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Sailing to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the way

...of them to reach the goldfields.Others chose the "easier" White Pass Trail out of Skagway, but neither was for the faint of...railroad from Skagway to Whitehorse, Yukon. Today, that same White Pass & Yukon Route railway offers cruise ship passengers an...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/sailing-alaska-relax-learning-little-wa
State
Today in sports history for Monday, Jan. 26

...the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Earlier, Olympic silver medalists and 2011 world champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White win their fifth straight dance title, matching a U.S. record.2013 - San Jose's Patrick Marleau becomes the second player...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-26/today-sports-history
Sports
Obama to seek wilderness designation for ANWR

...the proposal, Walker said.The federal government is taking Alaska's economy away from it piece by piece, he said.In a White House video released Sunday, Obama said he is seeking the designation "so that we can make sure that this amazing wonder is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-26/obama-seek-wilderness-designation-anwr
State | AK legislature
Senior menu Jan. 26-Jan. 30

...SpinachCornTuesday, January 27Roast Beef w/GravyMashed PotatoesCarrots in Orange SaucePeas & Onion SaladWednesday, January 28Baked White FishRice PilafBeetsSpinach SaladThursday January 29Chili w/Beef & CheeseCornbreadTossed SaladSpicy Fruit CupFriday, January...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-25/senior-menu-jan-26-jan-30
Neighbors
Slack Tide: It's raining men-clouds

...red-headedness are: less likely to suffer prostate cancer; don't gray with age (rather we turn golden-blonde and/or white, sort of like a creamsicle); enjoy increased libido; have stronger bones and are not, contrary to some recent news reports...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-25/slack-tide-its-raining-men-clouds
Neighbors
Juneau Assembly considers diverting tobacco tax revenue to social services

...public outcry," committee member Debbie White said.Flyers are already being distributed...2 Assembly meeting on the excise tax. White said she thinks a 300 percent increase...don't have the means to quit," she said. White predicted that smokers will begin to sacrifice...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-22/juneau-assembly-considers-diverting-tob
Local
Crimson Bears regrouping from road ice

...starting senior goalie Hunter Hickok is mending a minor knee injury sustained on the trip north."Our backup goalie Michael White stepped in," Adams said. "It was a big challenge for him but he was definitely a competitor for us."Senior captain Ainsworth...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-22/crimson-bears-regrouping-road-ice
Sports
Southeast socked by soggy storm; more rain expected

...Canadian border it wasn't rain that caused a stir. In Hyder, 10 inches of snow was reported by 9 a.m. Wednesday. At White Pass, 14 inches of snow was reported by 7 a.m. In Skagway, 4 inches of snow was reported, though it soon became rain-soaked...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-22/southeast-socked-soggy-storm-more-rain-
Local
Letter: Reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

As a white male who grew up in a rural town in upstate New York, I have been mostly insulated from racism. Sometimes, I think things must...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-01-20/letter-reflections-dr-martin-luther-k
Letters
Remembering MLK

...jail in Birmingham the other day, the white wardens and all enjoyed coming around...Negroes in American society oppress poor white people. And all you are living on is the satisfaction of your skin being white, and the drum major instinct of thinking...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-19/remembering-mlk
Local

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