The story behind Juneau's 'iron' throne

...the greatest fire the north has ever seen," one commenter wrote."The north got their own throne," another joked."All hail the great Pallet Throne," someone commented."WHAT did that poor boy do to deserve this?!?" another said, in reference...
Saanya Kwaan takes center role in Celebration 2014

...songs he learned from his mother."We do the songs that have been handed down to us," he said.The Saanya Kwaan Dancers hail from Saxman, two miles south of Ketchikan, where they perform regularly in the Beaver Clan House.Shields, born and raised...
Local | Art
Empire Editorial: Concealed carry bill misses the mark

...on University of Alaska campuses needs marksman-like precision to be successful; the way it's proposed now - more like a hail of bullets - will cause problems in the long term.SB176, introduced by Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, via a legislative...
Opinion | AK legislature
Colo. lawmakers approve plan for pot banking Colorado's plan to move the weed industry away from dank-smelling cash to easily auditable banking accounts is a Hail Mary pass that won't work, industry and regulatory officials agree."It's definitely creative, but I don't know whether...
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Camp immerses youths in traditional culture and the history."The focus on Tlingit culture and history shouldn't be a deterrent to those whose families don't hail from the land of the Aak'w khan and T'aakhu clans. GHF Tlingit language and cultural specialist Victoria Johnson said there...
Hail Seniors! Play Ball!

What is round, rolls on the floor and is red, black, blue and silver all over. Hint: It looks like a basketball. No real joke here.
Oil and gas executives hail project agreement as significant

JUNEAU- Executives from the North Slope's major oil and gas companies on Wednesday hailed an agreement with the state as a major step forward in pursuing a major liquefied natural gas project.
Anti-abortion voters look for one of their own contenders

...of the tea party, said supporters of abortion rights chant "Hail, Satan" to silence their enemies.Sen. Mike Lee, a Utah...ruthless and won't be easy to sway."Arm-in-arm, chanting 'Hail, Satan,' embracing the right to take the life of a late-term...
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High school diplomacy: How Muslim exchange students are changing views

...identities and cultural connections." While the focus of the series is mainly geographically the Pacific Rim and the students hail from the Middle East, Professor Robin Walz pointed out that 44 percent of the world's Muslim population lives in Asia and...
Who is loudest? Regional tournament will decide

...after seeing these lads in person, they may have subtracted. They are tall.Mt. Edgecumbe is always cool because the players hail from all over. This year we have Hydaburg, Galena, Kwethluk, Mountain Village, St. Michael, Port Lions, Anchorage, Dillingham...


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