Joseph Washington Betit

...Former Commissioner of Social Welfare Joseph W. Betit on his 80th Birthday (H.C.R.40). Joseph had always wanted to see Alaska, and to that end he retired from the U.S. Army in 1968 and moved to Juneau. In 1969 Alaska's Governor Keith Miller...
On the Trails: Magpies

Juneau sees magpies in fall, winter, and early spring, outside of the nesting season. They come to us from nesting areas in the Interior...
Juneau Empire Obituaries - Juneau, AK | Juneau Empire

...Talk Like a Pirate Day. But how much of what we associate with pirates is based on history? Take our true/false quiz and see if you can separate fact from fiction. Legends of Motown Quiz Some of the best music of the 1960s and '70s came from Detroit's...
Amanda Anne Ireland

...and learned to fix almost anything. Mandy had been working for the State of Alaska for over 20 years. It wasn't unusual to see Mandy participating in something around town. She participated in various activities such as Parks and Rec women's volleyball...
As world mourns Paris, many in Mideast see double-standard

...about them than you care about us?'"He had unintentionally tapped into frustration in Iraq, Lebanon and Syria with what many see as a double-standard: The world unites in outrage and sympathy when the Islamic State group kills Westerners, but pays little...
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Jeb Bush files for Alaska GOP preference poll

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush filed the necessary paperwork to ensure Alaska's Republicans will see his name on the Presidential Preference Poll on March 1, 2016. Bush is the fourth major candidate to qualify for the preference...
What's happening this week, Nov. 11-17

...m. Free to FoJDCM members or $5 per person for nonmembers. See story on page 5. Details: and more. Details: See page 15.
21st eagle festival brings eagles, photographers, dancers together

...the Alaska Bald Eagle Festival in Haines this year, its 21st, but the rain and snow didn't stop the 172 people that came to see bald eagles, attend presentations, and wander through the Bald Eagle Foundation's redesigned aviaries -- and it certainly...
Most Alaska superdelegates undecided on candidate pick

...candidates. "I want to hang back and see what happens," she said. "I just...because of her record. But he also sees her ability to become the first of candidates. She's waiting to see who stands out a bit more than the others...
Without Keystone, industry must find new paths for oil

...oil left Canada by train. Today it is commonplace for us to see unit trains moving oil to market," McMillan said.Even if...added Jim Burkhard, vice president at IHS Energy.Burkhard sees Venezuela and other countries that ship heavy oil to the U...
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