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Kindle vs. books: The dead trees society parents suggested I might like a Kindle for Christmas. I was sitting in my my grandmother happily unwrapped a Kindle, I found a Jonathan Franzen novel under the tree. I've never used a Kindle. I've seen them in an over-the-shoulder...
Two nabbed for Valley mugging

...behind a business in the valley and stealing his wallet and Kindle tablet.The 27-year-old victim reported to police that...of the suspects' backpacks at 2 a.m. Thursday and found a Kindle tablet inside, the release states.Police said they arrested...
Amazon incidents remind that big brother still looms

...Orwell novels "1984" and "Animal Farm" from customers' Kindle devices after learning that the electronic publisher of these...distinctions obsolete. Meanwhile, we embrace Amazon and the Kindle with little real consideration for what it all means, as we...
Preschool hosts 'winter-defying' fundraiser

...items and raffle prizes will be up for grabs. The raffle prizes include a glacier trekking helicopter tour, a whale watch, a Kindle and more. People are encouraged to dress up in costumes that help others forget about the "rain and mucky muck." Costume...
Vacations are for reading

...Night Angel" trilogy by Brent Weeks was the perfect length for a week of camping.My dad, reading also, cheated. His Kindle took up much less space in his backpack but he easily devoured a similar amount of pages. A common morning conversation with...
Police & Fire for Thursday, July 3, 2014

...Department assisted another agency.Burglary? At 9 p.m. Tuesday, JPD continued its investigation into the theft of an iPad, Kindle and cell phone from a hotel room in the 300 block of Whittier Street.Domestic violence? At 11:44 a.m. Wednesday, JPD...
Thieves steal documentary film crew electronics

...police said.The team reported to JPD on May 30 that they were missing two iPods, an Apple DVD driver, computer cables, a Kindle charger, clothing and an alarm clock.The crew was slated to return to England the next day.JPD teamed up with the Juneau...
2 indictments issued Friday

...and second-degree theft for allegedly jumping a man behind a business in the Mendenhall Valley and stealing his wallet and Kindle tablet on Nov. 19.First-degree robbery is a class' A' felony that can be punishable by up to 20 years in prison, and...
Brandenburger practices a 'Grizzly Trade'

...Haines, Skagway and online. Grizzly Trade will soon be available in Whitehorse, Portland and Seattle, as well as on Amazon Kindle. He's 100 pages into his new novel, which is based in Alkoot 10 years later, when the town's residents deal with a reality...
BOOK/KOBO my pants pocket - if I was male and my pants had real pockets. And every time I turn it on, it smiles at me.Does your Kindle smile at you?And having purchased said Kobo (at an indie store in Olympia because Kobo partners with actual stores), I...


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