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“To some, the Winter Olympics represent an opportunity for the nations of Earth to unite in peace (and spandex),” writes Geoff Kirsch. “To others, they symbolize planetary inequality and toxic nationalism. For everyone, the 2022 Beijing Winter Games are a great excuse to spend 16 days glued to the TV firmly convinced you’re doing something worthwhile.” (Bryan Turner / Unsplash)

Slack Tide: Olym-pics or it didn’t happen

As you watch the remainder of the 2018 Winter Olympics unfold, consider these ponderables…

  • Feb 11, 2022
  • By Geoff Kirsch
“To some, the Winter Olympics represent an opportunity for the nations of Earth to unite in peace (and spandex),” writes Geoff Kirsch. “To others, they symbolize planetary inequality and toxic nationalism. For everyone, the 2022 Beijing Winter Games are a great excuse to spend 16 days glued to the TV firmly convinced you’re doing something worthwhile.” (Bryan Turner / Unsplash)
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Recognitions for the week of Feb. 6

Local students earn academic honors.

  • Feb 6, 2022
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Living & Growing: Making an effort to widen the circle

We strive to help care for our neighbors, after all, we’re all in this together.

  • Feb 3, 2022
  • By Pay McLear
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Floyd Dryden Middle School students took first place in a Battle of the Book competition. (Courtesy Photo / Sheila Degener)

One for the books

Floyd Dryden students come out on top in competition.

  • Jan 28, 2022
  • Juneau Empire
Floyd Dryden Middle School students took first place in a Battle of the Book competition. (Courtesy Photo / Sheila Degener)
Julie Hamilton (left), Roxy Felkl (right) in the Cancer Connection Office. (Courtesy Photo / Julie DeLong)

Thank you letters for the week of Jan. 30, 2022

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Jan 28, 2022
Julie Hamilton (left), Roxy Felkl (right) in the Cancer Connection Office. (Courtesy Photo / Julie DeLong)
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Gimme a Smile: A whole universe of what ifs

What if…?

  • Jan 28, 2022
  • By Peggy McKee Barnhill
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Joab Cano is a missionary for the Light of the World Church. (Courtesy Photo)

Living & Growing: What is the purpose of life?

This question has always emerged throughout the history of mankind.

  • Jan 27, 2022
  • By Joab Cano
Joab Cano is a missionary for the Light of the World Church. (Courtesy Photo)
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Recognitions for the week of Jan. 23

Local students earn academic honors.

  • Jan 23, 2022
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Geoff Kirsch is an award-winning Juneau-based writer and humorist.

Slack Tide: Wet is the New Dry

Beets are the new Brussels sprouts, which, in and of themselves, are the new kale.

Geoff Kirsch is an award-winning Juneau-based writer and humorist.
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Juneau students earn academic honors, awards

Recognitions for the week of Jan. 16, 2022

  • Jan 16, 2022
  • Juneau Empire
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Juneau students earn academic honors, awards

Recognitions for the week of Jan. 9, 2022

  • Jan 9, 2022
  • Juneau Empire
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Thank you letter for the week of Jan. 9, 2022

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Jan 9, 2022
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The Rev. Tari Stage-Harvey is pastor at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. (Courtesy Photo)

Living & Growing: The time will come

The time will come. This season shall pass. What happens next?

  • Jan 6, 2022
  • By Tari Stage-Harvey
The Rev. Tari Stage-Harvey is pastor at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. (Courtesy Photo)
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Juneau students earn academic honors, awards

Recognitions for the week of Jan. 2, 2022

  • Jan 2, 2022
  • Juneau Empire
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Thank you letter for the week of Jan. 2, 2022

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Dec 31, 2021
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EcoChaplain Roger Wharton is an Episcopal priest from Juneau. (Courtesy Photo / Roger Wharton)

Living & Growing: Now (and every day) is the time for renewal

Think of resolutions as steppingstones to a better spiritual life

  • Dec 30, 2021
  • By Roger Wharton
EcoChaplain Roger Wharton is an Episcopal priest from Juneau. (Courtesy Photo / Roger Wharton)
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Living & Growing: Bringing Christ’s light into a world of darkness

The greatest gift you can give to someone in pain this season is to bring comfort and sensitivity…

  • Dec 24, 2021
  • By Laura Rorem
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Members of the American Legion Post 25 prepare to lay wreaths Alaska Memorial Park on Dec. 18, 2021 in concert with “Wreaths Across America” ceremonies nationwide. The group also laid wreaths at the Shrine of St. Therese and Evergreen Cemetery that day. (Courtesy photo / American Legion Post 25)

Photos: Juneau participates in Wreaths Across America

Members of American Legion Post 25 held events last Saturday.

  • Dec 24, 2021
Members of the American Legion Post 25 prepare to lay wreaths Alaska Memorial Park on Dec. 18, 2021 in concert with “Wreaths Across America” ceremonies nationwide. The group also laid wreaths at the Shrine of St. Therese and Evergreen Cemetery that day. (Courtesy photo / American Legion Post 25)
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Gimme a Smile: Secret Santa’s on my doorstep

It’s a holiday whodunnit.

  • Dec 23, 2021
  • By Peggy McKee Barnhill
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Geoff Kirsch is an award-winning Juneau-based writer and humorist.

Slack Tide: Hardcore Alaska soft

Pull up a deluxe rustic retreat reclining chair in mossy oak breakup.

  • Dec 23, 2021
  • By Geoff Kirsch For the Juneau Empire
Geoff Kirsch is an award-winning Juneau-based writer and humorist.