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Kenai apple agriculture at work

...later-developing fruits such as Granny Smiths and Honeycrisps, O'Brien said."Of course those will be the ones that store the best," he said. "The later that they ripen, generally speaking they store longer. Winter apples will be the...
Slack Tide: Let's get chopping

...truckload of the dry stuff. Under cover of darkness, of course, and without mentioning where it came from, like all that store-bought halibut I vacuum-sealed and froze as if I'd caught it myself (don't tell anyone).But while I'm not...
No contaminated cucumbers ID'd in Juneau

...he said, explaining how he traces contaminated food as part of his job.At Superbear, the produce manager said that store's cucumbers came from Oregon. At Fred Meyer, the cucumbers came from the United States, not Mexico. At Foodland...
Searching for a light: The case for economic optimism as Alaska enters recession

...impact on the economy. Part of every dollar spent at a local store goes to pay the salaries of the people who work at that store. In turn, the dollars those store employees spend do the same at other stores.But even though Alaska is near all-time...
Jury finds Ray Coxe not responsible for murder

...unchanged. "It would have been, I think, an impossibility to have locked up each gun. ... I had over 300 rifles in that store, and there's no way you can lock and disable every one of those guns."He noted he thought the prior ATF violations...
JDHS art club to host art auction and party

...from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Salt Restaurant.The event has been organized to raise fund for a pugmill, a machine that stores up to 85 pounds of clay, wet and dry, indefinitely. When fresh clay is needed, it mixes it all together while de-airing...
Bustin' Out the new bras, organic baby and maternity store, Fiddleheads and Ferns, on Saturday. For more information about that store, see the Empire article published Friday called "Servants in birth, life."? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller...
RadioShack keeps the lights on in Juneau

...capitalize on its niche in the market.Juneau had a second RadioShack location in the Nugget Mall in the Mendenhall Valley. That store closed last year without much fanfare.? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263 or at emily.miller...
Pure Sole: I can toss an egg

...youthful Fourth of July sports skill on the streets of Little Norway.I couldn't catch one, but oh how I could hurl that store-bought projectile to my partner.Unfortunately in egg tosses, you are not supposed to be the greatest pitcher in...
Noting tech needs, mining companies seek graphite

...according to the Electric Drive Transportation Association.Batteries for renewable power sources, such as those that store solar and wind energy, may be a more important use, Hains said. Also, the USGS says energy companies are developing...
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