Slide on Gastineau Ave

If we still lived in Juneau, this is where we’d still be parking our Subaru wagon. Last week, the Soobi would have been buried under this:

Local Man Wins Major Award

Zach Falcon, 37, of Iowa City, earned the recognition for his story “The Malamute.” The honor came from the United Kingdom’s Bridport Prize, which will be announced today. The Press-Citizen received an embargoed copy of the announcement and originally posted it (this version has been edited for clarity): “I was delighted. I know writers sometimes…

Above and Beyond Alaska hosts Andy Summers

Our pals, Sean and Becky Janes, gave Andy Summers and his son the tour of Southeast recently via their outfit Above and Beyond Alaska. That’s Sean on the right in the picture below. Highly recommended if you’re thinking about making it out to the Last Frontier – but of course, we’re biased: = c

Back on!

Power is flowing from the Snettisham hydro dam once again! Returning to the renewable energy source means Juneau folks no longer face the temporary increased cost of living [53 cents per kilowatt hour versus 11]. Since the avalanche in mid-April, Alaska Electric Light & Power has been supplying the entire city with electricity from diesel…