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Brittany Buell at the Mendenhall Glacier.

Love won a year ago

Out of the corner of my eye, I saw my phone buzz on my desk, the message previewing: "love won" in all caps, accompanied with an unreasonable amount of exclamation marks. I was mid-sentence in an email at work and tried to ignore my phone.

by BRITTANY BUELL

Slacktide: To sleep, perchance to dream...about more sleeping

Man, I feel like I haven't slept in months. Know why? Because I haven't.
Geoff Kirsch

Living & Growing: Go to grow

"I do not have to go to church to be a believer." This was a statement I heard in a Bible study I was in. My reply to this person was, "You are exactly right, you do not have to go to church to be a believer.
DANA M. WALTERS

Juneau Rotary Club donates funds for UAS scholarships

For 15 years the Rotary Club of Juneau has hosted a wine auction to raise funds for the University of Alaska Southeast scholarships to be awarded annually.

Travel Juneau employee one of 30 Future Leaders of Destination Marketing

Destination Marketing Association International selected Kevin Crowley, membership/community relations manager of Travel Juneau for its "30 Under 30" program.

Rasmuson Art Acquisition Grant funds City Museum artwork

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum has been awarded over $11,000 from the Museums Alaska Art Acquisition Fund supported by the Rasmuson Foundation to purchase six pieces of artwork from three Juneau artists; Fumi Matsumoto, Rachael Juzeler and...

Juneau resident named to Dean's List at Colby College

Abigail A. Taylor-Roth of Juneau was named to the Dean's List at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for her academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2015-16 year.

Students selected for BRHF's Edelman Health Sciences Scholarships

Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation awarded six scholarships to Juneau students through the Grace and Phil Edelman Health Sciences Scholarship, which was created to support the education and development of Southeast Alaskan students...

State seeks nominations for 2016 Farm Family of the Year

The Alaska Division of Agriculture asks the public to submit nominations for the 17th Annual Farm Family of the Year award.

Thank you Stuart brothers

On Father's Day, Pavitt Health & Fitness hosted a car and motorcycle show in the parking lot. It was a wonderful event. It once again demonstrated how the efforts of a few can bring together diverse groups in a positive and fun fashion.

Thank you for Celebration support

Thank you to everyone who helped to make Celebration 2016 happen. This year's gathering was our biggest to date, and included new events such as a Native Fashion Show and Juried Youth Art Exhibit.

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, Ryan Aiden Wiley, weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz., was born to Tiffany and Ryan Howard of Juneau on June 9, 2016. • A son, Greyson Fox Morrison, weighing 9 lbs. 2 oz.

Senior Menu

Monday, June 27 Creole Pork Steaks Couscous Steamed Carrots Honey Orange Salad Tuesday, June 28 Baked Fish Buttered Noodles...

Articles from the Neighbors section archive

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Travel Juneau employee one of 30 Future Leaders of Destination Marketing

Destination Marketing Association International selected Kevin Crowley, membership/community relations manager of Travel Juneau for its "30 Under 30" program.

Thank you Stuart brothers

On Father's Day, Pavitt Health & Fitness hosted a car and motorcycle show in the parking lot. It was a wonderful event. It once again demonstrated how the efforts of a few can bring together ...

Juneau Rotary Club donates funds for UAS scholarships

For 15 years the Rotary Club of Juneau has hosted a wine auction to raise funds for the University of Alaska Southeast scholarships to be awarded annually.

Thank you for Celebration support

Thank you to everyone who helped to make Celebration 2016 happen. This year's gathering was our biggest to date, and included new events such as a Native Fashion Show and Juried Youth Art Exhibit.

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, Ryan Aiden Wiley, weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz., was born to Tiffany and Ryan Howard of Juneau on June 9, 2016. • A son, Greyson Fox Morrison, ...

Love won a year ago

Out of the corner of my eye, I saw my phone buzz on my desk, the message previewing: "love won" in all caps, accompanied with an unreasonable amount of exclamation marks. I was mid-sentence in an ...
By BRITTANY BUELL

Slacktide: To sleep, perchance to dream...about more sleeping

Man, I feel like I haven't slept in months. Know why? Because I haven't.
By Geoff Kirsch

Living & Growing: Go to grow

"I do not have to go to church to be a believer." This was a statement I heard in a Bible study I was in. My reply to this person was, "You are exactly right, you do not have to go to church to be ...
By DANA M. WALTERS

Rasmuson Art Acquisition Grant funds City Museum artwork

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum has been awarded over $11,000 from the Museums Alaska Art Acquisition Fund supported by the Rasmuson Foundation to purchase six pieces of artwork from three Juneau ...

Juneau resident named to Dean's List at Colby College

Abigail A. Taylor-Roth of Juneau was named to the Dean's List at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for her academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2015-16 year.

State seeks nominations for 2016 Farm Family of the Year

The Alaska Division of Agriculture asks the public to submit nominations for the 17th Annual Farm Family of the Year award.

Sunday, June 19, 2016

SHI to sponsor lecture on Alaska Native identitiy study by visiting scholars

Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a lecture by two visiting scholars on the preliminary results from their study on Alaska Native identity involving participants recruited largely from ...

DIPAC thanks our community volunteers

The Macaulay Salmon Hatchery would like to thank the special volunteers who helped make our education and community events a great success so far this year.

Laskeys celebrate 50th anniversary

John and Terry Laskey of Juneau are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on July 3 with a reception and contra dance. John Laskey and Terry Payne were married June 25, 1966, in Denver, ...

