Sgt. Austen Clair, a 2003 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School, returned from a year's deployment to Iraq with the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry from Fort Wainwright on Sept. 3. Clair is the son of Lynda Giguere and Rick Clair, of Douglas. His next assignment in November is to Fort Bliss, Texas, where he will train troops for overseas deployment.
Everyone who got a new library card before Oct. 1 won prizes. Rebecca Shockley, Rose Etl and Richard Reynolds each recently won an iPod Nano from the Juneau Public Libraries. Also, Cate Buley, Esther Verebasaga and Tanya Holley each won a Friends of the Library messenger bag. Riley Woodford, Celia Velazquez and Beth Peluso each won a Friends of the Library tote bag.