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Soltani and Taintor wed

...roses, lavender and rosemary, along with her bouquet and those of her attendants. Wedding music was provided by Dixie Belcher. The wedding song, "High Tide or Low Tide," was sung by Willow Gabor, and Mohammad A. Soltani Jr., accompanied...
Juneau shorelines due for cleaning Saturday

Dixie Belcher was walking around the end of Fritz Cove Road on Thursday, when she stumbled upon an old television that apparently had washed...
Hospice can provide dignity, relief and peace

...several other people in Juneau were talking about cancer care and the issues of the dying. Two of these individuals, Dixie Belcher and Ric Iannolino, thought it would be valuable to have Elisabeth Kubler-Ross come to Juneau and talk about her...
My Turn: A turning point in the health of world's oceansTurn

...privileged to live within sight of the sea could be reminded every day that we can - and must - make a difference. Dixie Belcher is a local activist and choral director who is with a new nonprofit, Turning the Tides.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...families in those days that had one member diagnosed with a terminal illness, mostly cancer,'' Iannolino said. He and Dixie Belcher wanted to set up a hospice in Juneau. The idea behind hospices, he said, is to preserve, support and nurture the...
Turning the Tides: Plastics are building up in the ocean

...and your children will eventually drink it, breathe it or eat it and get sick or even die from it. Is it worth it? Dixie Belcher is a member of Turning the Tides, a Juneau nonprofit focused on the ocean and its health. To contact the group...
Lawmakers propose placing 15-cent fee on shopping bags

...priority in the Legislature of course, but we are trying to educate people about what happens," said group organizer Dixie Belcher. The lawmakers who sponsored the legislation said implementing a fee was more likely to get support than a total ban...
John Moore, 74, was 'best baritone' Juneau ever saw

...Mary Moore and Tom Perkins once planted a Christmas tree in an old toilet and left it on the porch at the home of Dixie Belcher, the director of the St. Paul Singers. "It stayed there for two months, too, because she was out of town...
Debate rages: paper, plastic or cloth?

...quicker. Williams said grocers really do a good job at recycling - and encouraging customers to use their own bags.Dixie Belcher of Turning the Tides, a local nonprofit environmental organization, said recycling is not the answer because it is...
My turn: Plastic shopping bags endanger our planet's future

Six years ago I was invited to attend an international environmental conference in Anchorage - I was not an environmental activist and knew almost nothing about the state of the world's oceans.


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