Photo: Alaska Day sunset

The sun sets on Mount Jumbo as seen from Evergreen Cemetary on Friday, Alaska Day.
Saturday Challenge

...of fun because part of it is learning how to "scream, make noise and run." 11:39 a.m.I'm now back in my car. The sun is peeking out for the first time today and KXLL is playing the Replacements' "Can't Hardly Wait." I'm in a good mood...
'Bama, Oklahoma face possible playoff elimination

...Petersen can close that gap. ... OREGON 44-18.No. 23 Stanford (minus 3 1/2) at No. 17 Arizona StateCardinal outmuscled Sun Devils twice last season and have won four straight meetings ... ARIZONA STATE 28-24.No. 19 Nebraska (minus 6 1/2...
Alaska Science Forum: Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere

...lake stars after duplicating them in a Massachusetts lab.This Alaska Day will later warm above freezing, showing that the sun still has some punch. But the snow will stay, and the countdown to winter solstice has begun.Near the lake, a spider looks...
Photo: Art bridge

Juneau-Douglas High School art students take in the sun and view from the footbridge over Egan Drive on Monday.
Alaska Science Forum: Fire on the mountain near the Yukon River and recorded in Healy and a few other spots in Alaska. Coal can burst into flames with nothing more than the heat of the sun.The samples Stromquist plucked during her visit to the mountain haven't helped explain the fire. "Why is it continuing...
Just the normal torrent: After soggy summer, Juneau weather returns to normal

Following the wettest summer on record, Juneau has returned to normal levels of rainfall. It's just too bad for sun-lovers that fall is the rainy season.According to the National Weather Service, which measures Juneau's rainfall from a...
Pure Sole: Feed Me

...Today I am a bit peeved about Midnight Suns Softball.(I just ducked down behind...a tangent here.OK, back to Midnight Suns Softball ...God bless the Glacier Swim...the Juneau Soccer Club - and the Midnight Suns BASEBALL Club.These coaches begin helping...
Local sports calendar

Sunday, Sept. 28BASEBALLHome, 1:30-3 p.m., Midnight Suns Baseball Club Annual Registration for the 2014-15 season at Riverbend Elementary School. All children of ages 8-18 interested...
Living & Growing: An overdue love letter

...any given day I can walk, ride my bike, or drive down to play in the dirt. Early in the morning is my favorite time as the sun starts to slide over the garden beds. I have been surprised more than once by the red breasted sap sucker that rests on the...


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