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Jane Hale (Courtesy Photo)

Coming Out: Being a man

You don’t have to show off your emotions, but you do have to feel them.

  • Aug 6, 2022
  • By Jane Hale

 

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Writers’ Weir: Two poems by Monique Crisafi

Southeast Alaska-inspired poems by Monique Crisafi.

 

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Gimme a Smile: Inflation 111

I was going to title this essay, “Inflation 101,” but the number keeps going up

  • Jul 29, 2022
  • By Peggy McKee Barnhill
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"Our grief is real and despair or anger are often ways of trying to escape the pain with a little dose of control. I’m going to offer a third option; I have a fart machine I’ll sell you," writes Tari Stage-Harvey (Unsplash / Braydon Anderson)

Living & Growing: Healing in humor

“I resist the devil, and often it is with a fart that I chase him away.”

  • Jul 28, 2022
  • By Tari Stage-Harvey
"Our grief is real and despair or anger are often ways of trying to escape the pain with a little dose of control. I’m going to offer a third option; I have a fart machine I’ll sell you," writes Tari Stage-Harvey (Unsplash / Braydon Anderson)
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Recogntions for the week of July 24

Awards and honors.

  • Jul 24, 2022
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Coming Out: In praise of open windows

Listen:

  • Jul 22, 2022
  • By Jane Hale
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To say that our community and culture is riddled with political and social potholes is an understatement. (Unsplash / Matt Duncan)

Living & Growing: Driving safely on the road of life

May I invite all of us to slow down, especially when it comes to passing judgment…

  • Jul 21, 2022
  • By Tim Harrison
To say that our community and culture is riddled with political and social potholes is an understatement. (Unsplash / Matt Duncan)
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Recogntions for the week of July 17

Awards and honors.

  • Jul 17, 2022
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Thank yous for the week of July 10, 2022

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Jul 10, 2022
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Jane Hale (Courtesy Photo)

Coming Out: In my seventieth year

Eyes undimmed, vigor unabated, ears unshot.

  • Jul 8, 2022
  • By Jane Hale
Jane Hale (Courtesy Photo)
Tari Stage-Harvey (Courtesy photo)

Living Growing: Working up pollen

Being reminded again of the power of community

  • Jul 7, 2022
  • Tari Stage-Harvey
Tari Stage-Harvey (Courtesy photo)
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Recognitions for the week of July 3

Juneau students earn academic honors.

  • Jul 3, 2022
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Thank you for the week of July 3

Thank you for making Celebration 2022 possible.

  • Jul 3, 2022
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Geoff Kirsch is an award-winning Juneau-based writer and humorist.

Slack Tide: My especially Alaskan life

It’s more than a lack of Trader Joe’s.

  • Jul 2, 2022
  • Geoff Kirsch For the Juneau Empire
Geoff Kirsch is an award-winning Juneau-based writer and humorist.
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Gimme a Smile: Cooking with the kids

There is a love triangle at my house, between parents, kids and food.

  • Jun 25, 2022
  • By Peggy McKee Barnhill
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Jane Hale (Courtesy Photo)

Coming Out: It is Germane, Part 2

It was nothing like an epiphany. Instead, it was a slowly gathering storm.

  • Jun 24, 2022
  • By Jane Hale
Jane Hale (Courtesy Photo)
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Living Growing: Strive to enter

What was the mission of Christ here on earth?

  • Jun 23, 2022
  • By Joab Cano
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Thank you letter for the week of June 19

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Jun 19, 2022
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Melissa McCormick, left, accepts a check from State Farm insurance agent Robin Lonas for the Find Your Fire nonprofit as part of a State Farm outreach program. (Courtesy photo / State Farm)

Insurance company donates $10,000 to local nonprofit

It was part of a program where 100 agents selected organizations to award grants to.

Melissa McCormick, left, accepts a check from State Farm insurance agent Robin Lonas for the Find Your Fire nonprofit as part of a State Farm outreach program. (Courtesy photo / State Farm)
Chief Ed Mercer presents Robert Partin an award for bravery during the Juneau Police Department’s annual award ceremony on June 9, 2022. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Man talks receiving Citizen’s Award for Bravery

Snowy streets and foul weather could have been a recipe for disaster.

Chief Ed Mercer presents Robert Partin an award for bravery during the Juneau Police Department’s annual award ceremony on June 9, 2022. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)