Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...was expecting a lesson in the Tlingit language or Native land rights or health care reform or how to do a cartwheel on an old gymnasium...I did a really poor job," Lund said. "I got my name right.""In the middle of my speech my nose started running, I...
First snow tallies show effects of winter storm: 5 inches downtown, 10 in Valley

The weather wizards were right.On Wednesday morning, Juneauites woke up to find that the National Weather Service winter storm warning had held true: Snow...
Film on the Dauenhauers to be presented Friday

...7 p.m. at the Egan Library at the University of Alaska Southeast. The Dauenhauers drove language revitalization, civil rights, and equal education efforts in Southeast Alaska. The film, "Haa Yoo Xhatangi Kax Kulagaawu," is being made by Lance...
Salt Lake City elects first openly gay mayor amid setbacks

...same-sex marriage ban.Biskupski takes over after progress on gay rights was temporarily marred in recent weeks when a judge ordered...where no Republican has been elected mayor in four decades. Gay rights group Equality Utah endorsed both Becker and Biskupski.Becker...
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Empire Editorial: Alaska's prison system is killing Alaskans

...officer told Murphy. "You could die right now, and I don't care."They swore...undertrained and mismanaged, have violated the rights of guilty and innocent Alaskans alike...repeatedly violated inmates' legal due process rights;? Drunken and intoxicated people were...

...spectacle starring Charlton Heston, had its world premiere in New York.In 1964, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover described civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. as "the most notorious liar in the country" for allegedly accusing FBI agents in Georgia of...
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Afghanistan finds only 36 percent view country positively

...Foundation found that 36.7 percent of respondents in a nationwide survey conducted in June believe Afghanistan is moving in the right direction - a significant drop from 54.7 percent in 2014. It's the lowest level of optimism recorded by the foundation...
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Adviser: Carson struggling with foreign policy

...said Armstrong Williams, Carson's longtime business manager. "The world is a complex place, and he wants to get it right."A story published Tuesday by The New York Times quoted one of Carson's advisers as saying the retired neurosurgeon, who...
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Winter storm warning issued for Juneau; 8-14 inches of snow expected

...Buffalo, New York, and other cities near the Great Lakes."Right now, there are lots of showers in the Gulf of Alaska," Lam...and toward the Coast Range and Juneau.Juneau is at just the right spot for heavy snowfall, Lam said. If the cold air pushes...
Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

...on all of our friends.""We will act in accordance with the U.N. Charter's Article 51, which gives each country the right to self-defense. Everyone who tries to aid the criminals should understand that they will be responsible for giving them...
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