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Winter weather advisory calling for snow mixing with rain late; 4-6 inches expected; expires at 6 a.m. Thursday. 


Stephanie Shor | Juneau Empire
Kindergarten students at Mendenhall River Community School sketch their favorite animals for a life-size puppet.

Photos: Puppet project

Kindergarten students at Mendenhall River Community School sketch their favorite animals for a life-size puppet. 

Wake up

One of the commands that Jesus throws out there but sometimes gets lost in comparison to "love each other" is "wake up!" The call to wake up appears throughout the Gospels.

Slack Tide: It's raining men-clouds

Just when I was beginning to think the world held no further surprises… First, it turns out I actually like Radiohead. Go figure. Must have something to do with all the non-stop rain and dreariness.
Geoff Kirsch

It's not just about the cookies

Most people when hearing the words "Girl Scouts" immediately picture Thin Mints and Tagalongs, but there's much more to group than wearing badged sashes and selling cookies door-to-door.

TMHS students recognized

Thunder Mountain High School hosted a student recoginition event honoring several students nominated by their teachers.

Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital hires administrator

Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium announced recently that Jeff Prater has been named administrator of Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital. Prater began work at the consortium Jan.

Event connects community with homeless

Project Homeless Connect, a free one-day event at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Culture Center will unite with the Juneau Community from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, to aid those who are facing homelessness or at risk of becoming...

Law firm's shareholder members retire

The law firm of Faulkner Banfield, P.C. announced that two of its current shareholder members are retiring this year, and the firm is welcoming two new additions.

Recent Births

Recent births at Bartlet Regional Hospital: • A son, Matthew Christopher Quick, weighing 7 lb. 13 oz., was born to Jayme Peratrovich and Domanic Quick on Jan. 12, 2015. • A daughter, Eva Parker Chavis, weighing 7 lb. 8 oz.

Murkowski names service academy nominees

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R- Alaska, announced that she has nominated 57 Alaskans to the U.S. military service academies for the class of 2019. Of the 57, three are from Juneau.

JDHS alumna makes St. Olaf dean's list

Juneau resident Megan Behnke, who attends St. Olaf College, made the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester. She is majoring in chemistry, and is a Juneau-Douglas High School graduate.

Cancer Connection thanks Southeast residents

Throughout 2014, Cancer Connection received word of many separate fundraising events being organized in the efforts of financially helping Cancer Connection assist others in our Southeast community.

Lions thank Juneau for another successful Light Flights

When living in Alaska, you can count on three things: the winters are long, the winters are dark and Christmas lights.

Senior menu Jan. 26-Jan. 30

Monday, January 26 Chicken/Rice Casserole Steamed Spinach Corn Tuesday, January 27 Roast Beef w/Gravy Mashed Potatoes Carrots in Orange Sauce Peas & Onion Salad...

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014



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