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Stephen McPhertres hosted faculty dinners at their home, Steve joined the fire department, performed in Haines musicals, sang in a barbershop quartet, was a Boy Scout leader and even played Santa for many Haines families.Steve remained superintendent until 1986...
Family of cut-ups

...Carrillos' blood. The Carrillo family has been in Juneau since the 1920s, Gerry Sr. said, and relatives have owned bars and barbershops over the decades. Gerry Sr. emigrated from the Philippines in the mid-1970s, when he was 16, and graduated from Juneau-Douglas...
Mother and daughter put new slant on barbershops

Alana Hein did not tell her mother that when she was at barber school in East Los Angeles, she saw a man pull a knife on a woman for cutting his hair too short. "The teachers would warn us about former students they've had who got shot in a drive-by shooting because they cut someone's hair wrong," said Alana. "People here are much nicer."
Outside editorials: Reviving Afghanistan; Arsenic, Clinton and Bush

...televisions were dug up and plugged in, shrouds pushed aside, hair and faces of women shyly emerging, men crowding the barbershops. The speed of the Taliban's fall in Afghanistan thrusts the need to build a civil society to the foreground. Success...
Cuba's capitalist road

...for Cubans to buy cellphones. Last year, the government agreed to increase the number of permits issued for privately run barbershops, beauty salons, restaurants and other businesses in the hopes of spurring grass-roots economic activity. At the same...
Empire editorial: This is the place

...maybe for the rest of this page. From the halls of the Capitol and the chambers of the Assembly to the coffee klatches and barbershops around town, levity and good-natured kidding rule the day. OK, this part might be a slight exaggeration. In closing...
Police say 1 killed, 5 injured in shooting at ZombiCon

...described as "shoulder to shoulder."Jill Stancel said she heard the shots and then saw people running from the downtown barbershop owned by her family. She and her family let several frightened witnesses inside the shop, where they quickly locked the...
Nation and World
Photo: Cancer cuts

Jonathan Tapp, 10, has his hair shaved by barber Eva Carrillo from Gerry's Barbershop during the St. Baldrick's Foundation fundraiser for childhood cancer research on Saturday. The event was hosted by the Capital...
Sweet Adelines to perform Saturday

The Fairbanks Sweet Adelines will bring their barbershop harmony to town for a performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday...Juneau Arts & CUlture Center. They will also lead a free barbershop workshop at 5 p.m. Saturday. The show, "Celebrate...
Photo: White-knuckle event

Riley Aichner, 5, braces for a haircut by barber Rhonda Adams on Friday at Capital Barbershop on Seward Street.


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