Folk fest profile: Maridon Boario

...brought that tradition of Scotch-Irish music with them. My mom remembers her uncles playing fiddles."Garrity's brother...then Ray, Boario said. Sisters Rita and Liz, Boario's mom, also came up around that time, to Yakutat. Boario herself...
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Child abuse in Alaska: Knowing the signs and the steps

...I think, that if a child is abused that they will go right out that day or the next day and they will tell their teacher, mom or counselor - that would be an exception to the norm of child disclosure," Skinner said.A child might disclose months later...
Digging through layers of fleece

...down and feel the closeness, and promotes bonding. Breastfeeding helps grow healthy, intelligent Alaskans. So, if you see a Mom digging through layers of fleece, smile at her. Tell her she is doing a wonderful thing. We can all help support breastfeeding...
Folk Fest profile: The Hopkins Family Band

...was chosen by Emma."It's one of the bedtime, tucking-me-in songs that my Dad used to play for me," Emma said. "Mom and Dad each had different songs they would do. That's the one that would make me cry."It's a really pretty song and...
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Folk Fest profile: Jake & Roxy

...included his dad - well-known local guitarist John Unzicker - his mom and other relatives."It was pretty scary," Unzicker said...Unzicker said in addition to his guitarist dad and flutist mom, he benefited from the musical knowledge of his grandfather...
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Slack tide: Ballad of the Never-ending Dinner: A Cautionary Tale

...rolled into a ball. But Little Blonde's mom was not to be fooled. "Better eat up...I just have some cake?""No," said Mom, Dad nodding, "and make no excused - "That was delicious!"Mom and Dad started to tackle the dishes.Leaving...
Juneau mom, wounded warrior to be profiled in book

...Carolee's a good example of that." TransitionsIn a recent interview with the Empire, Carolee said she might be "the only mom here" at Walter Reed who has had a relatively positive experience with the transition of moving from her home in Juneau to the...
Book review: 'Once Upon Alaska, A Kids Photo Book'

"That's not a sea lion, Mom, because it doesn't have ears."Indeed my 5-year-old son was mostly correct. And he was a quick study, because only...
No cruise control for Falcons final state flight the "five" planned on a state championship their senior seasons."I begged his mom to move back," Uddipa said. "Matt begged his mom, Ben begged his mom. We would text every day."Luke Nye went to FDMS all three years. One of the unsung...
Living and Growing: Looks can be deceiving

...wear that?" I am certain that I never grew beyond 13 years old because I gave him the exact same answer that I used to give my mom, "No, I'm just going to wear it into the middle of the street where I will strip down and change into something more acceptable...


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