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Boston museum marks 25 years since infamous art theft

AP Entertainment News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 5:25pm
Boston museum marks 25 years since infamous art theft Associated Press - 18 March 2015 01:25-04:00 News Topics: Arts and entertainment, General news, Art museums, Museums, Crime, Theft, Visual arts, Recreation and leisure, Lifestyle, Leisure travel, Travel People, Places and Companies: Boston, Massachusetts Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Tsarnaev friend says he gave him gun before marathon bombing

AP US News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 5:21pm
Tsarnaev friend says he gave him gun before marathon bombing Associated Press - 18 March 2015 01:21-04:00 News Topics: General news, Sports, Boston Marathon bombing, Bombings, Legal proceedings, Juries, Crime, Events, Law and order People, Places and Companies: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Boston, Massachusetts Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Connecticut Ex-Gov. Rowland to be sentenced in campaign scam

AP US News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 5:14pm
Connecticut Ex-Gov. Rowland to be sentenced in campaign scam Associated Press - 18 March 2015 01:14-04:00 News Topics: General news, Sentencing, Crime, Political corruption, State governments, Legislature, National courts, Government and politics, Legal proceedings, Law and order, Political issues, National governments, Courts, Judiciary People, Places and Companies: John Rowland, Lisa Wilson-Foley, Lisa Wilson, Mark Greenberg, Janet Bond Arterton, Connecticut, United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Terrorism suspect will plead not guilty, lawyer says

AP US News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 5:09pm
Terrorism suspect will plead not guilty, lawyer says Associated Press - 18 March 2015 01:09-04:00 News Topics: General news, Criminal investigations, Crime, Military legal affairs, Veterans, Airlines, Terrorism, Arrests, Law and order, Military and defense, Government and politics, Transportation and shipping, Industrial products and services, Industries, Business, War and unrest People, Places and Companies: Loretta Lynch, Osama bin Laden, Turkey, Syria, Middle East, United States, Brooklyn, New York City Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Police carry 2 boxes from home of millionaire Robert Durst

AP US News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 5:08pm
Police carry 2 boxes from home of millionaire Robert Durst Associated Press - 18 March 2015 01:08-04:00 News Topics: General news, Homicide, Legal proceedings, Shootings, Violent crime, Arrests, Crime, Law and order People, Places and Companies: Robert Durst, Texas, Los Angeles, Houston, New Orleans, California, Louisiana Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

AmEx to debut multi-brand customer loyalty program in US

AP Business News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 5:00pm
AmEx to debut multi-brand customer loyalty program in US Associated Press - 18 March 2015 01:00-04:00 News Topics: Business, Credit card services, Oil and gas industry, Gasoline retail, Retail industry, Consumer banking, Banking and credit, Financial services, Industries, Energy industry, Retail and wholesale, Consumer services, Consumer products and services People, Places and Companies: United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

AP PHOTOS: Baja peninsula features whales, exotic preserves

AP Top news - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 4:33pm
US stocks open lower ahead of Federal Reserve statement Associated Press - 18 March 2015 10:04-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Stock prices, Stock indices and averages, Brent crude markets, Crude oil markets, Central banking, Financial markets, Stock markets, Leading economic indicators, Economy, Energy markets, Commodity markets, Banking and credit, Financial services, Industries People, Places and Companies: Janet Yellen, United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

China stocks at 7-year high, other indexes steady before Fed

AP Business News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 4:30pm
China stocks at 7-year high, other indexes steady before Fed Associated Press - 18 March 2015 00:30-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Stock prices, Economy, Stock indices and averages, Financial markets, Leading economic indicators, Stock markets People, Places and Companies: Li Keqiang, China, Hong Kong, East Asia, United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Gov. Bill Walker plans bill on Medicaid expansion, overhaul

AP Alaska News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 4:15pm
Gov. Bill Walker plans bill on Medicaid expansion, overhaul Associated Press - 18 March 2015 00:15-04:00 News Topics: General news, Government and politics, Elections, Government-funded health insurance, Medicaid, Legislation, State legislature, Government programs, Legislature, State governments People, Places and Companies: Alaska Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Two Graphic Display Systems For Sale

