Rodney Jay Franzen

...2015. Rodney was born in Seattle, Washington, after his mother passed he returned to Juneau, Alaska, where he grew up in what was known as the Johnson Home. Alaska was a mainstay in Rodney's heart and he looked forward to returning one more time...
Juneau Empire Obituaries - Juneau, AK | Juneau Empire

...when we gather our mateys and say "Arrr!" Sept. 19 is the humorous holiday known as Talk Like a Pirate Day. But how much of what we associate with pirates is based on history? Take our true/false quiz and see if you can separate fact from fiction. Legends...
What's happening

WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEKEVENTS Woosh Kinaadeiyi Open Mic, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, Mendenhall Valley Public Library...
When refugees arrive in US, here's what they can expect

...Refugees and migrants fleeing Syria and others countries often arrive in their new homes with little or nothing. Here's a look at what they can expect when they arrive in the U.S.:HOW MANY PEOPLE:Currently 70,000 refugees from around the world are allowed...
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Winter storm warning issued for Juneau; 8-14 inches of snow expected

...storm warning for Juneau as the capital city prepares to receive what may be its heaviest snowfall in two years.The warning, issued...storm dropped more than 9 inches of snow on Juneau, bucking what had been a trend toward a record low-snow winter. Heavy snow...
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...those things, some better than others. What I didn't expect was to fall in love...physical therapy."She said that's what made her decide to go into physical therapy...said. "I was upset that I couldn't do what I had wanted to. I just thought life was...
State asked researchers wrong question

...Unfortunately, legislators weren't interested in what attracts teachers, they were looking for keys...legislators were looking for something other than what they got."It was clear that what they hoped for was that they were getting information...
Walter Soboleff retrospective

...for the ending of his ministry, and for what happened next by church edict. But I also...that he did not dwell on the offense - on what might have been - but saw the rest of his...carry... and take that to heart, and do what we can to follow in his lead."Soboleff's...
FBI will take lead in Sitka Taser probe

...violate department policy."Based on what the public concern was I felt it would...questions.He said he doesn't know what to infer from the involvement of the FBI...Anchorage policy does not put a number on what "the least number of times" is, and...
Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

...bomb caused the Oct. 31 crash of the Metrojet Airbus 321-200 in Egypt's Sinai Desert and killed all 224 people aboard in what it called "a terrorist act." The Islamic state had already claimed responsibility, saying it was punishing Moscow for its...
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