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November 2013 Vol. 3 • No. 09

Southeast Alaska’s Premier Home, Lifestyle, and Real Estate Guide

Photo by Anna Hoke

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Letter from the Publisher Gratitude and Thanksgiving Heirloom Home Décor and Holiday Decorations The Underside of Construction: Flashing and Caulking DIY… May Lead to Other Acronyms Bauer/Clifton Interiors: Before & After Recipe: Pomegranate, Blood Orange Salad

FEATURED PREMIERE BUSINESSES Stopher Construction. . . . 1, 6, 23

RE/MAX of Juneau Marty McKeown. . . . . . . . 12-13

NYR Organics Amber King. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Coastal Real Estate Group. . . 4, 23

Real Estate Service, Inc. Julie Burns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Powell Realty Kimbee Anderson. . . . . . . . . . . 22

RE/MAX of Juneau Vickie Gartley. . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

RE/MAX of Juneau Robyn Long. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16, 22

True North FCU . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Shoefly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Clayton Custom Construction. 17

Exit Realty of Juneau Molly Gallagher Brink. . . . . . 22

RE/MAX of Juneau JoAnn Birt & Debbie Lewis. . . 7

NYR Organics Summer Beattie. . . . . . . . 18, 23

Coastal Real Estate Group Mary Wanzer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Residential Mortgage Vickie Perry & Bethany Woods. . 7

Exit Realty of Juneau Marsha L. Smith. . . . . . . 19, 23

Powell Realty Helen Troutt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Powell Realty Powell Realty Office. . . . . . 8-9, 24

Alaska Renovators. . . . . . . . . . 19

RE/MAX of Juneau Scott Lesh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Metcalfe Communications. . . . . 3

RE/MAX of Juneau Holly Cerne. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

CoastAlaska. . . . . . . . . 21, 22, 23 RE/MAX of Juneau Julie Moe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Prudential SEAK Real Estate Debbie White. . . . . . . . . 11, 22

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Letter from the Publisher

On top of Thunder Mountain in early October 2013.

Thank you!

As upbeat and positive as I for food and beverage, the am in most of my columns, list (ahem) goes on… One of here’s another dose of it! I my favorite lists that I make, love November! The holidays sometimes mentally, sometimes are just around the corner written down, but often verbally and the weather is generally around Thanksgiving is what I stormy which seems to unify am thankful for. The obvious and the community a little bit and most sappy item of my list is my brings some common ground friends and family. I am lucky excitement to everyone’s By Anna Hoke enough to have my family living day-to-day lives. I find myself close by in Juneau. I am thankful listening to Christmas music to get into for my husband, and our cat, Tron. I the spirit, baking more frequently, often will always be grateful and astounded with pumpkin and brewing up some apple by the generosity and support from the cider or mulled wine. It’s also the month communities of Southeast Alaska. You or time of year for checklists. We recently as readers are supporting this publication checked off our fall home maintenance list just by picking it up and reading it; and by having our boiler serviced, checking everyone within the publication; both our gutters and cleaning up the front yard. writers and advertisers are contributing to Other lists may contain endless gifts for make it all possible! I am thankful for the loved ones, wants from Santa, of dates for experiences and memories I’ve been able to parties, holiday cup rosters, ingredients make, due to the outstanding connectivity

of locals, local business, and organizations in our community. I am thankful for all the lovely community events this time of year such as the No Umbrellas Fashion Show and the Alaska-Juneau Public Market, to name a few. I am thankful for this beautiful land that we live in and that I can go online any day of the week and read people’s accounts of seeing bears, porcupines, seals and other Alaskan wildlife and to that note I am also grateful that I can literally walk out my front door and take photos of the beauty that surrounds us! There is so much more I am thankful for but frankly

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I am running out of room! I invite you to think about what you are grateful for and I also encourage you to read Dr. Summer Beattie’s article on the next page (Page 4) in which she speaks on gratitude and thankfulness. Happy November Southeast Alaska! • Anna Hoke is the graphic designer and owner of Southeast Living Magazine. She can be reached at




gratitude AND thanksgiving As we move into the holiday season, and with Thanksgiving Day celebrations this month, I’ve been challenging myself to re-live past blessings and pause in appreciation of those of the present in order to exercise a habit of choosing a life immersed in a spirit of gratitude. The happy moments are easy to recognize and smile through, but what about those bitter sweet memories that bring both a smile and tears, or the truly heartbreaking and painful experiences? Is there space for thankfulness in them too? Laura Story sings in Blessings, “… what if Your blessings come through raindrops/ What if Your healing comes through tears…” and I do know that it is truly a seemingly impossible exercise to embrace that glimmer of good bur-

ied in the darkness of hurt and disappointment. To do so, however, is perhaps vital to our wellbeing and existence.

Religious leaders, philosophers and practitioners of healing arts have long urged us to embrace a disposition of thankfulness and more recently scientists are not only doing the same but also spending a great deal of time and money to provide hard data to support the belief that a grateful soul is in fact a healthier, happier soul. Last year, the John Templeton Foundation provided the University of California, Davis a $5.6 million grant that the school reported would “…support a three-year project, expanding the Science

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and Practice of Gratitude, incorporating researchers from UC Davis, UC Berkeley, Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., and California State University, Dominguez Hills. The project will promote evidencebased practices of gratitude in such settings as schools, workplaces, homes and communities, to better understand gratitude and its role in a civil society.” Other researchers are publishing work along the same lines. Just some of their findings report that people, families and communities that embrace a lifestyle of gratitude report the following positive results: • decreased rates of physical ailments • cardio-protective and immune boosting benefits • less stress and fatigue • better quality sleep • increased rates of happiness and


• improved and strengthened interpersonal relationships as well as a sense of belonging and protection in situations of extreme loss and grief • increased likelihood to have achieved not only various personal goals but also milestones in their academic and health endeavors • less focus on materialism • greater empathy for others Recommendations are that you develop this life of thanksgiving with action – the two most common being 1) weekly journaling of positive events and reasons for which you are grateful 2) regular expressions of thankfulness in both written and oral communication to people in your past

and present that are introspective and revealing A third I find useful as a daily practice and in moments of stress is incorporating a simple breathing technique recommended by Dr. Andrew Weil. By Dr. Summer Beattie, ND

My hope is that as I embrace this practice of living gratitude that not only will I personally experience the positive benefits it cultivates, but that my daughters, my husband, my family and friends, and my community will by natural extension reap the benefits as well. May you be inspired to adopt a Gratitude Project of your own this season that makes your home a place where the memories made are steeped in Thanksgiving!

