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Cindy Roccodero, left, and Sara Velasquez clean up the yard of Michael Leach on Thursday. Team Depot, The Home Depot's associate-led volunteer force, together with Helping Hands of Juneau, worked to transform the home of the 84-year-old Korean War veteran. The effort is The Home Depot's fourth annual Celebration of Service campaign, when Team Depot volunteers put their talents to work to transform homes for veterans across the country.

Team Depot reaches out to local veteran

Volunteers from Home Depot and Helping Hands began renovation on a Korean War veteran's house in Juneau this week, as part of the fourth annual "Celebration of Service" program.



Rain Rain is a state of precipitation in the form of liquid water. A prime component of the water cycle, rain is responsible for depositing most of the fresh water on our planet. In Alaska, it's also responsible for washing most of the...
Geoff Kirsch

Take the time to care

Many people have heard the phrase "good Samaritan." It is been used to name hospitals and convalescent homes and such. It actually comes from a story Jesus told in the New Testament Gospel of Luke.

Krehlik and Tarby wed

Molly Krehlik and David Tarby wed Sept. 13 at the Forget-Me-Not Nursery in Indian. The bride is the daughter of John and Nancy Krehlik of Juneau. She graduated from Juneau Douglas High School and attended Montana State University.

Kuchar and Elrod wed

Sally Kuchar and David Elrod wed June 20, 2014 at the San Fransisco City Hall. A reception was held at Yerba Buena Gardens/"B" Bar and Restaurant. Wedding was officiated by Elizabeth Clayton.

Cupp and Marshall to wed

Aubrey Cupp and Slader Marshall will wed Jan. 3 2015 at "The Silos" in Bono, Arkansas. The couple got engaged after four years of dating.

Inaugural Juneau Extra Tough 5K walk/run a success

Over 120 walkers and runners came to the Riverbend School covered playground for the Inaugural NAMI Juneau Extra Tough 5K Walk/Run. We are grateful for their participation.

Frugal Fashion Show and High Tea

The Third Annual "Frugal Fashion Show & High Tea" was held on Oct. 19 at the Juneau Moose Family Center. All of the proceeds from this event, which was sponsored by the Women of the Moose, Juneau Chapter No. 439, will be donated to the...

UAF receives $23.8M biomedical grant

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has received a $23.

THCC signs cooperative agreement with state and Microsoft

Tlingit Haida Central Council, the State of Alaska, and Microsoft Corporation have formalized their collaboration to coordinate specialized training and workforce development in the area of Information Technology (IT) to promote...

Recent births

• On October 13, a son, Ryan Christopher Sutcliffe Diaz, weighing 6 lbs., 5 oz., to Gely Sutcliffe and Trevor Sutcliffe. • On October 14, a son, Felix Michael Whisenant, weighing 6 lbs., 12 oz., to Sarah Elisabeth Whisenant and David...

Alaska Airlines pledges $1M to for STEM education in rural Alaska

ANCHORAGE - A three-year, $1 million grant from Alaska Airlines will help transport Alaska students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades to Anchorage to attend ANSEP's award-winning Middle School Academy education program.

Lewis earns Bachelor's degree

Caitlyn Lewis of Juneau graduated from Eastern Oregon University during the 2013-14 academic year. Lewis earned a BS degree in Business Administration.

Senior menu

Monday, Oct. 27 Beef Stew Rolls Spicy Fruit Cup Tuesday, Oct. 28 Macaroni & Cheese with Ham Zucchini & Carrots Perfection Salad Wednesday, Oct. 29 Chinese Fruited Pork Rice Green Beans Waldorf Salad Thursday, Oct.


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