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Juneau Style

All photos by Kerry Howard, for the Juneau Empire. • Juneau Style is a weekly fashion segment capturing how Juneauites dress, whether on the streets… Continue reading

 

Living & Growing: Dead fish

“Do you think I’ll die if I lick a dead salmon?” How do you answer that as a parent?

 

Mt. Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge No. 21 honors past masters

Mt. Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge No. 21 honored its Past Masters on October 30, 2018 with a special Lodge meeting and dinner. The Master of the Lodge… Continue reading

 

Slack Tide: Gut check

More and more lately, the youth of this community has expressed increasing interest in my gut.

League of Women Voters of Juneau Director Judith Mitchell and Vice President Marianne Mills draw a door prize during the League’s fourth annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser on Oct. 5, 2018, at the Hangar Ballroom. (Courtesy Photo | Kim Andree Jones)

Thank you for making League of Women Voters Wine Tasting and Silent Auction successful

On Oct. 5, 2018, the League of Women Voters of Juneau held its fourth annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser. We would like to… Continue reading

League of Women Voters of Juneau Director Judith Mitchell and Vice President Marianne Mills draw a door prize during the League’s fourth annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser on Oct. 5, 2018, at the Hangar Ballroom. (Courtesy Photo | Kim Andree Jones)

A Year of Kindness: Thank you Juneau

Every act of kindness creates a ripple with no end. As we know, kindness comes in all shapes and sizes. Acts of kindness are the… Continue reading

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Floyd Dryden Middle School first semester honor roll

Floyd Dryden Middle School Honor Roll, Quarter 1, 2018-2019 ALL A HONOR ROLL 6th Grade: Hailee Bauer, Lucy Bennett, Mary Canapary, Bristol Casperson, Liana Gho,… Continue reading

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Living & Growing: Putting off falsehood and speaking truth truthfully

We live in a very diverse nation and world where exclusion and “otherizing” is an all too common reaction to people with whom we disagree,… Continue reading

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Thank you letters for Nov. 4, 2018

Thank you for ghost walk help Thank you to the community for making the annual Douglas Ghost Walk a success. It was well attended Saturday… Continue reading

The entrance to the festival decorated with colorful gourds, one wearing a hat on Oct. 21, 2018. (Bridget McTague | For the Juneau Empire)

Bridget Abroad: Jack-o’-lanterns vs. Jacques-o’-lanterns

Spooky Season doesn’t really exist in France. At school, there is definitely no “Halloweek.” October doesn’t feel the same without skeletons and spiderwebs everywhere. On… Continue reading

The entrance to the festival decorated with colorful gourds, one wearing a hat on Oct. 21, 2018. (Bridget McTague | For the Juneau Empire)

Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School first semester honor roll students

Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School released their list of students who made the Honor Roll for 1st Semester. Asterisk denotes all A grades. 6th Grade Jack… Continue reading

Harborview Elementary School students load up on fruit at a free school breakfast on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire File)

Grant helps build program for low-income kids

The first-year program aims to get children involved in camps and activities.

Harborview Elementary School students load up on fruit at a free school breakfast on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire File)

Thank you letters for Oct. 28, 2018

• The Southeast Alaska Food Bank would like to thank the employees of the USDA Forest Service Juneau for donating 315 pounds of food to… Continue reading

Election Day Trick-or-Treat

Imagine what would happen if Election Day fell on Halloween.

Halloween is more than just an opportunity to play ‘Thriller’ on repeat

Break out the glow-in-the-dark skeletons and giant inflatable Frankensteins rigged to undulate in time to the “Monster Mash” and don’t take them down until Christmas… Continue reading

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Nick Begich scholarship fund applications open

Alaskans pursuing degrees and/or careers in education, government and public service are invited to apply for the Nick Begich Scholarship Intern Fund for the 2019-2020… Continue reading

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Thumbing our nose at death

Halloween is our way of facing our fears head on.

Meditations on October

Well, it’s October. It’s been October for weeks already, and it’s fixing to stay October for weeks to come. You know how I know it’s… Continue reading

Neighbors recognitions for Oct. 21, 2018

• Rob Sanderson Jr. has been named to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s community engagement committee. The NPFMC governs federal-waters fisheries in the waters… Continue reading

Guy Crockroft, age 18. (Courtesy Photo | Guy Crockroft)

Living & Growing: My three fathers

“A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.” Psalm 68:5 Baby Boomers will remember the show… Continue reading

Guy Crockroft, age 18. (Courtesy Photo | Guy Crockroft)