Red carpet romp: The GLAAD Awards from an Alaskan perspective

...stars, but they humored me and got some comments. Questioned ranged from those about journalism to celebrity crushes and what I was wearing. Possibly the item I was most proud to be wearing was an octopus bag woven by Ricky Tagaban. After the red...
Bartlett names new leader

...hospitals" much like Bartlett."That's what I'm passionate about - leading that...premature to talk about changes and what I'm going to tackle," but building...the first thing he'll work on."What I can tell you is I'm going to be focused...
Exhibit variety plan for Sitka museum

...rotate through the museum. All this, Spackman said is meant to develop a continuing interest in the local museum."This what I want people to say: when is the last time you've been to the museum?" Spackman said.The new direction for the Sitka...
40 for 40: Pat Henry

...happy, and the audience there wasn't always happy with what I wanted to play."By 1980, Pat and Jeanie and their two...on it. So I was plunking around it on it, not knowing what I was doing. And the teacher came in and she said, 'Why...
Local | Art
Prosecution rests against alleged killer

...recreate that either right?" Fayette asked Schuessler, holding his microphone sideways to demonstrate. "And you know what I'm talking about, sometimes in urban gang shootings, you have a guy shooting a machine gun or automatic weapon...
Folk Fest profile: Mike Truax

...has landed."It takes a lot of work to get really good and I've just never had that fantasy. I'm real happy with what I do, real happy. I get to play at the Folk Festival in front of 500 people!" he said with a laugh. "And this is a...
Local | Art
Folk Fest profile: Jake & Roxy

...Juneau in April 2009, right before the festival. It was an unforgettable introduction to a city she now calls home."What I really loved was that it was so concentrated into just a few nights, with so many amazing musicians, and with such local...
Local | Art
More rain, less snow: what that means for SE

...Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center, said that's just what scientists from both sides of the border are beginning to do."What I'm trying to do is make sure there's a space for this to happen," Bidlack said of the scientific collaboration...
Business owners testify against indoor smoke ban

...goal with the bill is to protect workers from secondhand smoke."House Bill 360 is the Smoke-Free Workplace Bill, or what I call the 'Take it Outside Bill,'" she said. "We're not with this bill trying to tell people whether or not they...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Do you know your double negatives?

...test does nothing to check whether or not a student is a kind and productive member of our society. It doesn't matter what I think, though. SBA testing is coming soon.One thing that really bothers me about the test is that it is easy for kids...


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