Refine Search

Keystone off the table, but pipeline fight builds

...habitat of a threatened salamander.But opponents are unmoved, and they're vowing to crimp those lines through grass-roots activism.Seated around a table and bowls of a hearty soup made from their farm-bred chickens, the Reillys represent...
Nation and World
Ellis: Narcan bill means 'life or death'

...need to arm our community with this," said Michele Stuart Morgan, a 53-year-old Juneau resident who started a grass-roots group, "Juneau ? Stop Heroin, Start Talking," to raise awareness about heroin use in Juneau.She's urging...
State | Local | AK legislature
On heroin deaths: 'Something had to be done'

...light-hearted zombie shirt and bacon sticker.Whether intentional or not, Morgan and her friends have created a grass-roots movement to help combat heroin in Juneau. The group is called "Juneau - Stop Heroin, Start Talking," dedicated...
Not polling our weight

...and that shows," said Robert Barr, Juneau's library director and one of the founding members of Juneau Votes, a grass roots organization with the purpose of increasing voter participation. "When we vote on a question, people come out. But...
Vatican: Many Catholics ignore teachings on sex

...of ordinary Catholics, clergy and academics responded, providing the Vatican with an unprecedented compilation of grass-root data to guide the discussion. Usually, such working papers are compiled by bishops alone.The responses, which were...
Not For Web
Phelps signs with new suit company

...him and Bowman substantial input into the design of everything from racing suits to gear that could be used at the grass-roots level."It's all hand-in-hand with not only my goal to grow the sport of swimming, but to help kids live healthy...
Mountain bikers to discuss 'trail hunger' at feast

...being outdoors. It is always cool going to a community like Juneau where people are excited about getting into the grass roots of the sport and being able to share some ideas about how to accomplish that."Juneau extreme-distance biker Dr...
Rustan Burton and Kristin Bartlett to lead United Way 2014 Annual Giving Campaign

...Southeast Alaska and opportunities for all who live here."United Way of Southeast Alaska is a volunteer-driven, grass-roots organization that creates lasting change by bringing people and resources together to address community-wide issues...
'True Colors': Gonzales Smith transforms tiny elements into big art

...dolls was interconnected with the idea of wearable art. Her first wearable art piece, "The Wild One," created of grass, roots and old man's beard, was in some ways a larger version of what she had been doing on a small scale with pieces such...
In the stacks: Nonfiction DVDs

...increased rates of health problems such as autism, asthma, and cancers. This documentary follows the efforts of a grass-roots group protesting Big Coal who are joined by activist Robert F. Kennedy. The last third of the film begins to offer possible...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback