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Dr. Eugene Huang, fulltime physician of the Southeast Radiation Oncology Center in Juneau, explains how they target cancer cells with radiation beamed from a linear accelerator at their center in October 2014.

Huang named as Cancer Connection's Medical Provider of the Year

Dr. Eugene Huang, a full-time physician at Southeast Radiation Oncology Center, recently won the Medical Provider of the Year Award from Cancer Connection, the local non-profit organization that assists people living with cancer, their families and provides support systems. He will be honored at the Celebration of Life event on June 3 at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center from 4:30-7 p.m.


Gimme a Smile: A tale of three birds

Everybody loves a good personality inventory. Take the test and find out if you're an introvert or extrovert; Type A or Type B personality; phlegmatic, choleric, melancholic or sanguine.

Museum celebrates with artifacts, tribbles

SEATTLE — It’s been 50 years since the Starship Enterprise began its five-year mission to boldly go where no man had gone before, and Seattle’s EMP Museum is marking the anniversary with an exhibition honoring “Star...

Juneau Symphony's 
Youth Solo Competition 
to be held this week

Juneau Symphony will hold the Youth Solo Competition on Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Thunder Mountain High School. Each musician will perform a memorized concerto with piano accompaniment.

Living & Growing: An exchange of comfort

I have served as a lay leader for the Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (JUUF) for well over the past decade and it has been an honor and a privilege to do so. It has also been a challenge.

Safe Graduation tonight

All 2016 high school graduates are invited to Safe Graduation, a party where students can celebrate this milestone in their lives in a drug and alcohol free environment. It starts at 10 p.m. and ends at 2:16 a.m.

Amundsen, Barnkow to wed

Grace Amundsen of Anchorage will wed Scott Barnkow of Denver on June 2, 2017, at the Shrine of St. Therese. The bride is the daughter of Jim and Sheri Amundsen. The groom is the son of David Barnkow and Patty Germain.

It takes a community to support adult learners

Thank you Heritage Coffee Roasting Co., Subway and Gross-Alaska Theatres. Your gifts are building Juneau's community and workforce one person at a time.

Wharf Block Party and HD webcam installation

Hangar on the Wharf and KXLL: Excellent Radio are hosting a Wharf Block Party on Saturday, June 4 at Historic Merchants Wharf. Proceeds will benefit the Gastineau Humane Society.

Local named to Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University

Christopher M. Cummings of Juneau earned a place on the spring 2016 Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas. Cummings is a senior majoring in information networking and telecommunications (computer networking).

JDHS graduate inducted into national honor societies

Juneau-Douglas High School graduate Megan Behnke who attends St. Olaf College in Minnesota was inducted into Alpha Psi Omega (the national theater honor society), Phi Beta Kappa (the nation’s oldest academic honor society) and Phi...

15 locals on UAF honor rolls

Fifteen Juneau residents were named on University of Alaska Fairbanks' honor rolls. Four made it onto the chancellor's list: Dominique D. Brinson, Stephen E. Ringle, Adrienne L. Sypeck and Taylor D. Vidic. To be on this list, students had...

Locals receive Margaret Frans Brady, Simon and Anna Kirk Scholarship Awards

The Juneau Community Foundation recently announced awards from the Margaret Frans Brady and the Simon and Anna Kirk Memorial Scholarship Funds, with 10 students from Juneau being awarded.

Rainforest Yoga welcomes new board members

Rainforest Yoga elected five new Board of Directors at it's annual meeting on April 17: Kris Benson, Heidi Lengdorfer, Glen Ray, Libby Stringer and Jenny Strumfeld.

New location pickup for parade forms

The Juneau 4th of July Parade entry forms are available at Cycle Alaska, Mendenhall Valley Public Library and now AEL&P (5601 Tonsgard Court at Lemon Creek). Theme for this year is patriotism.

Helping Hands gives thanks for assistance in food drive

I am pleased to tell you your United States Postal mail carriers of Juneau collected almost 4,000 pounds of food from the Stamp Out Hunger food drive held on May 14.

First Bank donates to SAIL

Following a successful holiday season donor matching campaign, First Bank vice president Robert Anderson presented Southeast Alaska Independent Living with a $5,000 check for donations made towards SAIL in their two Juneau bank locations.

GSC concludes 2016 Aqualaps Fundraiser

Glacier Swim Club would like to send a heartfelt thank you to the Juneau community for their incredible generosity and support during the club's 2016 Aqualaps Fundraising Campaign.

Community Impact Grant applications available

United Way of Southeast Alaska is accepting Community Impact Grant applications. Up to $15,000 in Community Impact funds will be awarded to applicants who successfully demonstrate community needs that pertain to health, education or income...

Recent Births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A daughter, Vivian Montana Holcomb, weighing 11 lbs. 6 oz., was born to Heidi and Herb Holcomb of Yakutat on May 21, 2016.

Senior Menu

Juneau Senior Center Menu Monday, May 30 Close for Memorial Day Tuesday, May 31 Salmon Chowder French Bread Danish Salad...


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