TMHS students recognized

...Thane is a very hard working and responsible young man. While there are numerous things he can be nominated for, in this particular case I want to highlight the fact that Thane is not only one of a select few students taking AP computer science, but that...
My Turn: Time to empower and employ the next generation of Alaska fishermen

...permit holder under age 40. In 1990, Egegik was home to 20 permit holders younger than 40. Although this problem poses a particular threat to the sustainability of our rural fishing communities, it is not necessarily a rural phenomenon. Larger communities...
Slack Tide: It's raining men-clouds

...Need to Start Dating a Ginger Now."I know, right? Another spit-take! I had to Windex my iMac.Anyway, according to particular article, those of us who carry the mutated MC1R genes for red-headedness are: less likely to suffer prostate cancer...
Sockeye marketers look to pink campaign

...that market, said Tyson Fick, Communications Director for the Alaska Seafood Marketing institute. "We're targeting in particular the UK, Japan and Canada with canned sockeye, and domestically with retailers to the tune of 6,000-7,000 individual...
Remembering Pat Roppel"That sparked her interest. She just kept digging and digging in it, and started gathering information on those particular subjects, all the way up until the time she passed away," Frank said.By the time of her death early this year at age...
Senate panel to consider former commissioners

...Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said Monday."And we just want to make sure that as we do it, we're doing it intelligently, and there's probably no one in the state better on that particular topic right now than Bill is," he said.
Falcons fight through Crimson Bears' den

...believe we are a pretty fierce team."JDHS concentrated on small victories inside the loss."We went into that game with one particular goal," Juneau-Douglas coach Lesslie Knight said. "We knew their bench wasn't that deep and so the goal was to get...
Happiness: A state of mind or a river of fish

...often conditional and complex. We feel the opportunity to be happy or that happiness is attainable if variables interact in a particular way in the near future.Then of course we're so excited that what would make us happy is happening we forget to enjoy it...
When minutes matter

...rural area and it just - it made an impression on me that there needs to be some more organization (than there was in that particular volunteer department)."He moved to Craig in 1980. By 1983, when he joined the department, Coffey had some experience...
Gov. doesn't support capitol move

...he would most likely not sign a bill to move the capitol."While I typically do not commit on how I would deal with any particular legislation before it is on my desk, I do not favor moving the capital from Juneau," he said.Ever a controversial issue...
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