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Movie-seat beefs: Have we lost our minds?

...aisle people are going to be bothering us to get out. It's definitely a give and take," he said. "If it's 'Lord of the Rings' length or something like that, I'm going to push to be on the aisle or the railing. If it's a shorter movie...
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This year's pallet bonfire still anyone's guess

For those wondering what sort of pallet creation Dean Guaneli and Paul Voelckers will come up with this year, you'll just have to wait until Friday to find out.
Rainy Day Reads: Let books take you place. No, really.

Being as I am an incorrigible book nerd, I spend a lot of time on a site called Yes, it's British. Yes, the prices are also in British. Yes, the exchange rate is terrible.

The word gaming has taken on many definitions over the years. Some might picture a group of so-called "nerds" spending hours leaning over a Lord of the Rings board game.
Symphony conductor candidate Quinn prepares for his local debut

Music has always been a part of Troy Quinn's life, though not in a way you might expect from a symphony conductor.
Arts calendar

Events & MusicTHURSDAY, FEB. 13Hands On: History & Holds, 9 a.m.? 4 p.m., City Museum. Children's day camp for kids in grades K-2. Details:, 586-0966 or, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. $15 each night/$25 for both nights or students $10 each night/$15 for both. Details: 796-6528
The evolution of 'Godzilla': Japanese fans weigh in

TOKYO - Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.
The story behind Juneau's 'iron' throne

If you build a towering Iron Throne sculpture out of more than one hundred wooden pallets and set it on fire on a public beach, the Internet is bound to notice.
Easton engineers JDHS ice offense

Juneau-Douglas High School senior hockey forward Zach Easton has life in order. He plans traveling the world working as a petroleum engineer after earning a degree from Montana Tech. "It is a four-year degree, I believe," Easton said.
'Alaska Reads' survey finds Harry Potter still an Alaska favorite

For the second year in a row, Alaska students said their favorite books are the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, according to the results of the "Alaska Reads" survey conducted by the Alaska State Literacy Association.
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