UAA alum cast in 'Les Miserables"

...a church choir. He liked what he found here and stuck around to finish college at be a theatrical education."I moved here (to Los Angeles) with the intention of...plays.""It's definitely different here," he said. In Anchorage, there are...
A player's perspective: Pierce Washington."I think we have something here," Pierce said.He's a Wizard now, I've ever played on, but since coming here you see a lot of the young guys, they're getting here early, it's like they want to get better...
Ketchikan assembly rejects meeting prayer proposal

...of the proposal, saying no precedent would be set. The association was one of the drivers of the proposal."The real issue here is not whether or not precedent will be set," said Souza, minister at the Ketchikan Church of Christ. "The real issue is...
'The children are watching'

...said the celebration was important because "we want to tell our children we love them.""To quote one of my young sisters up here, 'The children are watching,'" she said.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294 or at katherine.moritz@juneauempire...
My Turn: 'The Road' conversation needs a new subject

...take action.Reduced cost of air access to Juneau could have as dramatic of an impact on our economy as the road, maybe more.Here's an idea: The maintenance costs for the road is expected to top $20 million per year. Instead of using that money on maintaining...
Juneau restaurant scene is getting hip

...agrees satisfaction should be more than just a full belly."Yeah, I've always thought it more important that people leave here saying 'it was good' rather than 'I'm full'. A memorable meal doesn't necessarily mean you're full."Part of The...
Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...inside them. I can't believe I missed all those wolves.""You saw one," he said. "And they were far away. Let's stay here. Maybe there are more."We drifted along, watching the forest, and then it happened - about 30 seconds after the rest of...
Gov. Parnell signs Native languages bill

...official language Alaska."After all these years when we were forbidden to speak it ... For every Native person standing here... you've made this day an honorable day," she said.She said after the ceremony that its importance was hard to put...
Two Coast Guard members cited for wasting game

...he said. "A lot of places in Alaska you can do that but Juneau's such an enclosed road system, people usually see it here because people are running or jogging just about everywhere."The city installed hidden cameras at various popular dumping...
Book quirks their interior. The only ragged right book I can remember ever finishing is "How to Be Both" by Ali Smith (read review here). And that was a work of love as well as irrational dedication to the Man Booker Prize shortlist. In Smith's defense, the...


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