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Cultural appropriation and education: making the right decisions

...easy to have discussions on race, power, and privilege in America, but creating a safe space for those conversations is something...some of the most horrible suffering that occurred in Native America: the Cherokee and the Trail of Tears, and the Native American...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-27/cultural-appropriation-and-education-maki
Art
All that Jazz

...of Prohibition and the organized crime it spawned - "Chicago" tells a story of sin (well, multiple sins), justice and America's fascination with criminal celebrity. Roxie Hart (Charity Haskins) is a flapper married to good-natured but boring...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-27/all-jazz
Art
What was first effort to build a road out of Juneau?

...freight trucks.Progress on the Atlin road was stalled by America's entry into World War I, an act that also derailed the...Funding for that bridge had been approved by Congress, but after America declared war that money was diverted to wartime efforts. The...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/what-was-first-effort-build-road-out-ju
Local
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...Engineers, generally speaking, love to build things, and there are few bigger challenges than carving a road through North America's steepest, deepest fjord," Ferry said in an email.Dennis Egan said the idea of a road connecting Juneau to the rest...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dreams-and-cabin-fever
Local
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...longer than the tunnel that connects Whitter to the Alaska road system - and that tunnel is the longest highway tunnel in North America.The expense involved in boring such a tunnel to connect Skagway and Haines resulted in it never being seriously considered...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local
Traffic forecasts drive Road debate

...of its own to poke holes in Fehr & Peers' estimate."The situation where there isn't a road is quite unusual in North America," said Norman Marshall of Smart Mobility, the Vermont-based firm hired by SEACC.Marshall said the state's estimate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/traffic-forecasts-drive-road-debate
Local
Age appropriate?

...documentary is not rated by the Movie Picture Association of America. It was produced in 2006 and explores how methamphetamine...in Portland who demonstrates how accessible the drug is in America; it can be made with common household supplies."If you...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-23/age-appropriate
Local
Haley Ogoy chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders

...in order to help motivate themn in their quests to serve humanity within the field of medicine."This is a crucial time in America when we need more doctors and medical scientists who are even better prepared for a future that is changing exponentially...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-22/haley-ogoy-chosen-congress-future-m
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Our need for more icebreakers keeps getting cold shoulder

America's only active heavy-duty icebreaker, the Polar Star, is mission-ready...scientific and mapping missions in the Arctic, where the Coast Guard is America's leading service in scientific research afloat. Look to the south...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-18/empire-editorial-our-need-more-icebre
Opinion
My Turn: Embrace challenges, rewards of being an Arctic nation

As Alaskans and the rest of America emerge from their election bunkers and turn on their televisions again, we are faced with another pressing issue of lasting importance...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-19/my-turn-embrace-challenges-rewards-be
Opinion

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