Public Market opens Friday

...their studios, kitchens and basements, Alaskan artists and vendors of all kinds will be offering the fruits of their creative labors to the public this weekend at the 32nd annual Alaska-Juneau Public Market and an accompanying Native Artist Market.This...
Year of Reading Foreign: Forgetful People

...When he finally makes his escape in the middle of a sudden, vortex-filled storm, he swims ashore and into the middle of a labor protest. Not the nice kind of protest where people march around in circles with placards, the kind where Detectives hired...
Today in sports history for Wednesday, Jan. 28

...the NCAA a dictatorship, Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter and the United Steelworkers announce plans to form the first labor union for college athletes. Colter details the College Athletes Players Association at a news conference in Chicago, flanked...
Couple taps into passion for vinyl at Anchorage store

...Verna said, and right now they just want to be able to keep the store open.For them, Verna said, the store is more of a labor of love."Music is fun," Verna said, as she sat behind the till. "We are not record snobs. We don't care who comes...
Holiday lights

...of dancers dancing, actors acting, singers singing and others making the community more beautiful with the fruits of their labors would easily overflow multiple renditions of the "12 Days of Christmas," making weekend plans difficult to narrow down...
Servants in birth, life

...families so far and applauds doulas and their work, which "research shows improves birth experiences for families and may shorten labors and reduce complications," according to application material for the scholarship.Levy said for many first-time mothers...
New population estimate shows slight decline

...last year, though not by much, according to the state demographer.In a report released Thursday, the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development estimates Alaska's population fell by 61 residents to 735,601, a decrease of less than a hundredth...
Arts calendar

...dominant species.GLACIER CINEMAS"Hercules" (PG-13) - In 2D and 3D. Synopsis: Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his...
Fairbanks teacher blends genres for play

...reluctant learner or struggling student."He received an artist grant from the Rasmuson Foundation this year to teach the Twelve Labors of Hercules in a dozen Alaska communities. He started in Barrow, where his discussion focused on the link between ancient...
Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers

...Gov. Bill Walker had a disclaimer. "If my phone rings, I'm going to answer," he said.His daughter, Tessa, was in labor, about to give birth to the governor's third grandchild.After that, Walker gave the legislators a pep talk about the struggling...
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