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My Turn: Called to The Mountaintop

The Mountaintop opened at Juneau's Perseverance Theater last week. The title of this dramatic presentation comes from the last words of the last speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He gave it the day before he was assassinated in April 1968.
Georgetown players stage 'I Can't Breathe' protest

WASHINGTON - The first major "I Can't Breathe" protest from college sports would naturally come from Georgetown, where societal statements are part of the school's DNA. And what a powerful one it was.
Treadwell: Let Alaskans decide

...there and what are the impacts? You get those three things behind you with Washington, D.C., and that's not the last word, that's the first word. And then here in Alaska, you have to get access to capital, access to labor, access...
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My Turn: Putting partisan poltics aside

...greatest of odds; our greatest achievements come when we put Alaska first.On an occasion such as this, I will give the last word to my friend and mentor, Wally Hickel. I was with him when he spoke these words before the Alaska State Legislature...
A Bishop's Perspective: Holding on to hope in the midst of sorrow

...have confidence. There is something still greater than this loss, for sin, evil, suffering and death will not have the last word. When we are present to others, when we notice their good qualities, when we seek beauty, goodness and truth...
Living and growing: Marriage's sacred delusion

Fifteen years after the disastrous ending of their romance, the 12th-century French nun Heloise d'Argenteuil wrote a number of letters to the husband from whom she had long been separated, philosopher Peter Abelard.
Surveillance and the FISA court basis after the government presents evidence of probable cause. But no one person should be allowed the last word on the large constitutional and statutory issues raised by the massive programs of the present. These multi-dimensional...
Alaska Editorial: Build the road from King Cove to Cold Bay

This editorial first ran in the Anchorage Daily News: The land swap is a sweetener. The restrictions are a safeguard.
Bishop's Perspective: Before I die...

...and that the time we have here on earth should be used wisely. As a man of faith with a firm belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ, I look at this blackboard as an opportunity to reflect - knowing that death will not have the last word.
New and recently published summer books

...Finger" by Beth Harbison (St. Martin's). Humorous chick lit from the author of "When in Doubt, Add Butter.""The Last Word" by Lisa Lutz (Simon & Schuster). Izzy Spellman's professional life is never easy, but she didn't help it...


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