One man's success in independent living

Jim Merculief, 54, is now the proud owner of his very own condo after paying off his mortgage. After moving out on his own, he started making payments on his condo for the past 15 years.

Building houses for class credit

Sydne Williamson wants to build houses - "tiny houses." "I'm proficient at demolition," she said while taking measurements for some exterior finish work on a 900-square foot home under ...
By STEVE QUINN

Living & Growing: My spiritual purpose in life

Much has been written about "finding your purpose" in life, however, I want to explore the idea of finding your spiritual purpose in life.
By Wendy Hamilton

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, Eldrick Jet Keyser, weighing 9 lbs. 13 oz., was born to Michelle Hudson and Gregg Keyser of Juneau on June 6, 2016. • A son, Wilder Clayton ...

HHS awards nearly $700,000 to two Juneau health clinics

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be giving a combined total of $699,000 to two health clinics in Juneau. This funding enables health centers to expand integrated oral health care ...

New Lions Club officers installed

The Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions Club has named its incoming officers for the 2016-2017 Lion year. Donna Hurley was elected club president. Hurley has been an active member of the Juneau ...

Juneau resident on Cornell College's Dean's List

Sommer Ward of Juneau was one of 180 Cornell College students named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2016 semester. Sommer earned Highest Honors. Honors signifies a semester grade point average ...

Alaska businesses compete for shopping network spots

Alaska entrepreneurs can compete for an opportunity to sell their products on the Home Shopping Network television show "American Dreams." The deadline to apply is July 11.

North Douglas Neighborhood Association potluck meeting

The North Douglas Neighborhood Association is hosting a picnic and business meeting at the Sandy Beach Log Shelter on June 25. There will be a potluck starting at 5:30 p.m., with the business ...

Remember to turn in Community Impact Grant applications by June 30

The end of June is coming soon, and with it the deadline for turning in your Community Impact Grant application.

International Yoga Day on summer solstice

This summer solstice it's International Yoga Day. In celebration Rainforest Yoga teachers Theresa Soley and Bev Ingram will offer a free class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. outside and in front of the ...

JDHS grad joins Chena Goldstream Fire and Rescue in Fairbanks

Class of 2013 Juneau-Douglas High School graduate Kyle Fagerstrom recently earned his dual degree in fire science/municipal fire control and paramedicine in May from the University of Alaska ...

Free Tai Chi class for senior citizens

Falls are one of the greatest risks to the health, independence and quality of life of older adults and many studies have shown that Tai Chi is one of the most effective approaches to preventing ...

Thank you to the Juneau Community Foundation

On behalf of the Juneau Meals on Wheels Program and the special people it serves, I would like to thank the Juneau Community Foundation's Goldeneye Fund for their grant of $1,200.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Gelstons celebrate 50th anniversary

Mike and Bev Gelston celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 4. They were married at St. Columba's Church in Oakland, California, in 1966. The two met on a blind date after being introduced by ...

Living & Growing: The 15-second sound bite

Years ago the Israeli Consul General was in town and my friend Nat and I were talking to him about employing the 15-second sound bite. I remember quite clearly him taking us to task for even ...
By CHAVA LEE

Audrey and Aaron Dean celebrate their 22nd anniversary

Aaron and Audrey Dean celebrated their 22nd wedding anniversary on June 4. Audrey Arnold wed Aaron Dean in 1994. "Happy Anniversary to the love of my life," Audrey wished to her husband.

Nickerson, Fritz wed

Kathryn Nickerson and Evan Fritz of Juneau were wed on Saturday, May 28, at Glacier Gardens and a reception followed at the Juneau Yacht Club. The bride is the daughter of Cynthia and Neil ...

Clausen, Gallant wed

Sylvia K. Gallant and David Clausen were wed May 4, 2016, at Glacier Valley Church of God in Juneau during a small ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Walter Bennett Sr. and Ella Bennett of ...

Juneau Co-op Preschool thanks Farm Day supporters

The teachers and board of Juneau Co-op Preschool would like to extend heartfelt appreciation to everyone who helped make our Farm Day fundraiser a success.

Thank you for making the Run for Raptors fundraiser a success

The gym teacher at Gastineau Elementary School Dirk Miller held a fun run in early May. The elementary children at Gastineau were to seek donations in order to participate in the run. The money ...

Thanks for cemetery cleanup assistance

I've always felt that if our government pays veterans' funeral expenses and buys them a grave marker, we should make sure that it's readable so everyone can see the names of these heroes.

Juneau residents on MSU honor lists

Six Juneau residents made honor rolls at Montana State University for the spring semester 2016. There are two MSU honor roll lists: the President's Honor Roll and the Dean's Honor Roll.

Juneau resident named to Dean's List at Stonehill College

Juneau resident Gabriella R. Worden, a member of the Class of 2017, has been named to the Spring 2016 Dean's List at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts.

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A daughter, Leeya Madge Gillen, weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz., was born to Solvay Bakke of Wrangell on May 27, 2016. • A son, Cyril Jeffrey Hunter, weighing 7 ...

JLO audtitions open for "Putting It Together"

Juneau Lyric Opera will have open auditions for Sondheim's "Putting It Together" for their Fall 2016 production, which will be directed by William Conrow.

Juneau's LGBTQ community celebrates Pride

SEAGLA has released the schedule for the third annual Juneau Pride, a celebration of all things lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning for the month of June.

UAS faculty member receives 2016 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Charla Brown, Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management at the University of Alaska Southeast, has been named a regional recipient of the 2016 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award.

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