Pure Sole: It hurts so good

A funny thing happened on the way to a family vacation - I qualified for the New York and Boston marathons.Yeah, baby! Second in my age group, which I believe was the "Fossils and Cave Drawings" category.Running the Bismarck Marathon...
Juneau's Hidden History: Bessie Creek Trail and the Aurora Borealis Mine

...normally hear one of two replies: "I went on that trail once and ended up at a beaver pond, there is nothing up there." Or: "Yeah, I went to the Bessie Mine, lots of junk laying around. I'm not so sure where I actually was."I laugh and try to explain...
Pure Sole: Yeah! Klas!

"Yeah! Klas!"Roughly 80 miles into the 110-mile Klondike Ultra race, those two words meant more than...basically, anyplace Connor Norman and runners and running fans just like him voice their support."Yeah! Klas!"
Patriots get to play football instead of talk about them

...handed in the NFL's botched "Deflategate" investigation.Oh, yeah, they'll play an actual football game, too.Seven months...want to be the best you have to beat the best," he said. "Yeah, of course one part of you doesn't want him out there because...
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A 'grave' detour: Car drives through Evergreen Cemetery

...if the driver didn't chose the particular get-away route he or she did, which was straight through Evergreen Cemetery."Yeah, somebody did drive through the cemetery," said Kirk Duncan, the director of the city's Parks and Recreation department...
Off the Beaten Path: Hitchiking on mystery road

...the mack down hard. Material like, "You see that mountain? Yeah, I was the first guy to climb it." He told a number of "and...gotten a crick in my neck from repeatedly nodding and saying "yeah" and "wow, that's crazy."The couple was heading back...
From Juneau to Carnegie Hall

...has been performing with the group his entire college career - and, now, after it."I jumped into college and I was like 'Yeah, I'm ready to study, I'm ready to have fun, and I'm ready to sing!' he said.Then he realized UAS didn't have a...
Murder in the valley

...was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in the death of 30-year-old Brandon C. Cook."There was a murder, yeah," Juneau Police Department Chief Bryce Johnson said, standing outside Strawn's house early Wednesday morning, rubbing his...
A sit down with the new mayor

...development.You've just completed your first week as Juneau's mayor. So far, has it been everything you thought it would be?Yeah, pretty much. I got sworn in on Tuesday evening, and you get thrown right in to the running of the meeting. I think it went...
Inupiaq woman joins traditional tattooing movement

...Marjorie Tahbone - it's because I want to beat the system - against all odds," she said. "Then I can pretty much be like, 'Yeah, I got it, you guys could get it too.'"Tahbone said she wants to be a person everyone can turn to if they have questions...


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