My Turn: Alaska's Women: Pioneers of the past and present

...again in 2008 by being the first Alaskan to appear on a Presidential ticket.Alaska women have been a powerful force in the halls of the state Capitol leading both the House of Representatives under Speakers Ramona Barnes and Gail Phillips and the Senate...
Thunder Mountain swimmers host invitational meet

...p.m. The Falcons seniors are Fox, Jones, O'Brien, Brockmann, Dana Bogatko, Haley Crider, Madison Gregory, Maddie Hall, and Erika McCormick; JDHS seniors are Isaak, Kelly, Robert Newman, Abigail Taylor-Roth, and CeCe Ramos.TMHS juniors...
My Turn: Walk in the shoes of a minimum wage worker

...I did what I had to do to survive and put money in my pocket. I worked under the table as a day laborer, toiled in pool halls, bussed tables and worked a variety of minimum-wage jobs.I saw the minimum wage as a temporary entry wage. I believed...
My Turn: Sullivan shouldn't ask for votes without offering answers

...willingness to always engage with Alaskans. Whether it is in the aisles of Home Depot, Fred Meyer or one of my frequent town halls, Alaskans know that I answer to them and no one else. And while you might not always agree with me, you always know where...
Arts calendar

...Improv Basics course, 6:30-8:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall Conference Room. $50 per student. 10-week course, offered...classes, 6-8 p.m., dance studio at the Filipino Community Hall. Every Wed evening with instructor Leimomi Martin. Details...
My Turn: Juneau's tennis tragedy

...purpose in the new economy. To make this real, as Courtney Hall, former captain of the NFL's San Diego Chargers and managing...organization.' It is the currency of the new economy, and Hall, like other venture capitalists, are seeing that those organizations 'that...
Around town for Thursday, Sept. 18

...Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All...
'Learning to Listen': Authors to discuss cultural assumptions in Alaskan literature

...Listening to Learn: Cultural Appropriation in Alaskan Writing" on Friday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at the UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Simpson will also teach a creating writing workshop, "Autogeography: Mapping Our Lives," on Saturday, Sept. 20, from...
Around Town for Wednesday, Sept. 17

...Assembly Building, Suite 106.Halau Hula 'o 'Olili'ula classes, 6-8 p.m., dance studio at the Filipino Community Hall. Every Wed evening with instructor Leimomi Martin. Details: Mendenhall Flying...
Around Town for Tuesday, Sept. 16

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.History Time at the Museum, 11 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum.Rotary...


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