At 1-1, World Series moves to quirky Giants park

...said.Well, wait until he trips over a bullpen mound chasing a foul ball. Or a teammate loses a fly in the mist that wafts above shallow center. Or those swirling winds turn a routine popup into an all-out scramble.Who knows? Might even get a crazy...
My Turn: It's time to change Juneau's sales tax policies

...senior exemption should be repealed and replaced as discussed above. Unless some change to the senior exemption is made, any short...the city must live within its means. The Chamber makes the above recommendations for additional revenue but will be very reticent...
Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...beating in place. "It's an osprey!" he exclaimed.I snapped a far-away picture against the now blue sky as he wheeled above us. Farther along the river, juvenile bald eagles bathed themselves in the shallows. We neared a flock of mergansers that...
Alaska Science Forum:

...Antarctica, home of the South Pole. There sits an ice sheet as large as the Lower 48. At its thickest, the ice is 15,000 feet above the ocean. Upon that ice in 1983, Russians at the Vostok Research Station recorded a temperature of minus 128.6 Fahrenheit...
Black wolf exhibit planned for visitor center

...surveying his territory. The high price tag includes the cost of remodeling part of the center to install the rock wall, and an above-average taxidermy job. Jans said the taxidermist will make a clay mold from the original wolf skull to create the base for...
My Turn: Parnell committed to protecting those in the Alaska National Guard

...will see it through until every crime that has been committed is prosecuted and an accountable command structure is restored.Above all, it's so important to him to respect the service of our National Guard members.The good men and women of the Alaska...
Alaska Editorial: Judge's ruling correct on marriage, but governor has right to appeal

...the state will fight the issue in the courts, despite a raft of rulings overturning bans similar to Alaska's in the courts above Judge Burgess to whom the state will appeal. So who's right? Is Judge Burgess right to declare the ban a violation of the...
Juneau called a cut above the rest

Juneau was recently named the best U.S. capital city to live in by SmartAsset, a New York-based personal finance company that, according to its website, uses technology and data to answer financial questions.
Off the Beaten Path: Wildlife, our heritage

...bear or bald eagle. I'm thinking about creating a new sort of eco-fetish-tourism providing the experience I detailed above so more can witness the sublimity of wild nature. Once the eagle finishes its business, there will be refreshments and, hopefully...
First female Italian rabbi to give presentation Sunday

...about them through her lecture demonstration. Calabria, a small community located on the boot-end of Italy 3,000 feet above sea level, was founded by five Jewish families who were running from persecution. Aiello brought a number of things to show...


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