Empire Editorial: Juneau Empire picks up 21 Alaska Press Club awards

...Fletcher, Best Page Layout & Design, for "Arts, Sep. 11, 2014"? Katie Moritz, Best Education Reporting, for "A 'mixed blessing': Private schools hopeful but leery of voucher impact"? Juneau Empire Web Team, Best Media Website, for "juneauempire...
My Turn: Winter lacks a money-back guarantee

...winters of 2003 through 2005 to the polar vortex and powdery wonderland of 2006 through 2008, there is no guarantee that the blessings of a snowy winter will be ours. Every financial move we make during our many winter months is a gamble wrought with risk...
Remembering Rie

...knowing it was a goodbye smile and she would pass away three days later. Thank you, Rie, for living life with such passion and blessing us all with your beautiful art work and the legacy of your family.?? K.M. Perry, Juneau I was in the Perseverance...
Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...federal funds to expand the health care program."The way the rain is coming down on us today will be the same way that the blessings will come down for the people in need when this legislation is passed," said Alaska Native elder and leader David Katzeek...
State | AK legislature
Computer crimes rage rampant in Juneau case. If one's hard drive must be wiped, having those documents and photographs saved on an external drive can be a blessing. "Seeing local folks get scammed really rubs me the wrong way. It's disheartening," Patton said. "But it's the world...
Baby Raven Reads ... and sings, dances, tells stories

...children, who get to grow up in this place," said an initial speaker, adding that organizers had conducted a cleansing and blessing ceremony that afternoon.Music played in the background as families arrived at the room, which smelled of fresh cedar. Kids...
Living and Growing: A season of giving thanks

...purposed to remind us from whence our blessings come. It is with a heart of gratitude...importance of having a grateful heart for the blessings given by God. I have also learned that many of the blessings God brings to us are given through the...
Every New Year brings new hopes

The beginning of 2015 affords us the opportunity to look back on the blessings of the past year and gear up for the challenges and hopes of the New Year. A couple of items quickly come to mind as I reflect...
It's official: Southeast's got 'spirit'

...small businesses, big industry ... I'm very hopeful."Wright even thinks the state's budget shortfall could be a blessing in disguise for a region so heavily reliant on its largesse."We're going to look at this, roll up our shirtsleeves and...
Capital city cannabis celebration to be pot-free

...but for now, she thinks it's a good thing marijuana smoke won't be in the air during the concert."It's almost a blessing in disguise that we can't have anything there because we're just trying to have this positive event," she said.The...


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