My Turn: Leave the senior sales tax exemption alone

...revenue enhancers, and the timing of any possible changes in the senior sales tax exemption. I am rereading two of my favorite authors, James Joyce and Kurt Vonnegut since I retired in May, so if this "My Turn" meanders in and out of "streams of consciousness...
Bright moments in the Arts 2014 Sarah Asper-Smith, in general: Sarah is an integral force behind many artistic projects in Alaska. She's an author, an artist, a museum exhibit designer, and a book designer. Shar Fox? Feb. 28 Final Friday Party of the Alaska State...
Alaska Sampler Call for Submissions

...currently seeking fresh fiction and non-fiction by Alaskan authors that reveal the unscripted, everyday Alaska. Works may be...memoir, biography, and nature writing by contemporary Alaskan authors. It's free to the reader. To learn more, visit http...
Educator Spotlight: Janna Lelchuk

...has lived in Juneau for 23 years. Aside from teaching, her interests include creative writing (she's a published fiction author), computer design and graphics and world travel. Q: How many years have you been teaching, or involved with education...
Page to Stage Workshop to feature "Christmas Doll" author

Author Joan Cushing, playwright and composer of "The Christmas Doll", is in Juneau this week to lead a workshop on her play, one...
Tidal Echoes now accepting submissions for the 2015 edition

Attention all artists, authors, playwrights and poets: the University of Alaska Southeast is now accepting submissions for its 2014 edition of Tidal Echoes...
Mastodons long gone from the north

...and others who study vanished landscapes of the north. Zazula is with the Yukon Palaeontology Program in Whitehorse. Co-authors on the paper are Alaskans Patrick Druckenmiller, Pam Groves, Dan Mann and Michael Kunz. Zazula got excited about digging...
Hearthside author event set for Sunday

...titles and book signings with Alaskan authors including Seth Kantner, Robert Stitt...and illustrator Beth Hill.Kantner, author of "Ordinary Wolves," recently released...manages her coffee/art shop.Stitt is the author of children's books including "Colors...
For Strayed, writing 'Wild' was just the beginning

...coming week, to movie theaters nationwide.The first thing author Cheryl Strayed bought was a $2,000 piano for her two children...has her dressing up and making-up, but beneath is still the author who puzzles over word choice, the order of sentences and the...
Holiday Pops concert to include WWI truce commemoration

...Peace members Philip Smith, Gene Miller and Don Birdseye will read a 12-minute script about the truce written by Washington author Aaron Shepard. In addition, holiday carols that were sung on both sides of the line will be performed. To read a recent feature...


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