Local organizations invite public to wetlands clean-up event

...Sunny Point, according to an email from Discovery Southeast this week. Those looking to assist in the effort should bring rubber boots, gloves and any friends who can lend a hand, according to the release. From 10 a.m. to noon, Discovery Southeast...
Photos: Moon Walk Days

Six-year-old Casey Stoops tries to catch a large rubber ball as his family plays at the Mini Moon Walk Days at the Wells Fargo Dimond Park Field House on Wednesday.
JDHS hockey team splits with Monroe

...honored its senior skaters with a 4-2 win on Friday at Treadwell Arena over the visiting Monroe Rams, but fell in Saturday's rubber match, 6-3.On Saturday, JDHS played two men down in the second period and Monroe opened a 2-0 lead on goals by Michael...
Becoming Alaskan: Living the heli-ski daydream

...Halfway down 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...
JPD starts bike safety project

...required bike riders to have a light in the front and a red reflector in the back on their bikes.)But that may be putting the rubber before the road. Sell said her goal is to get both bicyclists and motorists informed about how to be safe on the roads. Maybe...
My Turn: Old school

...a letter with modified block, mixed punctuation, one inch margins all the way around. Make a mistake? Take the red round rubber eraser (say that 10 times fast) with the funky black brush on the end, erase the letter, put a little white chalk over it...
My Turn: Checks and balances of the Board of Education

...than the term limit Jay Hammond initially envisioned.So much for checks and balances. The Alaska Legislature must reject rubber-stamping Commissioner Hanley and request the governor and Board of Education follow established rules.Make Jay proud...
Dancing, rising for revolution

...rallies in my day."She added she planned on dancing if the mood struck, although she noted, "It's sort of hard to dance in rubber boots."High schoolers also attended the event, including Juneau-Douglas High School cheerleaders and the Thunder Mountain...
My Turn: Getting further into the fireweed

...not a right, and in my opinion it's presumptuous for anyone to think that, upon acquiring property, the city would simply rubber stamp a rezoning request.When Bicknell purchased the property, all 82 acres were zoned as "rural reserve." And although...
Where the world ends up when the ocean spits it out

...DEBRISContainer spills have left sometimes bewildering things in the water - thousands of fly swatters emblazoned with sport team logos. Rubber duckies. Nike shoes.The Sitka Sound Science Center has been involved with marine debris removal since 2010, though O'Connell...


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