My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day

Another Veterans Day has come and gone. The parades are over, and so are the countless speeches expressing gratitude to all the men and women who have worn the uniform of our armed...
More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day

...honoring Christopher Columbus - and the parades and pageantry accompanying it - overlook...That year, protesters blocked the parade route for several hours, she said. After that, the parade wasn't held again until 2000...
Nation and World
Pittsburgh says: 'Give it a go, Joe'

...contingent of steel workers, hearing encouraging words along the parade route."Give it a go, Joe!" shouted one woman...AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, who joined Biden at the parade, said the vice president got a strong response from...
Nation and World
Courting unions, Obama pushes paid sick leave

...who introduced Biden in Pittsburgh as a "brother" and "a champion of working men and working women." A few along the parade route chanted "run, Biden, run," in a reference to Biden's ongoing deliberations about whether to run for president...
Nation and World
Veterans Day around the United States

...American-Islamic Relations had a float in the Tulsa Veteran's Day parade for the first time. Organizers said that leading up to the parade they got many phone calls protesting the council's participation. The CAIR float Wednesday was mostly well-received...
Nation and World
Anthony, Moser top Frick Mile

...Anthony held off Juneau's Riley Moser and Jesse Miller to win in a blazing time of four minutes and 39 seconds along the parade-lined streets of the capital city. Moser finished in 4:42 and Miller 4:47, just a second in front of sprinters...
Fourth of July Happenings

...m. Grand Marshall: Joy Baker. The parade starts at Gastineau School and proceeds...decorate their bikes and vehicles. The parade will end at the field, where festivities...30 p.m. at the ferry terminal. The parade will travel down Front Street to...
Street closures Thursday for Choose Respect rally

...occupying the width of the street on the following route: Main Street to Egan Drive, and Egan Drive to Marine Way.The parade will conclude at about 1 p.m. at Marine Park.Fourth Street, Main Street, Third Street, Second Street, Marine...
Quick, Umbs return with medals were televised live internationally on ESPN on July 25."It was big," Umbs said.The ceremonies included the Parade of Athletes and the final leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run and lighting of the Special Olympics cauldron."It was...
Chautauqua volunteers thank Juneau community for involvement

...travelling performers appeared around town with great response from Juneau audiences.We hope you were able to see them in the parades, at the libraries or at their workshops. The Friday evening benefit show for the KTOO station was a huge success...


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