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...
At 81, Rep. Bob Lynn is Alaska's oldest lawmaker

...interact with each other at times."House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt of Anchorage says it is Lynn's life experiences and sharp wit that has made him valuable to the Legislature.Minority Leader Chris Tuck of Anchorage agreed."Bob is the grandpa of the...
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LEGO League battles at the Baranof

...Engineering and Math program, boasted five teams and their robotic counterparts competing against one another in matches that pitted wits against technical know-how.The teams - Legomaniacs, Alaska Robotics, DHSS, Integrity Real Estate Inspectors, and Dads...
E Washington upsets No. 25 Oregon State

...year."Oregon State had 527 yards total offense. It was the defense that fell down on the job, as Adams gave the Beavers wits with his mobility and big-strike passing. The junior from Pasadena, Calif., played with panache, throwing for four touchdowns...
Pixar's sort of brave new movie

...My Neighbor Totoro" and "Spirited Away" are amazing and feature girl protagonists who get into adventures and use their wits to get out of trouble. They're not princesses either. And in my experience, boys watch those films with just as much enthusiasm...
New film presents an Alaska Alaskans might relate to

...businesses for food, lodging, equipment, vehicles, shipping and travel. They will shoot a story of young woman who will use her wits to overcome obstacles and discover her true self and strength. Above all, they will present Alaska as more than a place simply...
Battle of the wits rages on the North Slope

Wildlife researcher Stacia Backensto uses guile and concealment when monitoring her avian subjects - common ravens - on Alaska's North Slope.
Battle of the wits, continued

In reading Friday's "About drivel" letter, I was unimpressed by Mr. Warren's ability to properly research the size of Iraq v. California (the real numbers are 169,235 square miles to 163,707, with Iraq claiming the former of the two), and also his shortsighted view of business and oil in general.
Area offers plenty of Halloween alternatives

As Juneau youngsters prepare to be scared out of their wits this Friday, some area churches are planning alternatives to Halloween activities so their parishioners can have fun without celebrating...


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