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Jessie D. Palomino, 25, bouldering in their living room.

A Bouldering Pair

Jessie D. Palomino and Janelle L. Quimpo quit their day jobs to embrace the "van life," traveling through Canada and around the Lower 48 - accompanied by their dog, Digger - inside a '87 Toyota on a quest to boulder rocks.


Robot Garage: Kids built robots, explore engineering ingenuity

The Mendenhall Valley Library was overrun with robots on Friday, as local kids participated in the summer program's first Science Friday event - Robot Garage.

Slack Tide: Juneau is ...

Juneau is… …America's most scenic state capital (take that, Trenton, N.J.!). …the nation's second largest city by area. Number one: Sitka. But they don't have a Costco. …home to the nation's smallest Costco by square footage.
Geoff Kirsch

Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation awards Edelman Health Sciences Scholarship

Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation's Board of Trustees has announced the recipients of the Grace and Phil Edelman Health Sciences Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Communities in Schools of Juneau thanks Rep. Munoz

Thank you Representative Munoz, because of your stellar efforts, Communities In Schools of Juneau will be able to continue serving the children of Juneau for another school year.

Thank you from SERRC

The Learning Connection's JobX and WIA Youth Programs have worked with over 120 youth ages 16-24 providing career guidance, employability skills and work experience opportunities this past fiscal year.

Thanks from Juneau Fast Break Basketball Camp

The Juneau Fast Break Basketball Camp was a tremendous success delivering professional instruction to the youth of the region.

Jacqueline Dailey Elected President of RurAL CAP

The Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) announced Jacqueline Dailey of Juneau was recently elected President of the Board of Directors.

SEARHC adds medical provider in Haines

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) announced the hiring of Dr. Adam McMahan for the Haines Health Center. He will be filling a position that became vacant when Dr.

Senior menu

Monday, July 14 Macaroni and cheese Steamed broccoli Texas coleslaw Tuesday, July 15 Hotcha baked beef Wheat bun Steamed carrots Fruit...

BBBS thanks SAGA

Thanks to Nate Heck and the great people at SAGA Eagle Valley Center for making our kayak dreams come true! Bigs and Littles had a great time learning how to navigate their kayaks in the intrepid Alaskan waters of Lynn Canal!

FYI for the week of July 13, 2014

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital: • On July 2, 2014, a son, Michael James Trull Jr., weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz., to Delores James. • On July 6, 2014, a son, Jesse Phillip Woodland Jr., weighing 6 lbs. 12 oz.


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