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Ferry Malaspina rescues one as two drown in sinking Canadian landing craft

...morning.According to accounts from Marine Highway spokesman Jeremy Woodrow and Lt. Cmdr. Desmond James of the Royal Canadian Navy, the Malaspina rescued one of three people aboard a landing craft that overturned off the town of Campbell River."They were...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-20/ferry-malaspina-rescues-one-two-drown-s
State
Saturday Challenge

...Lopez. He's one of those people who is extraordinarily nice and friendly and always has a smile on his face. He's retired Navy and a CERT instructor. He's also really good at softball, and his wife and I play on the same volleyball team.Even though...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-20/saturday-challenge
Local
Students honored at JDHS

...admirable. These students exemplify what it means to be a JDHS Crimson Bear.Students honored include Divina Rotano, Victoria Rorem, Eliza Chappell, Dakota Isaak, Jonathan Scudder, Erika Tripp, Ethan Geobel, Walter Prussing and Navy Nauer.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-19/students-honored-jdhs
Neighbors
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen win Instrumental Group of the Year at the IBMAs

...he headed to Washington D.C. in 2003 to take a position as electric guitar player in Country Current, the United States Navy's elite country-bluegrass band. He also played mandolin and fiddle in the group. After spending a number of years touring...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-09/frank-solivan-and-dirty-kitchen-win-instr
Art
Eugene F. Chittenden

...High School in 1967 and went to Southern Colorado State College in 1971 majoring in mathematics. He was drafted to join the US Navy and was stationed in Japan and Washington D.C. He worked as a computer programmer/ analyst for a company called Informatics...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172621022
On Writing: Commas, history and William Strunk

...from a different perspective."The Elements of Style" is a great book. When I was a freshman in college, fresh out of the Navy and determined to learn to write like a grown-up, someone recommended it, so I bought it and studied it and committed it...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/commas-history-and-william-strunk
Art
Donald Loptien

...age of four. He grew up in Mora, Minnesota and Costa Mesa, California. At the age of 17 he left high school and joined the Navy and served from 1964 to 1968. During his service he served one tour of duty in Vietnam.In December of 1971 he moved to Juneau...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172371869
Arnold F. Soley Jr.

...Washington State College for a short time before joining the U.S. Navy. He served on ships all over the world, during both the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He retired from the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer after 20 years of service. He retired...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172563043
Metaphorical wars are unwinnable

...its original goals, the war on drugs has been a tremendous success. Real wars are fought against other nations with armies, navies, and air forces. Metaphorical wars cannot be won. Who is going to surrender and sign the peace treaty? Kirk Muse Mesa...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072810/let_687347114.shtml
Opinion
Con: US Bombing of Iran unnecessary - it lacks resources needed to block the Strait of Hormuz

...president is threatening to use Iran's navy to close the Strait of Hormuz to shipping...battle between the Iranian and U.S. navies - Iran did not try to totally block this...for direct U.S. involvement.U.S. Navy war games have shown that closing the Strait...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-01-27/con-us-bombing-iran-unnecessary-it-la
Opinion

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