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Sandi Hicks, a Juneau Emblem Club member, holds up "Look out Kindergarten, here I come!" to show the message inside, written by Doly Parton. Imagination Library sends one book each month to children age five and under who have been enrolled. "Look out Kindergarten" is the last book the children receive.

Literacy from the get-go

What if you had someone you didn't even know championing your literacy, right from birth? The Alaska Emblem Club congregated at the Mendenhall Mall Saturday, Aug. 23 to raise funds for the Imagination Library, as well as local charities.


Tai Chi program prevents falls

Falls are the single greatest risk to older Alaskans' health, independence and quality of life. An estimated one-third of Alaskan seniors over the age of 65 and half of those over the age of 80 will fall each year.

Glen Ray elected to national tai chi community board of directors

On July 14, 2014, Glen Ray was elected to the national Board of Directors for the Tai Chi for Health Community.

Thompson, Beason wed

Lauren Thompson and Ryan Beason wed June 14, 2014 at Orca Point Lodge on Colt Island. The bride is daughter of Justine Muench and Brad Thompson of Juneau.

Thank You Class of '74

A sincere thank you to the class of '74 for their generous donation to the Juneau-Douglas High School CHOICE program (Choosing Healthy Options In Cooperative Education).

DIPAC thanks our community volunteers

DIPAC would like to thank the special volunteers who helped make our education and community events a great success so far this year. Our annual spring Seaweek program was held April 7 through 18 in conjunction with the Juneau School...

Thank You Juneau

Cancer Connection's Beat The Odds, A Race Against Cancer was successfully held on Saturday, August 23.

Thank you Juneau Empire

Almost a month ago we lost our home to a fire. We would like to say THANK YOU to everyone who has helped us! We greatly appreciate everyone who has donated items, money and their time to help us get back on our feet.

Tickets on sale now for 3rd annual Capital Brewfest

Capital Brewfest is quickly becoming known for three things: a good time, great beer and sellout crowds. This year's event is sure to be a fun time with more brewers participating than last year.

World famous activist to speak in Juneau

Sulak Sivaraksa, leading Thai intellectual, author and international environmental and social activist, will be in Juneau Sept. 1 through 6.

Photos: 'Orange Is The New Black' fundraiser

Police officers and inmates in orange and tan jumpsuits came together in the name of fresh water last Friday at Rockwell to create a colorful party cast.

Senior menu

Monday, Sept. 1 Closed for Labor Day Tuesday, Sept. 2 Sweet and sour spareribs Confetti rice Romaine salad Wednesday, Sept. 3 Baked chicken Au gratin potatoes Broccoli Carrot pineapple salad Thursday, Sept.

FYI for the week of Aug. 18, 2014

Recent births at home: • On August 21, 2014, a daughter, Taegan Carys Haffner, weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz., to Summer Koester and Jason Haffner.


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