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Photo: $10,000 donation

Mary Becker, center, thanks Dennis Vermillion, Chairman of the Board for AEL&P and Vice President of Avista Corp. and Kristine Meyer, executive director of the Avista Foundation for a $10,000 donation to the Seward Sculpture Committee at the Dimond Courthouse Plaza on Thursday. Along with Becker are: Amy Skilbred. executive director of the Juneau Community Foundation; Carlton Smith and Eric Kueffner, president of the Board of Directors for JCF, left.
The changing face of Alaskan mountain running

Alaska has a rich, long, and unique history of trail and mountain running. It is more a part of the culture in this state than it is anywhere else in North America.
Hurry up and wait with project

The Juneau Housing First Collaborative held its second official board meeting Monday morning. Despite the group's momentum, one of the biggest topics was waiting.
Swimming to altitude

There are a lot of things that are unique about trail running in Juneau.
Running Wild: It's not about the shoes

It's no secret that running is a very simple activity. I've heard it romantically stated that all you need to be a runner is a pair of shoes.
Chilkat Crossing

I've had an interest in crossing the Chilkat Mountains on foot for a few years now.
Run like a child

As adults we don't behave nearly as spontaneously as we did as children. We adults typically need to decide that we are going to do something. As children we just did it: no preparation; no lead up; no agonizing.
Spring safely into Summer

Spring is in full swing here in Juneau. These recent sunny days have in fact felt more like summer than most of last summer did. I'm sure I'm not the only one who is feeling drawn out into the mountains by these long mild days.
Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival begins Friday

The 29th annual Juneau Jazz & Classics festival kicks off this weekend with the modern gospel, soul and R&B sounds of the Jones Family Singers Friday night at Centennial Hall, and continues without pause until swing revival band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy plays the same stage May 16. In between, music of many different genres will grace venues traditional and unusual all over town, performed by musicians renowned for their talents.
Running Wild: The good and bad of food

One of the questions I am asked most often about running is what diet do I believe is the best for a runner?


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