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Activists say Syrian troops attacked town with chlorine

AP Top news - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:57pm
Activists say Syrian troops attacked town with chlorine Associated Press - 17 March 2015 07:57-04:00 News Topics: General news, War and unrest, Chemical terrorism, Civil wars, War casualties, Chemical weapons, Political activism, Terrorism, Weapons of mass destruction, Political issues, Government and politics People, Places and Companies: Bashar Assad, Syria, Middle East Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Netanyahu's future on the line in Israel parliament election

AP Top news - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:53pm
Netanyahu's future on the line in Israel parliament election Associated Press - 17 March 2015 07:53-04:00 News Topics: General news, Parliamentary elections, Territorial disputes, Government and politics, Public opinion, Legislature, Nationalism, International relations, Peace process, Elections, War and unrest, Social affairs, Diplomacy People, Places and Companies: Benjamin Netanyahu, Yitzhak Herzog, Mahmoud Abbas, Tzipi Livni, Yitzhak Rabin, Israel, Palestinian territories, Jerusalem, Middle East Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Nintendo forms alliance with mobile game firm in about face

AP Business News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:51pm
Nintendo forms alliance with mobile game firm in about face Associated Press - 17 March 2015 07:51-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Technology, Mobile gaming, Video games, Smartphones, New products and services, Mobile media, Media, Games, Recreation and leisure, Lifestyle, Mobile phones, Consumer electronics, Products and services, Corporate news People, Places and Companies: Japan Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

No ordinary job seeker: Prince Harry looking for work

AP Top news - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:49pm
No ordinary job seeker: Prince Harry looking for work Associated Press - 17 March 2015 07:49-04:00 News Topics: Arts and entertainment, General news, Celebrity, Entertainment, Job hunting, Careers, Business, Government and politics People, Places and Companies: Prince Harry, Prince William, Prince Andrew, United Kingdom, Afghanistan Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Landmarks go green for St. Patrick's Day around the world

AP Top news - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:48pm
Landmarks go green for St. Patrick's Day around the world Associated Press - 17 March 2015 07:48-04:00 News Topics: General news, Saint Patrick's Day, Parades, Travel, Leisure travel, Holidays, Occasions, Lifestyle, Recreation and leisure People, Places and Companies: Michael D. Higgins, Diarmuid Martin, Enda Kenny, Dublin, Ireland, United Arab Emirates, France Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

American in UAE Facebook case may have charges dismissed

AP Top news - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:39pm
American in UAE Facebook case may have charges dismissed Associated Press - 17 March 2015 07:39-04:00 News Topics: General news, Social media, Aerospace and defense industry, Arrests, Online media, Media, Industrial products and services, Industries, Business, Law and order, Crime, Government and politics People, Places and Companies: United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Dubai Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Egypt to try police officer for killing female protester

AP Top news - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:24pm
Egypt to try police officer for killing female protester Associated Press - 17 March 2015 07:24-04:00 News Topics: General news, Homicide, Protests and demonstrations, Police, Violent crime, Crime, Political and civil unrest, Law enforcement agencies, Government and politics People, Places and Companies: Shaimaa el-Sabbagh, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Egypt 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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