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Ex-Juneau resident aids tsunami victims

Everywhere he went in Sri Lanka, former Juneau resident John Sproul saw the devastation caused by...responsibilities toward mankind. When he was doing fishery assessment in Sri Lanka and India in February and March, Sproul helped local fishermen repair...
Police identify teen shot, killed at club

...son was shot in the chest at close range.Yu was born in Thailand and raised by his father and paternal grandparents in Sri Lanka. Yu moved to Anchorage to live with his mother after he finished middle school.His parents say the boy hit a rough...
Evening at Egan Lecture Series kicks off Friday

...Sivaraksa.Author and activist Sivaraksa is an advocate for social, environmental and political justice in Thailand, Sri Lanka and around the world. Twice nominated for the Nobel Peace prize, he has been awarded the Swedish Right Livelihood Award...
Charity reports Juneau residents donated $44,500 for tsunami relief

...devastating late-December tsunami in India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka, the agency said. In all, Americans gave the agency...sent additional staff from elsewhere into Indonesia and Sri Lanka, and began to respond within two days, Banerjee said...
Neighbors Digest Sitka . One of the speakers, Herman Kumara, was from the National Fisheries Solidarity Movement, a nonprofit in Sri Lanka that works in developing local fisheries. He has contacted AMSEA and requested help due to the tsunami damage that has...
Ex-Goldman exec given 2 years for inside trades

...was devastating."The dealings by Gupta that were highlighted at his spring trial stemmed from his relationship with Sri Lanka-born Raj Rajaratnam. The one-time billionaire hedge fund boss controlled up to $7 billion in accounts, giving him...
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This Day in History

...which he and Kremlin leaders signed the SALT I arms limitation treaty. The island nation of Ceylon became the republic of Sri Lanka. In 1979, Canadians voted in parliamentary elections that put the Progressive Conservatives in power, ending the 11-year...
This Day in History

...from the Soviet Union. In 1996, two bombs blamed on Tamil separatists ripped through a commuter train near Colombo, Sri Lanka, killing 64 civilians and wounding more than 400. In 2001, a Chinese court sentenced two U.S. residents to 10 years...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...his early 20s, he left professional dance for India and Sri Lanka. ``For the search for an enlightened guru,'' he...and lived an ascetic life in the caves of Jalani in Sri Lanka, fasting and meditating. He found a guru, Satguru Siva...

...environmental health, injury prevention and health promotion. Gorman has also worked with Refugees International in Sri Lanka and Iraq, and worked with the International Rescue Committee in Bosnia, northern Iraq and Thailand. He was a U.S...


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