In the Stacks: New fiction at the Juneau libraries a short novella that shows readers another side of the Wyoming sheriff. Walt is kicking back in his office on Christmas Eve, deep in Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" when a young woman comes in looking for Walt's predecessor, Lucian Connally...
More than 700 Alaskans sign up for health coverage

...We're doing quite a bit today, also."Other private companies and navigators weren't immediately available Christmas Eve for updated numbers, but United Way of Alaska spokeswoman Sandy McClintock told KTUU that four navigators in the state...
Visions and that darn Sugar Plum Fairy

Getting to sleep on Christmas Eve was never a problem for me.Since that was my birthday, the...Maybe he is opening too many presents," my mother replied.On Christmas Eve we were allowed to open one Christmas present, kind of a bargaining...
Some holiday favorites from the sports desk

...Bill Russell had 34 rebounds in a 113-99 win over the Baltimore Bullets.5. The Ghost to the Post. This was Christmas Eve 1977. The 1977 Super Bowl champion Oakland Raiders trailed the Baltimore Colts 31-28, third and deep in their own...
Get your Scrooge on at the Holiday Cup

...organizing sponsor Marty McKeown of Re/Max of Juneau said.The tournament runs daily through Dec. 31, with Christmas Eve and Christmas off. Games started Saturday.Teams are divided into six divisions: Elementary, Middle School, High...
Eaglecrest to host Christmas eve celebration do and see at this year's Eaglecrest Ski Area Christmas Eve Celebration kicking off at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday...going online to and clicking on the registration link at the...
Hit the JACC Putt opens Wednesday

...continues through the end of the month. It will be open daily noon to 9 p.m. through Winter Break, closing early on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, and will be closed on Christmas. The theme for this year's golf course is "Movies" and...
In the Stacks: New nonfiction books for young readers

...Story and Toddler Times are on a break until Jan. 6 at all branches.All public libraries will close at 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve and will be closed on Christmas Day. They will be open normal hours on Thursday, Dec. 26. Merry Christmas!For...
Adopt-A-Family program in need of donations

...going to allow families to pick from what the community brings in," she said. "We've been out at the store on Christmas Eve. We are trying to stay out of the store this year."There's a higher demand for food this year, Sims said. Having...
The Empire's Top 10 Christmas movies

...George Bailey (James Stewart), a generous businessman who contemplates suicide after his company nearly collapses on Christmas eve. An angel named Clarence takes Bailey on a mental journey to show him what life would have been like had he never...


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