16am
Haines railroad enthusiasts have a dream. Now they need an engine to drive it.

You are being sent to the International Space Station for one year. What one thing do you bring?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:15am
"I'd bring my Kindle with me, if I could connect. That way I could get access to all the news, books, and everything on Earth."

2014 Eaglecrest Slush Cup

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:15am
Keith Andrews, 20, wears a clown costume as he flies through the air Saturday, April 12 at the 2014 Eaglecrest Ski Area Slush Cup. The annual event marks the culmination of the ski season at the city-owned skiing destination.

Reds are a green light to enjoyment

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:15am
Being hop heads up here, we love our big hop beers, but sometimes they can go a bit overboard.

Hoonah's dock divide

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:15am
They have the same goal but different ideas about how to get there.

Picturing the future is as easy as falling in a river

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:15am
I like to document my life with both words and images. Sometimes I look back at my stockpile of moments just to remind myself certain things did actually happen. I went skydiving once? Really? Good for me. Over the weekend, I set my camera down on a rock. A new-caught steelhead flicked its tail, caught the strap and pulled it into the water.

Thawing toolik station is no small task for scientists

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:15am
TOOLIK FIELD STATION - Despite a wind that makes today's minus 14 degrees Fahrenheit feel like minus 39, a worker at this research camp in blue-white hills north of the Brooks Range has proclaimed this the first day of summer.

When drains won't do, Juneau's landfill does

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:15am
Juneau residents sure like to thin paint.

Distillery enters tourist summer with whiskey dreams

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:15am
At Haines' Port Chilkoot Distillery, the key ingredient isn't the corn that comes in 300-pound lots. It isn't the fresh water that comes from the Chilkat River.

What is the greatest invention of all time?

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:18am
The 3-D printer. I feel strongly that it is going to change the world once we can make it a viable option for more people to use. Because space.

Men's volleyball deserves a place in high school

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:52am
Do you think that girls and boys should have the same sports opportunities in high school? Well, I do too.

Photos: First Friday roundup

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:52am
Juneauites examine photos hanging on the walls of the KTOO-FM building Friday, April 4 in downtown Juneau during the 14th annual Alaska Photographic Arts Association Exhibit. The exhibit features the work of more than two dozen Southeast photographers.


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