My Turn: Higher education diversifies state economy

...And it is through education that we provide more opportunities for our people, lower social costs for our state, increased civic engagement in our communities, and even higher expectations for the future. It's a classic virtuous cycle.Yes, our state...
Rainy Day Reads: Put a 'u' in it

...flavors.Colour* is where something rests on the visual spectrum. Color is what you do with crayons.Centre is a location of civic importance. Center is the middle of something.Theatre is where you go to see a play. Theater is where you go to see a movie...
McGuire, AhChing to wed

...Johnelle M. Lippert. AhChing's parents are Johnny and Asimanogi AhChing. The wedding will take place at the Carson City Civic Center. The Maid of Honor will be the bride's sister, Kohu McGuire-Scott, and the Best Man will be the groom's brother...
More than a dance club 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...
Bach Society to perform winter concerts

...Phillippe Damerval, Sandy Fortier and Kathleen Wayne,According to Simonson, Bach wrote these works for two major events: for a civic event (the inauguration of the city council), and a religious festival (Reformation Day on All Hallow's Eve). "They...
Letter: November is Alaska's Juror Appreciation Month

...of justice in Alaska is dependent on citizens who are willing to take time from their busy lives to exercise their right and civic duty to serve as jurors, and we as a society depend on them.I have been involved in scores of jury trials. I have participated...
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...
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...
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...
My Turn: Voting as a civic duty

I favor instituting compulsory voting in the United States. Then we'd actually hear from (nearly) every registered voter.


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