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Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

...with younger scholars and linguists including Twitchell and Keri Edwards Eggleston, the Dauenhauers have had an immeasurable impact on the way Tlingit is taught and learned, Twitchell said."Without the two of them, I don't know where it would be right...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/songs-vision-and-experience
Art
Washington state lauded for cautious approach to pot sales

...The study lauded Washington state for reserving money for more education and substance-abuse programs, for tracking the impact of legalization on youths and for a cost-benefit analysis that state officials must do by September of next year.Wallach...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-28/washington-state-lauded-cautious-approa
State
Canadian company eyes new mine in Alaska

...Ucore's team is to answer questions from investors and government officials, including concerns about the mine's environmental impact in light of the collapse of a dam holding toxic mining waste in British Columbia this past month. The breach at the Mt. Polley...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/canadian-company-eyes-new-mine-alaska
State
Around Town for Tuesday, Aug. 26

...sexual assault, chemical dependency, family dynamics, and self-care. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.SciFi Movie "Deep Impact" at the Marie Drake Planetarium, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/around-town-tuesday-aug-26
Local
My Turn: Changing the world one story at a time

...personal peek into American culture.Every YES student leaves their Muslim home courageously believing they'll have a positive impact on both sides of the world. They can't do it alone. They need us to open our hearts and minds to see them as real people...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-24/changing-world-one-story-time
Opinion
Researcher: Some rivers' salmon at risk

...systems will increase in the spring and fall, and more frequent and intense floods will scour river systems in a way that could impact salmon fry and egg survival. Periods of low water flow will also likely last longer, the paper said."That winter snow is...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/researcher-some-rivers-salmon-risk
Outdoors
Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?

...Concussions occur when the brain moves inside the skull from an impact or a whiplash effect, but it's still an injury that doctors...Ide said. "But what we can do is try to reduce the forces of impact to the player's head. I think reducing those forces is unequivocally...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/teams-test-out-new-helmet-does-it-work
Sports
Kito, Dukowitz face off at Chamber debate

...80s," he said, calling himself "liberal" on the issue.When Stevens asked about K-12 teacher tenure, and how it would impact the quality of education in Alaska's public schools, it was Dukowitz's turn to blank. He said his No. 1 priority is the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/kito-dukowitz-face-chamber-debate
Local
Arts calendar

...789-2750.Music on the Fly Concert Series, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Juneau Airport. TUESDAY, Aug. 26Sci-Fi Movie "Deep Impact" at the Marie Drake Planetarium, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake. WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27"Write For Your Life" group...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/arts-calendar
Art
My Turn: Waiting to hear from Parnell on transboundary mines

...current water quality in these transboundary rivers. Alaska does not have the data to even tell if these mines are having an impact on our rivers, before it is too late. Too late being dead fish. There are no plans to even monitor the rivers downstream...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-21/my-turn-waiting-hear-parnell-transbou
Opinion

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