Revive democracy
If it's religion that drives you to live your life based on a code of morality, then be driven.

Justified in Iraq
While some folks voted for "W" based on moral values, I voted for the lesser of two evils.

This week's auroras seen in unusual places
The planet is under attack, and night people in Juneau have had a great view this week.

Police & Fire
Reports from Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers.

Injury forces firefighter to leave the town he loves
Having served Juneau as a career firefighter for almost 13 years after volunteering for eight, Richard Duncan considered the fire station his home.

Around Town
Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events.

Honoring those who served
Veterans listen to the Juneau Youth Choir during a Veterans Day ceremony Thursday at Centennial Hall.

Thank you
Messages of thanks to the community, from the community.

Photo: Shimmering sight
The aurora borealis arcs over the trees on Sunny Point early Wednesday.

Student recognitions
Outstanding actions of present and former Juneau students.

Hirsch and Brock to wed
Susan Elizabeth Hirsch and Irvin Rodney Brock of Juneau will marry at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 14, 2005, at Resurrection Lutheran Church with a reception to follow at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Statistics of Juneau

5th-grader observes election process
Nov. 2 was Election Day, and that night I went to Election Central at Centennial Hall not only to see the voting results, but also because I was part of Kids Voting, a national organization that helps kids understand the electoral process.

Neighbors Digest
Staff reports of the residents of Juneau

Nick Kokotovich
Longtime resident Nick Kokotovich, died Nov. 9, 2004, at his home in Juneau, surrounded by his family.

My Turn: Honor and mourn troops, regardless of politics
Last week, while in Washington, D.C., I visited the National World War II Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For whom the Bell tolls? No mas for thee
Once or twice in a generation an event is so profound, so broad in social and cultural scope, that it shakes a community into asking what it's become and where it goes now.

Craig used JIVE to turn season around
After finishing a lowly seventh place in the Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza, the Craig High School volleyball team realized it had a problem.

Sports in Juneau
Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau.

Bear spikers overpower Kardinals to open state
The Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team had three big advantages entering Thursday's opening-round match of the Class 4A state tournament against the Kenai Central Kardinals.

Juneau Parks and Rec adult volleyball
Final standings for the Juneau Department of Parks and Recreations men's and women's volleyball leagues.

Young to press transportation bill during short session
U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, will push for the passage of a new transportation bill that includes hundreds of millions of dollars in Alaska projects when Congress meets in a short session next week.

Stevens nears end of reign over spending
For two of Congress' old bulls, the lame duck session that begins next week will be the last roundup.

Eagles flock to Haines, followed by bird watchers
Sandy Harbanuk can only wonder what the bald eagles in Haines must be thinking.

Alaska Digest
Staff and Wire reports from around the state.

This Day in History
In Alaska, the nation and the world.

Photo: Speaking out
Ryan Kauffman, left, Kati Adams and 15 other protesters carry signs at the intersection of Halibut Point Road and Sawmill Creek Road in Sitka on Monday.

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