We must fix the criminal justice system

...nonwhite Americans. The explosive nature of the response to Brown's death is telling us something important about race in America: Nonwhite Americans don't believe the system works for them - and crime data show that belief is justified.We've got...
DIPAC thanks our community volunteers

...classes. DIPAC sincerely thanks the following folks for helping make our 2014 Seaweek field trip program so successful: Holland America - Princess Tours for providing transportation for the school classes, Linda Harris of the Juneau School District for her coordination...
Photo: The High One

...Denali National Park and Presevere on Wednesday. It is the centerpiece of the park and is the highest mountain peak in North America with a summit elevation of 20,237 feet above sea level and is the third most prominent peak after Mount Everest and Aconcagua...
Empire Editorial: Protect Alaska seafood by banning Russian imports

...idea of a trade war, but this inequity should not stand. America should ban the importation of Russian seafood.Alaska's...embargo. But a U.S. ban will signal to President Putin that America will not sit idly by while Russia disregards international...
Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

...1994); and "Anooshi Lingit Aani Ka / Russians in Tlingit America: The Battles of Sitka, 1802 and 1804" (2008), also edited...said he was immediately captivated by "Russians in Tlingit America," which presents accounts of the Battles of Sitka in 1802...
Today in sports history

Aug. 221851 - The United States wins the first international yacht race. The schooner named "America" beats 14 British yachts.1950 - Althea Gibson becomes the first black tennis player to be accepted in competition for the national...
Little League World Series Schedule

...Vancouver, B.C.; CARIBBEAN, Humacao, Puerto Rico; EUROPE & AFRICA, Brno, Czech Republic; JAPAN, Tokyo; LATIN AMERICA, Maracaibo, Venezuela; MEXICO, Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon Double EliminationThursday, Aug. 14Seoul 10, Brno 3Chicago 12...
My Turn: Changing the world one story at a time

...significant factor. Since Muslims make up just a tiny fraction of America's population, we simply don't have much opportunity to...the world have a lot in common with practicing Christians in America. The study included more than 38,000 face-to-face interviews...
A portrait of our community: Local artist creates new map for tourists

...Marian Call. That map ? "A New and Most Exact Description of America or The Fourth Part of the World" - was created in 1562 by...The Culture Trip (
Union members rally for higher minimum wage

...minimum wage, whichever is higher."Everyone who works hard should be able to support a family," Trumka said. "This is America, the home of the American dream and this is Alaska, the land of opportunity. Let's make it an opportunity for every single...


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