Landscape Alaska: Veggies for Juneau

...are thousands of types of potatoes, all from the mountainous regions of South America. When I was young, I lived in the highlands of Ecuador. The market for potatoes is half of the total market space, and the ladies in their derbies and shawls sit in...
Bears emerging from slumber

...waking bears Juneau-something he says is normal for the season.Black bears, or their sign, have been spotted in the highlands area above Juneau-Douglas High School, at Twin Lakes, Lemon Creek, the Mendenhall Valley, and North Douglas, among...
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...looking insurance executive in New York City, except every now and again he'd disappear into the Amazon rain forest, the Highlands of New Guinea or the African jungle and risk his life documenting cultures that were disappearing before his eyes. He fell...
JAHC Friday concert to feature City of Juneau Pipe Band and Highland Dancers and Queens of the Sound Table

...Friday series continues this week at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center with performances by the City of Juneau Pipe Band and Highland Dancers, and alternative music from Queens of the Sound Table, featuring Rhonda Jackson-Bear. Concerts run from 5:30...
Airline passenger charged with disorderly conduct

...says a teenager would know better than to joke about a bomb in a bag.Bail was set at $1,500 Sunday for Peter Friesema of Highlands Ranch, who is charged with disorderly conduct. The Anchorage Daily News reports Magistrate Catherine Rogers at arraignment...
Gardner duo's love for bagpiping leads to Scotland

...rumbling down from the Highlands near the mountain ranges...piob mhor, or great Highland bagpipe, has been a...throwback to the days when Highland piping was more than...the Great Pipes of the Highlands shrill and penetrating...hope the rich Scottish Highland Piping traditions can...
Bonnett wins art scholarship

New Mexico Highlands University fine arts student Rachelle (Miller) Bonnett of Juneau was awarded a Lorraine Schula Outstanding Art Student Scholarship...
Cabrigas, Leong wed

George Leong and Melchie Cabrigas were married on Aug. 21, 2010 at the Church of the Highlands in San Bruna, Calif. On Dec. 30, 2009, George surprisingly proposed to Melchie on a quiet and serene winter night in Juneau...
Police & Fire for Thursday, April 24, 2014

...m. Wednesday, Max Tarquino, 35, was cited and released for driving without a valid license in the area of Egan Drive and Highland Drive. His vehicle was impounded.Fire and medical? At 1:58 a.m. Tuesday, advanced life support care was given to...
Pair of unusual dog injuries raises more questions than answers

...Flaningam didn't see what attacked her dog.She had let her 50-pound Staffordshire Terrier out of her house at the top of Highland Drive around 7:30 p.m. March 5 when she heard it barking and screaming. At first, she said, she assumed her dog had...


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