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Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
Britta Tonnessen, Community Services Manager at AWARE, speaks about the Alaskans Choose Respect March to be held Thursday, March 26, from the Capitol to Marine Park. More than 40 communities in Alaska participated in the statewide event.

Becoming aware, choosing respect

Juneau has a chance this week to take a stand and march together against sexual assault and domestic violence.


Slack Tide: A marriage based on intercourse

I've been living with the same woman for nearly 15 years now - more than 70 percent of my adult life - and if pressed to identify the key to our domestic bliss, I'd sum it up in one word: intercourse. Ahem. VERBAL intercourse. Look it up.
Geoff Kirsch

Thank you officers of Friends of Recycling

The Friends of Recycling would like to thank Margot Knuth and Terry Tavel for their effort and leadership in the Juneau community. They were Friends of Recycling leaders from the initial investment in a glass crusher.

22nd Annual Southeast Alaska Regional Science Fair

Thunder Mountain High School hosted the 22nd Annual Southeast Alaska Regional Science Fair on March 7th. 73 students represented both Juneau high schools, as well as students from Wrangel and Tenakee Springs.

Lions Club offering free vision screening for children

The Medenhall Flying Lions will be participating in the Juneau Health Fair fair the Nugget Mall and willl be providing free vision screenings to children six months and older.

Senior menu for March 23-27

Monday, March 23 Ham Sandwich Corn Chowder Danish Salad Tuesday, March 24 Roast Beef & Gravy Mashed Potatoes Peas Carrot Pineapple...

Southeast Alaska Food Bank receives $21,700 from Rasmuson Foundation

The Southeast Alaska Food Bank was awarded $21,700 grant from the Rasmuson Foundation to upgrade their refrigerators, freezers and shelving. These upgrades are essential for accepting and storing more food items to distribute to the...

Juneau teens to be honored at Spirit of Youth Awards in Anchorage

Six students from Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain high schools are being honored at the 2015 Spirit of Youth Awards on March 28.

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital

Bartlett Regional Hospital •A daughter, Sadie Marie Reynolds, weighing 9 lbs. 5 oz., was born to Mary Rose and John Israel Reynolds on March 11. •A daughter, Mackenzie Rae Kirtley, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz.

Free Community Emergency Response Team training course

The City and Borough of Juneau Local Emergency planning committee will be offering free community emergency response team training courses during the month of April.


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