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Cellphone, recess, cray cray: How Tlingit speakers are coining new words in an ancient language

Thu, 2018-11-15 06:00
Physical descriptions are also an option if there isn't an obvious local relative. Twitchell said a Tlingit word for elephant that literally means limp nose.

Formline Friday lets folks decorate wearables, celebrate culture

Wed, 2018-11-14 06:00
The designs the stencils are based on came from local artists and UAS professors. Helgeson's design was created by associate professor of Alaska ...

Authorities: Custody dispute played role in slaying of 8

Tue, 2018-11-13 14:37
Angela Wagner said in an email to the newspaper that what happened was devastating and Hanna Rhoden was like a daughter to her. Wagner also ...

Trail Mix celebrates 25 years of work

Tue, 2018-11-13 08:15
All over the state, hiking trails cross between land owned by local, state and ... In recent years, they've done projects in Sitka, Prince of Wales Island, ... Early in his time in Juneau, Boraas went running on the Treadwell Ditch Trail. ... reporter Alex McCarthy at 523-2271 or amccarthy@juneauempire.com.

Photos: Best Pictures of the Week

Mon, 2018-11-12 11:03
Retired teacher Linda Torgerson organizes the leaf jump every year which allows local students the fall activity. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire).