Parenting reflections

If you know me, you know that I am an optimist. I generally think that tomorrow can be better than today. We can always continue to learn, grow and improve. I find this to be especially true in families. We all have different families...
Today In Sports History for July 4

1947 - Larry Doby becomes the first black to play in the American League. He strikes out as a pinch-hitter for the Cleveland Indians in a 6-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox.
England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd

...think that epitomizes what this team is about in my opinion. There wasn't a player on the pitch or even on the touch line today that wouldn't have given their right leg to make sure that we won a bronze medal."Germany had several opportunities to...
Alaska is beating drunk driving

...Juneau - and Alaska as a whole - is safer today than it has been at most points in the...population less than half the size of Juneau today.You could chalk that up to better reporting...Juneau had half the population it has today and many fewer police. The Juneau Police...
Water and sewer fees rise today

...ramp-up that began in January. Rates went up today, July 1, and are scheduled to rise again...Rates will go up to $104.74 per month today, the start of the city's 2016 fiscal...although the rate increase goes into effect today, July 1, residents won't see it until...
Today In Sports History for July 3

1905 - Marvin Hart wins the vacant world heavyweight title with a 12th-round knockout of Jack Root in the final bout of an elimination tournament in Reno, Nev. James Jeffries, who refereed the bout, had retired in March, leaving the title vacant.
New Old Time Chautauqua: For the love of community

...lecture series. That tradition will continue 1-4 p.m. today in Centennial Hall, where two dozen classes ranging from lessons...some of the workshops. Following the workshops at 7 p.m. today, the entire troupe will perform a vaudeville variety show as...
This year's pallet bonfire still anyone's guess

...typically takes about the full day to build something. Whatever they're building this year, it will start about 7 or 8 a.m."Today is the day we strategize because tomorrow is the day we have to build it," Voelckers, an architect and the president of MRV...
Alaska Editorial: Relocating bears doesn't change people's behavior

...the same public outcry over killing bears been directed toward cleaning up yards, we might be having a different conversation today.Here on the central Kenai Peninsula, efforts by Fish and Game and local municipal governments to encourage residents to minimize...
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Pure Sole: Run your mountain Juneau

...out like knights with lances drawn.A dance usually topped off the night and fireworks, somewhat subdued from what we see today, quieted and awed the masses and startled young lovers sneaking kisses away from prying eyes.Somewhere in those old turn...


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