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Pure Sole: What not to do for Christmas

...face was buried inside someone's long Bunad, my eyes tightly clenched, the Swedish colors imprinted into my mind as the material tore at my cheeks.There was a sound of wild beasts and screeching sled runners.Heavy footsteps could be heard on the roof...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-23/what-not-do-christmas
Sports
Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel

...rest of the funding would come from the state.The requirement for materials produced in the U.S. can be waived in some circumstances, such as when use of domestic material would raise costs by more than 25 percent, U.S. products are in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-18/alaska-ferry-project-caught-flap-over-u
State
Arts calendar

...The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. With Kelly Manning and Chris Taylor. All ages , families welcome. All materials are included in the price of the class. $35/house (plus tax). Reserve through www.canvasarts.org/register.html...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/arts-calendar
Art
Off the Beaten Path: 'Kayak Horizon'

...first archaeological evidence dates back roughly 2,000 years but, considering boats were constructed from easily degradable materials like driftwood, bones and seal skins, it's safe to say that kayaks have been in use for thousands of years before that...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/beaten-path-kayak-horizon
Outdoors
TMHS students honored

...Elizabeth has showed a great commitment to her education and has worked extremely hard this semester to not only learn the material but also apply what she learns in the classroom. I have greatly enjoyed working with Elizabeth and see great things in her...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-14/tmhs-students-honored
Neighbors
Annual pigeon dung problem grows across Fairbanks

...Fairbanks Parking Authority, estimates the worker picks up 150 gallons of pigeon dung annually and hauls it to the hazardous materials area at the landfill."Pigeon crap weighs a ton," Dodge said. "It's not a lot of fun to clean up."The downtown...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/annual-pigeon-dung-problem-grows-across
State
Craig Richards to review gay marriage case, Guard issues

...include whether he believes a special prosecutor should be brought in to handle the investigation."You start by reviewing the material that's available both within the department and without and talking to people that have handled it - and that will lead to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-05/craig-richards-review-gay-marriage-case
State
2015 Capitol Christmas Tree Project seeks Alaska artists

...templates that schools can use to encourage their students to create ornaments that utilize recycled, sustainable, and natural materials. The designs should have a focus on key elements from Alaska and/or key regional elements. Ornaments will be judged on...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-04/2015-capitol-christmas-tree-project-seeks
Art
Thanks for making B.A.M. a success

...snacks we're providing this year for students during after school activities. The Douglas-Dornan Foundation funds written materials for students in Safe Sitter babysitting training, one of our activities.National research and a recent study by the University...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-14/thanks-making-bam-success
Neighbors
Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

...support for removal of this offensive material," Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand President...rubric, to make sure we look at all materials before we order (curriculum) and put...committee already working to replace the materials, which he hopes will tell the stories...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/questioned-school-district-curriculum-b
Local

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