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It's not just about the cookies

...at the animal shelter. For Seniors and Ambassadors, it might mean advocating for ways to end human trafficking. Along the way, Girl Scouts complete 'journeys' that teach them a wide range of skills from conflict resolution to media savvy...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-25/its-not-just-about-cookies
Neighbors
Letter from the Editor of Capital City Weekly

...various publications throughout Southeast Alaska, including the CCW. Look for it in February or March.At any point along the way, let us know what you think; send an email to editor@capweek.com, or give me a call at 523-2283. Thanks for...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwcolumns/2015-01-14-2
CCWColumns | Art
Children's museum dream for Fairbanks director

...Maverick and heading down the Alaska Highway to explore new places. They'd hit a handful of kid-friendly museums along the way, and the fond memories of those trips never went away.Riley said she'd come back home and wonder why the same...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-18/childrens-museum-dream-fairbanks-direct
State
Where there's ice, there's (not so much) snow

...said. Last year, a rockslide near Nugget Falls sent a ripple across the surface for quite a distance, breaking ice along the way.Officials with the city and with the Forest Service have told the Empire they either don't recommend skating on...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-09/where-theres-ice-theres-not-so-much-
Outdoors
Homelessness: One story at a time

...trying to figure out how to love each other, and the best way to do that. That's the 'lifetime to master' part."Along the way she said she was continually inspired by the bravery of community members in sharing their stories - people like Michael...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-08
Art
Riley Paul earns all-conference soccer honors

...by any means a goal scorer but by my senior year I was definitely a productive offensive player and got some assists along the way as well."Paul's eventual game winner for Whitman came early in the 58th minute. Two minutes after a Willamette...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-18/riley-paul-earns-all-conference-soccer
Sports
2015 Governor's Awards include Sealaska Heritage Institute

...work by the Governor and to see the level of enthusiasm from the many people and organizations who have supported us along the way."SHI, a regional Native nonprofit organization, was established in 1980 by Sealaska Corp. to administer the corporation's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/2015-governors-awards-include-sealaska-he
Art
CSU-Pueblo wins Division II football title

...then advanced to the Division II finals for the first time, beating perennial powerhouse Pittsburg State in overtime along the way.On Saturday, they finally ran into the first team they couldn't beat."We didn't come into the game satisfied...

http://juneauempire.com/2014-12-21/csu-pueblo-wins-division-ii-football-title
Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

...commitment to education and equality she shares with her siblings to her mother. "I believe there will be challenges along the way, but I believe the majority of intention is to do the right thing," she said. "This is a step in the right direction...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/questioned-school-district-curriculum-b
Local
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...position of Writer Laureate is the latest in a long series of honors she has garnered for her work (see below). Along the way she's had an opportunity to meet and work with other indigenous poets including Joy Harjo and Simon Ortiz, as well...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-20/sharing-her-point-view
Art

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