Rainy Day Reads: Words I do not know

...the English language. I used to roll my eyes when the teachers told us to highlight words we didn't know in our assigned readings and look them up. "Please," I would scoff, "I know the words."I am overly proud of my grasp of vocabulary. Vain might...

...we're still processing," he said. "That place shaped us in a way that's just fundamental." John Straley gave two readings on the trip, including a passage from his second book, "The Curious Eat Themselves," that featured investigator Cecil...
Juneau actor, playwright's script wins prestigious reading, workshop

...wrote," he said. "But I've been reading plays and acting for quite some time now...the play won a place in a prestigious reading and workshop for American Indian playwrights...Katasse's play will have a featured reading May 27 at the Autry in Los Angeles and...
Daniel Joseph Schwab

...Everett High School and took coursework toward earning his college degree. Dan had a bright, curious mind and found pleasure in reading and learning about a wide variety of subjects.Dan was close to his big brother Mike, who lived in Juneau, and sadly preceded...
Yakutat organizations, community members band together to save town

...year; he won't be replaced. Gray may end up teaching a reading group herself next year."We work very hard to find ways...more," Gray said, adding that she may end up teaching a reading group herself next year.As a result of the cuts, they're...
Writer starts new romance series

...That kind of book could be set in Alaska."The research would be so easy," she said.Though she loves writing - and reading - romances, Bernard said she has lots more going on. While playful, her writing has complexity and depth. In her characters...
'One Sitka Summer" author to give readings Sitka summer" to give readings in Sitka and JuneauAuthor Lois Lindenfeld will be reading from and signing copies...In Sitka, she'll be reading at 6 p.m., March Juneau, she'll be reading from 2 p.m. to 4 p...
Kenai Chrisian academy graduates sole senior

...departing senior.The May 15 ceremony opened with pledges to the Bible and to the American and Christian flags, and a scripture reading from Song of Solomon. Following hymn-singing and a slide presentation, Ophus gave a speech to the audience. After thanking...
Slack Tide: Hey, Alaska: Go fund yourself!

...seriously suggesting Alaska crowdfund its own budget for the new Fiscal Year? Why not? After all, crowdfunding brought back "Reading Rainbow." We can fly twice as high as that butterfly (in the sky). What's more, earlier this month Stephen Colbert...
Life, love and alternative kindship structures

...audience throughout the entire play, Peterson periodically takes center stage, never speaking an original line, but instead reading items from the local newspaper, most of them (but not all) related to the museum closing. I found this an ingenious, not...


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