Following the Assembly's decision on Monday to delay ordinance revisions that would reshape how Auke Lake is managed, steps to provide better and safer management are still underway, a city Parks and Recreation official told the Empire on Tuesday.
Despite the challenges highlighted in this series, from coming out and bullying to seeking marriage equality and protection from discrimination, and even being barred from donating blood, members of the LGTBQ community say there is still plenty to celebrate.Juneau's LGBTQ community has banded together to form groups to support one another and better the community, as well as hosting events from the annual Pride Picnic in June to the Femme Fatale drag show coming up this weekend, to the Day of Silence/Night of Noise held recently at the University.
Ramona Ignell passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday morning, February 24, 2013, surrounded by her family following a long battle with breast cancer. Ramona was a Juneau resident for 62 years, and a much loved and admired wife, mother,
KETCHIKAN - Longtime Ketchikan resident and newsman Tom J. Miller died suddenly at home early Monday morning.
"There's no one to pick from," one man was saying to another. That was the telling comment my neighbor overheard at the pet hospital about the 2012 Republican presidential contest. Apparently the first man had said he had voted for President Obama in 2008 and wasn't fully happy with him. Then he added, "I'd vote for someone else, but ..."
After spending hours in the classroom, half a day outside and a thrilling 30 minutes in an indoor shooting range, some 200 sixth-graders are now well-versed in firearms safety and survival skills.
Like many baby boomers, until recently, I considered myself immortal.
Friday, Feb. 3, is First Friday. Here's a look at the gallery openings and other events going on around town. "Boundaries," a joint show by Tasha Walen and MK MacNaughton JAHC Gallery Juneau Arts & Culture Center Reception: 4:30-7 p.m.
Alaskans should understand that, although ADF&G Commissioner Cora Campbell recently appointed ADF&G Special Assistant Doug Vincent-Lang as acting DWC Director, she is still recruiting for a permanent director.
Gov. Sean Parnell recently awarded the 2011 Shirley Demientieff Award to Tlingit elder Ethel Lund at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Anchorage.
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