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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...

...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...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...deployment in Iraq. This month, he took command of the 3,400-soldier "Warhorse" Brigade in Kuwait. With Independence Day upon us, we'd like to thank Koloski and all those who at one point in time called Juneau home, who either have...
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...
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...
Around Town for Tuesday, June 17

...Bartlett Memorial Hospital Adm. Building room 203B. Details: 321-7586. Retro Sci-Fi Movie at the Planetarium: "Independence Day," 6:30-10 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Mt. Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge 21 of Free and Accepted Masons...
Photos: Gearing up for 4th of July!

Many volunteers and citizens around town are getting ready for Independence Day celebrations.
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...


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