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Some recreation requires distance

...a beautiful beach with no pavement in sight, pitching tents and watching the sunset free from parking lot lights or car sounds, awakening to the soft sound of whales blowing in the bay. There are few places around Juneau both so close and so...
Grocery shopping can be so much more than food gathering

...maneuver the wide, front-steering ones. OK, I drive like a maniac. Fast, careening around the corners, making car sounds. But one thing I never do is park in the middle and block traffic. Unless I run into someone I know and we need to...
Photo: Working in style

...Douglas Home. "Fixing cars is much more fun as a hobby than a vocation," Butler said as he took advantage of a sunny afternoon. He is a former mechanic for Rolls Royce as well as other exotic cars. Sound off on the important issues at
Alaska Digest

Juneau woman shocked to win car Sound off on the important issues at When Raydene Garrison received an e-mail saying she had won a new car, she had her doubts...
My turn: Road opponents use fear "What if there is an avalanche? A snow slide? The wind blows?" and the corker, "What if a sea lion hears a car?" Sound off on the important issues at All of these "what ifs" should be paired with the current realities; what if a snow...
Cyclists should be praised, not vilified

...the May 18 Juneau Empire, Robert Tonkin suggested that cyclists be charged a road-use fee for sharing the road with cars. Sound off on the important issues at Please consider these facts: For every gallon of gas burned, a car produces roughly...
My turn: The road to Skagway is still an environmentally friendly option ironic to see anti-road bumper stickers on so many cars. If you are truly against roads, why do you even have a car? Sound off on the important issues at Let's explore the biggest arguments against building the road to Skagway - the negative...
Photo: Free wheeling

...Beach parking lot. Alex Galvan is on leave from the National Guard in Washington and is visiting his family in Juneau. The Galvans say the empty parking lot is a perfect place to drive around in a toy car. Sound off on the important issues at
Northwest Digest

Anchorage scofflaws face seizure of cars Sound off on the important issues at ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage Assembly has approved an ordinance allowing seizure of vehicles of people...


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