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Marlena Sloss | Juneau Empire
Fireman David Edmunds enjoys his team's victory in a round of the old-time fireman's hose race during the fourth of July Douglas Island festivities on Friday.

Good ol' American Fun

Kelley Olson could be seen jumping up and down on stage in an array of red, white, and blue during Fourth of July events at Savikko Park in Douglas.


Juneau and Douglas Parade, event winners

JUNEAU PARADE Best of Parade: Ati-Atihan Group Color Guard: Juneau Police Department Floats Most Alaskan: U.S. Forest Service Most Patriotic: TAFY Dance Alaska Best Use of Theme: 1st, Filipino Community Inc.; 2nd, Fusion Dance Co.

Living & Growing: One Lutheran, One Jew, One Hour

So, a Lutheran and a Jew walk into a radio station … (No, this isn't the beginning of a joke.) Rabbi Dov Gartenberg and I have been sharing conversations about our faiths over cups of coffee for some time now.

Thank you from NAMI-Juneau

NAMI-Juneau (National Alliance on Mental Illness) was delighted to receive a $1,000 grant from the Juneau Community Foundation on behalf of the Great Blue Heron Fund.

SEARHC announces August Mobile Mammogram schedule

The SouthEast Regional Health Consortium's WISEWOMAN Women's Health Program in partnership with the Breast Cancer Detection Center has announced the August 2014 mobile mammography schedule.

Local students named to MSU honor roll

The Montana State University 2014 spring semester honor roll included students from Alaska. There are two MSU honor roll lists - the President's and the Dean's Honor Roll. Students must complete 12 credit hours to qualify for either list.

Local student named to Texas A&M Dean's List

Kristen Betit has been named to the Texas A&M Corpus Christi's College of Science and Engineering Dean's List for the 2014 Spring Semester. The College of Science and Engineering's Dean's List includes students with a GPA of 3.

FYI for the week of July 6

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital: • On June 25, 2014, a son, Collin Andrew Temanson, weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz., to Kylee Larsen. • On June 25, 2014, a daughter, Gracie Jo Koski, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz., to Heidi Jo Koski and Travis...

Senior menu

Monday, July 7 Chicken adobo Rice Cauliflower and carrots Orange slices Tuesday, July 8 Ham and bean soup Cornbread Tomato slices with...


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