The littlest Mermaids Augustus Brown."I love the water," Secor said. "I have a romantic affair with it."Summer classes have ended but winter evening classes will start Sept. 9 and Saturday classes are also available. Interested participants should contact the Dimond...
Survey: Augustus Brown pool needs $5.5M in repairs

...keep putting things off."The full Assembly will probably discuss pool funding at a Committee of the Whole work session this winter, Wanamaker said. The Assembly Finance Committee will then consider it in the FY 2016 funding cycle."I think in 2016 at...
My Turn: 'Yes' vote gives Alaska time to get it right actively developing Point Thomson. Because the state held firm, more than 730 people were employed on the site this past winter and 92 companies are contracting with the project, 80 percent of which are Alaskan (Juneau Empire, Aug. 3, 2014). This...
State doesn't have money to replace Gustavus float

...The state transportation department still doesn't know what caused the failure of a $1 million steel float in Gustavus last winter. It also doesn't have the funds to replace it, and timber floats are in use instead.Kirk Miller supervises marine design...
First downhill mountain bike trail planned in Juneau

...similar feeling to powder skiing in the winter," Kreinheder said. "It's a of Hooter will make the ski area's winter operations easier, Lillard said. It'll...of Engineers permits over the fall and winter.If all goes well with permitting, fundraising...
Pure Sole: Girls and boys on ice

...last three years for the comp squad Team Alaska.She will again join that team and play out of Fairbanks through the fall and winter, flying back and forth between the two towns much like she cruises matter-of-factly from end to end on frozen water...
'The Boreal Feast' book signing at Rainbow Foods Aug. 23

...Territory.Genest has lived in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory since 1994, where she moved from her hometown of Toronto in search of winter. She has written about food and culture for the past 25 years, and cooked ever since she can remember. Her previous book...
Kodiak volunteers build garden beds

...deciding soon, because the district is hoping there will be enough time left in the season for a few crops to be grown before winter.Myers said lettuce, radishes, turnips and kale are all vegetables that could be grown in late summer and early fall, as...
On the Trails: The scourge of scurvy

...more than half of his crew of 160 sailors had died.When Bering's expedition was stranded in the Commander Islands in the winter of 1741-42, scurvy - already a problem on board the ship - became even more serious, killing off a number of men. Georg...
Laws finishes Alaska Slam quest

...minutes, good for 65th overall.Laws next completed the White Mountains 100 on March 30. The event was a human-powered winter chiller. Laws finished in 22 hours, 7 minutes for 50th position. Joe Grant, from Colorado, won the foot division with a...


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