Landscape Alaska: The choicest fruit

Fruit-eaters never agree on just what is the choicest fruit. Tart blueberries, crisp apples, or sloppy, drippy watermelon all have their supporters, but in my bowl it is the diminutive...
Mitch Carlson

...Elfin Cove. There will be a Celebration of Life to honor "Mitch" on May 15th at 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Whelan's home, 9353 Center Court Juneau, Alaska.In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice.
Dirt Girl: No space is too small for gardening

...prevent the water from welling at the bottom.Plant your containers with things you enjoy and go a little crazy with your choices. At the last minute I backed out of growing an artichoke on my back deck. I also resisted the idea of growing a miniature...
From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...selfless of our group, took the pack raft for most of the trip. I love pack rafts and want to own one, but if you have a choice, the Tomcat feels like a La-Z-Boy to the pack raft's kiddie chair. Pack rafts are a lot more fun to carry several miles...
Against IS, airstrikes may not suffice

BAGHDAD - It's the modern era's military strategy of choice: overwhelming air power delivering precision-guided punishment backed by intelligence on the ground, with minimal exposure...
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Compromise or 'coercion'?

...choosing between honoring the union contracts and laying off state employees is impossible.The majority proposal is "not a choice between A or B, it's a way out of this mess," she said. "It's tough. This has been a very difficult process."However...
Helping Alaska's future

...rates, additional electives, increased career/technical offerings, greater accountability, more efficiencies, additional choices - and the list continues. School boards, staff and communities are working to meet these challenges with less and less support...
Police: Grads celebrated responsibly

...driving deaths and to encourage Juneau teens to make healthy life choices. The vehicle involved in the crash, a 1999 Audi, is sometimes...Dallas said he hopes the class of 2015 continues to make good choices throughout the summer. He noted that police are still on alert...
My Turn: An overdue ounce of prevention neighborhood came over to buy our mud pies. We were mad when our parents told him to scram, and that was not their word choice. A few years later, he was convicted of raping a young girl. At 10 and 11, we walked into Jimmy Gardner's Bakery to get...
New England Patriots won't appeal team's fine, draft penalties

...quarterback's challenge remains.Moments after Kraft said Tuesday he won't oppose the $1 million fine and loss of two draft choices the NFL penalized the team for its role in using underinflated footballs in the AFC championship game, the players' union...


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