Book on living off the grid falls flat
Doug Fine earned a degree in creative writing from Stanford University in 1992.

New picture books for kids arrive at the library
This week is a sampling of the new picture books that are out at the Juneau Public Libraries.

Rejuvenate democracy
I took Marty Caress's advice (letters to the editor, Sept. 1) and checked out the Dave Kopel critique of Michael Moore's film "Fahrenheit

Around Town
Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events.

Police & Fire
Reports from Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers.

Electronic surveillance used to make sexual-assault case
Police charged a man with raping a woman last week after getting a court authorization to listen to the alleged victim's conversations with the suspect.

Teachers sign new contract
Juneau teachers on Friday afternoon ratified a proposed two-year contract that gives them raises and more money for health insurance.

My Turn: No reminders needed: Save veterans' thank-you program
The two Russian passenger planes blown out of the air the other day was another reminder that in today's war on global terrorism free nations face a ruthless and savage enemy.

Power: Alaska's new export
When 800 people in Ketchikan sought to incorporate the community in 1900, the 95 petitioners included 43 miners; no fishermen and only one logger.

Unfortunately, gloves coming off in Alaska's senate race
With two months to go until the November general election, it looks like the gloves are coming off in the matchup bet

Juneau's dippers appear to be thriving along healthy streams
You'll see them along streams - dark gray birds smaller than a robin.

A listing of outdoor events in town

Fish report
Here's the latest fishing report from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:

Hunting on the fly
The rain is back, just in time for duck hunting season.

Crimson Bears sweep Kings
The Juneau volleyball team was excited to get back on the court this weekend - maybe a bit too excited.

Hats put face on cancer
There was a new course for Saturday's 13th annual "Beat the Odds" Women's Run Against Breast Cancer and the ninth annual Prostate Cancer Run/Walk, but another change may have had a bigger impact for the two events that raise money for cancer awareness.

Juneau's rally falls short against East
East Anchorage High School's Ryan Stickler ran with a vengeance Saturday.

Sports in Juneau
Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau.

Juneau runners perfect again
Another meet, another set of perfect scores for the Juneau-Douglas High School cross-country running teams.

Glacier Bay hydropower plan debated
It's not unusual for Bear Track Inn owner Mike Olney to get a $3,500 monthly power bill in the mail.

Alaska Digest
Staff and Wire reports from around the state.

This Day in History
In Alaska, the nation, and the world

Power company says it needs wilderness site
Too far from Southeast Alaska's existing hydroelectric power plants for an affordable link, a Gustavus power company says it needs a slice of federally protected wilderness to build its own.

Training center takes soldiers into high-tech scenarios
It's an adolescent's dream and an enemy's nightmare.

Clark: Laws for naming judges need change
Gov. Frank Murkowski's chief of staff says that unless the Alaska Judicial Council changes its bylaws on how it nominates judicial appointees, the state Legislature will be asked to pass a law that overrides them.

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