Page to Stage Workshop to feature "Christmas Doll" author

...10 for children 12 and younger. Tickets may be purchased at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, Hearthside Books, Rainy Day Retreat Books, online at (through Vendini). For more, visit
In a soggy year, Juneau's rainy-day streak enters second month

It's been a wet year when the wettest month is dry. Last week, the Alaska Climate Center reported that 7.46 inches of rain fell on Juneau in October, just 86 percent of normal in what is typically the Capital City's wettest month of the year.

...teardrops-they actually look more like hamburger buns, which makes sense considering how strongly you crave French fries on rainy days. Regardless of drop size, all rain falls at "terminal velocity," the maximum speed a falling object's medium will...
Empire Editorial: A taxing dilema

...this increase pass, we expect to see the extra funds set aside from the general fund, either going into the city's rainy day fund or used to fund education to the cap.Another concern is that the Assembly's interest in another tobacco tax increase...
Empire Editorial: Be smart with your PFD - don't just spend, save

...make a donation to your favorite nonprofit.It's also never too late to squirrel away a little extra money for that rainy day fund. The brakes on your car will always go out at the least convenient time.And for parents, even those still with...
Like Shark Week for book-lovers

...Ferris, Fowler and Flanagan, are readily available.? For all the Booker news and reviews you can handle, check the Rainy Day Reads blog and the Thursday Arts section as I dedicate the next five weeks to reading the shorlist.P.S. For those...
My Turn: Emotion and the police

...basis. The kids at these stops are dressed for the weather. On the cold days they have mittens and heavy coats, on rainy days they have rain jackets, and on the rare sunny day they even have shorts and t-shirts. What would we think of a parent...
My PFD Came One Day Early On Blackerby Ridge all in. The clear, brilliant sky was difficult to comprehend, my mind was so fogged by the endless succession of rainy days, but I did my best to enjoy it. Summer was most certainly over, and the chilly breeze along the ridge kept me bundled...
Rainy Day Reads: I bought an ereader

I was one of those people who said they'd never get an ereader. It was like blasphemy to me. Books were the physical things you held in your hands. You turned the pages, you hefted their weight, you sniffed their used-book/new-book smell.I've always hated reading things on screen. To this day, if a news story or blog post runs too long, I print it out and read it on paper. Reading on screens is just ? different. And for me, difficult.
Rainy Day Reads: 'Girls of Atomic City'

...evil that they have planned is the very thing that ended the war and brought our boys home. Don't miss any of the past Rainy Day Reads reviews:Vacations are for readingThe Lightbringer series by Brent WeeksGenre identity"The Silkworm" by Robert...


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