4 – 7 – 8 Breathing Place the tip of your tongue against the ridge of tissue just behind your upper front teeth, and keep it there through the entire exercise. You will be exhaling through your mouth around your tongue; try pursing your lips slightly if this seems awkward. 1. Exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound.

Dr. Summer Beattie, ND is a graduate of Bastyr University. She has over 8 years experience as a Naturopathic Doctor specializing in women’s health with an emphasis on environmental medicine. Having served two terms on the board of directors for the Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians, she has also worked in the medical aesthetics field since 2008. You can reach her at or 907-209-4611.

2. Close your mouth and inhale quietly through your nose to a mental count of four. 3. Hold your breath for a count of seven. 4. Exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound to a count of eight.

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5. This is one breath. Now inhale again and repeat the cycle three more times for a total of four breaths.

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t every Thanksgiving weekend since 1983, the Alaska-Juneau Public Market presents homeowners with an opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind decorative elements to enliven their homes.

Henderson produces stained glass items that range in size from tiny Christmas tree decorations to 3-foot by 4-foot windows. Among her most popular products are stained glass blueberry clusters that can catch the glint of

The event, staged at Centennial Hall, has long featured artisans who produce everything from pottery and wooden bowls that are both practical and decorative, to stained glass windows and fabric hangings. And, to make your home appropriately festive, there are always vendors offering unique, hand-made holiday ornaments.

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sunlight while hanging in a window. A stained glass nature panel, which can be commissioned to fit a door or wall space, might include representations of loons, otters, or wildflowers. Cindy Wortman-Ziel of Craig will

be at the Public Market selling her hand-painted, heirloom-quality glass bulb ornaments, each a work of art. “This is my eighth year in the business, and it will be my third year at the Public Market,” she said in a telephone interview recently. Wortman-Ziel maintains a store, Strictly Local Selections, that caters to the community of Craig and its summertime visitors. “There is a huge demand for made-in-Alaska products, but there is not nearly enough being made.” The problem for crafters, one Wortman-Ziel has overcome through sheer industriousness, is to reach a wholesale price-point that compensates for the time and cost of producing saleable items. “I find it is a lot like commercial fishing,” she observes. “To stay in the business you have to get really good and really fast at what you are doing.” In addition to wholesaling her own products, Wortman-Ziel also

This year, during the weekend of November 29, 28, and December 1, vendors offering such home-worthy products include Darcie Henderson of Ketchikan, Cindy Wortmann-Ziel of Craig, Tanja Cadigan and Laura Martinson of Juneau, and Yaron Lavian of Los Angeles, CA.

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downtown shop in Juneau during the tourist season, will be offering a variety of arts and crafts including those of Kodiak artist Lisa McCormick. “Lisa is a retired fisherwoman, a self-taught silversmith whose work is inspired by the ocean,” says Martinson. “Her main line of products is called ‘Where the Sea Meets the Sky.’” Martinson is also excited about a line of hand-carved wood products they will be selling that include Nativity scenes. “These are carved from single tree trunks of pine or birch. Many of our products are wood-carved rustic Alaskan holiday designs.”

Cindy Wortman-Ziel of Craig returns to the Public Market for her third appearance on Thanksgiving weekend. She produces a varied line of handpainted holiday ornaments.

retails through the Etsy website, at her own store, and at special events like the Public Market. Tanja Cadigan and Laura Martinson, two long-time friends who work a

and selling bags of dry ingredients to make brownies.” While most vendors sell original arts and crafts, some offer items that, while manufactured, are unique to Juneau. A young immigrant from Israel, Yaron Lavian, who lives with his wife and two children in Los Angeles, will present two lines of “puzzle lights,” light shades that are self-constructed with white or colored flexible panels to form globes or

The Public Market will be open from noon to 8 p.m. on Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, November 29, 30, and December 1. For more information, go to

The Juneau Skating Club will be at the Public Market Annex in the JACC, just across the parking lot from Centennial Hall, raising funds for their figure skating and basic skills programs by selling handmade beaded likenesses of ice skaters. Patty Collins, who is organizing the presentation, says the beaded skaters are perfect for Christmas tree ornaments. “These are all handmade by our skaters to raise funds and awareness for our organization,” says Collins. “We will also be offering gift certificates for our skating program


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Flashing and Caulking T

he Underside of Construction: Flashing and Caulking

Fall is here and old man winter is knocking. Termination dust is slowly working its way down the mountain. The Ice rink is in full swing and skis are getting tuned. The last thing on anyone’s mind with the temperature starting to drop is flashing. No! Keep your clothes on its cold outside. I’m talking about building flashing, one of the key components of a home’s weatherization. Flashing is used in areas where the weather barrier system, also known as, building paper is penetrated or terminated. A common and widely used example of a weather barrier is Tyvek. The weather barrier

does not cover or terminates at many intersections such as, windows, doors, building envelope penetrations, wall intersections, and roof intersections.

I am often called to homes where water is leaking through a window or door, and when I investigate, the flashing detail wasn’t applied at all or it was

Different building materials expand and contract at different rates. For instance, a vinyl window will expand at a different rate than the wood framing it might be fastened to. This is where proper flashing details are needed. Building flashing material can be galvanized metal, aluminum, plastic, or other moldable materials such as ice and water shield.

applied incorrectly. The only think keeping water from entering a home is a bead of caulk. On the exterior of a home in this climate, a bead of caulk is not the answer. It’s particularly

important in Southeast Alaska with our rainy weather, that flashing details be correctly applied and caulk be used only as a backup. When water By Greg Stopher enters a home, Stopher Construction there is probably a poorly placed or missed flashing detail. Caulking will stop a leak for a brief time but it is not a long-term solution. Different building materials expand and contract at different rates. For instance, a vinyl window will expand at a different rate than the

