Juneau Empire Obituaries - Juneau, AK | Juneau Empire ever to air was a game show called "Spelling Bee." From those humble beginnings, the genre has spread around the world, bringing laughter, thrills and prizes to generations of eager contestants and home viewers. One thing all great game...
Around town for Sunday, March 31

...Douglas. Details: Marsha 364-2472. JAHC Wine tasting, 5:30 p.m., JAHC. Sample more than 40 wines from around the world and eat hors d-oeuvres in support of the arts. Live music by Tom Locher and Wahne Norlund, refreshments by Panhandle...
Animal Planet lives wild with its new programming slate

...Alaska Distillery to the far reaches of the wilderness to harvest exotic ingredients, however perilously, to create the world's finest vodka.? "Last North." Polar adventurers Eric Larsen and Ryan Waters set out to traverse the Arctic Ocean...
Today In Sports History for March 30

...Animal Kingdom pulls away down the straight to win the $10 million Dubai World Cup for the first American victory in the world's richest horse race since 2009.2014 - Aaron Harrison makes a 3-pointer from about 24 feet with 2.3 seconds left...
Educator Spotlight: Jenna Wiersma probably most inspired by my students and the things they take joy in and the way they view the world with such wonder. I wish I could see the world through their eyes so that I knew what life was like for them. ? The Educator Spotlight is in...
My Turn: Numbers that speak volumes

...hold the same amount of wealth as the world's 3.6 billion poorest people...wealth of the poorest 50 percent of the world's population has fallen." According...fourth-highest degree of wealth inequality in the world, trailing only Russia, Ukraine...
Today In Sports History for Sunday, March 29

...Square Garden in New York to retain the world heavyweight title.1941 - - Muhammad Ali retains the world heavyweight title with a 15-round...the $6 million Dubai World Cup, the world's richest race. Curlin is the...
XBoundary film presents views from both sides of the border

...a 6-minute video, showcases the beauty and abundance of Southeast Alaska's temperate rainforest, home to some of the world's healthiest runs of wild salmon. The film tackles tough issues Southeast Alaska faces from neighboring Canada. Through...
Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part I

...hurricane of wet snow engulfed the glacier, I almost wondered why I was wandering across the biggest non-polar ice cap in the world. After all, there were a million other more accessible places, like a Nora Jones concert, a yoga class or Disneyland...
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Funding early childhood education is like putting oil in our pipeline

...begin to try and catch up a child in kindergarten who has not been read to and involved in conversations and inquiry about the world around them. That child has a much more limited vocabulary, so much so there is actually no hope of them ever catching...


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