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Eric Engman | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
In this Nov. 18 photo, the Rev. Scott Fisher hands a Baptism candle to Aiden Taylor during a service at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Fairbanks.

Fairbanks Reverend Scott Fisher recalls life of service to church, Alaska

FAIRBANKS - In October 1970, a young man landed in Fairbanks on a 24-hour layover between his old life and a life that would come to touch countless people throughout Alaska. That man was Scott Fisher, known to most now as "Father Scott" of St.


Slack Tide: Espresso yourself!

Nothing complements a bleak winter day like coffee (except maybe French-fries and Radiohead). Come to think of it, coffee pairs well with everything, even weight lifting. Yes, weight lifting. Let me explain.
Geoff Kirsch

Living & Growing: Celebrating advent

Today, the day of this publication, is the First Sunday of Advent, celebrated in Christian churches everywhere. For many, Advent marks the official beginning of the Christmas season.

TMHS November student recognitions

Three Thunder Mountain High School students were recognized for the month of November. Junior Radames Bradley Merado-Barbosa was nominated by Marcus Blankenship, a social studies.

Mendenhall Flying Lions Club thanks community for support

The Mendenhall Flying Lions Club held their 20th annual Rib Barbecue on Nov. 7, benefiting the Alaska Diabetes Association.

Santa on the Fire Truck parade

On Friday, Dec. 11, Capital City Fire & Rescue will put on a parade for the children of Juneau and Douglas with Santa Claus riding a fire truck while firefighters pass out candy canes. The parade will start at 6 p.m.

SHI offers free workshop to educators on math and formline

Sealaska Heritage Institute is sponsoring a free workshop for educators on the connection between math and formline design from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 3-4, and 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Dec. 5 at the Walter Soboleff Building.

Southeast Alaska Food Bank gives thanks for donations

The Southeast Alaska Food Bank would like to extend an enormous thank you to all those who donated at our Sharing is Caring Food Drive.

World AIDS Day event on Dec. 1

The Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association will host a World AIDS Day event on Tuesday, Dec. 1 from 6-7 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Trinity sanctuary.

Recent Births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, Elias Vonda, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz., was born to Sariah Wilson and Nick Vonda IV of Juneau on Nov. 14, 2015. • A son, Jaxson Carter McLean, weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz.

Henshaw, Baker wed

Mikaela Henshaw wed Dylan Baker on Nov. 7, 2015, at the Wolf Run Golf Course in Reno, Nevada, where a reception followed. The bride is the daughter of Lisa Henshaw of Reno and Chris Henshaw of Sparks, Nevada.

Senior Menu

Juneau Senior Center Menu Monday, Nov. 30 Country Fried Steak Oven Fried Potatoes Squash Danish Salad Tuesday, Dec. 1 Sweet and Sour Pork Oriental Vegetables Rice Tossed Salad Wednesday, Dec.


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