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Remembering Mike Kirk

...have been proud to consider him a dear friend. ... Sometime between the mid-'60s and '70s. Mike was made an honorary member of a local Tlinget clan. This needs to be remembered. It was an honor well earned and dearly cherished. From David...
Bill Ray

...Alaska Juneau, and The Alaska Permanent Fund. He was an honorary State Trooper, an honorary Fire Fighter, and an honorary member of the Filipino community. In later years, Bill married his second wife and true love, Nancy. They enjoyed trips...
My Turn: Challenging others to do the right thing

...He served as president of ANB Camp 14, perhaps the only non-Native to serve in that position. He was a lifetime honorary member of Alaska Native Brotherhood, and was adopted into several Tlingit clans. My association with him began in 1970...
29th Christmas dinner for seniors

...Chapter of the Chief Petty Officers Association, U.S. Coast Guard. Rear Admiral James W. "Jim" Underwood, an honorary member of this nonprofit association, even pitched in and helped serve the meal. Master Chief Petty Officer Francis "Frank...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...established Tongass Lodge at Excursion Inlet where she experimented with Native berry recipes and jams. She was made an honorary member of the Tlingit Eagle Clan, and given the name Kut'aan-Sa-Wu-St'aan, which means ``waiting for summer...
Sitka schools look at drug testing for athletes

...suspicion of drug use is found. The board voted in favor of the new policy in its first reading, but Horan (an honorary member whose vote is not officially recorded) voted against the testing because it was confined to athletes. A special...
Juneau celebrates Filipino American History Month

...encouraged to attend.While the membership of the FCI is overwhelmingly Filipino, non-Filipinos can still join as "honorary members."Last year, Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, was crowned as "king" at Filipino Community Senior Nite. Egan...
Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

...Appropriations Committee.Inouye also chaired the Senate Indian Affairs Committee for many years. He was made an honorary member of the Navajo nation and given the name "The Leader Who Has Returned With a Plan."In 2000, Inouye was one of...
Juneau Filipino group splinters

...non-Filipino people as full members, Cruz said. The Filipino Community allows non-Filipino people to become honorary members. The new organization began in early March at a potluck held at the Gruening Park housing development, Cruz said...
An honorary White American eyes suburbs

...accepted into social groups different from the ones to which they belong. After adoption, persons are considered honorary members of the new group, and they assume the group's ceremonial rights and obligations. Although it is a common practice...


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