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Marjorie Menzi and Bill Heumann were married on July 20, 1991, at the Shrine of St. Therese.

Menzi, Heumann celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

Marjorie Menzi and Bill Heumann celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary June 23-28, 2016, at the Wapato Resort at Lake Chelan, Washington. Joining them were their 25 immediate family members.

Thank you for community outreach JPD!

I wanted to thank Bryce Johnson, Kris Sell and our entire Juneau Police Department. The Marine Park event held July 20 was a terrific. Juneau is a wonderful community and our police department is one of the reasons.

Slacktide: Alaska wild salmon: You've come a long way, baby

Last year, Gov. Bill Walker proclaimed April "Bear Awareness Month.
Geoff Kirsch

Living & Growing: Passing down legacies

All four of my children have a fourth toe that curves to the side a bit. It is a trait they inherited from their father. I am a little bit jealous that he shares this one physical characteristic with our children.
JACQUELINE TUPOU

Ely, Svinicki wed

Buck and Kayla began dating in the winter of 2013 after a successful bowling night under the cosmic lights.

Juneau residents graduate from Washington State University

Four Juneau residents graduated from Washington State University in the spring of 2016. Ashli Ellen Kikendall graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in construction management.

Juneau resident named to MCPHS University's Dean's List

Brian Fisher of Juneau was named to the Dean's List at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in the School of Pharmacy for the spring 2016 semester. To be placed on this list, a student must be fulltime and achieve a GPA of...

Local graduates from Cottey College

Chloey Cavanaugh, daughter of Tanya Cavanagh of Juneau, graduated on May 15 with an associate of arts degree from Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri.

Local named to Dean's List at Washington University

Stephen Mell of Juneau was named to the Dean's List for the spring 2016 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Mell is enrolled in the university's College of Arts & Sciences.

Juneau resident makes the Dean's List at APU

Juneau resident and Azusa Pacific University student Rebekah Badilla made the school’s Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester. Badilla, a visual art major, achieved an academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade-point average to make the...

ERBC thanks Princess Cruises

Echo Ranch Bible Camp would like to give a huge thanks to Princess Cruises for donating a pool table! It's an awesome addition to our game room at camp.

Thank you for helping support families

Thanks to the Hope Endowment through the Juneau Community Foundation, nearly 60 families received support and resources to support the healthy growth and development of over 70 Juneau children this past year.

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, James Norman Antony Lemons, weighing 5 lbs. 13 oz., was born to Asia Griffin of Juneau on July 9, 2016. 

Senior Menu

Juneau Senior Center Menu Monday, July 25 Sweet and Sour Chicken Rice Pilaf Steamed Broccoli Spicy Fruit Cup Tuesday, July 26 Ham...

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Juneau residents graduate from Washington State University

Four Juneau residents graduated from Washington State University in the spring of 2016. Ashli Ellen Kikendall graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in construction management.

Local named to Dean's List at Washington University

Stephen Mell of Juneau was named to the Dean's List for the spring 2016 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Mell is enrolled in the university's College of Arts & Sciences.

Juneau resident makes the Dean's List at APU

Juneau resident and Azusa Pacific University student Rebekah Badilla made the school’s Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester. Badilla, a visual art major, achieved an academic standing of a 3.5 ...

ERBC thanks Princess Cruises

Echo Ranch Bible Camp would like to give a huge thanks to Princess Cruises for donating a pool table! It's an awesome addition to our game room at camp.

Ely, Svinicki wed

Buck and Kayla began dating in the winter of 2013 after a successful bowling night under the cosmic lights.

Menzi, Heumann celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

Marjorie Menzi and Bill Heumann celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary June 23-28, 2016, at the Wapato Resort at Lake Chelan, Washington. Joining them were their 25 immediate family members.

Living & Growing: Passing down legacies

All four of my children have a fourth toe that curves to the side a bit. It is a trait they inherited from their father. I am a little bit jealous that he shares this one physical characteristic ...
By JACQUELINE TUPOU

Thank you for community outreach JPD!

I wanted to thank Bryce Johnson, Kris Sell and our entire Juneau Police Department. The Marine Park event held July 20 was a terrific. Juneau is a wonderful community and our police department is ...

Juneau resident named to MCPHS University's Dean's List

Brian Fisher of Juneau was named to the Dean's List at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in the School of Pharmacy for the spring 2016 semester. To be placed on this list, a ...

Slacktide: Alaska wild salmon: You've come a long way, baby

Last year, Gov. Bill Walker proclaimed April "Bear Awareness Month.
By Geoff Kirsch

Thank you for helping support families

Thanks to the Hope Endowment through the Juneau Community Foundation, nearly 60 families received support and resources to support the healthy growth and development of over 70 Juneau children ...

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, James Norman Antony Lemons, weighing 5 lbs. 13 oz., was born to Asia Griffin of Juneau on July 9, 2016. 

Sunday, July 17, 2016

A big thank you to the 4th of July committees

July Fourth in Juneau and Douglas was another memorable event! Not only was the weather beautiful, but both committees are to be recognized for their hard work in planning and organizing such ...

Juneau resident makes MSU Billings honor roll

Adam Nesheim of Juneau made Montana State University Billings honor roll for the 2016 honor roll of the spring semester. 

Juneau resident named to Boise State dean list

Ashley Buck, a 2014 Juneau-Douglas High School graduate, has made the dean's list at Boise State University for the 2016 spring semester.