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wood framing it might be fastened to. So if the only thing from stopping water from getting behind the window flange and entering the home is a bead of caulking, one can see that over the course of a season when the vinyl is expanding and contracting differently that the material or framing it is fastened to that water eventually enter. I have seen this fail many times on homes that were less than 10 years old. On a building exterior, flashing is necessary, and caulking should only be utilized as a backup. One of the most common cases of bad flashing detail or lack of flashing is around windows. There are bulletproof ways to apply flashing to windows so they will not leak. To fix a leaky window, start with the rough opening. Pull out the existing

window then wrap it with ice and water opening. The advantage of a butyl tape shield. The key to wrapping is starting is that is never hardens and will always at the bottom. Start at the bottom of maintain an airtight seal even through the sill and work your way to the top, expansion and contraction. Take some this will ensure ice and water that all your shield strips, again Just like a fisherman joints in the ice starting from the wouldn’t tuck his rain and water shield bottom tape over coat into his pants, will be lapped the flange to the properly. At the make sure your flashing ice and water head or top of shield around the is tucked into the house the window make rough opening. wrap so any water sure your ice and Again at the top water shield is of the window getting through the tucked under tuck the ice and siding doesn’t run behind water your weather shield the flashing. barrier system under the weather to ensure proper barrier. Just like a flashing. Install the fisherman wouldn’t window. I use a butyl tape and not tuck his rain coat into his pants, caulking on the back of the window make sure your flashing is tucked into flange and fasten it into the rough the house wrap so any water getting

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through the siding doesn’t run behind the flashing. A proper flashing will ensure any water that gets behind the siding will be brought back to the exterior of the building. The same flashing details hold true for other weather barrier penetrations such as doors, ducting or chimneys, wall intersections, and roof intersections. Keep in mind water usually flows down and if flashing material is lapped properly water will find its way out of and not into your home. On side wall flashing or where a wall meets a roof, it is best to use a flashing that extends fairly high above the roof decking. This flashing is usually L shaped and is commonly called step flashing.


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Flashing and Caulking It extends behind the siding and under the weather barrier the roofing, if the roofing is a composition shingle. It then steps out top of the next shingle, thus bringing any water from behind the side to the exterior and under one shingle to the top of the next. Shingles are like a flashing in a sense. The bottom or lower shingle is lapped under the top or upper shingle, as a result, shedding water.

home is widely used in bathrooms and kitchens. Flashing can’t usually be used around sinks and faucets so we rely on caulk to keep water at bay. These interior areas are usually dry or dried on a daily basis so caulk will do the trick here. Caulking is not forever and needs to be cleaned out and reapplied occasionally. It is usually best to clean out old caulking re-caulk than to go directly over old caulking.

Caulking does have a place in our homes. It is used to back up flashing on the exterior but on the interior of a

These are just a couple of examples of flashing and caulking. But all flashing serves a purpose; it is a detail that is


needed to keep water out. Flashing plays a big role in the systems of a home. Without flashing, windows fail, doors fail, roofs fail, and weatherization as a whole fails. A home relies on proper flashing details.

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Steps from the Alaska Capitol Building! Completely renovated historic downtown home with wood and marble SINGLE FAMILY WITH APARTMENT floors, high ceilings with original refinished molding, and new plumbing and electrical. 3700 sqft, 4BR/3BA plus an 800sqft 1BR/1BA apartment above the 2-car garage. Kitchen has marble counter tops, highend appliances, in-floor radiant heat, 2 sinks, and a large island. Large family room, formal dining room, and private master suite with walk-in closet and custom bathroom. Zoned for Residential/Commercial use. Price Reduction to 845K!



3474 TONGASS BLVD 3 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Attached Home with a 1 Bed, 1 Bath apartment. Newer construction home is beautifully built with attention to detail. From the insulation under the slab foundation to the separate shower and jetted master bath also in floor radiant heat in the mater bath. Little extras like the cubby/closet extension under the stairs that contains the water heater. This 3 story home with vaulted ceilings, 2 story view window, and an attached apartment. MLS #12933 $449,000

9152 JERRY DRIVE Now you don’t have to choose between a home and a boat! Rare deal! This home comes with an 24’ Bayliner in good repair with a full price offer! Open floor plan, established garden, 2 person hot tub in good working order. This home in is in easy walking distance of schools, shopping, bus line, and the library. The 2 car garage and 1 car carport make this a great spot for the person that wants room to tinker. Plus a potting bench and many extras. New paint inside and out. This home is a dream! MLS #12925 . . . . $290,000


4429 JULEP STREET 3bdrm, 1.5 ba Single Family with 1bdrm, 1ba apt. Close to Melvin Park and the Mendenhall Glacier. Well maintained, super clean, spacious. New bathroom in 2012, apartment has been re-done and updated. Apt. Rents for $850 a month. Fully fenced backyard with an additional area that has been left forested, and is also fenced. Be a great place to keep chickens, or a small dog. Security system in place.. MLS #12856. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $285,000

4497 ABBY WAY 17090 GLACIER HIGHWAY Check out this wonderful home Check out this great home out the located in a cul-de-sac in the beautiful road. It is any gardeners dream. Very Mountainside estates. This home has well landscaped and taken care of a nice open floor plan and sits on a garden. This 2 bedroom home has beautiful lot that backs the greenbelt. great big windows to look out over the Also with a covered deck and hot garden and even peaks of the water tub this home would be great for through the trees. Next to the house is entertaining! Come check this one out! a newer two and a half car garage with MLS #12801. . . . . . . . . . .$345,000 a two bedrooms and a spacious great room with a view of Chilkat Mt, Shelter Island, and Lena Cove. There is also 2708 ROGER STREET: Compact an efficient; perfect for your busy plenty of boat and RV parking here as lifestyle, this one bedroom condo has updated appliances and laundry facilities within the unit. Also a great location with downtown Juneau only being a few well. MLS #12699. $469,000 minute drive away! MLS #11696 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75,000


Lot 2B Marks Subdivision 13.33 remore acres (approx 230’ waterfront) north of Lynn canal and west of Sullivan Island. MLS #12526. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55,000

MOSQUITO LAKE - Almost 3 acres near Mosquito Lake. Owner will carry contract. Power and phone lines are in to the property line. MLS #11207. . . . . . . . . . . .$37,500

GLACIER POINT - The unsurpassed beauty of upper Lynn Canal is a piece of paradise. 163.17 acres! MLS #12241 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $650,000

308 DALTON - Centrally located shop in Haines at 3rd & Dalton. New 3 phase electrical. MLS #12168 . . . . $135,000


Land in Elfin Cove. MLS #12421. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50,000 LOT 54 ELFIN COVE- Property runs about 700’ up the hillside to a large flat building area approximately 80’ x 35’. From there you have an amazing view of the Fairweathers. Cabin/Workshed is 16 x 20 with a sleeping loft. Wire for electricity but not hooked into the grid. Dock permit available. MLS #12377 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $125,000


