Around town for Thursday, March 26

...9 p.m., McGivney's Sports Bar and Grill, 9107 Mendenhall Mall.Open mic night at the Alaskan, hosted by C. Scott Fry, 9 p.m.-close, Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Sign up for a slot beginning at 8:30 p.m. Details: 586-1000.
Bicyclists still wanted for Be Safe, Be Seen project

...are regularly cruising on the roads, to sign up to bike around with lights on their...Corporation. They have a $45 retail value.To sign up, email the Juneau Police Anyone 15 years or older can sign up. Those 15 to 17 years old will need...
City settles issue of unwanted road

...still maintain the road after that. He said the city had agreed with the platting in the 1970s and put in utilities and street signs, but had not taken responsibility for upkeep.Committee members agreed to forward a motion to the full Assembly for $350...
New Skagway business seeks artists

...This announcement is currently for Skagway artists only, but will be opened up to more communities as of March 31.Artists can sign up for 8-hour blocks from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Skagway artists who would like to secure a weekly...
Letter: Support diplomacy instead of Israel

...Iran, the U.S. government should be pressuring Israel, the only Middle Eastern country that has not signed the NPT, to sign the treaty.Our congressional delegation should not be deliberately undermining the possibility of achieving a peaceful, negotiated...
A short-term fix with potential long-term problems

...homework," Tina said. Between visits, they have guidelines for what kind of play fits best with his developing mind, what signs indicate he's on track and how to bring out those behaviors. Another thing the Peyerks appreciate is that Parents as Teachers...
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Empire Editorial: On the topic of transboundary mines, a response to Mr. Bill Bennett largely responsible for the disappearance of fish and shellfish from the area. By May 1997, it was reported that the only sign of life in Britannia Creek was some algae on rocks. According to estimates from B.C. reports, the cleanup could cost "several...
NOAA warns of warmer, less productive Pacific

Those starving sea lion pups off California may be signs of a drastically warming Pacific Ocean.That's the finding in a newly released fisheries report by the National Oceanic and...
Police seek driver who hit signage

...driver who crashed into and destroyed the sign for Kodzoff Acres mobile home park in the...released pictures of the debris, saying the sign will cost $2,000 to replace.Juneau...Kris Sell said the driver struck the sign in the 2800 block of Mendenhall Loop Road...
Music to a poet's ear

...become truthsup at the globe's neckline?If our wants are trivialour best wars are tussles,our worst weather is rime on road signs,breath off the water in the morning.- From "Overwinter," by Jeremy Pataky, published by the University of Alaska Press...


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