Amid a slew of ordinance approvals and introductions, the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly got to have a little fun, accepting a big - in every sense of the word - check from the Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries.
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Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.
Open Lab Computer Training, 8:30-10 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way.
Fifth-graders Jenae Pusich, left, Claire Engstrom, Orion Swanson, Taylor Bentley and Olin Rawson, right, display their plates and faces after a whipped cream pie eating contest at Gastineau Elementary School on Friday.
X’unei Lance Twitchell had a big question for the audience: “How do we reform this entire system?”
The University of Alaska Southeast educator was referring to Alaska’s education system, a major focus of the second annual Alaska Native Studies Conference, held Friday through Sunday at UAS.
Thumbs up to the Glory Hole's book club, a group of participants that meet weekly to talk books, biographies or whatever else crops up. The themes are decided by the participants, who write ideas on small slips of paper and place them in a basket.
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Open Lab Computer Training, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Individual and small group instruction available for computer skills and online job search guidance. Free.
Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center.
Tina Sheakley, left, and Davina Cole take a dip into Juneau’s downtown harbor on Thursday as part of the Winter Challenge 2014, an event gone viral through social media among indigenous groups in North America....