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Juneau-Douglas High School recognized 13 students for January:Josh Fitka (not pictured), Meranda Frenzel, Rasanive "Makelini" Mausia, Elizabeth Rodriguez-Moreno, Kasey Watts, Christian Yadao, Josephine Zuelow, Joshua Berg, Murphy Delgago Darnell Malik Jones and Justine Lumba

Photo: JDHS students recognized

Juneau-Douglas High School recognized 13 students for January: Josh Fitka (not pictured), Meranda Frenzel, Rasanive “Makelini” Mausia, Elizabeth Rodriguez-Moreno, Kasey Watts, Christian...

Photo: Battle of the books

Audrey Welling, Lillian Bannerman, Sierra Brooks (front), and Freddie George, Ava Tompkins and Morgan Rivest (rear) search for passages in books for a question challenge during the Thunder Mountain High School Battle of the Books...

Photos: Rare bottles

Rare Juneau Loussac medicine bottle. Z.J.

Living & Growing: Making a difference with Social Justice Valentines

We live in a world where we can demonstrate our social conscience by clicking a button. We can share that we clicked a button with our friends on Facebook or Twitter, so that they know we have a social conscience and are clicking to do...
RACHEL ZAHND

Alaska Journal of Commerce names two Juneau residents in Top Forty Under 40

The Alaska Journal of Commerce, owned by Morris Communications which is the parent company of the Juneau Empire, released its choices for Top 40 Under 40 for 2016, naming Juneau residents Luke Fanning and John Blasco.

First National Bank Alaska gives over $1 million in 2015

First National Bank Alaska’s fourth quarter contributions of $445,171 pushed the total above $1 million given to Alaska communities in 2015, which includes charitable gifts, activity sponsorships and in-kind donations of time and talent...

Northrim Bank raises almost $11,000 for United Way of Southeast Alaska

Northrim Bank's Southeast Alaska branches raised nearly $11,000 for United Way of Southeast Alaska during the 2015 fundraising campaign. Employees pledged contributions of $4,638.36. The company match was $3,624.18.

Annual JCCC Lenten Lunch Series starts this week

The Juneau Cooperative Church Council will be holding its annual Lenten Lunch Series this week, starting on Thursday, Feb. 11 and every following Thursday until March 17 at Northern Lights United Church from noon to 12:50 p.m.

Floyd Dryden Jazz Band gives thanks for travel assistance

Thanks once again to Ron and Kathy Maas for their support of young musicians and their generous support of the Floyd Dryden Middle School Jazz Band! Ron and Kathy have given so much to our community and have recently given a large gift...

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, Kalihi Raymond Dallmann, weighing 8 lbs., was born to Brittney Brommels and Bowen Dallmann of Juneau on Jan. 25, 2016. • A son, Jonathan Chester O'Leary, weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz.

Thank you for participating in candlelight vigil

On Jan, 30 Juneau Stop Heroin, Start Talking and the National Council of Alcohol and Drug Dependency, held a candlelight vigil at Marine Park. Speakers Carlton Smith and Raegen Eidsness spoke to our hearts about hope in tragedies.

Front Street Clinic thankful for community support

The Front Street Clinic exists to serve the health care needs of the homeless and other members of the Juneau community that have trouble finding affordable medical care.

Physician, researcher, to speak on far-reaching effects of childhood trauma

Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a free lecture by one of the world's foremost experts on childhood trauma and its adverse impacts on victims decades later at the Walter Soboleff Building from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Juneau residents on college honor lists

Four different college students from Juneau made various honor lists at the colleges they attend across the country.

Senior Menu

Juneau Senior Center Menu Monday, Feb. 8 Fiesta Pork chops Rice Green Beans Spicy Fruit Cup Tuesday, Feb. 9 Hotcha Baked Beef Rolls Oven Fried Potatoes Coleslaw Wednesday, Feb.

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Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Annual JCCC Lenten Lunch Series starts this week

The Juneau Cooperative Church Council will be holding its annual Lenten Lunch Series this week, starting on Thursday, Feb. 11 and every following Thursday until March 17 at Northern Lights United ...

Senior Menu

Juneau Senior Center Menu Monday, Feb. 8 Fiesta Pork chops Rice Green Beans Spicy Fruit Cup Tuesday, Feb. 9 Hotcha Baked Beef Rolls Oven Fried Potatoes Coleslaw Wednesday, Feb.

