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Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School teacher Amy Lloyd works with eighth-grader Allena Valentine during their English class on Thursday.

Educator Spotlight: Amy Lloyd

Amy Lloyd has lived in Juneau for 14 years has spent her last 17 years and dedicated to teaching children.

Living and Growing: Nick, the barber, says trust God first, then your doctors

Since my cancer diagnosis a year ago, my husband's barber, Nick, has given him two pieces of advice. "You tell Dona like I told my wife.

Preschool hosts 'winter-defying' fundraiser

Juneau's Cooperative Preschool is hosting a fundraiser next week, but don't expect a bake sale or spaghetti feed.

Becoming Alaskan: How I survived the high seas of Sitka

Strip malls. 24-hour Starbucks. Summer road trips. Fresh produce. More strip malls. That's where I'm from. It doesn't even need a name, really. We can sum it up as the Lower 48.

JSD awards the champions of Battle of the Books

After months of reading and preparing for Juneau's annual Battle of the Books, the students' commitment was shown by their first place trophies. The winners of the Battle of the Books competed in a statewide competition Feb. 18.

A hardware store remembered

On paper I was without a doubt the most unqualified hire Craig Good of Good True Value Hardware has ever employed.

Firefighters thanks Salt

Capital City Fire and Rescue and International Association of Firefighters Local 4303 would like to thank the staff of Salt for their continued support. Salt has on numerous occasions opened their doors to host fundraisers and events.

Juneau student named to Whitworth University Laureate Society

Margaret Meiners of Juneau was named to the Whitworth University Laureate Society for fall 2014 semester. Students qualify for the academic honors society by maintaining a grade point average of at least 3.

SEARHC welcomes additional pediatric dentist

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium welcomes Dr. Lauren Sanzone to its Juneau Dental Clinic. SEARHC is looking forward to the expansion of the pediatric dental department in Juneau. Dr.

Floyd Dryden Honor Roll 2nd Quarter

All A Honor Roll Brandon Allen Laurine Araneta Jade Araujo Maya Araujo John Barnhill Kylie Becker Reece Bleakley Nicole Carrillo-Aguilar Shaylin...

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital •A daughter, Uinise Ongo A Paplangi Kivalu, weighing 8 lbs., was born to Carolina and Vaifoou Kivalu on Feb. 9. •A daughter, Natalie Marie Soto, weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz., was born to Danielle Marie...

Senior menu for Feb. 23 - Feb. 27

Monday, February 23 Beef and Vegetable Soup Tomato and Cheese Sandwich on Whole Wheat Sunshine Salad Tuesday, February 24 White Fish Gandy Baked Sweet Potato w/...

Alaskan Brewing Co. chooses 2015 Non-Profit Partner

Alaskan Brewing Company chose Gastineau Humane Society to be the beneficiary of its fundraising efforts for 2015. "The choice is made by our crew through a voting process," said Marcy Larson, co-Founder of Alaskan Brewing Co.

Glory Hole rededication to happen Feb. 25

On Nov. 29, 2014, waterlines broke in the middle of the night and the residents of the Glory Hole Shelter found themselves cold, wet and out on the sidewalk.

Rotary Clubs sponsor food drive

The Rotary Clubs of Juneau are sponsoring a food drive for the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. The event will be Feb. 28, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., at Super Bear, Fred Meyer and Foodland IGA.

AFP Alaska chapter honored as ten star chapter

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Alaska chapter was named 2014 Ten Star Gold Chapter. "We are excited to be honored as an AFP Ten Star Gold Chapter." Wanda Irwin 2015 Chapter President said. "This is our second year to receive...

UAF Alaska Summer Research Academy accepting applications

The Alaska Summer Research Academy at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is offering a summer program for middle and high school students. The program will spend two weeks in small groups with two instructors.


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