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Thanks to Brotherhood Bridge builders

...tourism activity, they have kept the traffic moving over the bridge. On occasion they have worked late into the night, on holidays and other times I would have thought they would be home with their families.Well done, folks. Thank you! I look forward...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-30/thanks-brotherhood-bridge-builders
Neighbors
Catherine Lena Alter

...its successor the Northern Light United Church where, among many other roles, she taught Sunday School and helped with many holiday programs. She was also active in parent teacher organizations and Girl Scouts as her children progressed through school...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175522107
Living & Growing: The Wheel of the Year has taken another turn

...partake of the bounty from this sacred earth.Our celebrations in honor of birthdays, anniversaries, religious or secular holidays usually have traditions that we follow and pass on, including recipes for that special dish.For seasonal celebrations like...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-09/living-growing-wheel-year-has-taken-ano
Neighbors
No easy formula for best time to book airline tickets

...well anymore. Many flights are full, and prices usually rise as departure time gets close.If you're flying around the holidays, booking early is unlikely to save you much money. The experts say airlines know flights will be full, they know which days...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-13/no-easy-formula-best-time-book-airlin
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Mayors Awards, JAHC season kickoff to be presented Friday

...comedy from the Capitol Steps (Jan. 24) and the reading series Letters Aloud (Nov. 24), annual events including the Holiday Pops Concerts (Dec. 12 and 13), the Naughty or Nice Beer and Wine Tasting (Dec. 19), Gospel workshops and celebration...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-19/mayors-awards-jahc-season-kickoff-be-pres
Art
Kake celebrates 21st Annual Dog Salmon Festival

...operating, the superintendent would declare a holiday right in the middle of the season," he said.Though this holiday, an annual picnic of sorts, was initially...nonprofit village corporation, reinstated the holiday under its current name.The reason for...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-05-2
Art
Will a statue of William Seward be a reminder of Jim Crow in Alaska?

...18, 1867, when the United States formally "took possession of the territory."In my opinion - and I am not Native - a holiday commemorating Seward is hurtful to many of our indigenous Alaskans, and a statue of him is like adding salt to a wound.Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-08-03/will-statue-william-seward-be-reminde
Letters
Military site shootings demonstrate FBI terrorism concerns

...in the United States have been charged with supporting terrorism, with more than 10 arrested in the month before the July 4 holiday."This is the new normal," said Will McCants, a terrorism expert at the Brookings Institution in Washington. If a terrorist...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-19/military-site-shootings-demonstrate-f
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Egypt unveils canal extension with pomp-filled ceremony

...Patriotic songs, some written especially for the occasion, blared from TV and radio stations on Thursday, declared a national holiday by the government.Banks and most businesses were closed and authorities, in sharp contrast to the government's zero tolerance...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-07/egypt-unveils-canal-extension-pomp-fi
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Sleuths trace fate of 1st black male slave freed by Lincoln

...Granger's June 19, 1865, declaration there that the state's 250,000 slaves were now free. That date is now celebrated as the holiday Juneteenth.In 1870, an all-white jury acquitted Costley of murder in the fatal shooting of a man considered disreputable...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-19/sleuths-trace-fate-1st-black-male-sla
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