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Off the Beaten Path: Watch out, Iliamna Lake Monster, here I come

...sightings in Scotland. After my successful Iliamna expedition, book tour, and Hollywood movie, I plan to visit the Scottish Highlands and try my luck fishing there.? Bjorn Dihle is a freelance writer based in Juneau.
New Frontiers: Juneau ballerina has hopes of an Alaska first atypical start in ballet. The first time she laced up her ballet shoes was at age 12. But she grew up doing Scottish Highland dancing, and she stood out in the ballet studio from the start."She came in and we're all like, 'Who is this...
Making the Super Bowl dance team under the direction of Leslie Dahl.Mix in the accomplishment of being a competitive nationally ranked Scottish Highland dancer, the social pressure of high school, homework and tests and even a stint as a Juneau skier, it is easy...
29th Christmas dinner for seniors in what was then St. Anne's Nursing Home, with 40 seniors as guests. Entertainment ranged from jazz, to Scottish highland dances complete with bagpipes, to choral music including traditional Christmas carols. The event has grown over...
Photo: Scottish strength

Jason Kepler spins to throw a 28-pound weight Saturday during the weights for distance event in the Alaskan Scottish Highland Games in Eagle River. Sound off on the important issues at
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...15 for children, $70 for families. Burns' Night, with Stroller White Pipes & Drums, Fire on McGinnis, the Scottish Highland Dancers, Blessing in Disguise, a haggis dinner and whisky tasting, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Centennial...
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Former JDHS dancer helps Thunder Mountain groove

...the daily pressures of high school dynamics on top of that, including the fact that Carson was also a competitive Scottish Highland dancer"Learning how to juggle my time in order to excel in all of these areas has been key in the success of my...
Gardner duo's love for bagpiping leads to Scotland

...said. "Imagining what it was like to walk those stones and be behind those walls." The Gardners hope the rich Scottish Highland Piping traditions can carry over into Juneau's rich history of the volunteer non-profit Stroller White Pipes...
Photos: Entertaining the crowd during the Juneau Maritime Festival

Members of Juneau's Scottish Highland Dancers performed to music by The City of Juneau Pipe Band during the second annual Juneau Maritime Festival on Saturday.
Local teen invited to train at Bolshoi Academy in Moscow

...dreams in Russian," she said.Maire didn't take her first ballet class until she was 12, but she has been a Scottish Highland dancer since she was little, a cultural artform she shares with other family members. She gravitated toward ballet...


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