My Turn: If pot law passes, Alaskans will be in control

...ask for ID, and just don't care about Alaskans?What are marijuana concentrates, anyway? They're basically distilled spirits, just like brandy is distilled from wine, with a solvent used to extract the active ingredients from the plant matter. Concentrates...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down

...Alaska Day. As usual, Saturday's celebrations across Southeast Alaska were stellar examples of community involvement and spirit. Whether you celebrated in Sitka or Wrangell, we hope you had a good time as you enjoyed one of the reasons for Alaska's...
Waiting for White Mountains? Good luck!

...standard time is hard to come by. For most of the athletes, it is not winning the event that matters but finishing in good spirits."The solitude and decompressing from work is what running is to me," Laws said. "Being out there alone is the alluring...
Saturday Challenge

...woman named Brittany Maynard.I feel like hanging out at the office, waiting for my next event, isn't really in the social spirit of the day. I decide to drive to my favorite coffee shop, Thibb's Coffee drive-thru on Glacier Highway, and see if my...
Arts benefactor donates $100K

...ways, he's supported Jazz and Classics, but beyond that he's such an inspiration, a shining example of what community spirit and community living is all about," Rosenthal said. "He's made life better for all of us in Juneau."Lorrie Heagy...
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Finding a way to thrive

...Medical Center. Last time she was there, she saw it hanging by the nurses' station, and said she hopes it helps lift the spirits of nurses and patients alike.Cadle admits she still has hard days. She can't hike alone because sometimes she's too...
Letter: Why George McGuan for state representatiave?

...both a co-worker and a friend. In that time, I have seen what type of person he is: George McGuan is a doer.With his spirit of service, George has seen some parts of the world that many of us might rather not. In the Peace Corps, he dug water wells...
Jean Thorsteinson

...and full life and was blessed in having many friends. She was strong and independent and guided by a joyful, compassionate spirit that will be missed but not soon forgotten by those who knew her. Jean was preceded in death by her husband Fredrik, daughter...
One Heart and One Spirit

The monthly "Coffee and Collections" presentation at the Juneau-Douglas Museum this month hosted members of the Empty Chair Committee. On showcase was an exhibit in rememberance of Juneau's Japanese-American residents interned during World War II.
Alaska Editorial: The people have a right to know

...Dispatch News are now suing over that denial.The Legislature itself, however, may be the worst offender in flouting the spirit of open government. The body carved out a whale-sized exemption for itself from the state Open Meetings Act, which requires...


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