Aviation company inspires rural Alaska students

...aviation, the steely-handed pilot is still throttling back on her fears of leading the classes."I am a pilot, not a public speaker," Seaver said with a laugh. "But I do I find it really rewarding to watch them (the students) light up."___Information...
Gov. Walker halts megaprojects

...President-elect Kevin Meyer, Senate Finance Committee Co-Chair and Co-Chair-elect Sens. Pete Kelly and Anna MacKinnon, House Speaker Mike Chenault and House Finance Committee Co-Chair-elects Rep. Mark Neuman and Rep. Steve Thompson. It includes a list...
TMHS student recognitions for November

Students were recognized Nov. 20 at Thunder Mountain High School for their academic achievements. Guest speaker was Phil Loseby, and Mr. Roach provided a lunch and dessert contributed by a parent group. Students honored are as follows...
Baltuck to lead presentation, class this weekend

Local artist Constance Baltuck, whose work is currently on view at the Juneau Douglas City Museum, will be the featured speaker at the museum's Coffee & Collections program this Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10:30 a.m. noon. Baltuck's academic...
School board quizzes House speaker

Kenai Peninsula Board of Education members sat down with House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, to ask him about the upcoming legislative session that begins Jan. 21. The following are paraphrased...
Juneau antiviolence rally is slice of national issue in miniature

...this can't continue," Bailey urged. "That black lives do matter, that all lives matter."Boo Torres was the final speaker at the event, which included music performed by Ericka Lee and Irene Muller, and poems by Hope and Erikson."I have three...
Today in History

...The House voted to ease across-the-board federal spending cuts and head off future government shutdowns, acting after Speaker John Boehner unleashed a stinging attack on tea party-aligned conservative groups campaigning for the measure's defeat...
Rally in solidarity with victims of police violence

...I Can't Breathe" rally the night of Dec. 4 in response to recent events. The rally will feature some live music and a speaker. Strauser said it's a chance for Juneau to "stand in solidarity with the rest of the country."Strauser can be contacted...
Left of the limelight

...into her signing at the inauguration - her task was expressing the personality of the speaker. She tries to match her body language and expressions to the speaker's.Signing for a song takes a different tone as well. She swayed to the music and...
Alaskan 'Ghostwalker' speaks against smoking

...Please stop smoking and I love you."The motivational speaker, who often delivers speeches with tears running down his cheeks...crunches," he said. He would be willing to waive the typical speaker fee and visit the schools for free. "I just need to be out...


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