Alaskans celebrate National Farmers Market Week, Aug. 3-9

Alaskans are encouraged to visit the 37 farmers markets located throughout the state during National Farmers Market Week, Aug. 3 to 9, and throughout the remainder of the growing season. This time of year is a great time to...
Glacier Bay gull egg legislation signed into law

...Tlingit in their traditional homeland of Glacier Bay National Park, according to a release this week from the National Park Service.The legislation was signed July 25. Both the National Park Service and the Hoonah Indian Association, the...
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National Night Out takes place next week

...Department will once again be participating in National Night Out, an annual event known as "America's...Services Officer Jennifer Adams at 586-0600.National Night Out is sponsored by a national nonprofit crime prevention group called the...
Photos: Alaska National Guard Day Reunion

Col. Michael Thompson, of the Headquarters of the Alaska National Guard, left, speaks next to Master of Ceremonies Guardsman Randy Wanamaker at the 3rd Annual Alaska National Guard Day Reunion at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Wednesday.
Alaska Sports Briefs

...winning three Norwegian League (BLNO) national titles and becoming a perennial all-star...Fame. The German native was the first national champion for the men's ski team as...Championships on five occasions, including national runner-up finishes in the 2008 freestyle...
Letter to the editor: Pay attention to dangerous Canadian mines

...Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell (KSM) mine, at the headwaters of the Unuk River in British Columbia. The Unuk River flows into Misty Fjords National Monument just north of Ketchikan - an area where hundreds of commercial, sport and personal use fishermen rely on healthy...
Sports On TV

...1 p.m., FS1 - ARCA, ModSpace 125, at Long Pond, Pa.BASKETBALL5 p.m., ESPN - Exhibition, United States men's national team, Blue vs. White, at Las VegasBOXING5 p.m., ESPN2 - Champion Thomas Williams Jr. (17-0-0) vs. Gabriel Campillo...
Bird Bits: Yellow marks the drop zone

...a business model. Objection to the "practical" practice of killing birds for their feathers led to the formation of the National Audubon Society. View the living bird op art at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and see them soon, before they fledge...
A Southeast Adventure: Kayaking Tracy Arm

...chamber). We paddled in occasional drizzle, glad that the weather in Tracy Arm is apparently better than it is in Juneau; the National Weather Service called for a 100 percent chance of rain, which had me having nightmares of a drenched, unhappy brother...


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