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Thank you letter for the week of Oct. 17, 2021

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Oct 17, 2021
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Page Bridges (Courtesy Photo)

Living & Growing: Spirit in art

Art born in spirit awakens spirit in us.

  • Oct 14, 2021
  • By Page Bridges
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Slack Tide: Meditations on October

A Liver Awareness Month to remember.

  • Oct 10, 2021
  • By Geoff Kirsch
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From left to right: Anna DeVolld, Rachel Sallaffie, John Green, Carl Schrader and Nona Safra were honored at an awards ceremony in Anchorage on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, by Gov. and First Lady Dunleavy. Schrader, a Juneau resident, was honored for his work in hospice care. (Courtesy photo / Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
From left to right: Anna DeVolld, Rachel Sallaffie, John Green, Carl Schrader and Nona Safra were honored at an awards ceremony in Anchorage on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, by Gov. and First Lady Dunleavy. Schrader, a Juneau resident, was honored for his work in hospice care. (Courtesy photo / Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)
Guy Crockroft is executive director of Love Inc Juneau. (Courtesy Photo)

Living & Growing: Stone cold guilty on Mercy Street

Have you ever driven the wrong way down a one-way street? I have.

  • Oct 7, 2021
  • By Guy Crockroft
Guy Crockroft is executive director of Love Inc Juneau. (Courtesy Photo)
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Thank you letter for the week of Oct. 3, 2021

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Oct 3, 2021
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A Devil's Club Brewing Co. employee serves up a beer behind a sign promoting Local Frequency. The customer loyalty app is in the running for a 2021 Strong Communities Award. (Courtesy Photo)

JEDC customer loyalty app in the running for $15K award

Voting opens Oct. 4.

A Devil's Club Brewing Co. employee serves up a beer behind a sign promoting Local Frequency. The customer loyalty app is in the running for a 2021 Strong Communities Award. (Courtesy Photo)
This undated photo shows Kevin Araki who served on both the local and the national elected bodies that administrate the Bahá’í faith. Araki recently died, shocking many within the Bahá’í community. (Courtesy Photo)

Living & Growing: Life after death

By Adam Bauer I consider it an honor and a privilege to write about my faith in this space. I am thankful to the Juneau… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2021
  • By Adam Bauer
This undated photo shows Kevin Araki who served on both the local and the national elected bodies that administrate the Bahá’í faith. Araki recently died, shocking many within the Bahá’í community. (Courtesy Photo)
A bear pokes its head out of the greenery along Glacier Highway on June 13, 2021. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)

Slack Tide: Garbage bear talks trash

This bear says more than “Grr…”But he says that, too.

  • Sep 25, 2021
  • By Geoff Kirsch For the Juneau Empire
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A bear pokes its head out of the greenery along Glacier Highway on June 13, 2021. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)
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Gimme a Smile: Fill it up with regular

I do love going out to the movies.

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Opinion: Worship for the audience of one

By Dan Wiese Several years ago, my wife and I were flying into Wichita, Kansas. It was quite an eventful flight. First, we were sitting… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2021
  • By Dan Wiese
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Living & Growing: The importance of forgiveness and peace 20 years later

I pray that we will find a way to become the physicians who heal themselves.

  • Sep 16, 2021
  • By Caroline F. Malseed
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Slack Tide: Alaskæpœdia: Everything You Want to Know About the Last Frontier… And Less — Rain

Or, as some Alaskans like to call it “liquid sunshine.”

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Living & Growing: What is your ‘Blessing Count’ today?

By Guy Crockroft “Count your blessings, name them one by one, and it will surprise you what the Lord has done.” The words of this… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2021
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Thank you letters for the week of Sept. 5

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Sep 5, 2021
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This photo shows Karen, Noah and the Rev. Tim Harrison. (Courtesy Photo)

Living & Growing: There’s opportunity for a more graceful ‘new normal’

What if grace really became our new normal?

  • Sep 2, 2021
  • By Tim Harrison
This photo shows Karen, Noah and the Rev. Tim Harrison. (Courtesy Photo)
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Gimme a Smile: I’m so tired of not sleeping

At least there aren’t Death Eaters.

  • Aug 29, 2021
  • By Peggy McKee Barnhill
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Michio Hoshino, the late Japanese photographer, was honored this week by the Alaska Legislature in a citation that recognized his “breathtaking photos of Alaska’s wildlife and scenery” featured in magazines and books that have inspired “his countrymen to travel to Alaska for three generations, strengthening ties between the two regions.” Bob Sam of Sitka, a friend of Michio and the Hoshino family, proposed the citation that was sponsored by Sitka Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins. Both flank Michio’s widow, Naoko Hoshino following a brief ceremony on Thursday. (Courtesy Photo / Peter Metcalfe)

Late, great photographer feted at Alaska State Capitol

His work, which captured Alaska’s wildlife and scenery, were featured in magazines and books.

Michio Hoshino, the late Japanese photographer, was honored this week by the Alaska Legislature in a citation that recognized his “breathtaking photos of Alaska’s wildlife and scenery” featured in magazines and books that have inspired “his countrymen to travel to Alaska for three generations, strengthening ties between the two regions.” Bob Sam of Sitka, a friend of Michio and the Hoshino family, proposed the citation that was sponsored by Sitka Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins. Both flank Michio’s widow, Naoko Hoshino following a brief ceremony on Thursday. (Courtesy Photo / Peter Metcalfe)
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Thank you letters for the week of Aug. 22, 2021

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Aug 22, 2021
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Joab Cano (Courtesy Photo)

Living & Growing: Holy Supper 2021 shows unity

What is the Lord’s supper?

  • Aug 19, 2021
  • By Joab Cano
Joab Cano (Courtesy Photo)