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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
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
Resigning, Roemmich reflects

...it if you have the desire to try," she said. "Be honest in all you do, dream big, and give a hand up to others along the way."After nine years in the role, she has some advice for local businesses as well."Get involved with the chamber...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-11/resigning-roemmich-reflects
Local
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
Gas prices are dropping with oil prices - sort of

...traveling from the North Slope through feeder pipelines to the TAPS pipe line, stopping for storage at various points along the way, and, after about 800 miles, ending up in Valdez, where it's loaded onto tankers to the West Coast to be refined...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/gas-prices-are-dropping-oil-prices-sort
Local
On Writing: Telling the Story

...how to tell a story badly. In The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer portrays a group of pilgrims telling each other stories along the way to Canterbury, and two of them, the Miller and the Knight, tell two of the best stories ever told, one hilariously...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-27/writing-telling-story
Art
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...tickets. The state expects to spend about $2.8 million each year maintaining the highway and blasting avalanches along the way.Of the $574 million in construction costs, the state estimates it will cost $20 million to build the Katzehin...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local
Francis John Parsons

...every morning, year-round. When he could no longer ride the bike he walked to town, cheerfully greeting friends along the way. In early 2014 Frank moved into the Sitka Pioneer Home.Frank was a kind man and generous with his friendship, and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173291173
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
Letter: Juneau is better off because of Cathy Munoz

...My wife and I have been involved with foster care for many years and adopted three wonderful children as a result. Along the way, we were always looking at ways to engage more families, improve the process and ensure each child had a loving and...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-22/letter-juneau-better-because-cathy-mu
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