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Do you really need to reply to all? This year, writes Geoff Kirsch, you should think before you click. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Slack Tide: Resolutions for Alaska’s Capital City 2021

Try not to reply all unless it applies to all.

  • Jan 10, 2021
Do you really need to reply to all? This year, writes Geoff Kirsch, you should think before you click. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
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Thank you letters for the week of Jan. 10, 2020

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Jan 10, 2021
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Finding hope in 2021

I want 2021 to be a good and happy new year!

  • Jan 7, 2021
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Thank you letter for Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Jan 3, 2021
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This bookmark made by Virginia Potts is one of 11 winning entries in Juneau Public Libraries annual bookmark contest. (Courtesy Photo / Juneau Public Libraries)
This bookmark made by Virginia Potts is one of 11 winning entries in Juneau Public Libraries annual bookmark contest. (Courtesy Photo / Juneau Public Libraries)
Kristina is a member at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. (Courtesy Photo / Kristina Abbott)

Living & Growing: Resiliency is the antidote to living in a pandemic

When I think about this past year, I do not look back on it with bitterness.

  • Jan 1, 2021
Kristina is a member at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. (Courtesy Photo / Kristina Abbott)

Thank you letters for Dec. 27, 2020

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Dec 27, 2020
Goodbye, 2020. Good riddance, more likely. We had such high hopes for you—you were supposed to be this shiny new year to start off a new decade.

Gimme a Smile: Goodbye and good riddance to 2020

We all have high hopes for the year 2021. It’s got to be better than this past year.

  • Dec 27, 2020
Goodbye, 2020. Good riddance, more likely. We had such high hopes for you—you were supposed to be this shiny new year to start off a new decade.
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Juneau students earn academic honors

Recognitions for Dec. 27, 2020.

  • Dec 27, 2020
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Living & Growing: Finding hope at Christmas

By the Rev. Dan Wiese My thoughts are with those who are having a hard time finding the joy of Christmas. It has been a… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2020
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Juneau children write emails to Santa

Here’s what they had to say.

  • Dec 24, 2020
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Living & Growing: How do you light the world?

What is light? A light bulb? Energy? Opposite of dark? A feeling? A person?

  • Dec 20, 2020
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The Rev. Tari Stage-Harvey is pastor at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. (Courtesy Photo)

Living & Growing: Nothing prepares you for Advent like an adventure

Kafka sounds different when read by a slap happy kid trying to do a Scottish brogue.

  • Dec 13, 2020
The Rev. Tari Stage-Harvey is pastor at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. (Courtesy Photo)
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Slack Tide: Whole lotta latkes

Celebrate Hanukkah with these “excellent calorie shovels.”

  • Dec 13, 2020
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Thank you letter for the week of Nov. 29

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Dec 6, 2020
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The Rev. Tari Stage-Harvey is pastor at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. (Courtesy Photo | Tari Stage Harvey)

Living & Growing: Gifts on my want list don’t always work out the way I imagine.

But this year I’m asking for world peace.

  • Dec 6, 2020
The Rev. Tari Stage-Harvey is pastor at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. (Courtesy Photo | Tari Stage Harvey)
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Gimme a Smile: Please don’t think I’m rude

Why is a Zoom meeting so much more stressful than an in-person gathering?

  • Nov 29, 2020
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The Rev. Larry Rorem is the retired pastor of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Laura is a “professional” parent of kids born with Neurobehavioral disabilities. (Courtesy Photo / The Rorems)

Living & Growing: The legacy of 2020

Burdensome realities can create learning opportunities that bring growth

  • Nov 29, 2020
The Rev. Larry Rorem is the retired pastor of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Laura is a “professional” parent of kids born with Neurobehavioral disabilities. (Courtesy Photo / The Rorems)
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Thank you letter for the week of Nov. 29

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Nov 29, 2020
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Living & Growing: Be thankful, the best is yet to come

It is possible to be thankful in all circumstances when we learn to take the long view of things

  • Nov 27, 2020
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