My corner of Alaska: Jerry's Rant success out there in the world has always been that tired old bit about location, location, location. Like all the other gems of wisdom though, it turns out that there's more to it than meets the eye. If you think about it deeply you find yourself...
Alaska Science Forum: Life on ice at the top of the world

...edited, making the listener feel as if he or she is in a Barrow living room. Though this style makes the listener work for the gems within, they are there, like when Harry Brower talks about 1975, the year the ice never went out. Scientists appreciate a...
Russell Wilson: an elite QB who deserves an elite salary

...including undrafted free agents, and because they know talent and believe so heavily in their methods, they'll uncover new gems.But here is the difference in what they're doing: Now, the Seahawks have stars at the top of the roster. When Schneid...
GM John Schneider has been architect of Seahawks' success

...comfortable setting to work in. Those guys are great."What Schneider has constructed relies on a mix of elements: Hitting on gems in the draft more often than not; discovering undrafted free agents that can contribute; and sprinkling in key free agents...
What's in bloom?

Corydalis solida, commonly called "Beth Evens," is on of spring's early gems. This bulbous member of the Corydalis or Fumewort genus often starts growing before the snows have melted. They are one of the...
New gems arriving for our local setting

...embellishments is the goal of many gardeners, and this trend is perfectly suited to our Southeast Alaskan lifestyle. We can place these gems from the rest of the world into a setting few others can match. Flowering trees planted against deep green spruces glow in the...
Great bookends and neglected gems

...and possibly unfamiliar works, he said. "We usually have great pieces as bookends for the program and the rest are neglected gems," he said. "We have Mozart and Fauré, but the pieces in between are also great but far less well-known. I think they'll...
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Deluna bowls perfect game

...ever," Deluna said. "My first one of this season though."The perfect score happened at at Taku Lanes.Deluna's other gems were in 2012, one after his birthday on Nov. 23, and the other during that year's Master's Tournament.Deluna rolled...
UAS Sound and Motion Series begins

...the Alaska State Library Historical Collections division, will lead this annual showcase of archival films, videos and other gems from the State Library Historical Collections.Feb. 27: JUMP Society Winter Film Festival. The Juneau Underground Motion...
Seattle's 2012 draft class providing difference for Seahawks

...Ray Lewis in 1996 proved invaluable to its first title.Seattle's roster has been built a variety of ways. First-round gems, like safety Earl Thomas and left tackle Russell Okung, both taken in 2010, are joined by late-round steals including safety...


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