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Becoming Alaskan: Pack on your trip, not for it

...have a moose on them.Rock your vacation town prideThere's nothing like a nice suntan (or third-degree sunburn) to really rub it in your co-workers' faces that you spent the past week lying on a sandy beach drinking cocktails with little pink umbrellas...
Despite lead, Froome on defensive

...wears has been so soiled by the deceit of those who wore it before him that some of that dirt, deservedly or not, is going to rub off on him, too.Being doubted, being hauled over of the coals of suspicion day-in, day-out, is the bill that must be...
Homegrown catcher leads US over World in Futures Game

...want to beat Doggie," Griffey said. "I don't want to hear about it for the next 20 years, because you know Doggie can rub it in."MANAGING IN CINCY AGAINPerez was fired as the Reds' rookie manager after only 44 games in 1993. He quickly accepted...
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My Turn: Worst session ever?

...why we can't do that with labor contracts."This was the rub of inconsistency that the negotiations between House Speaker...learning the Senate Majority wanted to halt the agreement.The rub of inconsistency is now the Senate Majority's problem. If...
MLB pumps up ball security after Tom Brady flap

...atmosphere.Across the majors, home teams store the new balls during the season, and the umpires' clubhouse attendants usually rub up nearly 100 for each game.When they're taken to the field, an MLB authenticator follows them. That person is a current...
My PFD Came One Day Early On Blackerby Ridge

Every time I looked at the weather forecast, I had to rub my eyes. The rain followed by showers followed by more rain was easy to believe. But what was this sunny weather predicted in...
My corner of Alaska: Jerry's Rant

...what became of Jerry, but Oscar's exasperated advice stuck with me. Now, any grown-up with more than two brain cells to rub together knows that chronic unhappiness like Jerry's usually follows us around like the cloud of dust that hovers over Pig...
Local economy overlooked in international trade spat

...Buy American" be waived for this project. The Alaska state government responded by cancelling the tender call. Here's the rub. While this sabre-rattling may look good from a political perspective, it's positively backward from the economic standpoint...
Ay, there's the rub

...Jamacian Jerk, which is a fiery scotch bonnet-based rub used to flavor pork, chicken, fish and shrimp; and in the United States, the Memphis rib rub and the ever popular Cajun rub. Rubs define restaurants as well. Often restaurants...
Ketchikan resident shares Creole coffee rub

...Ketchikan, sent in one of her favorite BBQ rubs. Creole coffee rub 2 tablespoons finely ground chicory coffee or espresso 1 tablespoons...with olive oil and season both sides with the Creole Coffee-Rub, let sit for 10 minutes. 4. Grill steaks covered for 3 minutes...


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