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My Turn: Vote Parnell

This past summer I had the pleasure of performing in Perseverance Theatre's SummerFest, which saw three plays performed in repertory format at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center (JACC).
On Juneau's streets, homeless need more than a hug

J.P. and Chris hang out around Pocket Park most days. They're both from Southeast Alaska - J.P was born at Bartlett and raised in Sitka, and Chris has family in Angoon and Hoonah - and call each other brothers.
Empire Editorial: We can fix Juneau's homeless problems

In 2009, a tree fell on a power line and Alaska Electric Light and Power demolished a dozen homes.
First comes housing

Editor's note: This is the second in a three-part series about efforts to improve the condition of downtown Juneau.
Arts conference will bring together Alaska's creative souls

While the snowy signs of winter persist atop the mountains surrounding Alaska's beautiful capital city, down at sea level spring is in the air as sunlight draws life back up from the earth.
National Endowment for the Arts has a new face

Last week, the White House named a new chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, a welcome development considering this position had been vacant for more than a year.
Embattled nonprofits were dissolved in June

The Grand Camp of the Alaska Native Brotherhood and two of its nonprofits were dissolved in June, but not because of recent felony embezzlement charges against the organizations' chairman, according to the State of Alaska's Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development.Robert Loescher, former chairman of the Alaska Subsistence Defense Fund and the Alaska Traditional Foods Security Council, is accused of withdrawing $21,515 without authorization, the Juneau Empire reported Sunday.
Senate delays vote on wastewater bill

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate on Wednesday delayed a vote on a bill that would change how the state regulates cruise ship wastewater.
Any Given Child comes to Juneau

Every week in Alaska's capital city seems to bring another round of interesting, exciting artistic and cultural opportunities.
Legislative centennial celebrations kick off

In the room where the First Alaska Territorial Legislature first convened, 100 years to the day after its opening session, current and former legislators, their staff, and members of the public met for a reception marking the first day of the legislative centennial celebration in Juneau.Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, chairman of the Alaska Legislative Centennial Commission and former Senate president, made his opening remarks as attendees of the event at Rockwell, in the former Elks Lodge building downtown, munched on hors d'oeuvres and socialized.


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