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First Lady Donna Walker, left, and Sherry Patterson speak about the formation of a new group called Bridge Builders to celebrate the diversity in the community. They are planning a community celebration to be held at the Hub at the Juneau Christian Center on May 30 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Building a bridge to a better Juneau

First lady Donna Walker wants to build bridges across the state - no infrastructure mega-projects here, just community groups bringing together the state's diverse citizens.
Walker is proud of the state of Alaska and its diversity.


DOR: Perm Fund draw wouldn't impact 2015 PFD checks

After weeks of stalled budget negotiations, legislative leaders seem more and more likely to find an alternative to a Constitutional Budget Reserve draw, which requires some votes of the House minority and associated add-backs to the...

Photo: Fishing among the water lilies

LaClair Stevenson flyfishes along the water lilies in Auke Lake on Wednesday.

Police to increase road presence for graduation, Memorial Day

The Juneau Police Department will be keeping a closer eye than usual on capital city roads this weekend.

Dimond hot tub to be closed

The Dimond Park Aquatic Center's hot tub will be closed Friday through Tuesday for maintenance. The City and Borough of Juneau announced the closure by email last week.

Fun run will close Glacier Highway

Harborview Elementary School's annual fun run will close a portion of Glacier Highway from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, May 22.

Around town Thursday, May 21

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m., every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel. Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor.

Police and Fire for May 21, 2015

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