OCTO ART - This leather and metal octopus was one of the featured works at the recent Spring Show of Winter Artwork. And they say people have nothing to do in the winter here! Jeff Brady

 The first breath of wind has arrived ahead of the first ship. A former resident was heading up to Skagway this spring to see friends and told his young daughter that he was going to Alaska. She then asked, “Do they speak English in Alaska?”

Let the games begin! This is the place for wind. Hear it, harness it, and deliver it to the windy one on the dock, to the girls in the bookstore, or , if you are shy, via snewsmail to avoid getting a red face in the wind.