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Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...river flowed quickly past us. Gray jays, known colloquially as "camp robbers," perched on our luggage and our open car doors, looking for attractive scraps. We parked the car in a far corner of the put-in, wedged ourselves comfortably in...
Slack Tide: Protaxination time

...depreciable assets, retirement vehicles, work vehicles (once my wife lets me screen-print "Geoff Kirsch - Writer" on our car doors) and a mortgage we keep refinancing, to say nothing of all those eccentric rich uncles who keep bequeathing us spooky...
Alaska Editorial: Restore your trust in fellow human beings

...Children should still be taught to stay away from strangers. Don't share too much personal information online. Lock your car doors and your home. These are all common sense steps we should be taking whether we trust our fellow man or not.There are...
On the Trails: Roadside natural history

...line up at the edge of the road, creating what is known as a "bear jam." This becomes a traffic hazard, with open car doors and people walking around, paying more attention to bears than to fast-moving traffic.The second unfortunate side...
State Briefs

Police suggest car doors be locked JUNEAU - A series of vehicle burglaries in the Mendenhall Valley last week shows that even in a low-crime residential...
Sad transition

...especially in Juneau. I was born and raised here and Juneau used to be a pretty safe community. People didn't have to lock car doors, doors to homes, your neighbors and friends watched out for each other and respected what they had. I would walk home...
Thank You ...

...until 12 p.m., where volunteers were out de-icing car doors and locks in hopes of encouraging the community to keep their car doors locked, even in Juneau's cold weather, to prevent...
Senior citizens deserve $250 longevity bonus

...wilderness, a society for Alaskans with just a handshake, a number two shovel, no written contracts, no locked houses or car doors, and always ready to help one's neighbors with labor and extra food and clothing. Yes, one might say we senior citizens...
Bike cops patrol Valley at night

...It's best, if you don't want something stolen, to just take it inside," he said. "Obviously, locking your car doors also helps, but that's usually how you get your windows broken in. If someone wants it bad enough, they'll get...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...fishermen still hung in there. At Juneau International Airport, travelers were being repeatedly whacked by their own car doors as they struggled to extract luggage between gusts. Dana Lyon, 11, of Teel Court near Columbia Boulevard in the Valley...


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