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Philippines sister city relationship in the works

...Assembly, Juneau will join forces with Kalibo, a city in the Philippines, in a sister...The plans start with making Juneau and Kalibo, a rural town of about 75,000, sister...Philippines six times."When I was in Kalibo I was struck with how similar they were...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-11/philippines-sister-city-relationship-wo
Local
Typhoon Haiyan benefit brings in $21,000

...the ABS/CBN, Catholic Relief Services and the Rotary Foundation.Reyes said the City and Borough of Juneau's sister city Kalibo will also receive some of the funds to match a donation from the CBJ. The government reported Monday that 5,240 individuals...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-26/typhoon-haiyan-benefit-brings-21000
State | Local
'Santo Nino' celebration held in Anchorage

...Guadalupe. It originates from an ancient celebration that marked the day when native highlanders on the Philippines island of Kalibo faced a famine and approached chiefs of the lowlanders to ask for assistance and food. In thanks for the generosity of their...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-02/santo-ni%C3%B1o-celebration-held-an
Neighbors
One of world's strongest storms hits Philippines

...message we got from them was that the airport was ruined," Andrews said.Andrews said the typhoon also damaged the airport in Kalibo town in Aklan.World weather experts are calling Hiayan one of the strongest tropical cyclones on record at the time it hit...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2013-11-08/one-worlds-strongest-storms-hits-phi
Regional News
Committee interested in having new Philippines sister city

...ly/Sy8WsW).Aklan's capital of Kalibo, a port city of about 76,000 people...in exploring the issue while she is in Kalibo next month should be drafted.A motion...explore a sister city relationship with Kalibo" was adopted without objection.The...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-31/committee-interested-having-new-philipp
Local
Reps return from visit to Philippines

...residents. Upon the Alaskans' arrival in Kalibo, the provincial capital, they were greeted...Rosario with reaching out to officials in Kalibo to determine whether they would be interested...Wednesday that he is interested in ties with Kalibo. He said the Borough Assembly will need...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-23/reps-return-visit-philippines
State
Casidsid and Bolido wed

...Hall. Sound off on the important issues at The bride is the daughter of Maria Bolido. She attended Saint Gabriel College in Kalibo, Aklan, and is a teller for Wells Fargo. The groom is the son of Galeo and Sol Casidsid. He is a graduate of Desert Winds...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062806/nei_20060628006.shtml
Neighbors
FYI

...with the state Bureau of Vital Statistics in Juneau: Robert Leavell Connor of Clear, Alaska, and Junelyn Solanoy Fuerte of Kalibo, Philippines. Courts Court records show the following legal actions among those taken recently in Juneau Superior and District...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031204/loc_fyi.shtml
News
The Fourth in Juneau

...Ati-Atihan. The holiday, sometimes called the "Filipino Mardi Gras," is held on the third week of January in the town of Kalibo to celebrate the Santo Niño. The decoratively feathered bird costumes were hand-made in the Philippines. "It's pretty...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070505/loc_20050705001.shtml
News
Filipino groups prepare for the 4th

...the Infant Jesus, in a festival during the third week of January," he said. The tradition the Carrillos follow comes from Kalibo on the island of Panay where 300 regional groups perform, each costumed in a different motif, Morris Carrillo said. The motifs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070301/Loc_fourthojuly.shtml
Local

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