UP -- Local anglers: Nice trout in Cheney Lake, fresh stock of rainbows in Mirror Lake. Fish are jumpin' ... Must be summertime.
DOWN -- Turnagain bear: She was doomed from the moment she became a roadside photo op.
UP -- Flower lovers: Anchorage blooms again, with baskets begging backers and the short, swift growing season upon us.
DOWN -- Alaska drivers: Hey, look at those gas prices. Lower 48 talk is cheaper fill-ups. Here, regular is $4.40 a gallon. Where's our break?
UP -- Corey Cogdell: Eagle River woman lands lone Olympic berth as U.S. womens trapshooter. That's shooting straight and true.
DOWN -- Stevens prosecutors: Joe Bottini and James Goeke face unpaid suspensions. The late Uncle Ted may have the last laugh yet.
UP -- Harry Mezak: Recovering alcoholic puts a powerful message in his bottles, making art of fence and empties. May his old friends heed.
DOWN -- Barbara Gruenstein: Nine-year muni clerk resigns over election mess. Sometimes the buck stops without mercy.
EVEN -- Gruenstein's successor: Job pays well at 117 grand but old Assembly pro Dick Traini says a fractious Assembly can make for "snake pit" working conditions. Think they'll put that in the job description?