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Super Bear/Foodland IGA employees Whitney Oudekerk, center, and Michael Stults, right, hand off bags of food for Super Bear IGA Director Tony Demelo to box at Super Bear IGA on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 20128, as part of the grocery store’s Project 3 Squares. (Michael Pernn | Juneau Empire)
Super Bear/Foodland IGA employees Whitney Oudekerk, center, and Michael Stults, right, hand off bags of food for Super Bear IGA Director Tony Demelo to box at Super Bear IGA on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 20128, as part of the grocery store’s Project 3 Squares. (Michael Pernn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska State Library partnership gets $9,000 to assess data usage

The grant will support data valuation work for Alaska’s Statewide Data Hub project.

Bad sweaters and a good cause

They wore ugly sweaters for a good cause.

This middle school collected a ‘mind-blowing’ number of toys for a good cause

When it comes to toys, they didn’t play around.

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Scammers are pretending to be GCI

Don’t fall for it.

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Mr. and Mrs. Claus stop to visit families at Cedar Park during the annual Capital City Fire/Rescue Santa Parade on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Trading in a sleigh for a fire truck

Christmas carols mingled with the sound of fire truck sirens.

Mr. and Mrs. Claus stop to visit families at Cedar Park during the annual Capital City Fire/Rescue Santa Parade on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Band Director Amy Bibb adjusts the microphone as freshman Toby Russell, left, and senior Dakota Morgan sing with the Juneau-Douglas High School Jazz Band during a holiday music concert at JDHS on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Band Director Amy Bibb adjusts the microphone as freshman Toby Russell, left, and senior Dakota Morgan sing with the Juneau-Douglas High School Jazz Band during a holiday music concert at JDHS on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The parade route for Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Capital City Fire/Rescue)

Santa Claus is coming to downtown

Sleigh bells meet fire bells. The Capital City Fire/Rescue’s annual Santa Parade starts at 6 p.m. tonight at the Mount Roberts Tramway and will make… Continue reading

The parade route for Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Capital City Fire/Rescue)
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Any jugglers or sword swallowers out there?

Got talent and want $500? Auditions for the fourth annual Juneau’s Got Talent contest are 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17 and Tuesday, Dec. 18 at… Continue reading