Pure Sole: Run your mountain Juneau

...Race that runs up to the 3,022-foot peak of said mountain and then back down.Heck, Glenn did that in his sleep.If my pocket Swedish herring abacus is correct, there is no mountain in Southeast lower than 3000 feet.Shoot, the capital building is...
The summer of the food truck

...Every time we walk downtown, a new vendor is on the sidewalk offering mouth-watering fare that makes us reach in our pockets and dig for change. At least, it seems that way.Food trucks and push-carts aren't new to Juneau; some have been...
Anchorage commutes below national average

...sees a lot of congestion during the summer tourist season.The municipality of Anchorage in recent years has added turn pockets and made other improvements at busier areas, and it is assessing delays and congestion at intersections to see how existing...
Study calls Skagway-Yukon electrical link financially feasible

...information will now be shared," he said. "It's not just governments thinking they have to build infrastructure out of pocket."In the longer term, the Yukon-Skagway link may become even more valuable. The Municipality of Skagway and Alaska Power...
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Pure Sole: Sugar daddies (and mommies)

...parents who cannot open their pocket books any farther.Participation...those with the deepest pockets will continue to have a bag to be filled, pockets filled with eggs to cast, chaperoned...Father's Day - ones with deeper pockets.
Burgeoning wildfires in Alaska prompt more evacuations

...sure, just as we are, that the safety of our people is the number one priority."Fire crews Wednesday were burning out pockets of vegetation in a small fire that surrounded the Yukon River village of Nulato. Many of the residents in the community of...
Pure Sole: My father's hands

...ever hauled a book to.They would rest on my shoulder when my heart was broken by a first love.They were awkwardly in his pocket on my high school graduation, thrust deeply inside workers overalls that would be needed at a job any moment.My father's...
Timi Johnson wins Best of Show in JAHC's juried exhibit

...oil painting, "Reflection on Sailing," with the Best of Show award and Andrew Tripp's hand-engraved sterling silver pocket watch, "Pride," with the Honorable Mention award.Artists featured in the exhibit in addition to Johnson and Tripp are...
Thousands rally for Gray; protests get rowdy

...protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and storefronts.At least two people were hurt in the mayhem and three people...
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On the Trails: Tricky flowers

...laurel: When the flower opens, the anthers are held in little pockets on the faces of the petals, with slim filaments linking them...the bee lands on a flower, the anthers spring out of their pockets and dust pollen on the bee. The springing mechanism is reported...


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