Riley Paul earns all-conference soccer honors

...outdoor leadership programs would be fun after college," Paul said. "I enjoy the outdoors so that would be cool and a good excuse to travel around."Paul also has become a licensed and certified soccer coach."I think that might be cool to stay down...
Slack Tide: Alaskanukkah

...fifth-largest ice field - even has a rabbi is excuse enough to seek his counsel. You've...Christmas tree, no matter how tempting the excuse to run your chainsaw. Again, the rabbi...a straight face. "Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm off to perform a circumcision...
Theater review: All that Jazz

...All That Jazz" to "Cell Block Tango," in which Holtkamp leads a chorus of femmes fatale through a darkly comic list of excuses for the murders they committed - or, rather, didn't commit - to Bravo's "Ziegield Follies"-esque ode to money.Another...
Slack Tide: There's more to Thanksgiving than football and antacid

...again.But there's more to Thanksgiving than pinecone centerpieces, emergency calls to the Butterball hotline and a valid excuse to start pounding eggnog on a Thursday afternoon. What we commonly consider the "First Thanksgiving" was a three-day feast...
Mild temps mean bears still hanging around

...what was upsetting the dogs: a black bear feeding on a bird feeder.The audience didn't bother the bear."He's like, 'Excuse me, I'm having a little snack here,'" Batten told the Alaska Dispatch News.The incident and others prompted the Alaska...
Pure Sole: 0 - 28

...let one of my embarrassing sporting moments determine my enjoyment of a game or my desire to continue on.Now, if you will excuse me, I have a rabbit to pull out of my hat.It is a trick I learned from my point guard, whom I have watched perform in Las...
Empire Editorial: Tuesday 'To Do': VOTE

...the boss wanted yesterday. Regardless of the items on your must-finish list, voting should be at the top of the heap. Excuses - well, there shouldn't be any. In Alaska, the polling hours are structured to be as inclusive as possible. That's...
The NFL's abuse problem

...battered women. It is stained with the bleeding scars of abused children. It is filled with the crocodile tears of apologists who excuse all the nonsense.And where are you Roger Goodell?Oh, right. You are the captain of a rudderless ship that has lost its...
My Turn: How ADOT ignored best practices for Juneau Acess

...and Peers each acknowledge the "complexity and uncertainty associated with predicting traffic in Lynn Canal," there's no excuse for ADOT not to have followed FHWA's guide for determining travel demand. Had they done so, it would have prolonged completion...
Letter: Marijuana may not be 'toxic' but it can be deadly

...then shot her at close range while their two sons were in the house. I wonder if marijuana supporters will say it was just an excuse to kill his wife. Richard Kirk is charged with murder, after all (published online by the Denver Post on Aug. 22, 2014...


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