LAND - 10-45 acres. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $98,400 - 414,100

GUSTAVUS 5002 RINK CREEK ROAD - 2 Bedroom secluded cabin on a full acre includes 2 freezers, stove, washer, dryer, satellite tv. 20’ Bayrunner Baia w/90 hp Yamaha and 6hp kicker. Turn key right to the dishes and bedding! MLS #12167 . . . . .$175,000



Hillman’s Ranch - Approx 30 acres, 2 parcels with a total of 870 feet of water frontage! A stream runs through the edge of the property as well. Hoonah has no property or real estate taxes. Access to USFS roads is possible with development. If accessing by boat from nearby docks, coordinate with high tide. Extremely shallow at low tide. MLS #12486 $600,000

Over 20 acres at Porcupine, northwest of Haines and almost to the border. Close to the Klehini River. This is a great recreation area! Owner will finance with 20K down! MLS #11412 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $70,000

Lots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10,000 - $16,500

House on Chilkat Lake 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home with 2.5 acres, Lot 12, USS 3625, Birch Island . . . . . . . . . . . $249,500 Chilkat Lake extremely well built home on 2.33 acres. Private cove, excellent views, gardens, generators, water system perfectly set up for subsistence lifestyle in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. This one of the best “off the grid” homes you could ask for. MLS #12392 . . . . . $385,000


Waterfront Lots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10,000 -$45,000

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350 HARBOR WAY- Check out this great mixed use piece of property in Hoonah on patented waterfront tidelands. This has excellent opportunity with living space upstairs and a shop with retail store downstairs. This building is now finished and the sellers have done a great deal of over the last few years. MLS #12742 . . . $750,000

Cabin on Chilkat Lake, 1.5 acres. Lot 6< BL 8 . . . .$47,500

Near the boundary for Glacier Bay National Park. Calm, easy moorage in frontage in the sequestered and protected north end of Excursion Inlet. More information at . Open a lodge or just enjoy slow motion living in this well built home set against nature’s backdrop. MLS #11344 . . . . . . $595,000

KILLISNOO ISLAND Approx 0.75 acres. Recreational property on Killisnoo Island outside of Angoon. Only accessible way to get to this area of Alaska is by boat or plane. MLS #12055 . . . . . . . . . .$45,500

Four bedroom, one bathroom home, centrally located. This older home has had some recent upgrades - specifically the kitchen. There have been many. MLS #11267 . . . $145,000


TRACT M LONG ISLAND - This Long Island +/- 6.88 acre lot straddles the island. On the inside, a protected cove provides moorage. On the outside, spectacular marine and mountain views from several potential building sites. Located about four miles from Sitka by boat. MLS #11039 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $295,000

6041 PINE STREET Come check out this great home located over in Lemon Creek. Large windows and vaulted ceilings really make this home feel open and inviting. Lots of trees to keep this home feeling private yet close enough to all your everyday necessities. Curl up by the fire during the winter or enjoy Juneau summers outside on the deck or the porch. Don’t let this home pass you by! MLS #: 12763 $324,000 JUNEAU LAND 13 acres plus potential accretion out North Douglas Highway. Easement access at this time. Great views! MLS #12963. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $231,700 9 acres plus possible accretion. Access is by easement. Water frontage on Gastineau Channel. Wetlands in some areas. MLS #12964. . . . . . . .$215,200


INVESTMENT PROPERTY - 5 units, each unit rents for $650 plus $50 towards electric. Separate propane heat and on demand hot water to each unit.MLS #12655$225,000


190 SALMON WAY -Very well cared for home in beautiful Pelican, Alaska! Two bedroom, 1 bathroom. Large deck - about 1200 square feet (!) with expansive views. Large hot tub to enjoy all year around. Feel secure in easy maintenance with a metal roof and monitor heating. Cozy wood stove, artic entry, satellite dish and covered walkway add to the not-so-rustic comfort of this unique property. MLS #11878 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $149,500


Waterfront property located approximately 13 mile Mitkof highway south of Petersburg on Wrangell Narrows. No road access or utilities - high tide accessor 3300 foot walk in to property. Good King Salmon fishing in this area. MLS #12751 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $35,000


2001 MALLOTT - Stunning waterfront home in Yakutat. Master on 1st floor.The seclusion and beauty of Alaska right at your doorstep. MLS #11835 . . . . . $324,000 LAND IN YAKUTAT - +/- 2 acres. Road and utility access. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $89,000

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10497 Fox Farm Trail

Breath taking views the minute you walk in the door from this amazing home on Fox Farm Trail! Watch the whales go by in this large 4 bedroom, 3 bath home with features such as: Large master suite, 3 levels of decks (main floor covered), 2 fire places, green house, hardwood floors, open kitchen, loft, hot tub, jetted tub in master bath, large storage attic and VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS! Another huge bonus is the 40’ Boat Slip with power and cbj water, being sold seperately.Call Marty McKeown for a showing today! MLS#12728 Asking $899,900

3475 Meander Way

Living life on the Mendenhall River! This beautiful 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home sits on the river in the heart of the Valley. Upgraded flooring, counters, decking, paint and more. Large garage, newer deck and a great yard. Call Marty McKeown for a showing today! MLS# 12732 Asking $369,900


NHN Pt Lena Lp Rd

Beautiful Waterfront lot on Sunny Lena Point! This almost 1/2 Acre (20522 sq ft) lot is one of the last undeveloped Waterfront Lena properties left. Lot has been partially cleared and has the start to driveway. Building area for your new dream home is clear and ready to go! Located just before the NOAA Facility on old Lena Loop Road. Call Marty McKeown for a showing today! MLS # 12777 Asking $329,900

16500 Pt Lena Lp Rd

2339 Meadow Lane

South facing Lena Loop Lot! This beautiful and private 1.14 Acre Lot on Old Lena Loop is ready and waiting for you to build your dream home! Driveway, Building pad, City Water, Septic System, Power...all done and ready to build today! Call today for more information. MLS #12825 Asking $199,900

Sunshine on the Mendenhall River on Meadow Lane! This tri-level single Family 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home sits on a wonderful lot right on the River. Home features the following: Family room, living room, vaulted ceilings, solid surface counters, formal dining, casual dining, fireplace in living room, woodstove in family room, fantastic deck, large 2 car garage and more! Meadow Lane just down river from the Brotherhood Marty McKeown for a showing today! MLS# 12790 Asking $489,900


228 Highland Dr.

4925 Steelhead St

Highland living! This is a great single family 4 bed, 2 bath house with amazing views of the Gastineau Channel, Douglas Island and the Bridge! 2 beds up and 2 down, living room off of the kitchen, utility room/laundry, separate room for storage or workshop and a one car garage! Great deck space for catching the sun and watching the town go by. Call Marty McKeown for a showing today! Asking price: $379,900.00.

