Off the Beaten Path: Alaska blueberry tales

...become a bit of a "psycho mom" during my short run as a dog owner. I bronzed the first poo she took on our carpet and she would be on the honor roll." Other dogs and their owners just make me snicker. I've compiled hours of home videos...
Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

...sometimes up to $50,000, in conditions that can hardly be described as sporting. There is also an increasing phenomenon of lion owners charging tourists, many from Europe but also Australia and the United States, to pet and cuddle cubs earmarked for trophy...
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Photos: Cross-coastal collaboration boosts businesses, creativity in Gustavus

...Alaskan artists and business owners for a project called "Immersive...Gustavus' Sunny Side Market owner), Dave and JoAnn Lesh (Gustavus Inn owners) and Erin Barnhart (New York...mother/daughter business owners), Evan Silverstein (video...
Harbor department warns of storms

...City and Borough of Juneau Docks & Harbors department is asking boat owners to check their vessels before and during stormy weather.In an email, the department advises owners to examine mooring lines and bilge pumps and to make sure the boat isn't...
Alaska Editorial: Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...Chambers of Commerce, and when it comes to looking for ways to ensure expenditures don't outpace revenue, a roomful of business owners is probably a good place to start.Hoffbeck noted that the biggest challenge is "convincing people that we actually have a...
Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award

Juneau's Dee Longenbaugh, known to many as the long-time owner of The Observatory bookstore, has been honored with a 2015 Contributions to Literacy award from the Alaska Center for the Book...
Condemned UAS cabin torched for fire training

...cabin on purpose Saturday in a training exercise. The University of Alaska Southeast, which bought the cabin from its original owners, donated it to CCFR for that purpose.UAS had planned to demolish the building, which university officials said had fallen...
My Turn: Medicaid expansion is a good thing

...hardworking Alaskans who need it the most. As a small business owner, I have had to purchase my own health insurance most of my...major health issue could mean bankruptcy. As a small business owner, I know there many hardworking Alaskans who don't earn enough...
With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...downplayed the possibility of a statewide referendum on the games.A plan rewritten by a new leadership team, led by Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca, took a blowtorch to the original idea of a compact, walkable Olympics, instead spreading venues around the...
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Police and fire dispatches for July 28, 2015

...for larceny in the 600 block of Willoughby Ave. for stealing $8.03 worth of food.? At 7:18 a.m. Monday, a vehicle owner in the 5900 block of Sunset Street reported the theft of an unknown amount of change from their parked and unoccupied vehicle...


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