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Fourth of July Happenings

...lineup at fire hall at 1:30 p.m. Greasy pole and games for kids and adults after the...CRAIGJuly 3Kids Scrap Fish Derby and Greasy Pole, 4 p.m., North Cove.Royalty Crowning...m.-7 p.m., city dock.Greased pole contest, noon, city dock. $5 per attempt...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-01/fourth-july-happenings
Art
Survey: Confederate flag push hits key milestone in S. Carolina

...said Rep. Gary Simrill, R-Rock Hill.Possibilities under discussion include putting the state flag on the 30-foot pole, replacing the current battle flag with one that looks nothing like it and was unique to South Carolina soldiers, and being...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/survey-confederate-flag-push-hits-key
Not For Web
Gatlin wins 200 with fastest time ever at US championships

...THE TRACK: 110 hurdler David Oliver overcame a slow start to win the event. ... Olympic gold medalist Jennifer Suhr won the pole vault by clearing 15 feet, 9 3/4 inches. ... Nick Symmonds flexed as he crossed the line to win the 800. ... Barbara...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-29/gatlin-wins-200-fastest-time-ever-us-
Not For Web
Kyle Busch grabs 1st win of season as comeback rolls on

...all wanted, but it was a very memorable weekend."AJ Allmendinger, widely considered the favorite to win, started from the pole but was not as fast as expected early in the race and ultimately succumbed to an engine issue. He finished 37th."I think...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-29/kyle-busch-grabs-1st-win-season-comeb
Not For Web
Slack Tide: 49 meditations on a sunny Alaska summer

...tartar sauce.16. Can endless sunshine make you depressed? I thought only nonstop rain did that.17. Chainsaw-on-a-pole = best Father's Day gift ever. So what if I bought it for myself? You can't shred a stand of alder saplings with a "Hook 'Em...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-28/slack-tide-49-meditations-sunny-ala
Neighbors
Southeast towns help Rasmuson Foundation celebrate its 60th anniversary

...Bemis designed and carved the pole, only the second he's worked...Bemis began designing the pole in January and carving it in...he said.Demmert said the pole is also a symbol of cultural revitalization."The poles that we did have, everything...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-24/southeast-towns-help-rasmuson-foundation-
Art
More on Kake's totem

...Following the publication of a June 10 article on Kake's totem pole, the Capital City Weekly received additional information on the...Klukwan and Kake.Following the dedication in Haines, the pole was shipped to Osaka, Japan, for Expo '70, and then shipped...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-24/more-kakes-totem
Art
That's not mistletoe ... North Pole won't block pot sales

NORTH POLE - North Pole residents can put marijuana...The city council in North Pole, Alaska, rejected a measure...Christmas-themed town, where light poles resemble candy canes.Claus...he'd like to buy pot in North Pole instead of making the short...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-02/thats-not-mistletoe-north-pole-wont-blo
State
North Pole Grange the picture of success

NORTH POLE - About 25 years ago, a judge ordered artist...is still featured on the side of the North Pole Grange, which was built in 1964 to promote...president of the grange.Last year, the North Pole Grange won an art advocacy award from the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-26/north-pole-grange-picture-success
State
What's next for Kake's snapped totem pole?

...community's totem poles in the name of "progress...world's tallest pole as a reaffirmation...Q: How did the pole come to be?A: They cut Kake's totem poles down and had a big...the planning of the pole but I remember my...shame that all the poles were burned and that...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-10/story-behind-kakes-snapped-totem-pole
Art

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