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Photo courtesy of Tim McLeod
Left to right: United Way Board members Robbie Stell, Secretary Ann Gifford, Sara Truitt, Resource Development Director, Wayne Stevens President/CEO UWSEAK, Mark Mesdag Chair, Lori Hermanson, Senior Strategy Analyst - Special Project, Avista, Jessie Wuerst, Senior Communications Manager, Avista, Thomas Dempsey, Manager of Thermal Operations, Avista Utilities.

Avista presents gift to United Way 2016 Giving Campaign

United Way of Southeast Alaska received a campaign gift from Avista, the parent company of Alaska Electric Light and Power (AEL&P).

Guy About Town: Planning a wedding in Juneau

Now, I'm not a party person per se, but I have suddenly found myself addressing envelopes, folding place-cards and buying decorations. Apparently that is what one does when one is getting married.
GUY UNZICKER

The measure of the man

Martin Luther King Jr. was born Jan. 15, 1929. He began his college education at 15 obtaining his B.A. from Morehouse College in 1948 and received his doctorate from Boston College in 1955.
CHAVA LEE

CHARR supports Juneau Community Foundation's Hospice Endowment and Operating Fund

The Juneau Community Foundation thanks the Juneau/Lynn Canal Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant and Retailers Association (CHARR) for a recent donation of $20,000.

Juneau students named to MSU fall semester honor rolls

BOZEMAN - Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for fall semester 2016. From Juneau, Erin Buhler made the President's Honor Roll with a GPA of 4.0.

Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board seeks applications for journeyman

The Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board (ASHRAB), a board which promotes the collection, preservation, and accessibility of historical records found in Alaskan repositories, is sponsoring a Journeyman Archival Processing Program.

Applications period open for Haa Shuká Community Language Learning Project

Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) has opened the application period for its Haa Shuká Community Language Learning Project, a new program designed to help revitalize the languages of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian in four Southeast...

Juneau Senior Center menu

Juneau Senior Center menu for this week.

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Articles from the Neighbors section archive

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017

CHARR supports Juneau Community Foundation's Hospice Endowment and Operating Fund

The Juneau Community Foundation thanks the Juneau/Lynn Canal Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant and Retailers Association (CHARR) for a recent donation of $20,000.

The measure of the man

Martin Luther King Jr. was born Jan. 15, 1929. He began his college education at 15 obtaining his B.A. from Morehouse College in 1948 and received his doctorate from Boston College in 1955.
By CHAVA LEE

Juneau Senior Center menu

Juneau Senior Center menu for this week.

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Juneau students named to MSU fall semester honor rolls

BOZEMAN - Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for fall semester 2016. From Juneau, Erin Buhler made the President's Honor Roll with a GPA of 4.0.

Avista presents gift to United Way 2016 Giving Campaign

United Way of Southeast Alaska received a campaign gift from Avista, the parent company of Alaska Electric Light and Power (AEL&P).

Guy About Town: Planning a wedding in Juneau

Now, I'm not a party person per se, but I have suddenly found myself addressing envelopes, folding place-cards and buying decorations. Apparently that is what one does when one is getting married.
By GUY UNZICKER

Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board seeks applications for journeyman

The Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board (ASHRAB), a board which promotes the collection, preservation, and accessibility of historical records found in Alaskan repositories, is ...

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017

Recognition: Juneauite makes Gonzaga Dean's List

Jeffrey Pusich, of Juneau, has earned placement on the Gonzaga University Dean's List for Spring semester 2016. Students must earn a 3.5 to 3.69 GPA to be listed. Pusich will be graduating this ...

McGee, Sauerteig wed

On Jan. 3, Suzanne McGee and Bob Sauerteig were married at Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, New Mexico. The bride is the daughter of Mary and Charles McGee of Boise, Idaho.

Recent Births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Bartlett welcomes first baby of 2017

The first of baby of 2017 is Matthew James Albrecht. Matthew was born just two minutes before midnight on Jan. 1 at the Bartlett Beginnings Family Birth Center.

Blessing of the waters

I once visited the house where my mother was born. It was a small, rickety place on the edge of a swamp. The swamp was big and I was small, and my skin was soft and fresh and the sun was oh-so-hot ...
By FR. DAVID ALEXANDER

NAMI Juneau thanks DEC's Juneau staff

Thank you to the Juneau office of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation for their generous donation of $600. NAMI Juneau is honored to be a recipient of their staff's giving campaign ...

The Story Sharer: On shyness and college applications

As I write this, I am sitting on a plane flying to Juneau. About an hour ago, I fell asleep listening to a series of podcasts by the American Psychological Association.
By TASHA ELIZARDE

Deadline approaching for Alaska Women's Hall of Fame nominations

The deadline is approaching to nominate inspiring women to the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame. All nominations for the Hall of Fame Class of 2017 must be turned in by 6 p.m. Jan. 23. Only five women ...

Jan. 31 is deadline to enroll in health insurance

It's not too late to sign up for health insurance this year, but the Jan. 31 deadline is approaching. January is the last month for open enrollment on the Health Insurance Marketplace, according ...

Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017

Living & Growing: Why New Year's is my least favorite holiday

It's New Year's - my least favorite holiday next to Sweetest Day. The pressure for profundity is overwhelming, so I celebrate John Denver's birthday because I loved him and he fills me up with joy.
By TARI STAGE-HARVEY

Recognitions

Resource Data, Inc., a custom software development, geographic information system and IT consulting firm, is pleased to announce the rehire of Heather Koyuk as a Programmer/Analyst to our Juneau ...

Guy About Town: What you could be missing

Happy 2017, Juneau.
By GUY UNZICKER

The Canvas thanks CHARR for donation

The Canvas Art Studio and Gallery, a program of REACH, is honored to thank the Alcohol Retailers of Juneau and Lynn Canal for their generous donation of $5,000.

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Northrim Bank, employees donated over $650K in 2016

ANCHORAGE - The 425 employees at Northrim Bank and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Residential Mortgage, are looking back on the contributions made during the past year.

Juneau Senior Center Menu

Juneau Senior Center Menu

Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016

Christmas in Space

"Christmas in Space," a humorous look at the holiday season, will be presented at the Mare Drake Planetarium at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 27. This will be followed by "The Stars Tonight" using the Spitz ...

Juneau Community Foundation thanks Avista Corporation

The Juneau Community Foundation thanks the Avista Corporation for a recent donation of $20,000.

Photo: Never tired of that Juneau look

Dean Heard photographs the Mendenhall glacier on Thursday. Heard said, "I like to come out here every day, just to look. Even if the weather's not so nice.

Eaglecrest Foundation thanks Alcohol Beverage Retail Association

The Alcohol Beverage Retail Association has made a $5,000 donation to the Eaglecrest Foundation in support of youth programs and other efforts supporting Eaglecrest.

Gimme a Smile: What do you like about Christmas?

"What do you like about Christmas?" Little Eir asks this question in Deborah Brevoort's oratorio, "King Island Christmas," and the villagers respond with delightful aspects of celebrating ...
By PEGGY MCKEE BARNHILL

Slack Tide: 'Neau Year's Resolutions for 2017

The holidays are once again upon us, and nothing spells holiday cheer like compiling lists… especially lists of sudden, drastic self-improvements.
By Geoff Kirsch

Living & Growing: A savior has been born to you

Today is Christmas! It is the day we celebrate and commemorate a very significant event - Jesus, our Savior is born in Bethlehem.
By DAN WIESE

Juneau Senior Center Menu

Juneau Senior Center Menu

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital

Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016

Living & Growing: Unity in diversity

Life is relationship based. It concerns me that we have become a society that is too quick to sacrifice relationship for personal, political and religious gain. Relationships are critical in all ...
By LARRY ROREM

Thanks for support during the holidays

On the last day of November and in anticipation of the holiday season, Rainforest Yoga and Coastal Helicopters, for a second year, are supporting each other and the larger communities that they ...

Juneau Senior Center Menu

Juneau Senior Center Menu.

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Managers Honored by March of Dimes

Bartlett Beginnings Director Karen White was selected "Nurse of the Year" in the Leadership Nurse Manager category at the 13th annual March of Dimes Alaska Nurse of the Year Awards in Anchorage in ...

Guy About Town: Goodbye 2016, hello baked goods!

Welcome to Juneau, where there may be a little Christmas in July but there is absolutely no July in our Christmas. Where we go to an ice rink to warm up after a walk on the beach.
By GUY UNZICKER

Slack Tide: The gift that keeps on giving

It's been a month since less than half the country somehow elected our 45th president. But I'll tell you, while he hasn't even taken office yet Donald Trump is already making me a better person. ...
By Geoff Kirsch

DIPAC thanks community volunteers

DIPAC would like to thank the special volunteers this last summer and fall who contributed greatly in helping us promote our public education community outreach programs.

Thanks to Girls Run and Boys Run 5k participants, sponsors and volunteers

On December 3rd, the Juneau community joined AWARE to celebrate the accomplishments of students participating in the Girls on the Run (GOTR) & Boys Run I toowú klatseen (BRITK) programs.

BP Alaska accepting nominations for educator awards

BP is accepting nominations for the BP Teachers of Excellence program, which recognizes Alaska teachers' exceptional work.

Thank you Juneau Arts and Humanities Council

We give heartfelt thanks to Juneau Arts and Humanities Council for its support after the June 1 on-site break-in and robbery.

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016

Living and Growing: Gratitude during difficult times

If the title of this article invokes mixed emotions for you, I totally get it. I am a self-professed, lifelong, "glass-half empty" kind of gal.
By Wendy Hamilton

The Story Sharer: Addressing failure in 600 words

"The lessons we take from failure can be fundamental to later success. Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure.
By TASHA ELIZARDE

Empire reporter donates a nug of legal pot history to City Museum

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum has accepted a donation of one gram of marijuana purchased from Rainforest Farms, the first smoke shop to open in Juneau. The donation was made by Juneau Empire ...

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