Juneau's Art Complex hosts second community session with architects

The community is invited by the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council for the second of three gatherings with the Arts Complex architects.

Juneau resident graduates from Ithaca College

Zander Hoke of Juneau graduated summa cum laude from Ithaca College's School of Business with a degree in legal studies. He made the dean's list all eight semesters he attended the college.

Douglas Island Neighborhood Association will meet to plan party

The Douglas Island Neighborhood Association will meet on Tuesday, July 19 at 6 p.m. to go over the agenda: planning a party.

Soap Box Derby results

Ages 5-6 Time in seconds Number 512, DJ Kiefer, 5, had a time of 19:17. Number 510, Gavin Holt, 6, had a time of 19:28. Number 504, Dominic Coatello, 5, had a time of 19:29. Number 503, Levi ...

Douglas Fourth of July field events

Every participant received $1, winners $5, second place $3, third place $2. 2 year old girls 10 yard dash 1. Audrey Jacoby 2. Deanna Andersen 3. Elizabeth Germain 2 year old boys 10 yard dash 1. ...

Recent Births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, Clarke Emmerich David Lindoff, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz., was born to Blayne Hildebrand-Lindoff and David Lindoff of Juneau on July 5, 2016. • A ...

Protecting Juneau's mining history

From the bottom of Mount Roberts to Vanderbilt Road, Juneau is built on the remnants left over from AJ Mine.
By ALEX MARVEL

Nominations open for achievement awards for women and youth

YWCA Alaska has opened up statewide nominations for the 27th annual Women of Achievement (WOA) and the 18th annual Young People of Achievement (YPOA).

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Robotics teams thank community for travel funding

The Thunder Mountain High School Robotics teams would like to thank all of their sponsors for the 2015-16 season.

Southeast Food Bank of Alaska thanks Northrim

The Southeast Food Bank of Alaska would like to thank Northrim Bank and their board of directors for their generous donation of $2,000.

Southeast Alaska Board of Realtors Memorial Scholarship recipients named

The 2016 Southeast Alaska Board of Realtors' Memorial Scholarship recipients were Corbin Mitchell of Juneau-Douglas High School and Bernadette Franulovich of Ketchikan High School. Each will ...

Rasmuson awards $500,000 to JHFC

At its June 28 meeting, Rasmuson Foundation directors approved grants for eight organizations, with one in the amount of $500,000 going to the Juneau Housing First Collaborative.

Living & Growing: Unified in diversity

Disunity, dissension, demonization, degradation, discombobulation, are just a few of the "D" words that cause so much pain and disharmony to us as people, community, state, nation and world.
By LARRY ROREM

Tis the season for Christmas in July

It's time to dust off your Christmas attire you've buried in your garage/attic/closet since last winter. Come celebrate Christmas in July to support the Juneau Rotaract Club and AWARE (Aiding ...

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, Kayden Hunter Wanstall, weighing 6 lbs. 12 oz., was born to Miranda Martin and Levi Wanstall of Juneau on June 27, 2016. • A son, Carter Jacob ...

An act of goodwill: Little free libraries

In an act of goodwill, my father rang a bell for three hours on Christmas Eve for the Salvation Army to collect money for charity. I stood by as his wool coat rubbed my arm red under the Fred ...
By ALEX MARVEL

Davidson, Directo wed

Ciela Davidson wed Richard Directo on May 8, 2016, at Kiana Lodge on Bainridge Island, Washington, where a reception followed. The bride is the daughter of Diana Cote and David Wetzel of Juneau, ...

Introducing the new UAS provost

Meet Dr. Karen Carey, the new University of Alaska Southeast provost, who was announced last week after a year long, national search. She replaces former provost Rick Caulfield, who now serves as ...
By CLARA MILLER

Local student graduates from Wichita State

Kaela J. Burke of Juneau graduated with a bachelor's of science degree in health science from the Wichita State University in spring 2016.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Capital City Transit trip planner now available

Capital Transit now has a trip planner, provided by Google Maps, available at juneau.org/capitaltransit so that riders can easily plan trips from their computer or mobile device.

Deadline approaches for Summer of Heroes scholarship

If you know of a deserving youth who has a positive impact on their community and could also use some money for college, nominate them for the Summer of Heroes scholarship.

Light up the night while riding your bike

In an effort to promote bicyclist safety, the Juneau Police Department will be holding a special bike ride the evening of the Independence Day fireworks occurring on July 3.

Mendenhall Flying Lions thank Juneau

Lions Clubs around the world will be celebrating 100 years of community service in 2017. The Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions Club has been serving Juneau and surrounding communities for 33 years.

Juneau resident graduates from St. Olaf College

Graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School Megan Behnke recently graduated summa cum laude from St. Olaf College with her degree in chemistry.

Territorial Sportsmen asks for float support

The Juneau-based Territorial Sportsmen will be entering a float in the Juneau and Douglas Fourth of July Parades this year to emphasize community programs highlighted by the sportsmen/conservation ...

Gimme a Smile: Happy birthday!

Take a honking big parade, add a feast of corn on the cob and barbeque, top it off with fireworks and what have you got? The Fourth of July, of course. It's the biggest birthday party in town. ...
By PEGGY MCKEE BARNHILL

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A daughter, Ashely Marie Fleming, weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz., was born to Danielle and Robert Fleming of Juneau on June 20, 2016. • A daughter, Hannah ...

March with the public libraries

Come march or ride your bike in the Fourth of July Douglas Parade with the Juneau Public Libraries and the Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries to show your support for the little library on the ...

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