Rainy Day Reads: Words I do not know more poetry (see column at, I was unprepared for how scientifically lyrical Kinney is. Just a few gems from the opening pages: Orrery, a word Kinney is verging on obsessed with, one of his other poetry collections is simple titled...
Scotland Yard arrests 9 in major London jewel heist

...and leaving again on Easter Sunday morning.They had picked their spots carefully - local jewelers routinely store valuable gems in the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit facility overnight and on weekends.The facility's intruder alarm sounded shortly after...
Not For Web
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...
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...
This WeeK
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...
Building a legacy of remembrance

...pine cones until she dropped into a puddle and fell asleep. "I think personally the scout camp is kind of a gem," Candy said. "A gem that the entire community likes to take ownership of, even though it belongs to boy scouts.""On a sunny...
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...


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