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Members of Boy Scouts Troop 6 that recently earned the rank of eagle scout are Rick Johnson, left, Michael Lohrey, Trevor Jones, Jamie Harnhill and Maxwell Suzuki, right.

The path of an Eagle Scout

The path to becoming an Eagle Scout isn't easy, something five local boys know all to well.


Slack Tide: Hey, Alaska: Go fund yourself!

Let's not mince words, Alaska: the state budget is suffering a serious bout of governmental constipation. Our elected representatives have been struggling and straining at it for months now, and they still haven't passed the stinking thing.
Geoff Kirsch

Living & Growing: Honoring those who sacrifice

This weekend often marks the beginning of summer. It is also a weekend when many across America go camping, have barbeques and enjoy other summer events.

JDHS senior earns 10 scholarships

Ciera Kelly received 10 scholarships during the recent Juneau-Douglas High School senior scholarship awards ceremony.

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital

• A son, Luke Mettah Harvey, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz., was born to Juanita Proctor and Joey Harvey on April 27, 2015. • A son, Christopher Glenn Lamonica, weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz., was born to Amy and Michael Lamonica on May 11, 2015.

Recent births at Juneau Family Health and Birth Center

• A daughter, Feray Rain Caf, weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz., was born to Erin Felke-Caf and Olcay Caf on April 23, 2015.

AARP is accepting nominations for community service award

AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2015 Alaska Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Alaskans over the age of 50 who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.

Juneau students graduate from Oregon State University

The following students from Juneau will be graduating from Oregon State University next month: Rhett W. Bennett, Bachelor of Science, microbiology; Christopher J. Corso, Bachelor of Science, exercise and sport science; William T.

Outstanding employee recognized for 25 years of service

Shattuck and Grummett Insurance is honored to recognize Debbie Roberts-Tseu for her 25 years of service with Shattuck amd Grummett Insurance. This anniversary is significant and a testimony to her loyalty to Shattuck and Grummet Insurance.

Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club thanks local community

The Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club would like to thank the community of Juneau for its overwhelming support of our 23rd annual Pillars of America Speaker Series.

Senior Menu for May 25-29

Monday, May 25 Closed for Memorial Day Tuesday, May 26 Chicken Sandwich Vegetable Chili Honey Orange Salad Wednesday, May 27...


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