Connie Layne Tonsgard McFadden

...State Fair three years in a row. Connie suffered a serious head injury in 2005 and had struggled, at times, over the past ten years, and was stricken with cancer in 2015 which took her life. Connie had unwavering faith in God and truly believed she...
Humpbacks on rebound as agency mulls lift

...said the most important considerations in determining if populations will remain on the list are their size and growth rates."Ten of these populations are no longer in danger of extinction, which is our criteria for an endangered listing, nor are they likely...
Soldotna sweeps skating competition

...for most of them. Taking part in between eight and ten different performances is more common, she said...more new faces each year.The players skate for up to ten months each year, for ten or more hours a week, Abbott said."That's amazing...
Pinks predicted to carry season, again

...year, but definitely on the low side of things."This is a low production period for kings in the Taku, he said, with the ten-year average at 34,900 fish.They predict sockeye will have an above average return of 216,000 on the Taku; an average...
Registration opens for Tutka Bay Writers Retreat

...Falsework," "Swimming Ginger" and "What Does A House Want?" His non-fiction works include "Sailing Home," "Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things: An Impossible Journey from Kabul to Chiapas," and "Drink the Bitter Root: A Search for Justice and Healing...
Book review: "Iditarod: The First Ten Years"

...paging through "Iditarod: The First Ten Years" when I had to stop and stare at...that's only by human terms."The First Ten Years" comes along at the right time in...isn't a coherent narrative in "The First Ten Years," but there doesn't need to be...
Writers Weir: Poems by Sarah Williams and Rai Behnert

...mind,its outcome all but certain once said(if not just nowwell then perhaps tomorrowor, if need be, after ten times ten times ten tomorrows...).And be it will,just as all of those other it'll be's have becomeor, by and by, are...
Chef at the Market now accepting applications from Alaska chefs

...vendors that supply restaurants with their products.During the summer of 2014, six Alaska chefs performed 36 demonstrations at ten local farmers markets.Applications for the 2015 season are due by Friday, April 17. For more information visit: http...
Off the Beaten Path: Transboundary mining efforts are just another gold rush scam

...the Mount Polley Mine, owned by Imperial Metals, in central British Columbia couldn't make the scam any more transparent. Ten million cubic meters of toxic water and 4.5 million cubic meters of fine toxic tailings polluted the Fraser River watershed...
Alaska State Improv Festival set for April 23-26 in Juneau

...and Saturday, $12 on Thursday and Sunday. All session passes are available from the festival website for $50 and cover all ten sessions. Single tickets are available from Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books, the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, and...


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