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What others say: Juneau can host a special session, but will it?

...with lawmakers returning to their offices.As for claims that holding meetings in Alaska's largest city would promote more civic involvement, that argument was debunked time and again, evidenced by photos posted to social media by Juneau Rep. Sam Kito...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-17/what-others-say-juneau-can-host-a
Opinion
Michael A. Penland

...Fairbanks and then Soldotna, most recently in the non-profit sector with KPTMC and KRSA. He was a familiar face at various civic and fund-raising events and freely volunteered his time for community and friends.Michael had a long record of service to...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175451296
Hip Hop Culture

...center could help those problems decline, by translating energy into something positive.At the center, the focus will be on civic engagement and responsible citizenry for youth and adults, and values of family, integrity and loyalty, Hamilton said. He...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-06-19/hip-hop-culture
Community
Jury duty legislation ill-conceived

...prospect of jury duty. Although the service is a vital part of our civic responsibility, most people aren't fond of the prospect of...jury duty, along with voting and paying taxes, is a bedrock civic responsibility in which we all must participate. And though...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-11/jury-duty-legislation-ill-conceiv
Opinion
Community News and Notes

...Dakota, at a May 9 commencement ceremony held at the Jamestown Civic Center. VinZant also was named to the Dean's List at the...Dakota, at a May 9 commencement ceremony held at the Jamestown Civic Center.Ninilchik resident Esther Daniels graduated from Bob...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-23/community-news-and-notes
Community
Kenai Pioneer Ron Malston honored with Melvin Jones award

...is needed said Smalley, "Ron has been involved not only in the community service projects that Lions do, but in many other civic organizations as well. Raising funds for families where there may be medical needs to building sheds for school bus stops here...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-04-13/kenai-pioneer-ron-malston-honore
Dispatch
Voices of Alaska: Gwich'in vs. climate change

...22, more than 1 billion people in 192 countries will participate in Earth Day activities and events, making it the largest civic observance in the world. This Earth Day, let us plant the seed of a new direction towards more comprehensive climate mitigation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-12/voices-of-alaska-gwichin-vs-clima
Opinion
Soldotna Chamber honors Students of the Month & calls for scholarship applicants

...will be made to high school students with a positive-upbeat personality and demonstrated community involvement, including civic activities, volunteerism, a general willingness to participate and determination to overcome difficulties while retaining...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-03-16/soldotna-chamber-honors-students
Dispatch
Cal Thomas: Flunking civics should not be an option

...elders or younger people in previous decades, according to a 2003 report by the Silver Spring, Md.-based Campaign for the Civic Mission of School, a coalition of about 40 organizations, including the American Bar Association ... students also are less...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-20/cal-thomas-flunking-civics-should
Opinion
Surplus symbols: How many state bugs and beans do we need?

...to adopt official floral emblems.High school social studies teacher Dave Alcox sympathizes with the lawmakers. He teaches civic engagement, and says it's vital to get young people involved, but these bills can take time, so he has kids invite lawmakers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-30/surplus-symbols-how-many-state-bugs-
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