Clarissa Rizal: Alaska Native Artist Blog - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:51pm

ATTENTION ARTISTS WHO SELL THEIR WORKS AT ART MARKETS & FAIRS!!! Do you need wall panels to display your paintings, graphics, prints, etc.? I have two complete display units for sale made by Graphic Display Systems, the original manufacturer of affordable wire mesh display panels, for Artists, Craftsman, Schools, etc., to display their work in a professional manner. The display unit is the most light weight, most durable, most used and easy to assemble display panel on the market. The system breaks down into three flat boxes that fit easily in the back of your station wagon, 4wd, or today’s BMW! My panel system are in excellent condition.  I have one in Colorado which I have used only 4 in times in six years and I have one in Alaska of which  I’ve only used this unit 2 times in the past 4 years, and because I am changing my business plan this year, it’s time to let them go!

The system in Pagosa Springs, Colorado is the basic panel system with additional panels to add 18″ more height.  Included are additional bars and clips.  This system is valued at $1600; I ask $1000.

The system that I have in Juneau, Alaska is the basic panel system shown on the website to fit a 10ft. x 10ft. booth. This system’s wall is 10 ft. wide and 5 ft deep with one horizontal bar at the top. Initial cost was $1000; I ask $800.

For more info on these fabulous systems, check out the company who manufactures these at:   http://www.graphicdisplaysystems.com/accessories.htm And yes, my area code is 970 (colorado)…!

 

Categories: Arts & Culture

Using Leftover Chilkat/Ravenstail Weft Yarns

Clarissa Rizal: Alaska Native Artist Blog - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:09am

The Hope grandchildren, Bette, Louis, Mary and Eleanor  model hats made by  Grandma Rissy!

After 20+ years of weaving Chilkat and Ravenstail robes, I have accumulated left over weft yarns in shades of whites, blues, yellows and blacks, not quite enough for any significant weavings, so I decided to put these yarns to use.

Grand-daughters Violet, Simone and Amelile–Chilkat hats made by Clarissa Rizal – Winter 2014-15

Nearly 40  years ago, instigated by the need for beautiful, ear-flap hats to keep the wind, rain/snow and cold out  for my own children,  I became a hat maker and there are a few folks out there who still have their winter hats that I made.  Those hats back then have my design trademark at the top of the hats:  the star or starfish, as shown in these photos.  Now that I have grandkids, I am back to making these hats…happily, I have come full circle…!

Grandma Rissy has nicknames for all her grand-children: SikiKwaan, Ajuju, Wasichu, and Inipi — Chilkat hats by Clarissa Rizal – Winter 2014-15

 

Categories: Arts & Culture

Poems in Place event

What Turtle Blood Tastes Like - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 1:39pm

Hey folks, I’m co-hosting a poetry event next Tuesday to help drum up interest during this year’s call for submissions. Checkout out the Poems in Place Project and I hope you’ll join Emily and I for a night of poetry.

Poems in Place
February 24, 2015 – 06:30
A Conversation Between Alaskan Landscapes and Poetry hosted by Emily Wall and Jonas Lamb. Readers and writers of poetry! Please come to the library to help us discover nominees for this year’s Poems in Place project. The Poems in Place project places poems by Alaskan writers in outdoors in two of Alaska’s State parks each year. To begin, Emily Wall will present images and background about this year’s two Alaskan State Parks: Caines Head State Recreation Area and Fort Abercrombie State Historic Park. Then Jonas and Emily will guide participants through a structured poetic response exploring the relationship between place and poem. Participants will have an opportunity to read these or other poems. You’re welcome to bring your books to share.


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Superintendent speaks out about student privacy rights

Juneau School District Announcements - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:40pm

Supe's On  - Welcome to the Superintendent's Blog

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School District Report on Investigation into Hazing

Juneau School District Announcements - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 4:35pm

The Juneau School District has concluded our investigation into allegations that on or about May 30-31 of this year a group of incoming senior boys hazed/initiated a group of incoming freshmen boys by paddling them multiple times.

These events were first brought to our attention in early June. At that time the district began an initial investigation, which, due to an active police investigation and summer vacation, was put on hold. When we were informed that the police had concluded their investigation we resumed our efforts.

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