Juneau Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. In 'Our Voices Will Be Heard,' Alaska playwright's childhood sexual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Erin Tripp as Kitaan and Erika Stone as Litaa in the Perseverance Theatre production of "Our Voices Will Be Heard," a play by Vera Starbard Playwright Vera Starbard on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, author of new play about sex abuse in the Native community "Our Voices Will Be Heard" will run Feb. 19-28 at the Sydney Laurence Theatre in the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. When Anchorage playwright Vera Starbard decided to create a play drawn from being sexually abused by a relative as a child, she knew the writing would be hard.

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  2. Healing through storytelling: Playwright's childhood sexual trauma...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Robert Vestal as Ta, Erin Tripp as Kutaan and Erika Stone as Litaa in Perseverance Theatre's production of "Our Voices Will Be Heard." When Anchorage playwright Vera Starbard decided to create a play drawn from being sexually abused by a relative as a child, she knew the writing would be hard.

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  3. On Elizabeth Peratrovich Day, we honor all of Alaska's human rights championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Elizabeth and Roy Peratrovich struggled tirelessly to end discrimination in Alaska, and today we honor their work and try to live up to the standard they set. Pictured: Alaska Territorial Gov. Ernest Gruening signs the Anti-Discrimination Act in 1945.

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  4. Legislative races: Von Imhof reports huge cash haul, while Huggins, Ellis raise littleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    New fundraising reports show a huge haul of cash by the candidate anointed by retiring GOP Sen. Lesil McGuire as her successor, while the slim accounts of a pair of incumbent senators raise questions about whether they intend to run again. Sen. Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage, a fixture in the Alaska Legislature for decades, said he still plans to seek re-election despite raising no money for his campaign last year.

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  5. Longtime Alaska lawmaker Max Gruenberg passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gruenberg's widow, Kayla Epstein, said in a phone interview that Gruenberg collapsed Sunday morning in Juneau after a "lovely evening" with friends on Saturday. "He said, 'Oh, I have to go to the bathroom,' and I heard a 'kerplunk' and that was it," Epstein said.

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  6. Alaska Court System moves toward future with less paper, more automationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The state's ongoing budget crunch has prompted creative alternatives to cut back on costs, including the Alaska Court System implementing expanded email distribution of court documents. The change paves the way toward a digital future with less paperwork and more automation.

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  7. Alaska Rep. Max Gruenberg, longtime House member, has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gruenberg's widow, Kayla Epstein, said in a phone interview that Gruenberg collapsed Sunday morning in Juneau after a "lovely evening" with friends on Saturday. "He said, 'Oh, I have to go to the bathroom,' and I heard a 'kerplunk' and that was it," Epstein said.

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  8. 'Blonde Indian' gives Alaskans plenty to talk aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    I told my author friend Ernestine Hayes of Juneau that I'm thinking of writing a book called "Walking with Friends," which would really be about talking with friends. Which is what we had been doing all day.

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  9. Moore: Alaska Democrats offer olive branch; majority torches itRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    This has got to be the worst time in Alaska history to be in the legislative majority. There's no money for ill-conceived, poorly vetted projects in legislators' districts.

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  10. Juneau company plans to bring seawater-based heating to downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Renewable energy company Juneau District Heating on Tuesday announced its plans to build a heat pump system that can provide heat to downtown Juneau using technology that pulls energy from seawater in Gastineau Channel. The process, a sort of reverse refrigeration, takes a small amount of heat extracted from the water and compresses it with a small amount of electricity to create enough heat to warm buildings.

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  11. Guarantee Alaska's PFD -- and an income tax -- in the constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: If Alaska's lawmakers won't act on PFD and income tax, maybe they can let Alaska's people do the job. It's no secret that most of the politicians in Juneau look longingly at the Alaska Permanent Fund to solve the current budget crisis.

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  12. This video of a bearded Alaskan dancing to Alicia Keys is everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alicia Keys' song "No One" got a perfectly appropriate Alaska dance interpretation this week -- a bearded man dancing on the docks of a small Southeast town. The man behind the magic is Justin Hoyt, from Ketchikan.

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  13. Nicholas Begich III and Blake Merrifield file for Anchorage AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two candidates filed at the last minute Friday to challenge Assembly member Amy Demboski for her Chugiak-Eagle River seat: Nicholas Begich III, a nephew of former U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, and Blake Merrifield, a former candidate for state House. Begich and Merrifield filed as candidates in the nonpartisan election Friday afternoon, a few hours before the deadline.

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  14. Right-size government and the Alaska budget folliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Republicans who lead the Alaska Legislature are comfortable talking about the desire to "right-size government," the ideal one-size-fits-all euphemism. Every time I hear those words I think of someone picking out a new pair of pants for the seat of government.

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  15. Scott McMurren: Got something to say to lawmakers? Fly to Juneau and get in on the actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Is this the year you're going to become a "citizen lobbyist" and visit the Alaska state Legislature in Juneau? It can be daunting to consider the details of a trip to Alaska's capital city. But the payoff is a chance for a face-to-face meeting with your legislators while they are considering the budget, a bill or a position.

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  16. Ernestine Hayes - Alaska Reads 2016 "Blonde Indian"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Juneau writer and University of Alaska Southeast faculty member Ernestine Hayes' Blonde Indian was a recipient of the 2014 Alaska Literary Awards, the 2007 American Book Award, finalist for the PEN Nonfiction Award and Kiriyama Prize, and now first choice for the 2016 Read Alaska campaign. "Blonde Indian" tells the story of the author's journey back home after a twenty-five year absence.

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  17. Occam's razor can cut Alaska's budget problems to the boneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    As our legislators gather in Juneau to consider Alaska's budget and how to bridge the billions of dollars of shortfall between state income and spending, there are a few key points I would like them to keep in mind. I have twice listened to presentations on the various budget proposals and have each time believed that the principle of Occam's razor was not being applied.

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  18. LIO decision? Don't need the razor-sharp mind of an Alaska lawmaker for that oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Remember that old adage, if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, there is a strong possibility that it is a duck. You don't need science or complicated mathematical analysis to figure that out.

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  19. 7.1 earthquake hits Alaska's most populated region - Videos, photos and storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A strong and prolonged earthquake hit Alaska's most populated region early the morning of Sunday, Jan. 24. It shook buildings, knocked items off shelves, led to four homes burning on the Kenai Peninsula and rattled the nerves of many Alaskans. The magnitude-7.1 quake struck at 1:30 a.m. and was felt from Juneau to Fairbanks.

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  20. Ernestine Hayes - Alaska Reads 2016 "Blonde Indian"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Juneau writer and University of Alaska Southeast faculty member Ernestine Hayes' Blonde Indian was a recipient of the 2014 Alaska Literary Awards, the 2007 American Book Award, finalist for the PEN Nonfiction Award and Kiriyama Prize, and now first choice for the 2016 Read Alaska campaign. "Blonde Indian" tells the story of the author's journey back home after a twenty-five year absence.

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