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Letter: Why George McGuan for state representatiave?

...George has seen some parts of the world that many of us might rather not. In the Peace Corps, he dug water wells for local villages in Bolivia. While we here in the states take fresh water for granted, in Bolivia something as simple as a new well can drastically...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-19/letter-why-george-mcguan-state-repres
Letters
Wide coalition forms to oppose pot legalization

...opposed by Alaska Native regional and village corporations, various law enforcement...unincorporated communities like small rural villages to limit alcohol being served, imported...ballot measure allowing unincorporated villages to adopt any kind of local control...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-20/wide-coalition-forms-oppose-pot-legaliz
State
Juneau archives facility to be named for Tlingit hero

...to past, present and future Alaska Natives, and we are forever indebted to him."Paul was born May 7, 1885, at Tongass Village. His Tlingit name was Shquindy and he was Raven of the Teeyhittaan Clan. He earned a B.A. from Whitworth College and a...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-19/juneau-archives-facility-be-named-t
Neighbors
Polar bear breaks into home in Alaska village

...keeping polar bears away from people in a village on Alaska's Beaufort (BOH'-fort...in Kaktovik (kak-TOH'-vik), a village of 300. It was eating seal oil from a...sea recedes, polar bears appear in the village to eat whale parts left by hunters.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/polar-bear-breaks-home-alaska-village
State
Polar bear breaks into home in village

...part-time job on polar bear patrol in the village of Kaktovik, Alaska, usually means chasing...last week.She was on duty Friday in the village of 300 people when a call came over the...Survey.The hungry bears are drawn to the village by whale bones left by hunters."I think...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-15/polar-bear-breaks-home-village
State
Polar bear breaks into home in Alaska village

...part-time job on polar bear patrol in the village of Kaktovik, Alaska, usually means chasing...last week.She was on duty Friday in the village of 300 people when a call came over the...Survey.The hungry bears are drawn to the village by whale bones left by hunters."I think...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/polar-bear-breaks-home-alaska-village-0
State
Man accused of killing parents with ax

...challenges of police work in remote villages that do not have law enforcement...were killed in Shageluk, a village of 83 people. Residents told...Troopers were unable to reach the village, located about 350 miles west...reportedly running loose in the village."Residents requested troopers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-12/man-accused-killing-parents-ax
State
Effort underway to get out the Native vote

...Alaska Native groups worked with state election officials to establish nearly 130 new absentee and early voting sites in villages across Alaska. In recent few months, the nonpartisan "Get out the Native Vote" has been working to mobilize Native voters...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/effort-underway-get-out-native-vote
State
Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

...region, the tribe has formed a partnership with Craig Tribal Association, Klawock Cooperative Association, the Organized Village of Kasaan, Petersburg Indian Association, Yakutat Tlingit Tribe and the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-17/sitka-tribe-develop-shellfish-testing-l
State
Vera Gazaway

...first child, Hal Prentiss, was born in July 1946.After WWII, HP and Vera returned to Oklahoma A&M to live in Vet's Village, college emergency housing for married servicemen and women. Vera earned her teaching certificate and worked on her Master's...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172849714

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