Beautiful newer Single Family Home built to 5 star rating in 2006. This 4 bed, 3 bath home has the following features: Open kitchen floor plan, Hardwood floors, stainless appliances, living room and family room, large garage, huge lot, fenced yard, pond at back of the lot, deck, and more. Home sits on over a half an acre South facing to soak up the sun! MLS#12622 Asking $424,900

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10903 Glacier Hwy

5310 Glacier Hwy

Almost new construction with amazing views of Auke Lake! Built in 2006, this is a one owner home with a fantastic floor plan! 3 bed, 2 bath, family room, living room, vaulted open kitchen, laundry room, great entryway and more. Large 2 vehicle carport and extra storage on an 8000 plus foot lot. Call Marty McKeown for a showing today! MLS#12733 Asking $394,900

Country living in this large Single Family Home on almost an acre lot with detached 1400 building plus a large attached garage. House has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths plus office (could be used as 5th bedroom), living room, 2 family rooms, metal roof, stream on property and more! Property is commercially zoned allowing for duel purpose residence and business potential! MLS 12623 Asking $499,900



One of the last great view Lots in Moutainside Estates! Build your dream home with amazing views of the Mendenhall Wetlands and Airport Runway on this 1/3 Acre lot on Robbie Road, near the top of Mountainside! Partially cleared and ready for a new home! MLS 12861 $179,900

Rare Find! 6 acres D-18 Multi-family Lot on North Douglas Highway! This large lot located just passed the bridge on the uphill side of N. Douglas Highway. Great opportunity to build duplex, tri-plex, four-plex and more! 18 units per acre, call CBJ to explore all the possibilities! MLS 12301 Asking price is $$483,000. Call Marty McKeown for more information.

909 5th Street

Fantastic Douglas Building Lot on 5th St. Water views possible on this relatively flat 5000 sqr f lot. Call Marty McKeown for more details today! MLS# 12110. Asking price: $79,900


6310-13 Glacier Hwy

Very nice Northwood Condo in Lemon Creek. This large 3 bed, 1 1/2 bath condo has been very well maintained and is convienantly located near DZ Middle School, trails, Walmart, bus lines etc. Condo dues include everything making budgeting your life easy. Carport and beautiful fenced backyard. Call Marty McKeown for a showing today! MLS#12682 Asking $114,900

Vintage Business Park

4045 Delta Dr

Investors delight! This 4-plex in the Valley has 4 (2 bed, 1 bath) 1 (1 Bed, 1 Bath) and 1 (Efficiency). Great cash flow, nice lot, plenty of parking and nicely maintained building with great rental history. Call today for a showing! MLS#12605 Asking $509,900

Rare find...Commercial Building Lots in the Valley! Are you tired of paying rent for your business? Build your own building today on one of 25 Lots available now in Vintage Business Park! Riverfront Lots and Glacier Highway Frontage Lots... with some of the highest customer traffic available in Juneau. Many different sizes, from 1/4 acre to 3 acre Lots available. Call today for more information!




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Brand New SINGLE FAMILY W/APARTMENT. The main house features: 3 bed, 2.5 bath, living room, v aulted family room, large deck, laundry area, 2079 sqr ft, large 2 car garage. Apartment is 582 sqr ft, 1 bed, 1 bath, separate entrance, porch etc. All Lowpete Construction Homes are 5 Star Energy rated and have 50 year roofs. MLS #11944. Asking price: $484,900

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8162 Easy St

8130 Easy Street

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New Construction completed 10/15 by Lowpete Construction! Beautiful upgraded Single Family Home near the Glacier! This beautiful 4 bed, 2 1/2 bath home to be built by Lowpete Construction Inc. Features are as follows: Hardi Plank type siding, 50 year roof, 5 star rated, 2192 sqr ft, 424 sqr ft garage, Open kitchen, Granite Counters, Tile Flooring, vaulted ceilings, laundry area, den, family room, living room and more! Call today for a showing! MLS 12188 $419,900

8110 Easy St

Single Family Home near the Glacier! This is a beautiful 5 bed 3 bath home to be built by Lowpete Construction. Features are as follows: Hardi Plank type siding, 50 year roof, 5 star rated, 2435 sq ft of living space, 576 sq ft garage, open kitchen, vaulted ceilings, laundry area, den, family room, living room and more! Price includes builder financing. Still time to pick colors and flooring options. Asking Price $439,900

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8197 Keegan Ave

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Single Family Home near the Glacier! This is a beautiful 4bed, 2 1/2 bath home to be built by Lowpete Construction. Features are as follows: Hardi Plank type siding, 50 year roof, 5 star rated, 2388 sq ft, 424 sq ft garage, open kitchen, vaulted ceilings, laundry area, den, family room, living room and more! Price includes builder financing. Still time to pick colors and flooring options. $414,900




ver the years I have their savings to the dollar had the distinct privion the Excel spreadsheet lege of getting somethey developed for this very thing of a 360 degree view project. After 10 years as a of construction. I’ve been in Contractor, I definitely skip the field, the office, worked this step. For me, the dread with the Homebuilder’s Assostarts from the moment my ciation, and lobbied the legislawife has a good idea. If you ture on behalf of the industry. are considering doing your I think that the broader the own home project, try to base of knowledge, the easier By Jeff Boman keep an even keel. You can it is to maintain calm when isdefinitely save money by sues inevitably arise. I’d like to think that doing it yourself, but you will earn every I do a pretty good job of embracing that dollar you save. calm no matter what part of the construc- Next comes the embellished sense of tion process I find myself in…except for achievement. This is almost always after maybe one—the “Do it Yourself ” project. the first or second weekend on the job. I know—it doesn’t make sense, but when I work on my own home I’m grumpier than a no coffee Monday morning and my kids have to wear shooting muffs for the duration of the project. It’s been said that those who can’t do, teach and, since I am admittedly a failure at improving my home while maintaining my sanity, I thought I’d offer up some advice as to how you might be the best “Do it Yourselfer” you can be. While I hate doing home improvement, I love listening to others tell me about their upcoming DIY project. It’s kind of like watching a car wreck that the driver and passengers are all equally excited about getting in. While every project is different, the emotional stages that people encounter are strikingly consistent.

