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Kindle vs. books: The dead trees society

...my parents suggested I might like a Kindle for Christmas. I was sitting in my room...as my grandmother happily unwrapped a Kindle, I found a Jonathan Franzen novel and...boots under the tree. I've never used a Kindle. I've seen them in an over-the-shoulder...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-22/kindle-vs-books-dead-trees-society
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-14/vacations-are-reading
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-03/police-fire-thursday-july-3-2014
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-15/thieves-steal-documentary-film-crew-ele
Local
The Rime* of the Petersburg Shrimper

...can catch the bug from the aromas off the grill! Of course a taste of what's been caught, given to friends or kin, Can kindle a desire, for serious fishing to begin. Samples of Lutefisk or beer bits, of salmon, smoked or fried, Will just cause the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-06/fishing-fever
Local
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072909/opi_472292321.shtml
My Turn: The great iPad debate

...you ever wonder "am I frying my child's brain" it's probably time to turn the iPad off and grab a book. Well, maybe a Kindle.? Maggie Ferguson is the executive assistant at REACH Inc., a mother of two and Juneau resident for the last 10 years...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-13/my-turn-great-ipad-debate
Opinion
In the Stacks: New nonfiction books for young readers

...suit you best? Come to the Douglas Library any Sunday this month between 2-4 p.m. and test out the library's new Nook, Kindle, iPad, and Android at the Tech Petting Zoo. Or, bring your own device and library staff will show you how to use it to download...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-19/stacks-new-nonfiction-books-young-readers
Art
Sitka OKs expansion design for library

...continue to accommodate older users, who still want the traditional library experience."Not everybody wants to download to a Kindle or a computer," Bell said. "Maybe they like their CDs. So we try to meet all those needs. You can download audio books...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-16/sitka-oks-expansion-design-library
State
In the Stacks: New young adult books

...one would suit you best? Come to the Douglas Library any Sunday this month between 2-4 p.m. and test out our new Nook, Kindle, iPad, and Android at the Tech Petting Zoo. Or, bring your own device and library staff will show you how to use it to download...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-05/stacks-new-young-adult-books
Art

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