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Sarah Cannard | Juneau Empire
Eric Norman, Vice President and General Manager of Taku Smokeries, uses a wall map to point out other Taku Fisheries operations locations around the Southeast, including Hoonah.

Taku Smokeries needs more fish

Taku Smokeries doesn't need more customers. What it needs first is more fish.
"I got people calling me wanting to be customers . Believe it or not, I don't need more customers.


Big Brother is Facebooking you

I bought a new vacuum cleaner recently. It's a good vacuum cleaner. It picks up all the dirt and dust bunnies a person could desire. But I think it's possessed. It's taken over my computer.

Living & Growing: Do we have to be joyful to be OK?

We love to experience joy, happiness, humor and all things positive. But if joy is the criteria for success, many of us end up feeling excluded. People of faith focus a lot on joy as the ideal expression of faith.

Mendenhall Flying Lions offering vision screenings

The Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions Club is known throughout Southeast for its vision screening efforts with children. In Juneau, we concentrate our efforts with pre-school, kindergarten, and first graders.

Juneau Community Foundation announces $1M in grant funds

The Juneau Community Foundation announced the availability of $1 million in grant funds.

Recent births at Bartlet Regional Hospital

• A son, Cirion Clark Eddy, weighing 6 lbs. 7 oz., was born to Christina and Jack Eddy on Jan. 18, 2015. • A son, Nathaniel James Bertagnoli, weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz., was born to Elen Marie and Aase Matthew Bertagnoli on Jan. 20, 2015.

Pearson's Pond earns award

Pearson's Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa in Juneau received the "Best of State" award for hospitality and weddings from The awards are based on guest and client evaluations.

American Seafoods Company accepting grant applications

The Community Advisory Board of American Seafoods Company is now accepting applications for its Alaska community grant program. The deadline to submit applications is Feb. 17.

Alaska First Lady named honorary chairwoman of Alaska Children's Trust

In an effort to raise awareness of child safety concerns, the Alaska Children's Trust has named Alaska First Lady Donna Walker as its honorary chairwoman. The Alaska Children's Trust was established in 1988.

Thanks for supporting science fair garage sale

The 27th annual High school Science Fair will be held March 7 at Thunder Mountain High School. To help generate funds for this year's fair, teachers, parents and students hosted an annual garage sale.

Women on the Moose donate $1,500 to Juneau Relay for Life

The Women of the Moose made it possible for Relay for Life of Juneau, team Evergreen Bookkeeping, to hold a paddle party at the Moose Family Center on Jan. 10.

Thank you Juneau Inaugural Ball volunteers

The Inaugural Ball committee would like to thank the volunteers for their generous donation of time and energy. Thanks to volunteers and the sponsors' hard work, the committee was able to provide substantial donations to Juneau nonprofit...

HUD awards $3.6M to fight homelessness

Funding supports goal to prevent, end homelessness U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro announced the award of over $3.6 million to support 28 homeless housing and service projects across Alaska.

Senior menu for Feb. 2 - Feb. 6

Monday, February 2 Baked Ham Sweet Potatoes Honey Orange Salad Oatmeal Roll Tuesday, February 3 Turkey Sandwich Split Pea Soup Potato Salad ...


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