Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...Johnson's Crossing, spending the night at a campground next to a gas station operated by some very nice people. I was borrowing a friend's bike, and we were reluctant to risk more than two wheels worth of spokes on the pitted road. So, the next morning, Bjorn...
Book quirks

...everyone has their book quirks.I have a friend who treats his books like priceless artifacts...loose my bookmarks.When I visited this friend recently, he struggled visibly when I...the book survived unscathed.Another friend, this one from college, cringed at the...
UAA alum cast in 'Les Miserables"

...good agents are more likely to pick you up."He actually heard about the "Les Miserables" opportunity from an Anchorage friend who told him the show would be coming up. "I went online and, lo and behold, there it was. I said, 'Well, I have to...
Arts Calendar

...sweethearts who find themselves reunited after 20 years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of the beloved friend."The Book of Life" (PG) - in 2D and 3D. Synopsis: Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

...month ago. JPD spokesman Lt. David Campbell said the woman left her clothing and regalia in her friend's car; the friend gave them to another friend to hold onto them for her; and the woman has not been able to locate them.Trespassing? At...
Saturday Challenge

...There's about 20 people inside, some of whom I recognize: My friend Kerri, who used to work at the state courthouse downtown and...stairs together after class."Virgin bodypump legs," her friend teases us. 1:12 p.m.I'm back in my car and excited...
Letter: Why George McGuan for state representatiave?

I have had the good fortune to know George McGuan as both a co-worker and a friend. In that time, I have seen what type of person he is: George McGuan is a doer.With his spirit of service, George has seen...
Search for stolen bike uncovers stash of parts

...motivation they have to be stealing these or taking them apart."Norman's bike was stolen Oct. 4 when her daughter's friend borrowed it and didn't lock it up before going into Safeway with friends. Another one of the girl's had her bike stolen...
On Writing: Don't seize the day age a little, perhaps, but not too long. He advises the friend to whom the poem was written: "in a short life, prune your long hopes." And elsewhere he tells another friend: the wine has aged long enough - open the jar and start pouring...
Police blame communication, not Facebook, for mix-up

...listed Facebook friends how to contact the family, and the friend responded that the family was in Palmer.Going on that lead...databases in-house first to see if they can find a relative or friend. If that comes up nil, they begin looking through other sources...


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