Births

Joneses welcome daughter
Matthew and Sharee Jones announce the birth of their daughter, Marley Solei Kaleialohalani Jones. Marley Solei was born on January 29, 2012 at 12:55 p.m. She weighed 6.7 pounds and was 19.5 inches. She is welcomed by her siblings, Alianah and Indiana; her grandparents Steve and Linda Donnelly, and Jim and Lorrie Jones; and her great-grandfather Bill Miller.

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Not so Golden Globes

Meryl Streep has played many roles in her long career and holds the record for the most Academy Award nominations of any actor. Among her portrayals was British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. At the Golden Globe Awards Sunday night, Streep behaved as if she actually had been elected to high office, entitling her to mount a high horse.

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What is the Sesquicentennial?

Sesquicentennial is a jawbreaker word, too big even for Scrabble, but it does have a noble ring to it. Its meaning is far simpler: 150th anniversary. Any anniversary worth such a big name also is worth a good party, and this time the party is for Alaska: 2017 marks 150 years since the United States purchased this Great Land from Russia. Read more

Notes from the Recycling Bin

Sorting Recyclables 101

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