Editor's note: This is the first in a multi-part series about efforts to improve the condition of downtown Juneau. Part two will appear in the July 23 issues of the Juneau Empire and Capital City Weekly.
I have to admit I’m not a huge soccer fan. I didn’t get into the hype of the World Cup, but I appreciate the love of sports. Many of my friends are very enthusiastic and their Facebook pages professed their passion for one country over another.
I've been writing about beer long enough that people often come up with cutsey crap to ask me about my habit. Oh, sure; I get all manner of the "have you tried this beer," or "what do you think about that brewery," and such, but there are three questions that I consistently get asked.
J.P. and Chris hang out around Pocket Park most days. They're both from Southeast Alaska - J.P was born at Bartlett and raised in Sitka, and Chris has family in Angoon and Hoonah - and call each other brothers.
Water, unsurprisingly enough. According to the City and Borough of Juneau's 2014 water quality report, the amount of EPA-regulated contaminants in Juneau's tap water was less than 1.9 parts per million, far below federal limits. That's the equivalent of two letters in this issue of the Capital City Weekly or the small red drop on this page when compared to the blue rectangle behind it. Whats in that drop? Take a look.
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