Review: 'McFarland' tells inspiring true tale

...fields like their parents, and White and his family. As with the best Cinderella sports stories - "The Blind Side," "Miracle," "Hoosiers" - there are obstacles to overcome, arrogant opponents to meet or beat, and reasons to cheer.New Zealand-born...
Santa delivers cheer, gifts to Chiniak

CHINIAK - "It's a Christmas miracle!" exclaimed a young boy in Chiniak as snow began to fall the minute he and the rest of the Chiniak children pushed their way...
Miracles do happen in Juneau

Miracles! What do we know about miracles? Webster tells us a miracle "is an extraordinary many of us believe in miracles happening today? When we experience or hear about a miracle in today's time, do we...
Five Good Reads for 2014

...them, one that involves a very unusual exchange. British author McGregor wrote that the book was about "how the everyday miracles of life and death go unwitnessed in favor of celebrity and sensation, and the difficulty of experiencing community in an increasingly...
Iditarod brings friendship between musher, girl Nome.Ashley was also named Alaska's Children's Miracle Network Champion for 2014. These champions serve as ambassadors for the 17 million children treated at Children's Miracle Network hospitals annually.___Information from: KTUU-TV...
'Come, Sing a Song with Me'

...beautiful Castilian roses, not native to the area, that were blooming in December! Juan Diego returned to the bishop with his miracle. He opened his robe and the roses tumbled out and on the inside of his robe was an image of Mary. It is a great story that...
Browns decision to start Hoyer more an indictment of Manziel

...they will be forced to bring in another quarterback next year, either through the draft or free agency.If Hoyer pulls off a miracle and leads the Browns to the playoffs, he'll be re-signed and the Manziel Era may end before it begins. As good as the...
Slack Tide: Alaskanukkah

...Maybe not eight nights, but long enough to avert a kiddie mutiny - at least for one meal. Now that was a true Alaskannukah miracle.Editor's note: To view a live performance of Geoff Kirsch reading a different original holiday-themed piece, check...
Free cab rides keep DUIs at bay

Not one person was busted for drunk driving this Halloween, a small miracle that the Juneau police are chalking up to their added DUI enforcement and, perhaps surprisingly, the local alcohol industry...
Rainy Day Reads: Christmas traditions

...Blizzard" or "Olive, the Other Reindeer" or "The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey." Because children's books are vastly...dePaola22. "Bethlehem's Busy" by Adams23. "The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey" by Wojciechowski24. "Christmas Magic...


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