A big night in the arts

...teach bookmaking classes through UAF, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and Northwoods Book Arts Guild, a group she formed to promote book arts in Alaska.Klass' husband is the writer Frank Soos, who will be named Writer Laureate at Thursday's...
Living & Growing: The beauty of life

...the sum of them!" (Psalm 139: 13-17). In the Bible, the prophet Jeremiah experiences God saying to him, "Before I formed you in the womb I knew you" (Jeremiah 1:5). I am amazed how the creative hand of God is at work in forming us and knowing...
The importance of getting an FASD diagnosis

...percent of the start-up for the clinic, and Ianolino was hired as its coordinator. From there the first diagnostic team was formed ranging from psychologists to therapists and medical professionals.Team members either volunteered their time or their agencies...
My Turn: Tourism suffers under Forest Service management

...economic performance, the Forest Service has completely backed away from promises to change its business model. Instead, it formed the Tongass Advisory Committee and directed it to find ways to maintain the "existing" timber industry - where two corporations...
Juneau Cabaret set for Sunday

...Neary, Madi Nolan, Olivia Shrum and Salissa Thole.Food, beer and wine will be available for purchase.Juneau Cabaret was formed in August 2009 when a small gathering of singers and accompanists gave their first performance in the local big band's rehearsal...
New guide to Alaska herbs published

...herb research at the garden and enlisted other gardeners to join her and tend the herb beds.Fay's notes and class materials formed the guide's framework. Extension home economist Roxie Dinstel and two of Fay's fellow herb enthusiasts, Virginia Damron...
Number of ships transiting Arctic waters falls in 2014

...2012 generated optimism about Arctic resource extraction, container shipping and large-scale tourism, he said. More ice formed in 2014, and the nature of shipping changed.Russia is feeling the effect of economic sanctions stemming from its move on...
Juneau shines and glitters at inaugural ball

...herself at the JACC, dancing to classic rock covers by Susu and the Prophets. She even participated in a big dance circle that formed during a rendition of The Ramones' "I Wanna Be Sedated."She said during a break from the action that she's always enjoyed...
My Turn: We need women in power to think like mothers

...challenging the man of the house even in situations where the welfare of their children is concerned. Masculine thinking not only formed the basis of most decision making on the domestic front; it's been even more dominant in the public sphere. And it wasn't...
Four southcentral legislators form 'freedom caucus'

ANCHORAGE - Four Republican state representatives from southcentral Alaska will promote conservative topics through a newly formed "freedom caucus."The four include Lora Reinbold of Eagle River, Shelley Hughes of Palmer, and Cathy Tilton and Wes Keller...


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