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Writers Weir: Two poems by Mary Lou Spartz

...on the back of a bar tabyou scribbled bills we owed,debts we never will pay off.I saved itwith a strand of tinseland Christmas greetingsfrom the President.???The chimney is falling downMy hair's turned whitein the house of your letter...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-08/writers-weir-two-poem-mary-lou-spartz
Art
JSO review: Jaw-dropping concert

...single four-measure phrase and ended with a phrase six measures long. Was his tongue in his cheek?The second song, "Christmas Carol", almost unnoticeably mixes duple and triple meter, and so it goes. Did we care or even notice? After all, each...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-08/jso-review-jaw-dropping-conert
Art
A Great Man Once Told Me

...The sights and sounds inspired him so much that he used multiple aspects of the tournament when forming the annual Joe Floyd Christmas Classic in Kodiak. Floyd stated he enjoyed the night even more when he met, and talked, with Soboleff.My discussions...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-08/great-man-once-told-me
Sports
Police & Fire for Wednesday, March 18, 2015

...and airport, one open burn complaint at 5:39 p.m. on Dudley Street where an occupant was found attempting to burn a Christmas tree which was prohibited due to a burn ban in the Mendenhall Valley, one false fire alarm at 10:21 a.m. on Willoughby...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-18/police-fire-wednesday-march-18-2015
Local
Pope Francis at 2-year mark

...resisting full disclosure and fearful of losing power. Francis didn't engender much good will (or holiday cheer) with his Christmas dressing down of the Vatican Curia, when he ticked off 15 ailments they suffered, including "spiritual Alzheimer's...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/pope-francis-2-year-mark
Not For Web
London rail work unearths thousands of skeletons

...populated parts of the city.For Londoners, that has brought years of noise and disruption, but for archaeologists it's like Christmas. Almost every shovelful of earth has uncovered a piece of history, or prehistory: bison and mammoth bones; Roman horseshoes...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/london-rail-work-unearths-thousands-s
Not For Web
My Turn: Save our ferry system

...vessels, greatly reduce operating costs.Unfortunately, road opponents, ferry unions and others turned the design into a Christmas tree by requesting a longer vessel, crew quarters and elimination of bow doors, which ran counter to the concept's original...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-07/my-turn-save-our-ferry-system
Opinion
There's a license plate for that

...The legislator may or may not take up the cause, but if they do, the bill is usually subjected to a phenomenon called "Christmas tree-ing" - when other lawmakers add causes of their own onto the bill in exchange for support. The causes can even contradict...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/theres-license-plate
State | AK legislature
Lions thank Juneau for another successful Light Flights

...winters are long, the winters are dark and Christmas lights. And what better way to view...fundraisers. Every year, shortly before Christmas, residents line up at the Juneau International...ride over the Mendenhall Valley to view Christmas lights. Santa arrives on the first helicopter...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-25/lions-thank-juneau-another-successf
Neighbors
Brent C Allison

...personality pulled people in so much, that each person knew that they were very special. Brent was also a poet. This past Christmas he wrote ""Humpback Whale Song"" Put the sonar in the ocean and listen to the splendid commotion and melodies Moans and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174311999

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