Neighbors

What can I do with this umbrella?

Southeast Alaska is famous for rain. But we don’t care.

Think Thanksy Thoughts

Happy Thanksgiving, Juneau.

Giving through United Way

It is an honor to serve as a co-chair with Janey Lester for the 2018 United Way of Southeast Alaska Campaign. I have been a… Continue reading

More than hoping for the best

“The world hopes for the best, but the Lord offers the best hope.”

Recent births for Nov. 18, 2018

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Recognitions for Nov. 18, 2018

CHARR names alcohol award winners Marcy Larson, co-founder of Alaska Brewing Company, has been given the Pioneer Award by the Alaska Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant and… Continue reading

Senior Menu & Activities for November

Daily schedule at the Juneau Senior Center.

Thank you letters for Nov. 18, 2018

Family Promise of Juneau is grateful The Taste of Promise fundraiser for Family Promise of Juneau was a wonderful success. Folks enjoyed a delicious array… 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)