Death Notice: James Robert Hanson

...chef. He spent the last years of his life caring for his mother.James is survived by his mother, Joann Hanson; his big brother, Edward Hanson, and his sisters, Roxann Thomas and Gracey Farahbakhsh.His father, Jim Hanson, preceded him in...
Death Notices
On Writing: Bologna and the Borg

...writer George Orwell saw it coming in 1946, but thought it would come from the government, the real bureaucracy, Big Brother. Even Star Trek warned us about being assimilated into the Borg.But Kierkegaard and Orwell both saw that this kind...
Bezos' space company to build, launch rockets

...first American in space, the late Alan Shepard.For now, Blue Origin is calling its future orbital rocket "Very Big Brother." The engine that will be used to power the company's orbital rocket already has an outside buyer: United Launch...
Nation and World
Local employees volunteer for Day of Caring

...board of directors. These employee teams will complete projects at AWARE, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Catholic Community Services Adult Bridge Day Program, Helping Hands, Juneau Youth Services, SAIL...
Photo: Big brothers, big sisters

Big Brothers and Big Sisters matches and staff took part in a whale watch match activity June 7, sponsored in part by revenue from City and Borough of Juneau sales tax.
Liz Perry takes the lead at JCVB

...JCVB. She's been with the bureau since 2012 and feels her sales work, as well as past fund development work with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska and Sealaska Heritage Institute endowed her with the skills needed in her new role. "It's...
Daniel Joseph Schwab

...bright, curious mind and found pleasure in reading and learning about a wide variety of subjects.Dan was close to his big brother Mike, who lived in Juneau, and sadly preceded Dan in death not long ago. Mike fell in love with Alaska and brought...
Empire Editorial: Patriot Act hasn't lived up to its name

...allowed the bulk collection of U.S. citizens? phone records without their knowing. This program conjures images of Big Brother's ever-watchful eyes, as described in George Orwell's novel "1984."On June 1, three key sections of the...
Tsarnaev guilty on all charges

...whether the 21-year-old should be executed or shown mercy for what his lawyer says was a crime masterminded by his big brother.The former college student folded his arms, fidgeted and looked down at the defense table in federal court as he...
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Juneau's Elks Lodge cooks up a Big surprise for young chefs

...a cooking class for Juneau's Big Brothers Big Sisters organization on Saturday...see them grow up," she said.Big Brothers Big Sisters sponsors kids as young...said he has acted as Dieter's "big brother" for the last five years and the...


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