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Do you believe in ghosts? Why or why not?

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:10am
“Yeah, I believe in ghosts, because it makes things interesting. Why not believe in ghosts? Ghosts are awesome.” - James Risdon, barista and UAS student

Infographic: How much pie would it take to buy Alaska?

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:00am
Short answer? A lot but probably not as much as you think it would.

The why behind a workout

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:59am
Motivation to work hard was easy in high school. The reward was an education outside of Alaska, or a win against my rival on the basketball court.

HooDoo does that voodoo so well

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:55am
It was late 2012 when I got a call from Bobby Wilken. He was on the cusp of opening HooDoo Brewing Company in Fairbanks. He wanted to know if I wanted to help brew the inaugural beer. How could I pass this up? I took a day off work, jumped on a plane and flew north.

Making Caesar Salad with a Bite

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:52am
When I was growing up, I was a simple salad kind of girl. I’m talking lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers: the usual suspects tossed and drowned in bottled salad dressing. That typically was Thousand Island or French, which were my parents’ favorites.

Late-season lake fishing is a quiet break

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:41pm
The lake is so glassy that even the soft morning mist casts gentle dimples on its dark obsidian surface. Echoing from a behind a blanket of angelic fog, a loon cries eerily in the distance.

Ketchikan's Arctic Bar shuts for renovations

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:41pm
KETCHIKAN (AP) - The bears aren't happy: The Arctic Bar will be closed for three to four months.

Reading Alaska: Memoir of An Alaska Century

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:41pm
Patricia Ray Williams, 104 years old, died on Sept. 18, 2014 in Anchorage.

Death on the Hill

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:41pm
On the First Friday in October, walking through downtown Juneau where Calhoun Avenue meets West 4th Street, a friend tells me again of a rumor I've heard many times before.

Juneau/Southeast Calendar

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:41pm

New brew, same beer: At Skagway, Juneau Access Project planners hear similar skepticism with novel flavor

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:41pm
Juneau has a brewery. So does Haines. Skagway, too.

Making Local Work: Southeast Taxidermy gets the bugs out

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:41pm
Some business owners have employees. Jesse Ross has a small army with a big appetite.

Sitka Sound Science Center gets unwrapped

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:14am
“We’ve got an incredibly bright future to look forward to,” said Trish White, a Sitka Sound Science Center board member, shortly before Gil Truitt cut the ceremonial ribbon to reopen the unwrapped building.

Meals with Midgi: Planning ahead - it can be done

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:09am
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I’m not quite sure who “they” are, but they obviously haven’t been in my house.

Breweries roll out their Oktoberfest features

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:59pm
Oktoberfest is officially over in Munich, but not here in Alaska where we're forever looking for an excuse to party. I'm fine with that, because aside from the Oktoberfest celebrations, I sure do love Oktoberfest-style beer, and we're swimming in the stuff right now.

On Alaska Day in Sitka, clothes make the holiday

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:59pm
In Sitka, they wear their love for Alaska Day on their sleeve.

A Day in the Life of: Kingeistí David Katzeek

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:59pm
Every time Kingeistí David Katzeek speaks to young people - which is quite often - he asks them the same question.

Leave no trace: Group helps make Southeast a cleaner place

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:59pm
Those who look can find plenty on Southeast Alaska's beaches: seals, sea lions, seaweed ... and hundreds of pounds of trash.

Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:59pm
It's mid-October, 118 miles from the Arctic Circle. Time for a walk to work.

Photos: Alaska Day in Sitka

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:59pm
A photo package coverin the festivities on Alaska Day in Sitka.


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