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We've got a win, but don't stop now

...decision inevitably bubbled up, but I didn't allow that to stop me from feeling very happy...make sure that a same-sex marriage doesn't lead to a partner being fired. Let's make sure that being transgender doesn't lead to housing discrimination. Let's...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/melissa-griffiths/2014-10-24/weve-got-win-dont
Fairbanks schools won't suspend military recruitment

...procedures in place for school staff to report concerns, she said."There's always a concern that there's things we don't know; however, we do feel that we have a policy in place and protocols in place, and people in our school district are supposed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/fairbanks-schools-wont-suspend-military
State
Juneau restaurant scene is getting hip

...as the old saying goes, "Daddy don't cook on Fridays." A few Fridays ago, we...bellies are full, but not our souls. I can't help but feel the renewed interest in thoughtful...leads the kitchen at The Rookery. Don't call him chef. He's been working in restaurants...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-23/juneau-restaurant-scene-getting-hip
Art
Empire Editorial: Dunbar offers Alaska a fresh face and fresh start

...when someone once considered great won't accept when it's time to move on.We saw...detailing all the reasons why Alaskans shouldn't vote for Young. But rather than drudging...Alaskans should too.Young and Dunbar aren't so different despite their party affiliations...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-24/empire-editorial-dunbar-offers-alaska
Opinion
Gov. Parnell signs Native languages bill

Ka'seix Selina Everson doesn't remember the time she spent at Sheldon Jackson...into words."It's a feeling you can't explain to hear your language continue...over."We're not winning, you can't think we've won today," he said.He...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/gov-parnell-signs-native-languages-bill
State
My Turn: Spending half a billion dollars is always a political decision

...who value our natural environment, I don't always agree with their positions.Going...alternatives. Quite simply, DOT wasn't responsive to valid public comments.Among...construction cost estimate. Inflation isn't the reason it's more than doubled over...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-24/my-turn-spending-half-billion-dollars
Opinion
SEC teams not done knocking each other off

...season.Alabama safety Landon Collins doesn't shy from peeking at the competition in a...conference. Every given Saturday, you don't know who's going to win. Because I mean...It's not just lip service. Arkansas hasn't won a league game yet but pushed Alabama...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-23/sec-teams-not-done-knocking-each-other
Sports
My Turn: Setting the record straight on Sen. Begich

...wing rhetoric. "Douglas resident" doesn't do it. So much time has elapsed that readers...the history of the U.S. We sure don't need another Republican to generate gridlock...Ocean to oil drilling. Anyone who doesn't have their head in the sand or an axe to...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-23/my-turn-setting-record-straight-sen-b
Letters
At 1-1, World Series moves to quirky Giants park

...will get their first look at quirky AT&T Park during a workout Thursday. Then it's...think they can make adjustments. I don't think we'll go in thinking that they're...one-third of the Royals have played at AT&T Park with other teams. Of the most frequent...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-24/1-1-world-series-moves-quirky-giants-p
Sports
Most seniors support equal taxes

...began by clarifying that the meeting wasn't meant to discriminate against the senior...fair, and cut services. But please don't cut services for education and way of life...the board, for all residents."I don't think it's fair for me to eat out at a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-24/most-seniors-support-equal-taxes
Local

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