Alaska Journal of Commerce names two Juneau residents in Top Forty Under 40

The Alaska Journal of Commerce, owned by Morris Communications which is the parent company of the Juneau Empire, released its choices for Top 40 Under 40 for 2016, naming Juneau residents Luke ...

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, Kalihi Raymond Dallmann, weighing 8 lbs., was born to Brittney Brommels and Bowen Dallmann of Juneau on Jan. 25, 2016. • A son, Jonathan ...

Thank you for participating in candlelight vigil

On Jan, 30 Juneau Stop Heroin, Start Talking and the National Council of Alcohol and Drug Dependency, held a candlelight vigil at Marine Park. Speakers Carlton Smith and Raegen Eidsness spoke to ...

Northrim Bank raises almost $11,000 for United Way of Southeast Alaska

Northrim Bank's Southeast Alaska branches raised nearly $11,000 for United Way of Southeast Alaska during the 2015 fundraising campaign. Employees pledged contributions of $4,638.36. The company ...

Front Street Clinic thankful for community support

The Front Street Clinic exists to serve the health care needs of the homeless and other members of the Juneau community that have trouble finding affordable medical care.

Photos: Rare bottles

Rare Juneau Loussac medicine bottle. Z.J.

Juneau residents on college honor lists

Four different college students from Juneau made various honor lists at the colleges they attend across the country.

Living & Growing: Making a difference with Social Justice Valentines

We live in a world where we can demonstrate our social conscience by clicking a button. We can share that we clicked a button with our friends on Facebook or Twitter, so that they know we have a ...
By RACHEL ZAHND

Physician, researcher, to speak on far-reaching effects of childhood trauma

Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a free lecture by one of the world's foremost experts on childhood trauma and its adverse impacts on victims decades later at the Walter Soboleff Building ...

Photo: Battle of the books

Audrey Welling, Lillian Bannerman, Sierra Brooks (front), and Freddie George, Ava Tompkins and Morgan Rivest (rear) search for passages in books for a question challenge during the Thunder ...

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016

Living & Growing: Love wins after all

On Feb. 2, in our tradition, we remember the day, according to Luke (Luke 2:22-40) on which Jesus, a first-born Jewish son, was presented at the Temple in Jerusalem.
By GORDON BLUE

JCF to hold public meeting on local grants and waivers

The Juneau Community Foundation will hold a public meeting to answer questions about applications for Juneau Hope Endowment Fund and City and Borough of Juneau Social Service grants, as well as ...

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, Erick D'ante Waters Jr., weighing 6 lbs. 13 oz., was born to Kaitlin Imboden of Juneau on Jan. 16, 2016. • A daughter, Lena Paige McGuan, ...

Northrim Bank announces two new officers

Northrim Bank President and COO Joe Schierhorn announced on Jan. 22 the promotion of Veronica Pillans, AVP loan officer - Small Business Center, and the hiring of Bruce Tretzen, VP relationship ...

Senior Menu

Juneau Senior Center Menu Monday, Feb. 1 Turkey Sandwich Split Pea Soup Potato Salad Tuesday, Feb. 2 Baked Ham Sweet Potatoes Oatmeal Roll Honey Orange Salad Wednesday, Feb.

Applications sought for summer nutrition program grants

Providers of summer nutrition programs are invited to apply for a Farm to Summer Meal Site grant to educate children about nutrition and promote healthy attitudes towards food choices.

Learn to play bridge

Want to keep your brain sharp by participating in a widely available social activity? Learn to play bridge! The Juneau Bridge Club is offering a nine-week beginner bridge class starting Feb. 2 ...

Audition for Juneau's Got Talent

Calling all performance artists! Juneau Dance Theatre seeks individuals and groups to audition for Juneau's Got Talent, a competition in which a panel of judges and the audience will determine the ...

JAMM thanks Wells Fargo for donation

Karen West, vice president of Wells Fargo, visited Glacier Valley's third grade JAMM orchestra to present a check of $2,500 to support JAMM's Quartet-in-Residence program.

