Kachemak Bay tour: Science, sights

...the rope show how deep the Niskin bottle goes. When it's at the desired depth, a donut-shaped brass weight called a messenger is dropped. When it slides down the rope and hits the Niskin bottle, it trips the springs, closing the watertight stoppers...
State | Outdoors
Harrelson delivers in 'The Messenger'

...Harrelson plays Captain Tony Stone in "The Messenger," directed by Oren Moverman, and he...drama?" Well, it's this. "The Messenger" is drama. It is interesting, compelling...the 112 minute running time of "The Messenger". There are a few moments of "sexuality...
Not shooting the messenger, just the message

...published an opinion piece by Andrew Dessler, "Shooting the Messenger," wherein he chastises Gov. Rick Perry of Texas for being...and almost purely speculative.Perry is not shooting the messenger; he is shooting the message.? Wescott is a resident of...
A prophet for the masses

...could easily turn back after each step.But the 5-foot-7 messenger is used to facing obstacles."I want to talk to every teenager...message as their teacher or their parents, but I am a different messenger. Having that ability and that platform really put into my...
Shooting the messenger

...optimal level of emissions reductions.I suppose it should not be surprising when politicians like Perry choose to shoot the messenger rather than face this hard choice. He may view this as a legitimate policy on climate change, but it's not one that the...
Doomsday at Mercury: NASA craft falls from orbit into planet

...with a crash landing ThursdayNASA's Messenger plunged from orbit as planned and slammed...estimated 52 feet (16 meters) across.Messenger became the first spacecraft to orbit...Observatory.Solomon noted in a statement that Messenger set a record for planetary flybys - once...
Not For Web
Why Juneau can't stop sending blogger nipple pictures

...interested).I snapped a pic on my iPhone to send Bakalar over Facebook messenger. "Beauty!" Bakalar messaged me back after I clicked send. I beamed...want to submit their photos to find her on Facebook and send it via Messenger.
Violinist Midori to perform Tuesday in Juneau

...2012; the Kennedy Center, which awarded her a Gold Medal in the Arts in 2010; and the United Nations, which named her a Messenger of Peace in 2007.Acoompaning Midori will be Turkish pianist Aydin. Aydin made his major concerto debut in 1997 in a performance...
Local | Art
Got Vitamin D?

Please don't be quick to kill the messenger, but Juneau can be a dangerous place for its inhabitants. Sure the water tastes clean, the air smells fresh and there is an...
The power of a name

...Biblical perspective, a name is of great importance. One's name contains one's essence. Thus, when Jacob wrestled with a messenger from God (Genesis 32), God renamed him "Israel," or "one who has striven with God." Theologically, I appreciate...


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