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One Heart and One Spirit

...It really brought home to schoolkids that there was a war going on," she said. "It was one of the saddest days of our lives."With Marie's assistance, the women began to accumulate a small following of helpers, on their mission to memorialize...
Letter: Shame on bullies' parents

It's been said that your high school days are your best days of our lives. That is, unless there are bullies in the high school that make your life a living nightmare. A group of bullies at a Juneau...
HB 216 and the emotions of language revitalization

In the long hours of waiting for the State of Alaska to recognize Alaska Native Languages as equals to English, the group of advocates for the bill laughed as hard as we ever had. It is a coping mechanism. It's medicine.
Gratitude for the Little Things

A couple weeks ago I had heard the Aurora was supposed to be especially active, so I went out on my deck to catch a glimpse of it.
Juneau ceremony grants U.S. citizenship to 29 people

...probably know more about what it is to be an American than most of the people who grew up here and have lived here every day of our lives," state Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch told the group during the ceremony. Citizens by birth don't have to take a test...
What says the Constitution?

...of America, the Preamble remains the part of our Constitution that challenges us -- every election season, every day of our lives. The Preamble should cause us to reexamine our desire to change the rules as we will, by simple majority of the...
Living and Growing: Knowing is not the same as believing proved by scientific knowledge. But look about you - look at your life. You and I move forward by faith every day of our lives, and the day the faith stops will be the day we stop. We cannot live without faith because we live in a universe...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Daymont toured the Caribbean performing on cruise ships, played on Japanese television and even had a brief stint on "Days of our Lives," juggling in a couple of episodes. He joined Lazer Vaudeville two years ago and has logged more than 100,000...
Our teachers are back-seat heroes

...all our teachers here in Alaska and the nation, thank you very much. Common sense is endless; it is used every day of our lives. Arthur R. Kennedy Douglas
My Turn: Modest proposal for our schools

...the televised curriculum would encourage students to watch more TV, carefully incorporating soap operas like "Days of Our Lives," cartoons like "Sponge Bob," and ads for Coca-Cola and the Gap into lessons. 3) Teenagers would be forced...


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