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Welcome to Juneau!

Welcome to June! Summer is in full swing. Soccer and softball have started, many of us have dipped or dunked our bodies in the ocean, perhaps caught a fish or two. As I sit here and bask in the glory that is the beginning of summer, I am thinking ahead, planning cabin trips, fishing excursions, […]

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Seasoning tips to help you savor a great grilling season

(BPT) – Flowers are blooming, days are getting longer and temperatures are warmer – you can probably recognize all the signs that grilling season has arrived! But do you know how to best season all the fresh foods you’ll grill this summer? Sure, a dash of salt and pepper may be all you need for […]

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4 easy ways to make your yard an outdoor oasis this summer

(BPT) – Summer is the season when your backyard takes center stage. As warm weather arrives, it’s time to head outdoors and create a beautiful and lush outdoor space that you can enjoy all season long. “It’s no secret that backyards are the best place to spend time with family and friends in the summer […]

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Signs of Spring

Hello May! It’s finally that time where we are spending more of our time outdoors. There are a couple signs of spring in our household that I’m sure are common in yours too, so please take a moment to relish or grovel with me. Window Cleaning: by the time spring rolls around, our house windows […]

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The smart advice that makes clean eating an attainable lifestyle choice

(BPT) – Healthy eating trends come and go. Sometimes the fads are extreme, over-the-top and hard to maintain, but others offer simple, attainable changes that make them well worth incorporating into your lifestyle. Clean eating, actively seeking out foods that are minimally processed with simple, natural ingredients, is a relatively recent food trend that’s well […]

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Recipe: Salmon

Ode to Spring Salmon Rich in the long chain Omega-3 Fatty Acids, unlike most other fats, omega-3 fats are considered “essential”, meaning you must get them from your diet since your body cannot produce them alone. Omega 3’s are an integral part of the cellular structure and affect the function of cell receptors in membranes. […]

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Pet Plants

Eek, spring is finally here! Or is it. After our enormous amount of snow mid-March, I’m really hoping that’s the end of it. I am ready to get into the full landscaping swing of things! We’ve got some starters sprouting indoors and are planning on planting bulbs and other things outdoors as soon as the […]

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Iditarod 2017

Juneau is sometimes referred to as the tropics of Alaska; we don’t get the extreme negative temperatures that the interior and the north get, we don’t tend to get as much snow (except for that winter in 2007 where Eaglecrest had a deeper snowpack than anywhere else in the world *), and we don’t have […]

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Groups and Sports

Welcome to March! Happy 6th Birthday to us! This month marks our 72nd edition of the magazine and I couldn’t be more proud of what this publication has become. Thank you so much to our loyal supporters, advertisers and readers, we wouldn’t be where we are without you! March also marks one of my favorite […]

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5 fun ways to decorate for spring

(BPT) – Spring is the perfect time to shake things up with your home decor. As Mother Nature transforms her landscape with fresh buds and blooms, you’re probably longing to refresh your home, too. These five easy craft projects are perfect family activities and the results will add touches of springtime throughout the house. Rain […]

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