No limits set on west Cook Inlet clams

...clammers enlist charter boat captains or board small planes to reach the stretch of beach that users say is a rich source of clams.Joan Smart, whose family runs Ninilchik-based J&J Smart Charters, said the business has seen an increase in people wanting to...
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 17

...In 1959, the United States launched Vanguard 2, a satellite which carried meteorological equipment.In 1965, comedian Joan Rivers made her first appearance on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson.In 1972, President Richard M. Nixon departed...
Joan Marie Braley Sahlin

Joan Marie Braley (1934 2014) Joan Marie Sahlin Braley (Burkstrand, Hassel) passed away December...entrepreneur, and devoted friend with a beautiful singing voice.Born Joan Marie Sahlin in Minneapolis, Minnesota to musicians Oscar and Agnes...
Statewide poetry contest runs through March 2

...the contest is to encourage, publicize and reward the writing of high quality poetry in Alaska. Award-winning Alaskan poet Joan Naviyuk Kane will be the judge this year. Kane is the author of "The Cormorant Hunter's Wife" and "Hyperboreal." A 2014...
Trouble in Paradise makes ABC not so easy

...following a yearlong process that included a random drawing, an assistant attorney general and a judge.Paradise owner and chef Joan Deering said she had been downplaying her emotions during the long process, which ended in her favor in December by default...
Juneau's iceman speed skates to state

...seconds (1:16:44.2). Brent Veltkemp was third (1:24:40.8), followed by Shelly Schweum (1:24:41.3) and Joan Antonson (1:37:59.3).The race, hosted by the Alaska Speed Skating Club, featured a Pack Style, or mass, start with...
A big night in the arts

...honored Thursday, as one of five recipients of the first annual Alaska Literary Awards, along with Erin Hollowell of Homer, Joan Kane of Anchorage, Susanna Mishler of Anchorage, and Frank Soos of Fairbanks.In addition, a legislative citation will be...
The ruthless self-assessment of 'One Hot Mess'

...judgmental.Funny people have been telling us to lighten up forever. In my lifetime, I memorized Cosby albums and watched Joan Rivers and Richard Pryor on Carson. Now I watch Sarah Silverman, Tina Fey, and Louis ("The meal isn't over when I'm...
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Page to Stage Workshop to feature "Christmas Doll" author

Author Joan Cushing, playwright and composer of "The Christmas Doll", is in Juneau...musical. "I think some of the kids are a little bit nervous, knowing that Joan Cushing - whose name is on the cover of all their scripts, and who's created...
'Christmas Doll' performances start Friday

...Lights Junior Theatre's production of "The Christmas Doll" had an exciting boost this past week when the story's author, Joan Cushing, visited their rehearsals. While she was in town, Cushing also led educational programs at the Juneau Public Libraries...


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