In pursuit of excellence: PJ Paparelli remembered

...the work, but as a person there was something very goofy and funny about him. He had a distinctive laugh and easy smile. And a lot of wit."Editor's note: This is a developing story. See the full version in Sunday's Juneau Empire.
My Turn: Attacking Public Defenders for doing their job is a disservice to all

...the worst of the accused have little recourse." As one court stated: "Public defenders stand alone, armed only with their wits, training, and dedication. Inspired by their clients' hope, faith, and trust, they are the warriors and valkyries of those...
Workshop teaches women how to use wits, unusual weapons in self-defense

...can simulate a human eye as an aid to help the squeamish prepare for blinding a rapist. "Self-defense is just using your wits and using what's available to you," said Diana Stevens, the workshop's instructor. Being aware of your surroundings and...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Frontiers News: Matching wits with critters 3/29/98

Archives Back to archive page Home Sunday, March 29, 1998 Matching wits with critters Last modified at 11:24 a.m. on Sunday, March 29, 1998 By JULIE TITONE THE IDAHO SPOKESMAN-REVIEW...
A short-term fix with potential long-term problems

...differences they have around parenting ideas and philosophies."Keeping kids on trackThe Peyerks admitted to being at their wits' end when their son wasn't sleeping well. Tina said Cooper would wake up at midnight or 1 a.m. and be alert, wanting...
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Deborah Jean Uotila

...Debbie embodied the Finnish term SISU (translation-Stoic Fortitude), possessed an unparalleled sense of humor coupled with a wit that once expressed, people never forgot. Debbie was a loving role model to her sons, instilling in her boys a love and appreciation...
Juneau Nordic Ski Team competes with state's best at Besh Cup

...14:41.3."Arne battled it out against some tough competition in the U16 men's category, but despite this he had his wits about him even when the hurt hit in the middle of the race," Lowell said. "He listened to his coaches yelling, 'Empty the...
Review: 'Surviving Bear Island'

...several times, Greci lists those things), his knowledge of what's around him - which isn't always firsthand - and his own wits. Greci has spent time in Prince William Sound, and it shows. He describes Tom's gradual initiation from the comforts of...
Empire Editorial: Rie Munoz: On our walls and in our hearts

...could fully understand.That bust paled in attention to Rie's wit, candor and charm.Somehow, Russian scientists were tremble and the detail of her work began to fade, Rie's wit still prevailed."At last I can become an abstract painter...
F-bombs away: Rants are time-honored part of sports culture

...managing the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1976-96 and nearly every press conference he ever attended with his no-holds-barred wit. San Diego Padres infielder Kurt Bevacqua learned the hard way when he suggested the "fat little Italian" should have been...


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