Juneauite named in 2016 Military Academy Nominations

On Jan. 22, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, announced the names of 47 young Alaskans whom she is nominating to the U.S. Military Service Academies for the class of 2020. Senator Dan ...

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

Slack Tide: Nobody moves to Alaska to become a comedy writer - except me

Everyone has a “what I’m doing in Alaska” story: I got a job; I met someone; I watched too much Discovery Channel; I crossed a land bridge from Asia some time between 60,000 and 50,000 BCE.
By Geoff Kirsch

Juneau Community Charter School's LEGO League wins second place in championship

On Jan. 16, a total of 57 teams from as far north as Barrow and as far south as Metlakatla participated in the FIRST LEGO League Championship at South Anchorage High School.

Son of Juneau man receives command coin

Army Pfc. Devin I. Harward has been awarded a command coin by Maj. Gen. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley commanding general, during a visit to 1st Platoon, Blackfoot ...

Senior menu Jan. 25-29

Juneau Senior Center Menu Monday, Jan. 25 Pork Chop Suey Steamed Spinach Rice Fruit Slaw Tuesday, Jan. 26 Roast Beef with Gravy Mashed Potatoes Carrots in Orange Sauce Peas & Onion Salad ...

Living & Growing: What the heck?

A group of 16 quirky and lovely folks from the church spent five days listening to stories and playing around Los Angeles. One of the interesting phrases that I heard over these days was "what the ...
By TARI STAGE-HARVEY

Federal Courts sponsor civics contest

A civics contest organized by federal courts in the western United States offers high school students a chance to win cash prizes while learning about their constitutional rights. The contest ...

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, Corbin Parker Hall, weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz., was born to Heidi and Dennis Hall of Juneau on Jan. 12, 2016. • A son, Ryder Kyle Bradford, weighing ...

Coppa co-owner places 2nd in Penn State's ice cream course

Coppa co-owner Marc Wheeler returned Sunday from Penn State University where he attended the 124th annual Ice Cream Short Course.

January TMHS student recognition

Six students were recognized at Thunder Mountain High School's January student recognition, two of which recently graduated: Gage Edwards and T Iputi. Junior Janae Reese was nominated by English ...

JEDC announces new board members

On Jan. 21 the Juneau Economic Development Council announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors, as well as the reappointment of existing board members. Joining are Jason ...

Comic artist and queer activist Anna Bongiovanni to lead workshops

Alaska Robotics Gallery has invited cartoonist and queer activist Anna Bongiovanni to Juneau where she will give two different workshops on Feb. 4 and 6. Bongiovanni is a contributing cartoonist ...

Mendenhall Flying Lions thanks Juneau

The Mendenhall Flying Lions would like to, once again, thank the Juneau community for their tremendous support for our annual Light Flight event. Every year hundreds of you show up at the Juneau ...

Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016

Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners Association annual meeting

The Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners Association is planning a number of events to kick off the New Year. The annual general membership meeting will take place on Jan. 30 from 2-4 p.m. at the ...

UAS Alumni & Friends "Art and Wine 101" scholarship fundraiser

University of Alaska Southeast's Alumni & Friends will host "Art and Wine 101" as a scholarship fundraiser on Saturday, January 30 from 2-5 p.m. at the Auke Lake Campus, room 105 in the ...

The Sesquicentennial of Seward's Folly

On Saturday, Jan. 23 from 10:30-noon at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Wayne Jensen will present the program "The Sesquicentennial of Seward's Folly" as part of the Museum's on-going Coffee & ...

Becoming Alaskan: What comes next

Almost one full year ago I left the Juneau Empire as a page designer, only to start down this road to finding out what it means to become an Alaskan.
By SARAH CANNARD

AWARE's spring advocacy training open for registration

AWARE's Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocacy Training begins Monday, Feb. 1 and ends Feb. 14, taking place on evenings and weekends at AWARE.

Platypus-Con: Board and Card Game Extravaganza comes back for second year

Platypus-Con: Board and Card Game Extravaganza returns for another year of gaming at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.

Senior Menu Jan. 18-22

Juneau Senior Center Menu Monday, Jan. 18 CLOSED FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY Tuesday, Jan. 19 Chef's Salad with Ham & Cheese Potato Soup Cornbread Wednesday, Jan. 20 Spaghetti with Meat ...

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