Volunteers bring Santa to remote village

...Eskimo community on Alaska's western coast came bearing necessities like coats and school supplies as well as rare treats like apples, oranges and even ice cream."'Cause everybody loves ice cream," said 17-year-old Cheyenne Nayokpuk when asked why...
'Silly girl' with not so silly dreams to make ends meet by being light on their feet. Her pursuit of dance eventually led from the JDHS gymnasium to the Big Apple, where the stages are bigger and lights brighter. She's currently on tour with a production of Beauty and the Beast, which...
Governor's holiday open house on Tuesday

...more than 100 pounds of fudge and chocolate candies will be served. Members of Gov. Bill Walker's cabinet will serve hot apple cider and holiday treats to guests waiting in line outside the residence.Walker, who was sworn in Dec. 1, said he and his...
Santa delivers cheer, gifts to Chiniak

...Santa to the Villages program chairwoman Cory Brose.Both toy stores donate some of the items; the base commissary donates an apple and an orange for each child; and the Coast Guard donates the use of the helicopters along with fuel and the pilots.Although...
Traffic forecasts drive Road debate

...Access Improvements Project.The issue of traffic - how much you and others like you will use the road - is the seed at the apple's core. The Alaska Department of Transportation says a road up the east side of Lynn Canal is needed because that is the...
Entertainment value in most bowl games is questionable and overpriced

...The obvious elephant in the room is that the college bowls are a corporate money grab, disguised as good ol?Äo American apple pie.It is all about ESPN, fattening its bottom line.The schools get some money, but ESPN is the big winner. Of the 39...
Meet the 'Goat Lady of Douglas' eat pretty much everything toddlers do, Michele said. They also love weeds, high brush, devil's club, dandelions, apples, bananas and invasive Japanese knotweed. Some people will bring them weeds from their garden. The goats also sometimes visit...
Lions share of thanks

...provided the beans and seasonings. Food Services of America provided the potato salad. Sysco Food Services of Alaska provided the apple pies and ice cream. Alaskan Brewing Company provided the beer. Jerry's Meats and Seafoods helped out by storing and thawing...
Bosh enjoying role as Heat's go-to scorer an average score of 110-107. The Warriors' Klay Thompson is the reigning Western Conference player of the week.BIG APPLE SERIESThe Knicks visit the Nets on Friday night, and maybe fans in New York will finally get treated to a game that isn't...
Landscape Alaska: The choicest fruit

Fruit-eaters never agree on just what is the choicest fruit. Tart blueberries, crisp apples, or sloppy, drippy watermelon all have their supporters, but in my bowl it is the diminutive, bright red strawberry. Cheery...


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