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Letter:

...clear and convincing evidence of Dan Sullivan's good character. He is a family man, an exceptional scholar, and outspoken advocate for Alaska and our people. He is also a Marine. My father is a retired Marine, and at 86 he is a Marine still. As a young...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-15/letter
Letters
Letter: Be a suicide prevention advocate this week, all year

This week, Sept. 8-14, is Suicide Prevention Week in Alaska. While this is an important week for raising awareness, suicide prevention is important 52 weeks per year to the Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition.

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-11/letter-be-suicide-prevention-advocate
Letters
Fall Arts Preview

...began with a visit from Thai activist Sulak Sivaraksa, who spoke Sept. 3 on 'Unrest in Southeast Asia." Sivaraksa, an advocate for social and political change, also led the initial Evening at Egan lecture Sept 5 at UAS, "The Wisdom of Sustainability...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-11/fall-arts-preview
Art
New Alaska FAA chief focused on safety

...exists between Alaska and Washington, D.C., he said."Not only do you need an effective advocate for the FAA in Alaska, you need an effective advocate for Alaska at the FAA in Washington," Long remarked. "I've been to Washington; I've...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-05/new-alaska-faa-chief-focused-safety
State
Walker: No automatic vetoes on abortion restrictions

...pass a bill, he said, he would consult his attorney general on its constitutionality. He also would get the positions of advocates on both sides, as well as his lieutenant governor."I can't guarantee how I would handle any particular bill, but I...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-07/walker-no-automatic-vetoes-abortion-res
State
Report finds lack of trust in Alaska Guard command

...process to ensure the information of victims of sexual assault is kept confidential and that the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate or a law enforcement liaison track allegations of conduct investigated by law enforcement.Parnell committed to implementing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-05/report-finds-lack-trust-alaska-guard-co
State
Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

WASHINGTON - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/will-traffic-deaths-rise-states-legaliz
State
Begich advocates the Alaskan way in Sitka

...economy, respectively.Getting other lawmakers to understand the challenges in Alaska is one of the main ways Begich likes to advocate for the state, he said. The senator invites other government leaders to the state and he said he likes showing them the uniqueness...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-04/begich-advocates-alaskan-way-sitka
Local
Evening at Egan Lecture Series kicks off Friday

...Sustainability: Consumerism, Capitalism and Climate Change" led by Sulak Sivaraksa.Author and activist Sivaraksa is an advocate for social, environmental and political justice in Thailand, Sri Lanka and around the world. Twice nominated for the Nobel...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-04/evening-egan-lecture-series-kicks-friday
Art
Juneau karate promoters honored

...Alaska.Pavitt went on to earn a black belt and has become a well-known local business owner and longtime community heath advocate.The two men are tied to the establishment and growth of the Juneau Karate Academy. School owner, Sensei Nathan Young...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-01/juneau-karate-promoters-honored
Sports

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