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Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

...London-based politicians on how the two countries would separate their institutions before Scotland's planned Independence Day on March 24, 2016.For some, it was a day they had dreamed of for decades. For others, the time had finally...
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Retiring Ketchikan photographer leads parade

KETCHIKAN - A man who has photographed nearly every Independence Day Parade in Ketchikan for the last three decades won't have to run along the parade route this year.Instead, Hall Anderson will...
My Turn: Veteran support for ballot measure 2

As a U.S. Army veteran of Operation Desert Storm, I am asking Alaskans on this Independence Day weekend to join me in publicly supporting a policy reform grounded in a concern for the individual liberties of Alaskans.On November...
A Bishop's Perspective: The cry of Christians in Iraq

...according to ethical principles, both privately and publicly, consequent to the truth one has found."As we celebrate Independence Day this weekend, let us remember the beleaguered Christian community of Iraq, especially in prayer, and seek ways...
Pure Sole: I can toss an egg

...parallel to the Transit Center, entrants will run the parade route in reverse in front of the thousands of cheering Independence Day revelers.At 3 p.m. in Douglas' Savikko Park, field events that rival 1898 will begin: sack races, three-legged...

...4Haines parade, 11 a.m.Independence Day Celebration. Foot races, Chilkoot...12 p.m., Tongass Avenue.Independence Day Celebration, Food and game...Petersburg parade, 11 a.m.Independence Day Celebration, 11:30 a.m...
Slack Tide: There's more to Memorial Day than Bermuda shorts and potato salad

...tallboy on Flag Day and see what your boss says).One of several distinctly secular national observances - like Independence Day, New Year's Day and Oscar Night - Memorial Day is a federal holiday remembering the men and women who died in...
Fourth of July run explodes with racers

...historic Juneau & Douglas Fourth of July runs as 108 athletes chose to entertain the parade crowds bright and early on Independence Day on Friday.Renamed the Glenn Frick Memorial Mile, in honor of man who had initiated interest in the festive race...
Coast Guard encourages safety for Alaska boaters during Independence Day celebration

As Independence Day weekend begins, the Coast Guard 17th District urges Alaskan boaters to keep safe.The Coast Guard reminds boaters and other water...
JPD braces for busiest two days of the year runs the gambit," Campbell said when asked what kinds of things people on the street get in trouble for on Independence Day.One year, Campbell arrested a man for driving drunk in the cordoned-off area on Douglas in the middle of the...


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