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Forum@360: Living the Language

Forum@360: Living the Language

On this episode of Forum@360, Tlingit speaker and clan leader David Katzeek, UAS Tlingit Language Instructor Marsha Hotch, UAS Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages Lance Twitchell, and linguist Alice Taff explore what living the language means and why it’s important.

New owner shuts down Douglas business

New owner shuts down Douglas business

“It’s really sad because it’s kind of a coffee klatch operation in the morning,” says Douglas resident and loyal customer John Isaak.

911 operator coaches couple through baby delivery

“She was having a baby as they spoke and the dispatcher provided him with some instructions on how to care for the baby and his wife as the baby was being delivered,” says Erann Kalwara, spokesperson for Juneau police.

Why the capital city isn’t as likeable as it should be

Why the capital city isn’t as likeable as it should be

“We’re behind the curve for sure with social media. In government we need to try and reach out to everybody in the community and I think we’re probably missing a group of the population because they don’t go to juneau.org to get information. They want it yesterday and I don’t know that we’re providing it in a way that they can get it.”

Mallott opens campaign headquarters in Juneau

Mallott opens campaign headquarters in Juneau

Mallott says his campaign is about Alaskans being engaged in crucial decisions that affect their lives..

Juneau dogs suffer from kennel cough

Juneau dogs suffer from kennel cough

“It’s definitely disconcerting for veterinary clinics, for kennels, for the humane society. It can be upsetting,” says Chava Lee, Executive Director of Gastineau Humane Society.

Fireworks often cause of New Year’s Eve noise complaints

Fireworks often cause of New Year’s Eve noise complaints

“Fireworks are not illegal right now; disturbing the peace is,” says Erann Kalwara, spokesperson for Juneau Police Department

Preventing language loss: A three-step process

Preventing language loss: A three-step process

Lance Twitchell says it’s time for a dramatic shift in the way Alaskans look at endangered languages

Cop event aims to strengthen relationship with youth

Cop event aims to strengthen relationship with youth

“We want this to be part of kids’ whole impression of these group of adults, that we care about them, we want the best for them. It’s okay to come up to a uniformed police officer and just talk to them,” says Lt. Kris Sell.

Charities ensure every family has a merry Christmas

Charities ensure every family has a merry Christmas

St. Vincent de Paul volunteers were able to find almost everything that was desired. “We couldn’t find a green Power Ranger suit or a blue Power Ranger suit.”