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My turn: Mine a private, not a public, interest

Let me say up front that I support the Kensington mine. I also support Alaska Brewing Co., Capital Copy, Dominos Pizza, Mendenhall Auto, Donna's, Alaska Electric Light & Power Co., Hearthside Books etc. (Excuse and forgive me if I...
Thanks, Miss Earline! the Johnson Youth Center and challenged them to a game of dominoes.The 91-year-old retired school teacher and registered...them their favorite treats.Eventually, she started playing dominoes with them and watched how it boosted their self-esteem and...
Scoters abound on Juneau waters

Enormous rafts of black seaducks have congregated in Gastineau Channel in recent weeks, diving in sequence like falling dominoes. These are scoters, and there have been thousands of birds in some of the large rafts. Their synchronous diving is entertaining...
Juneau grand jury indicts six

...and July 28 of this year.The charges allege Peters spent $1,243.99 on transactions from multiple businesses including Domino's Pizza, the Alaska Marine Highway System, Breeze-In, Mystik Treasures,, Little Tokyo, Martha's Flowers...
In the Stacks: New picture books

...Emberley. What happens when Adelaide (dressed like Hobbes the tiger) annoys Bailey? Bailey blames Clyde, of course! Like dominos, one by one the entire class of kids goes from having a quiet morning to high-energy, alphabetically-ordered, near-chaos...
High School Football polls favor the 'little guys'

...the Stars strongly for a quarter-and-a-half."Then we had a couple of injuries and what not," Rice said. "Then the domino effect kicked in because we do not have the depth at the varsity level. Once those bigger schools hammer you with older kids...
ASAA takes down wrestling controversy on the mats

...The goal is to get 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A wrestling back to the same season again," Friske said. "But it is kind of like a domino affect. You make a change there and then it affects either football or basketball and those are your three big sports. Regions...
Longtime Johnson Youth Center volunteer receives award

...every Wednesday for a few hours to play dominoes with the students at Johnson Youth Center...year last spring, Dahl said.Playing dominoes with the students "taught them social...standing with school, there would be no domino time - which would mean no cookie time...
My turn: High oil costs translate into more homeless families

The first dominos are falling. The Alaska Municipal League and Alaska School Districts are pleading for support from lawmakers to help meet the...
Not a lot of sympathy for Alex Rodriguez of the season. The Yankees know, too, though they don't seem nearly as concerned about their upcoming loss.The dominoes are falling in baseball's latest drug scandal and by now everyone but Alex Rodriguez has a good idea what their punishment...


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