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Celebrating Walter Soboleff Day: A Remembrance

...Jackson School. At 10, he interpreted for a visiting doctor during the 1918 flu epidemic. He had a thirst for knowledge and civic duty.He admired the Gettysburg Address and would recite it in Tlingit. His favorite lesson was a speech by Abraham Lincoln...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-14/celebrating-walter-soboleff-day-remembr
Local
More than a dance club

...dance floor. But the facility isn't only for weekend carousing. The Mendenhall Valley club's owners want to turn it into a civic center to host all kinds of events.Suite 907, as the club is now called, can hold 475 people and has everything needed for...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-02/more-dance-club
Neighbors
Living and Growing: Want to be a superstar?

...There are a lot of benefits to being a supervoter. Besides the obvious satisfaction of feeling like you've discharged your civic duty and made your voice heard in the political arena, there are various other perks. You become an influential person, one...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-02/want-be-superstar
Neighbors
Photo: AFN 2014: Convention Song

Josie Henry, left, in black, and her children sing Christian songs in the lobby of the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center during the Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention in Anchorage on Friday. The family has been singing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-26/photo-afn-2014-convention-song
State
Letter to the Editor: Where's the truth?

...Assembly closed a $33 million inherited budget deficit while improving city roads and "spurring construction of the Dena'ina Civic Center" (ADN, Sept. 11, 2014). He balanced the city's budget, enabling S&P to upgrade Anchorage's bond rating...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-12/letter-editor-wheres-truth
Letters
Elders and youth conference focuses on language

...17-year-old Yakutat High School senior and Tlingit language apprentice, gave the keynote speech at the downtown Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, the Alaska Dispatch News reported."Our language connects us to our land, connects us to our past...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-21/elders-and-youth-conference-focuses-lan
State
AFN Conference focuses on native language

...17-year-old Yakutat High School senior and Tlingit language apprentice, gave the keynote speech at the downtown Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, the Alaska Dispatch News reported."Our language connects us to our land, connects us to our past...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/conference-focuses-native-language
State
Gov. Parnell signs Native languages bill

...that disrespect of Native languages is officially a thing of the past.In a room overflowing with people at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, and flanked by legislators and Native leaders, Gov. Sean Parnell signed House Bill 216 into law Thursday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/gov-parnell-signs-native-languages-bill
State
Today in sports history

...touchdowns.2011 - The NHL returns to Winnipeg, but Carey Price stops 30 shots and the Montreal Canadiens put a damper on a massive civic celebration with a 5-1 victory over the Jets.2012 - Jerry Sandusky is sentenced to at least 30 years in prison in the child...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-09
Sports
Juneau residents honored with Alaska Historical Society Awards

...President's Award.Here is a little more information on the local winners.Marie Darlin has volunteered for numerous community and civic organizations, including the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, where she leads walking tours of historic places in downtown Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-16/juneau-residents-honored-alaska-historica
Art

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