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Letter: Wrong is wrong

...wrong, even if everyone is doing it. Right is right, even if no one is doing it." I recently saw this on a poster in the hall of one of our local elementary schools. We use these simple aphorisms to remind children that just because others are...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-12-28/letter-wrong-wrong
Letters
Make the Christmas deal: Find time to stop, reflect

...must-do's" to make this time special. I insist we deck the halls for the occasion. I call on my strongest liturgists to...about. I wonder what would happen if we didn't deck the halls or have pageants. What would December look like if presents...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/make-christmas-deal-find-time-stop-
Neighbors
My Turn: Celebrating Juneau's sense of community

...Gubernatorial Inauguration back where it belongs. Steven and Peter, along with all the staff, came to the rescue and made sure the hall was ready. By 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, Centennial Hall was splendidly set out in "Alaska Flag" imagery, making...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-21/my-turn-celebrating-juneaus-sense-com
Opinion
Hope releases his first book of poetry

...floor. There were the speakersdrifting a grave voice down the hall,the voice of a white haired man,the gravelly voice...has listenedto the embers of many lives.I walked down the hall andthe man turned his head in my direction.The heart...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-11/hope-releases-his-first-book-poetry
Art
Juneau's officer Hatch named Municipal Employee of the Year

...Mountain High School and Floyd Dryden Middle School.At first, his daughter felt strange with her father patrolling the halls, but other students realized he wasn't a "big bad cop," and now he's a favorite role model for her friends.One...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-15/juneaus-officer-hatch-named-municipal-e
Local | Neighbors
St. Vincent family 'adoption' program in dire need

...unwrapped gifts, which people normally do when they can't afford to adopt an entire family but still want to give. The halls of St. Vincents are usually packed with such gifts at this point. Not this year."We have not had a single gift dropped...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-14/st-vincent-family-adoption-program-dire
Local
Performances feed spirit of inauguration ceremony

...feathered red and white wings. Audience members were once again on their feet, clapping along as the dancers wound through the hall.Another traditional art form presented Monday was Tlingit oratory. David Katzeek, leader of the Eagle Thunderbird...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-02/performances-feed-spirit-inauguration-c
Local | Art
Finally, the late Pat Burns joins Hockey Hall of Fame

...Peter Forsberg, Mike Modano, Rob Blake and referee Bill McCreary.Before his death, Pat talked to his wife about the Hall of Fame."It was something like, 'I hope I'll get in one day, and if I get one day, I hope you're going to be...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-18/finally-late-pat-burns-joins-hockey-ha
Sports
How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...That would make Walker Alaska's 13th governor.But in the Hall of Governors - on the third floor of the state Capitol...who replaced Hickel, is shown on the fourth spot in the hall. Egan is shown again in the fifth slot for serving from...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-04/how-do-you-count-alaskas-governors-it-d
State
Thank you to the Juneau Photo Group

...Bartlett Regional Hospital. The photos capture the beauty of Juneau and SE Alaska. Needless to say they have brightened up the halls here at the hospital and are being enjoyed by the staff and visitors. We extend our gratitude to Laveda Lose and the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-05/thank-you-juneau-photo-group
Neighbors

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