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A Small Holiday Doesn’t Mean Less

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:45pm
I subscribe to the lifestyle of less is more. Unless we’re talking about shoes, and then that just doesn’t apply. At all.

What are you most thankful for?

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:31pm
What are you most thankful for?

Finding the write stuff in the 'Paris of the Pacific'

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:31pm
For a town with around 9,000 people, Sitka's got an incredibly active literary scene. For one, there's the Blue Canoe Writers, a group started by Sitka poet and prose writer Vivian Faith Prescott.

Alaska Supreme Court attracts crowd at Ketchikan High School

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:31pm
Ketchikan High School students were granted a glimpse into the workings of the Alaska court system as the Alaska Supreme Court held a hearing at Kayhi last week.

Willy Wonka's fermented Golden Ticket

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:31pm
I'm having so much fun with this year's release of Anchorage Brewing Company's A Deal With the Devil Barley Wine. A Deal With The Devil (DWTD) is one of the most hyped beers in the world right now, and it has been since its first bottling last year when 100 cases of the big 750 ml bottles sold out within hours despite the hefty $30 per-bottle price tag.

Juneau and Southeast Calendar

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:31pm

Glaciers, seals and stories

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:31pm
A team of researchers and Yakutat residents has been working for the last four years to show, through archaeological research, the truth of oral tradition about Yakutat's historical seal camps. They've successfully uncovered sites buried for years, and now they're making a movie about their work.

New to hunting? Two things to remember...

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:31pm
Every once in a while, I trick a reader into thinking I know what I am talking about.

Haines sees rise in car thefts, joyrides

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:31pm
Haines Borough police are reporting a streak of car crimes. In the past two weeks, three Haines residents have had their cars stolen from outside their homes, reported the Chilkat Valley News.

Infographic: Sharing Salmon

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:23pm
An infographic on the estimated salmon harvest by gear.

Something new from something traditional

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:23pm
Yesterday was a day of indulgence. I had a huge glazed donut for breakfast, enchiladas for lunch and then fried pork chops for dinner.

If you could create a holiday, what holiday would you create and why?

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:23pm
"Every day's a holiday."

For Richard Nelson, the sound of nature is calling

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:23pm
Sitka author Richard Nelson was a young man interested in the natural world, but there was a problem: His father was allergic to animals with fur.

Singing the Song

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:23pm
"I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear ..."

Guinness attempts to make a blonde splash

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:23pm
Undeniably, one of the most globally recognized beer brand names is Guinness. The Irish brewery is legendary in stature, having originated in 1759. It was founded by Arthur Guinness, who took out a 9,000-year lease on a then-defunct brewery.

Juneau and Southeast Calendar

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:23pm

Eagles and spectators soar to Haines

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:22pm
At the beginning of every winter, a natural phenomenon draws throngs of spectators from around the world to the northern tip of the Southeast Alaska panhandle.

Images for November 2014 First Friday

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:55am
Images for November 2014 First Friday

Appeals court revives Alaska suit on Forest Roads

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:53am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit by the state of Alaska challenging the national roadless rule, which prohibits road construction and timber harvesting on millions of acres of forest lands, including in the Tongass National Forest.

Bleeding Heart is Alaska’s next brewery

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:41am
There’s a new brewery on the radar in southcentral Alaska. Patience, my beer-loving Southeast friends: You’ve got a new brewery on the way too, but Baleen Brewing of Ketchikan is a ways off yet. It’s not quite a race to the finish, but Bleeding Heart Brewery is one of three new breweries up here that could open late this year or in early 2015.


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