Letter: The Southeast way of life must be protected

...economies that sustain our communities to the traditional and subsistence lifestyles we lead, filling our freezers and our bellies with delicious and nutritious wild foods. The thriving and productive waters and forests of our state are part of our Alaskan...
Off the Beaten Path: Camp-food for thought

Most folks take their bellies pretty seriously, especially when they're...several who even have nicknames for their bellies - The Incinerator, Lil' Worm,'s been a flop. My nickname for my belly is King Ralph, named after a long-ago...
Volunteers rescue 35 dogs near Soldotna

With bellies still swollen from a lack of food, 35 dogs are on their way to recovery after being rescued Aug. 11.The dogs are currently...
Bird Bits: Who is that masked bird?

The bandit-marked male common yellowthroat, along with family members feathered with pale yellow bellies and olive-colored backs, skulk low in dense tangles of wet vegetation and underbrush. These are warblers. The male sings...
A mod revue

...from performances past, including an homage to Alaska living that features a couple stuffed salmon with a surprise in their bellies. It's vastly preferable to find a pair of sequined heels in our sealife than the typical bits of discarded plastic. For...
Thanks, Juneau, for supporting the fight against breast cancer

...Shawna Patten, of the Alaska Halibut Bellies, would like to thank the following Juneau...Cities, Minn., and the Alaska Halibut Bellies in Denver to help raise awareness and...either Alaska Betty or Alaska Halibut Bellies and donate. Together we hosted a very...
Filling Juneau's 'Empty Bowls'

The Glory Hole is looking to fill up a lot of hungry bellies with its annual Empty Bowls fundraiser this weekend. The sixth annual Empty Bowls will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday at...
Wildfire hits close to home for scientist

...a roof extension for his shed this summer, Scott Rupp heard a roar that almost scared him off the roof. Three planes with bellies full of fire retardant swooped low, then banked over the mountain behind his home."I looked up and saw this big smoke cloud...
Migrant tragedy in Greek seas shows dangers as winter nears

LESBOS, Greece - Dead migrants float belly-up, stripped of their clothing by churning seas. On shore, wailing women search for loved ones among the shivering, wide-eyed...
Nation and World
Becoming Alaskan: So many great stories to be told

...With confidence I wasn't sure I had, I did my best attempt to rile up the crowd and entice those not already inside to belly up to the bar and watch this nauseating competition.The fastest person to completely swallow all five shots, without having...


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