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Nancy Weaver Seitz

...next 20 years, the Drifter was a beloved part of their life. They sailed widely throughout Southeast Alaska, the Inside Passage, and once to San Francisco. They also enjoyed traveling abroad. Both Nancy and David were passionate about the arts and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175523579
Parents want son with Down syndrome to attend local school

...case that experts say happens frequently across the country."We strongly believe that, in 2015, and after 25 years of the passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, every public school should be able to accommodate a student with Down...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-03/parents-want-son-down-syndro
Nation and World
Kentucky clerk, citing God, defies courts on gay marriage licenses

...until she went to church four years ago when her mother-in-law died. She was born again after the preacher read a Bible passage about how forgiveness grows from the grace of God, he said."She's made some mistakes," he said. "She's regretful...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-02/kentucky-clerk-citing-god-de
Nation and World
Boxley, students help language of Tsimshian people live

...you don't. He considers it "nails on a chalkboard and a slap in the face." "Metlakatla," which means "salt water passage," is the only Sm'algyax word many people know. Why not use it?)Though his grandfather was a fluent Sm'algyax speaker...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-09-02/boxley-students-help-language-tsimshian-p
Art
My Turn: Sailing Arctic Seas in the Oval Office

...while searching for the lost Franklin Expedition. Captain Sir John Franklin was attempting to traverse the fabled Northwest Passage when his ships and entire crew of 128 men were lost.But, today, with polar ice receding, once-elusive arctic shipping...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-24/my-turn-sailing-arctic-seas-oval-offi
Opinion
Current and upcoming exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...Native in a changing time, place, and perspective." CURRENT EXHIBITIONSArctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage, through Sept. 7This exhibition focuses on Captain Cook's journeys in the northeast Pacific during 1778 and 1779, and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/current-and-upcoming-exhibits-anchorage-m
Art
BC mines minister comes to Juneau

...have pledged that the week will also include at least one significant demonstration. On Wednesday, a group called Inside Passage Waterkeeper will symbolically present Gov. Walker with hundreds of rubber boots that will then be donated to the Glory Hole...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/bc-mines-minister-comes-juneau
State
Hoonah hydro dedication ceremony scheduled

Inside Passage Electric Cooperative is inviting the public to celebrate the dedication of the new Gartina Falls Hydro Project.A ceremony will...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-20/hoonah-hydro-dedication-ceremony-schedu
Local
Quirky Inside Passage boat race has a rule: No motors

...more than 50 crafts set off early Thursday on Stage 1 of a 750-mile ocean-going race that weaves its way up the Inside Passage, a treacherous coastal waterway through a spackling of islands known for its dramatic tidal changes and spectacular scenery...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-04/quirky-inside-passage-boat-race-has-rul
State
Alaska civil rights leader touted for new $10 bill

...the Alaska Territorial Senate is credited with helping in the passage of the territory's Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945, nearly...complete the redesign by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-14/alaska-civil-rights-leader-touted-new-1
State

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