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Becoming Alaskan: Living the heli-ski daydream

...the run the bellowing in my head retreated to an excited cheer. My knees, still knocking, felt slightly less like rubber bands. The snow was as deep and pristine as you could ask for. It was with overwhelming exuberance that I floated down to...
WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science

...of which involved material stretched around the animal's neck, Jensen said. Rope, fishing line, packing bands, rubber bands - all can contribute to the problem - though packing bands are the worst. "It's a bit of a mystery how they get...
For natural dyes, look to the yard or kitchen

...minutes. Wet fabric absorbs dye much better than dry fabric does. For tie-dyed fabrics, just fold and then wrap rubber bands around the still-dry fabric first.Strain the onionskins from the big dye pot and discard them, then bring the pigmented...
The art of Mardi Gras mask-making

...way so it will dry and harden in the shape you want - rubber bands and binder clips can be helpful for fastening.You can bend or curve the leather by wrapping a rubber band around it so it keeps the preferred shape.Stretching...
Ketchikan students get music scholarships

...from myocarditis. He was a passionate musician who was a member of several local bands, was a co-founder of The Rubber Band rock group and attended Sitka Fine Arts Camp and Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan.The $500 scholarships were awarded...
Mixing fun with challenges

...Erik, 9, is occupied by squirting dyes from ketchup-style containers into a wet T-shirt bundled inside a web of rubber bands. "Do you want to do a rainbow, sweetie, or do you want to do your own design," counselor Lia Carpeneti, 19...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...raincoat, it's much weathered and worn but like ditto, still valued, even more so. A white cardboard cover and rubber band help to keep it together. A detailed map of London is tucked within as well as a cardboard bookmark. As I recall...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...little ice at the edge of the water. I took him out of his box - he was gorgeous, about 2 pounds and still lively, no rubber bands on his claws - and placed him tail-first into the water. As you had predicted, he waved to us as he, with a quick...
Find young-adult novels easily at Juneau libraries detention together at Opequonsett High School, something happens that none of them expected. With Mo playing a rubber band, Charlie tapping out a rhythm on the desk, Stella strumming an old ukulele, Wen on kazoo and Olivia singing the lines...
Dad learns a lofty lesson

...bags and clear tape, a design that provides more capacity at lower weight than either latex or Mylar. Soda straws and rubber bands formed a harness for the camera. Two lightweight fishing lines tethered the balloons and the harness. I set the camera...


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