Ethics panel eyes how states collect fines

...committee would have to deal with disclosures from far more people than it currently does, said outgoing committee chair Gary Turner, of Soldotna.Committee member Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, noted that the recommendation to introduce the bill...
Thanks for supporting JDHS woods classes

Special thanks to Al Tingley and The Tongass Turners who presented Juneau-Douglas High School teachers and woods classes with specialty tools purchased through a grant with the American...
Iditarod brings friendship between musher, girl

...Perry became Marrs' introduction to Turner syndrome, a chromosomal disorder affecting...trail is bringing greater awareness of Turner syndrome to more people around the state."He is even dedicating his miles to Turner syndrome awareness," Perry said.Side...
Glory Hole to host Empty Bowls fundraiser

...students. Individual artists donate their work, including wooden bowls from Neil Slotkin and Don Gotchall. The Southeast Wood Turners also have donated."The variety and quality is impressive," Lovishchuk said.Attendees are given a bowl to take home as...
2014's finest films wield unique power

...More food, and missives, ensue."Mr. Turner"- The sunset years of British painter J.M.W. Turner, and the sunsets and seascapes he painted...prolific, complex man. And if you love Turner's work, you'll love the way Leigh and...
Recent Alaska books

...Two: Awakening" by Owen Thomas (OTF Literary, August 2014). This two-volume novel, described as "a cerebral page-turner" in Kirkus Reviews, centers on the Johns family: parents Hollis and Susan, and children David, Ben and Tilly, with alternating...
Two Good Reads: Chuck Ramage

...Reads. Science fiction writer Robert Sawyer is easily one of the best authors I have ever read. His stories are great page-turners and keep you on the edge of your chair with mystery after mystery. Which he usually solves in a satisfying manner.Sawyer's...
Top 25 Notre Dame, Duke women win

...Jewell Loyd scored 23 points and Brianna Turner finished with 20, leading No. 2 Notre...from the field and 7 for 7 at the line. Turner made eight of nine shots, and also went...The Bobcats (3-2) had no answer for Turner, who repeatedly turned lob passes in...
Brooms, burls and pine tree galls

...often feed on invertebrates that hide in the brooms.What about the huge burls we sometimes see on sitka spruce trees? Wood-turners love them for the intricate figures exposed when the wood is carved. But what causes those exuberant growths? I was astonished...
Empty Bowls and Stone Soup

...other than some of the paper goods, supplies, and rental fees, is donated by the community.This year, a record amount of turners contributed bowls their bowls. Brandon Howard, Ceramics Manager at the Canvas, said that their kiln has been working around...


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