Eileen Mae Jones

...and her love of God was evident in every aspect of her life.She is survived by her husband, Stanley L. Jones, and her precious Havanese dog, PJ, of Juneau, Alaska; parents, Charles and Jessie Erby, of Glasford, Illinois; sister, Dena (Kevin...
Student chefs whisk away to culinary competition

...aren't just responsible for preparing a pretty meal. Rigorous standards for appropriate sanitation procedures could cost them precious points, along with precise ingredient budgeting.Roach said the group must bring all of their equipment to the event, and...
Off the Beaten Path: The Tongass Zone

...porcupine. The loser shrieked and scurried off into the bushes while the victor huddled in the dank hollow, snarling "My precious!" over and over again. Nothing too alarming; typical Alaskan winter behavior, I thought. I kept walking. The gloomy...
Sailing to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the way

...neighbor, Dyea, after the Seattle Intelligencer newspaper ran the headline "GOLD! GOLD! GOLD!" to report a discovery of the precious metal in Canada's Yukon Territory.More than 30,000 people, including women and children, flocked to Dyea to climb the...
Remembering MLK

...that I accept this award in the spirit of a curator of some precious heirloom which he holds in trust for its true owners - all...whose eyes the beauty of genuine brotherhood and peace is more precious than diamonds or silver or gold."- Nobel Peace Prize acceptance...
Living & Growing: The beauty of life

...were written in your book before one of them came to be. How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them...moved at the thought that God allowed us to be parents of these precious little creations of His. I was impressed that, through God's...
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...Bristol Bay one of the country's great natural resources and a massive economic engine."It's something that's too precious for us to be putting out to the highest bidder," Obama said.Bristol Bay has supported Native Americans in the Alaska region...
Stories of family, career at community exhibit

...she wrote. "Reading in Alaska is a funny thing. It's so dark here, for so much of the year, that light becomes deeply precious. It wakes you in the morning; it makes you happy in December; it gets you outside on the coldest January days. And when...
Mahle remembered with dinner, auction

...tumble camaraderie of male siblings made him the man he became, but one would be wrong."He was a very good dad to his two precious daughters, Makenzie and Zoe," said Sarena Mahle, Brandon's mother. "He accepted that his little girls loved the whole...
My Turn: 2013 broke records, 2014 won't

...the sheer size of our government workforce acts as a stabilizer. Further, in reaction to a weakening dollar, the value of precious metals rise, increasing the economic value of our mining industry. During these periods, our job market becomes an attractive...


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