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The energy is high, the demo is easy, and the skill is unnecessary. If I was honest, even I fall prey to this one on occasion. It tends to lead people to say crazy things like, “we might actually get done sooner than I thought,” or, “maybe we should knock down a few more walls.” Take a

Once you move past the optimism of the initial surge you will find yourself firmly planted in what I like to call the fog of war. This is when you find out that the wall you wanted to knock down has a plumbing drop, the drop ceiling you wanted to

deep breath. Before you render every room in your house uninhabitable, make sure that you count the cost. The fact that no problem has yet to arise should not be seen as a promise of smooth sailing ahead. Do not, I repeat, do not tempt fate. Finish the project you started before you start one that you haven’t thought through.

raise was used to route the HRV ductwork throughout the house, and the house that you thought would be ready for your family flying in from out of town is missing a countertop that got backordered for 2 months. It’s trading dinner for a bowl of cereal at 11 o’clock and saying no to that weekend fishing trip that you inexplicably


First is the ignorant excitement. You’ve seen it before. It’s the ear to ear grin that says, “this is going to be so easy, I can’t believe people actually pay money for it!” If they’re a serious Type A personality, they probably got a bid just so they can track





got invited to for the first time in memory. It’s also the time when the majority of the work gets done. It is the definition of a grind and you better be equal parts Captain Sig and Brother Edgar. This is where I see most people get lost. When exhaustion has set in, it is difficult to resist the urge to cut corners. Even more, it is hard to fight the nagging desire to take some time off. Either one seems totally reasonable, but both lead to an undesirable end (or, more accurately, a lack thereof ). It’s like opening a carton of Ben and Jerry’s and pretending you’re only going to have one spoonful. Next thing you know, you’re planning a family vacation to Vermont and blogging about the injustice that was done when they discontinued Making Whoopie Pie. Ok—maybe I rabbit trailed a bit, but you get the point. It’s not that you don’t deserve a rest, it’s just that it is so difficult to get going strong again after slowing down. Stay with it…call your friends that you are alright with losing…maybe even hire someone to help you if you must. See the project through and you will be greeted

with the final emotional stage of the “Do it Yourselfer”—a complete disdain for a job well done. This is when people ask you things like, “Now that you’re done, it was totally worth it, right?” “No it wasn’t worth it,” you snarl internally. “It was painful and draining. In fact, if it was physically possible, I wouldn’t even go in that bathroom for a month.”

2. Bathroom R e m o d e l - To o many moving parts for average ability 3. Kitchen Remodel- I could write an entire article on what a bad idea this is… just don’t.

Keep those thoughts to yourself when you’re around common folk—they don’t understand. Call your buddy who tore off his roof last year so the two of you can whine discuss the perils that you faced. With any luck, six months of intensive football therapy will soothe the agony and ready you for your next HGTV adventure. As every woman that ever had two kids has proven, the human body has an amazing ability to


forget pain…

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3 Projects to Do Yourself

3. Roofing-As long as it isn’t a steep pitch

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1. Drywall Finishing-Paint may be easy, but mud is a mess

Jeff Boman is a life long Juneau resident and has been a local Contractor as owner of Corban Construction for the past 10 years. He is a past President of the Southeast Alaska Building Industry Association (SEABIA) and has served on the Board of Directors for the Alaska State Homebuilders Association and the National Association of Homebuilders.

Mountain Meadow Estate 6260 Alaway, next to the Juneau Police Department

Lot 23: Lot 26A:

3 Bed 2 Bath. 1551 Square Feet. Granite Throughout / Kitchen, Guest Bath, Master Bath, Utility Counter. mastER sUitE Large Soaking / Shower. Linen Closet, Large Walk in Closet . KitcHEN Large Island, SS Kitchen Appliances, Bamboo Flooring, Large Open Floor Plan, Large Windows, Beautiful Covered Deck. Price: $223,000


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October Fest for Breasts

New Holiday Cup Deadlines 2013 marks the first year that the Annual Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament is under new sponsorship. Marty McKeown of RE/MAX of Juneau is proudly taking over sponsorship for the tournament, which is free to players and one of the largest sporting events in Juneau with approximately 400 participating athletes. The event was previously sponsored by local law firm, Dillon & Findley, P. C. Last year marked the 20th year the tournament took place. Holiday Cup has slightly different deadlines this year and will have two manager meetings, one as a kickoff to the tourney, and the other for roster finalization, and rule overview. Please see the new deadlines below:


First Manager Kickoff Meeting: Friday, November 1, 2013, 5pm at RE/MAX of Juneau Office, 3031 Clinton Drive. Roster’s Due: November 29, 2013 by 5pm, dropped off at RE/MAX of Juneau Office, 3031 Clinton Drive. Finalization and Overview Manager Meeting: Thursday, December 5 at 5pm at RE/MAX of Juneau Office, 3031 Clinton Drive. For more information call: Erin 723-1944 or Marty 957-2313. Find Holiday Cup Information on Facebook: www.facebook. com/HolidayCup

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Tudor style, 4BD/2.5BA, 2,056sqft home. Separate living room & family room w/wood stove. Sunny corner lot, large front yard, & fenced back yard w/partially covered deck. So much storage space, w/ an 180sqft bonus room above the garage. Asking $339,500


Charming downtown 5BD/1BA, 1,587sqft home w/357sqft garage. New roof in September of ’13, fenced front yard w/large deck, walking distance to schools. Lovingly maintained and updated inside and out. This one won’t last long! Asking $335,000


4,741sqft, 5BR/5.5BA custom home remodeled in ‘99. Grand entrance, lrg kitchen & LR, vaulted ceilings, & lrg, private Master Suite w/jetted tub & walk-in closet. Views & Sun!! Asking $640,000

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Downtown 3BD/2BA, 1,288sqft home w/360sqft garage. Hardwood and tile floors, large master suite, large back yard, walking distance to schools. Basement is 2 rooms; 1 could easily be turned into a 4th bedroom or separate family room. Asking $315,000

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This is a great investment! A four-plex in the heart of the valley close to schools & bus lines. Great rental history! Let the rent pay for your living space or use for investment. Asking $449,000

