April Open Studio Tour planned for Saturday

...Blue Clay Studios: Paul Voelckers & Mary Pat WyattWhat: High-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics, from wheel thrown to hand-built objects and tile.Where: 1760 Capital View Court, Douglas (on the Douglas waterfront below the Crow Hill intersection...
On Writing: Omitting needless words

...of a word's meaning, the denotation, but not how the word fits or what it weighs or whether it tries to run away with your hand when you pick it up.This concept of statistical modeling: I wanted my readers to really get it. I didn't want them merely...
Senate keeps pot edibles on the table

...such as gummy candies and cookies, and get into the wrong hands.SB30 is the bill that aims to clarify some of the perceived...least some of them did, because it is so difficult to get your hands around marijuana with what you can and cannot do if you come...
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Juneau's Elks Lodge cooks up a Big surprise for young chefs

...various charities throughout Juneau, but Roach's cooking class, held twice a year, is a personal favorite because it's "hands-on" and he can watch the children laugh over mixing bowls and flour-covered rolling pins.The mentorship program operates...
Munoz disregarded the health concerns of 1,300 constituents

...paid by insurance companies that in turn charge higher premiums for health insurance. If the goal is to keep health insurance affordable - expand Medicaid. Our fellow Alaskans need a helping hand and not judgmental rhetoric. Tom SuttonJuneau
Animal Planet lives wild with its new programming slate

...Ryan Waters set out to traverse the Arctic Ocean from Northern Ellesmere Island to the geographic North Pole with just their hand-drawn sleds and the gear they bring with them, unsupported by resupply missions or even camera crews. Their goal: to break...
Bill to limit corporation role in alternate project advances

...Alaska LNG. Critics of the bill say it could tie the state's hands in negotiations on Alaska LNG and that the state shouldn't...Alaska LNG moves to its next phase "is out of the state's hands," since any of the partners could pull out. He said having...
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Empire Editorial: When it comes to a gas pipeline, Alaska should carry a backup plan

...sooner its financial state will be stable again.By moving ahead with one option only, the state puts negotiating power in the hands of its partners - oil companies that have given Alaskans many reasons to distrust them.We have seen time and again that oil...
Runners race at the glacier

...18) 43.54 15. David Phillips (34) 43.54 16. Craig Farrington (62) 45.3017. Glen Fairchild (38) 45.4818. Ed Hand (49) 46.2319. Doug Wooliver (54) 46.3720. Chuck Kopp (50) 48.0821. Gregory Busch (50) 48.3322. Reed Stoops...
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...have repeatedly said they support revenue sharing. Many legislators are former mayors or city council members and know first-hand the benefits of revenue sharing. Speaking on statewide radio last week, Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, offered his...
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