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Same-sex marriage mixes with tribal sovereignty

Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has announced its adoption of a new statute explicitly authorizing its tribal court to conduct marriage ceremonies - with equal treatment for same-sex couples.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-23/same-sex-marriage-mixes-tribal-sovereig
Local
Obama welcomes, praises Ukraine's new leader

...Washington without that commitment, Poroshenko said, "I am satisfied with the level of our cooperation with the United States of America in the defense and security sector. I cannot say more, but I am satisfied."

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/obama-welcomes-praises-ukraines-new-l
Not For Web
Begich advocates the Alaskan way in Sitka

...Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski often do."We vote more often together than any other state delegation in the United States of America," Begich said to applause from the chamber audience. "We are trying to find solutions. That's the Alaskan...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-04/begich-advocates-alaskan-way-sitka
Local
Stage is set for final battles

Editor's note: This is the third and final part in a series looking at the War of 1812, the first foreign attack on U.S. soil.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-03/stage-set-final-battles
Neighbors
FNSB clerk for more than 30 years retires

FAIRBANKS - For more than 30 years, the weekly Borough Assembly meetings have gone off without a hitch. On Thursday night, the body - both past and present members - gave a big thanks to the person who made that happen.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-01/fnsb-clerk-more-30-years-retires
State
The newest Americans

Maria Rosales and Alex Orihuela Silva were good citizens long before they became citizens. Rosales and Orihuela Silva, along with nine others, swore the oath of citizenship Wednesday morning in front of family and longtime friends.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-15/newest-americans
Local
Photo: Fireman's flag

Capital City Fire & Rescue firefighters Brent Clancy, right, and Travis Larsen bring down an United States of America flag as Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, and Brian Murphy of the Anchorage Fire Department watch on the roof of the Capitol...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-13/photo-firemans-flag
Local
Constitution Day: The people, the press, and the public's right to know

...instead of ruling them.The first words of the Constitution underscored this principal: "We, the people, of the United States of America..."To protect the people's power, our founding fathers carefully divided the government into three branches...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-18/constitution-day-people-press-and-pub
Opinion
Oldaker breaks American powerlifting record

...followed by seven years of training), resulted in seven state records and one American record at the 2014 USAPL (United States of America Power Lifting Association) Alaska State Powerlifting Championships at Anchorage's Southside Strength & Fitness...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-09/oldaker-breaks-american-powerlifting-r
Sports
The beauty of language learning and the myth of letting go

ch'u tle yoo g'eiwu yaxh awe xhat kamdlixis' - Khaaklighe

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-09-26/beauty-language-learning-and-myth-letting
Art

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