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Breath taking views of the Channel, Town, and mountains. 2BD/1.5BA, end unit, 879sqft. Updated kitchen, bathrooms, and trim throughout. End unit means extra windows. Dues include heat & hot water. Asking $148,900


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BEFORE & AFTER This project came with quite a list of wishes and needs for what originally started out as a rather small kitchen. The homeowners presented a very detailed and concise list of their desires; ranging from appliance performance to even the proximity of knife storage to their prep zone. Every element was carefully thought out, so it was up to us to transform this enclosed kitchen from the 1970’s into a professional grade kitchen suited for an artistic, modern family.

these circulation patterns was critical to ensure that an open floor plan would not inhibit a chef at work. Tall pantry cabinets were recessed into the wall running along

the hallway and cabinetry at the end of the island faces this bank of storage to create, in essence, a Butler’s Pantry. Not only did this double the storage of the original kitchen and maximize the efficiency of the hallway, but the raised countertop also provides a visual break between the two spaces and signifies where the kitchen zone begins and ends. Along with the layout, a change in cabinetry style and color also assist in visually minimizing this kitchen’s growing footprint. When creating a “great room,” it’s important to take every area into account and not let one or more overpower the other areas of the shared space. Painted cabinetry in a warm, sage hue was chosen for the main kitchen cabinetry. This color

The new layout was determined by analyzing how the space was used, the existing circulation patterns, and the kitchen’s adjacency to other rooms. The arctic entry into the home and the stairwell to the lower level are located right off of the kitchen so paying special attention to

highlights the kitchen area as a singular unit, compliments the existing orange accent wall and furnishings, and the lighter color is also less intrusive to the adjoining spaces than the alternative. Medium stained cabinetry was selected for the accent cabinetry. The dining cabinet and wine storage, while still connected to the

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kitchen cabinets, feels more a part of the dining room and less apart of the kitchen due to this color change. We purposely incorporated a tall cabinet to separate the kitchen and dining zones and balanced it out with the tall refrigerator cabinet on the opposite side of the sink. The medium stained cabinetry also ties in with the carbonized bamboo flooring and a few of the furniture pieces in the living room too; helping to unify all spaces.

we paid special attention to specifying appliances that would suit their needs and even surpass their expectations. Since we were tight on space, a 30” Liebherr refrigerator was chosen since this slim model fit in so nicely between the sink and entry door. While this counter depth unit is six inches less in width than a standard refrigerator, it makes up for any lost storage with its height since it’s a foot taller than most refrigerators. Counter space was a premium because we wanted to maximize the amount of prep space for more than one chef to operate at the same time, so a microwave drawer tucks away nicely within

With the room’s layout decided, it was time to direct our attention to the largest components of the kitchen; the appliances! After addressing their cooking routine,

the island and is super accessible when heating up leftovers. A Bosch dishwasher is so quiet that it can be used at any time and practically disappears all together when installed with a cabinet front! Rounding out the appliances is the main jewel, the 36” BlueStar range. This cooking machine cuts straight to the point and its central location ensures the chef-at-home can continue cooking while entertaining guests at the same time.

was designed and installed into the quartz countertop just to the left of the range for optimal usage.

Additional features of this kitchen include an espresso zone designed to further expedite the homeowners’ morning routine and a tall cabinet full of roll out trays for the remaining small appliances. When needed, the Kitchen Aid mixer can be rolled and used at a moment’s notice since outlets were installed inside this cabinet as well. Last but not least, a custom butcher block with built-in knife storage

The studio of Bauer/Clifton Interiorsa local source for quality products & materials- is located Downtown at 119A 2nd Street. Additional photos of their projects can be seen at www. or on Facebook & Houzz labeled under Bauer Clifton Interiors.

As one can see, this unique remodel goes down as one of our design firm’s favorite projects. The clients had such a specific list of needs and wants that the challenge was invigorating to achieve and the appreciation of pulling off more than what was imaginable was the icing on the cake.

HOUSE #1 FORT SEWARD DRIVE HAINES, AK Own a historic landmark! Built in 1902 using the finest materials of the day, this property is one-of-a kind with 180° views of Lynn Canal. One of the Army’s original Officer’s Quarters at Fort Seward. Nearly 6000 sq ft on three levels, this home offers 8 bedrooms and 7 baths. Original features include a day parlor, formal dining room, 3 Belgian tile fireplaces and six-panel doors throughout. Authentic Victorian architecture with wrap around porch. Listed in the Nat’l Register. A separate apartment is located on the top floor with a private entrance. Many fascinating details to this property! Perfect to restore or operate as a Bed & Breakfast. A must see. You’ll fall in love! MLS 12886. Asking $589,000.00

Income Property In Haines, Ak 329 Union Street •Duplex built 1982 • Shop built 1998 •Lot size 8769 sq ft • Zoned business/ residential w/lt industry

Live in one side, rent the other! Good rental history. This home has been loved and well maintained. Each side offers 1000 sq ft, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. Open floor plan, laundry rm, newer appliances, upgraded heating system, 6” insulated walls, super energy efficient, artic entry. Beautifully landscaped yard & lovely garden area for growing your own veggies. Full width covered porch extends living area. Corner lot close to town and most stores within walking distance. 2000 sq ft shop is nicely finished and a dream! Ready for business or play. Energy efficient, 6” walls w/ R-19, ceiling R-40, diesel fired htr, low energy lighting, 220v outlets, lge bathroom, office area, vehicle lift, insulated overhead doors, lots of storage. Designed for easy modification. A great place to work or play. It’s all set up for you! Don’t need a shop? Then rent it to someone who does! MLS 12907. THIS IS A STEAL AT $350,000.00!

