UAS' One Campus, One Book project announces fall events

...letters, Renaissance Man of Cannery Row: The Life and Letters of Edward F. Ricketts and his collected essays, "Breaking Through: Essays, Journals, and Travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts." Currently, Rodger is co-editing an encyclopedia...
Defeating the violence and ideology of ISIS

The horrific videotaped beheadings last month of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff have become emblematic of the ruthless barbarism of the so-called Islamic State and its fighters and supporters.
Empire Editorial: Keep information flowing free

...School District.One man acted on a local issue, the other on a statewide one, and although neither were quite on the level of Edward Snowden, both took a small but necessary step to keep the public better informed.In Miller's case, he broke JSD's longstanding...
Today in History

...ceremonies were held in Athens, Greece, for the Olympic games.Five years ago: Funeral services were held in Boston for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, who was eulogized by President Barack Obama; hours later, Kennedy's remains were buried at Arlington National...
Reflecting on a just wage this Labor Day weekend

On a recent conference call with all the priests of the Diocese of Juneau, we were discussing the need to readjust the salaries of the priests depending on where in Southeast Alaska they are assigned due to the difference of food prices.
Death notice: Lisa Sarabia

...Older Alaskans Commission, Cold Storage, and cooked on her husband's seiner. She is proceeded in death by her husband, Edward T. Sarabia, Sr. and daughter Barbara Elaine Sarabia Casey. She is survived by seven children.A service is planned at the...
Death Notices
Jökulhlaup 2: Flood anew

...time Tuesday, the lake was just a tad above moderate flood stage, which is 10 feet, and still rising, said Meteorologist Edward Liske of the National Weather Service's Juneau Forecast Office. Liske told the Empire the lake was expected to crest at about...
Fall films worth looking forward to

...has him playing a has-been star of superhero films who struggles to revive his career with a Broadway play. Naomi Watts, Edward Norton and Zach Galifianakis co-star. It'll be dark, but will it be funny?? "Book of Life" (Oct. 17), produced...
Mormon church bucks the trend

...general, he said.Data show the Catholic church's number of adherents declining significantly over the last decade. Bishop Edward Burns, of Juneau's Catholic Diocese, doesn't think fewer people believe - he said in a phone interview that "people don't...
My Turn: What we can do about violent religious persecution

Earlier this week, the Vatican called on Muslim leaders to speak out against the "barbaric" and "unspeakable criminal acts" of the Islamic State in Iraq.


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