Photo: Food bus

Kevin Hansen of First Student (donated the bus) and Darren Adams (Southeast Food Bank) load the last donated food items from Friday’s annual Juneau Radio Center Sharing Is Caring food drive at I.G.A. Supermarket. More than 14,000 pounds of food was donated and $10,000 in checks. The money amounts to roughly two-pounds of food to the dollar. The fundraiser works with approximately 30 member agencies in town and Hoonah, including the Glory Hole, AWARE shelters, Salvation Army, Catholic Community Services, JAMHI and other non-profits and churches that provide food pantries.

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Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:26

Around Town for Thursday, Jan. 19

Today, Jan. 19

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Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:21

This Day in Juneau History: Jan. 19, 1987

On Jan. 19, 1987, with revenues half of what they were the year before and an estimated budget deficit ranging from $700-$900 million, the 15th Alaska Legislature began working on the state’s enormous budget deficit. Everyone was present for the Legislature’s first day except for Sen. Frank Ferguson, D-Kotzebue, who resigned shortly after his election because of health problems. Taking his place was Kotzebue businessman and Native leader Willie Hensley, whom Gov. Steve Cowper appointed for the position until the 1988 elections.

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Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:21

Police & Fire for Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to juneaucrimeline.com.

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