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$43,500 $43,500 $43,500 $25,000


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Pomegranate, Blood Orange Salad


8 Servings • Adapted from Bon Appetit Nov 2003)

Ingredients: 8 Medium beets 6 Tbls olive oil 2 tsp kosher salt 1 tsp Fresh black pepper 1/2 cup water

1/2 cup blood orange juice 2 Tbls pomegranate molasses ( or add some homemade grenadine to molasses you may have) 2 Tbls champagne vinegar 1 red onion, sliced thin 5 blood oranges, peeled and cut into ¼ thick slices 2 cups pomegranate seeds (about two fruit worth) 1 cup arugula, washed 1 cup lacinato kale, chopped fine (the dark long bumpy kind, or dinosaur kale)

Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. Place beets in roasting pan and toss with 2 tablespoon oil, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Add water. Cover pan with foil; roast beets until knife easily pierces center, about 50 minutes. Cool. Peel beets peel and cut into 1/3-inch-thick wedges. Whisk orange juice, pomegranate molasses, vinegar, and remaining oil in large bowl to blend. Season vinaigrette with salt and pepper. Place onion in small bowl; cover with cold water. Soak onion 1 minute, drain, and squeeze dry in kitchen towel. Add beets, greens, onion, orange slices, and pomegranate seeds to vinaigrette in bowl; toss. Season salad with salt and pepper. From my table to yours, season’s Greetings! Homemade Grenadine 1 cup 100% pure or fresh Pomegranate juice


he pomegranate is native from Iran to the Himalayas in northern India and was cultivated and naturalized over the whole Contributed M e d i t e r r a n e a n by Amber King region since ancient times. It is widely cultivated throughout India and the drier parts of Southeast Asia, Malaya, the East Indies and tropical


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Africa. The tree was introduced into California by Spanish settlers in 1769. In this country it is grown for its fruits mainly in the drier parts of California and Arizona. You will see them start to appear September through January. Look for deep red fruits that feel heavy, avoid ones with cracked skin or soft spots. Will keep in an airtight bag or container in the fridge for up to a month, fresh seeds need to be used in a day or two.



While only an import here in Alaska to me they still signal a very real and exciting start to the holiday season. I love to float them in cocktails, make homemade grenadine syrup, a little for you (with a splash of gin) and a little for the kids! It’s amazing how wonderful and bright real grenadine tastes compared to the red dyed bar syrups we’ve grown up with. Amber King can be emailed at

¼ cup Organic Sugar ½ fresh Lemon, juiced Dash of Rose water or almond flavoring (optional) Combine juice and sugar in sauce pan on medium heat, stir to dissolve sugar, reduce in volume by half (or boil for about 5 minutes) remove from heat and add lemon juice or flavoring. Bottle and store in refrigerator for up to a month. Enjoy in cocktails, over poached pears, cheesecake and even added to your turkey gravy. To accompany your Thanksgiving feast or take to a fall winter potlucks try this festive salad packed full antioxidants, bright colors and flavors to nourish share with friends.

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Let Our Family Bring Your Family Home! Cozy Bungalow

Honey Bee Anderson Broker (907) 723-4233

Offered by Honey Bee - Designed with efficiency for an affordable low to median income buyer. Features include 50 year asphalt shingle roof, cement board siding, super insulated package with a 5-star rating. It is all electric with radiant in-floor heating & efficient electric boiler. All stainless appliances are included. Buyer must go through a qualification process and their income limit must not exceed the 120%median income limit. There is a 99 year land lease which is renewable. 2bd/1ba. MLS 12915 $239,000

On The Street

Offered by Honey Bee Where you live -a park just a short walk away, fine homes & friendly neighbors plus your own 3 bedroom, 2 bath w/ an oversized 2-car garage. Situated on a large 13,433 sf lot, this split level comes complete w/ Boat/RV parking & a fenced back yard ready for you to create your own landscape tapestry. This home experienced many upgrades from the weatherization program in 2010 including a Rinnai propane hot water heater. Spacious living room featuring a woodstove insert & new carpet in 2009. MLS#12651 $319,000

Wooded Bliss

Offered by Honey Bee This custom built home on over 2 acres includes lots of high quality wood finishes, privacy and a peaceful forested view. Features include 5 skylights, 3 fireplaces and custom built Birch cabinets in the kitchen, Oak in the entry and loft area and Cedar in the living and dining areas. The country style kitchen is flooded with light from the skylights above and stays toasty and warm from the wood stove. You’ll love the built-ins, including a desk area and cooking island. A bonus is a beautiful sauna and an additional detached 2-car garage with an artist’s loft. A Must See. MLS#12767 $493,000

Rare Find

Offered by Honey Bee - The E Building at the Crest Condos are highly sought -after because of their many amenities, w/ sweeping views of downtown, mountains & water. Built in 1997, this condo features a bird’s -eye view of cruise ships, 4th of July fireworks & the lights of Juneau. The middle unit offers easy direct access w/NO stairs & convenient access to garage. Meticulously cared for & looks brand new. The open floor plan offers an abundance of space & function. The 3rd bedroom provides additional optional space for ofc/den. MLS#12912 $305,000 3bd/2ba

Business Opportunity

Offered by Angie Nolan - Now is your chance to own an amazing business opportunity! Curves is the largest fitness franchise in the world and the first to offer a 30-minute exercise program designed exclusively for women. Curves is a business where earnings are measured by your service to others. If you are passionate about helping women, and willing to work hard while having fun, then owning a Curves franchise may be right for you! MLS# 12612 $74,000

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• 000 Cohen Way MLS#12782 $90,000 • 20007 Glacier Hwy MLS#12781 $90,000

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Yakutat Income Potential!

Offered by Darlene Donohue - Beautiful three building property with plenty of potential. First is the triplex with 3 one bed one bath furnished units with separate electric but shared heat and a large double 2 car garage. The mobile home used as a shop but could become a 3 bedroom home .The simple cedar cabin 12x 24 is used and rented as an Art Studio. Home is on a pond located in the center of town with easy access to the stores, post office and plenty of out door activities. Great place to live with a variety of income potential. MLS#12094 $250,000

Janie Bee Powell

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Offered by Darlene Donohue - This mobile home features a large Master with walk in closet, and full bathroom with garden tub/shower. Full guest bathroom. Nice size second bedroom . Spacious family room with an extra 8 ft bump out to give you plenty of room for entertaining .Cozy wood burning fireplace. Large eat in kitchen. Separate laundry room with washer and dryer. All appliances stay. Asking $49,900. MLS# 12965

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Associate Broker Property Manager (907) 789-3888

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Out of Town Lots:

• Shelter Island – MLS#12613 $99,000

Helen Troutt

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• Angoon Lot – MLS#11823 $26,000 – Price Reduced • Petersburg Lot – MLS12833 $59,000 • Gustavus Lots Available! o MLS#12447 $59,900 o MLS#12491 $65,000 o MLS#12490 $75,000 o MLS#12492 $85,000

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• 5100 North Douglas Hwy MLS#12537 $154,000

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Southeast Alaska's premier home, real estate and lifestyle guide.

November magazine 2013  

Southeast Alaska's premier home, real estate and lifestyle guide.