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Juneau fisherman looks for peace, memories in his work

...grew up in an artistic family in rural New Hampshire, amid ice and snow and lakes. He was eager to leave the dot-com rat race. Vinsel had developed an e-mail correspondence with Juneau artist John Stoll, who was managing the old Portfolio Arts...
Giant cabbages steal the show at state fair

...nothing to do with voluminous veggies. "The TV show 'Northern Exposure' had a big influence," he says. "They see it as this place of interesting people going at a slower pace and out of the rat race." Distributed by The Associated Press.
Out and About

...Glacier Cinemas, with second shows Friday and Saturday at 9 and matinees at 1:50 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. "Rat Race," (PG-13) shows tonight at 6:40 at Glacier Cinemas, switching to 6:30 nightly beginning Friday, with second...
Entertainment Calendar Juneau, "Summer Catch," "American Pie 2" and "Rat Race" will be held over. Call 463-3549 or see juneaumovies...ends tonight, last show at 6:50 at Glacier Cinemas. "Rat Race," (PG-13) ends tonight, last show at 6:30 at Glacier...
Weekend Best Bets

...Theaters will be available. "Curse of the Jade Scorpion," "Bubble Boy" and "O" were to replace "Summer Catch," "Rat Race," and "American Pie 2." Gross Alaska management is hoping the films will arrive Saturday. Call 463-3549 or check...
Owners attempt to sell cabins via essay contest

...400-word essay detailing how owning this business would fulfill a dream, enrich their lives or just let them "escape the rat race." The Johnsons are advertising it as a turn-key business that includes a two-bedroom house, six cabins, two 10-bed...
Corpse comic finds new life on the Internet

...1980s. Morrissette went on to earn a degree in illustration at Syracuse University, decided he didn't want to join the rat race in New York and moved to Seattle in 1991. They began working together immediately, this time on a political satire called...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ago to get away from the lower 48 rat race to enjoy unspoiled nature and your...ago to get away from the lower 48 rat race to enjoy unspoiled nature and your...ago to get away from the lower 48 rat race to enjoy unspoiled nature and your...
More bills go into legislative hopper

...their say. And Rep. Bill Stoltze, a Chugiak Republican, is sponsoring a bill to make it legal to gamble on so-called rat races in Alaska. The issue came up after a review of state gambling regulations found that a game of chance the Palmer Elks...
My turn: Juneau's identity tied to its isolation, artistry

...of people would consider living in Juneau: those who loved their freedom above all else and were leaving behind the rat-race of "Down South," and those that were born here. These days, it pains me to say that Juneau's youth, with their...


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