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Gimme A Smile: What national day is it today?

You don’t need to wait until May 31 to smile.

  • Apr 25, 2021
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Scouts from BSA Troop 11 gathered and donated 562 pounds of food to the food bank at Resurrection Lutheran Church on April 17. The troop meets at the downtown church and collected food from the surrounding neighborhoods.

Scouting for Food helps stock local food pantries

Local Scouts collected more than 9,000 pounds of food

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Scouts from BSA Troop 11 gathered and donated 562 pounds of food to the food bank at Resurrection Lutheran Church on April 17. The troop meets at the downtown church and collected food from the surrounding neighborhoods.
Guy Crockroft is Executive Director of Love Inc, Juneau. (Courtesy Photo)

Living & Growing: Jesus is coming back. Are you ready?

Let’s do our best to love our neighbors and be salt and light.

  • Apr 22, 2021
Guy Crockroft is Executive Director of Love Inc, Juneau. (Courtesy Photo)
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Juneau students earn academic honors

Recognitions for the week of Sunday, April 18, 2021.

  • Apr 18, 2021
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Foodland and Super Bear customers donate to United Way

Customers donated over $4,700 by rounding up their change at the end of each transaction.

  • Apr 17, 2021
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This November 2020 photo shows a gun lock. Similar locks are available April 15-18 at Western Auto. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)

Business, organizations partner to offer free gun locks

Free gun locks will be available at a local business this weekend. Gun locks will be available at Western Auto from April 15 to April… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2021
This November 2020 photo shows a gun lock. Similar locks are available April 15-18 at Western Auto. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)
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Living & Growing: Acting and reacting

We can turn the tide of conflict and division into relationships that are built on kindness.

  • Apr 15, 2021
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Geoff Kirsch is an award-winning Juneau-based writer and humorist.

Slack Tide: Nobody moves to Alaska to write comedy — except me

Everyone has a “what I’m doing in Alaska” story.

  • Apr 11, 2021
Geoff Kirsch is an award-winning Juneau-based writer and humorist.
Women of the Moose volunteers pose with the Easter Baskets that they put together for the children at the AWARE shelter. Each basket was made specific to each child’s age, said Jaime Isaak in an email. “A lot of happy children,” Isaak said. (Courtesy Photo / Jaime Isaak)

Women of the Moose hop to it

Volunteers made Easter baskets for children at local shelter.

  • Apr 9, 2021
Women of the Moose volunteers pose with the Easter Baskets that they put together for the children at the AWARE shelter. Each basket was made specific to each child’s age, said Jaime Isaak in an email. “A lot of happy children,” Isaak said. (Courtesy Photo / Jaime Isaak)
Donna Leigh (Courtesy Photo)

Living & Growing: Let us choose to be grateful

May our spring be full of gratitude.

  • Apr 8, 2021
Donna Leigh (Courtesy Photo)
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Thank you letters for the week of April 4

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Apr 4, 2021
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Recognitions for the week of April 4

Awards and boards.

  • Apr 2, 2021
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Living & Growing: Wondering about resurrection

By Dan Wiese It seems incredulous to us that the disciples were still clueless, even after Jesus had spoken clearly to them multiple times prior… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2021
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Mary E. Becker and James D. Becker were married at the Log Chapel of Chapel by the Lake in Juneau on March 27, 1971.

Beckers celebrate 50th anniversary

They were married at the Log Chapel of Chapel by the Lake in Juneau on March 27, 1971.

  • Mar 28, 2021
Mary E. Becker and James D. Becker were married at the Log Chapel of Chapel by the Lake in Juneau on March 27, 1971.
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Slack Tide: The perils of protaxination

I’ve got tax problems—specifically, filing them in a timely manner.

  • Mar 28, 2021
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Department of Veterans Affairs nurse Dale Cotton administers a dose of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Gimme A Smile: Top 10 reasons to get the vaccine

Stickers, a conversation starter and preventing potentially deadly illness all crack the top 10.

  • Mar 27, 2021
Department of Veterans Affairs nurse Dale Cotton administers a dose of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
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Living & Growing: May their memory be a blessing

A leaf drops to the ground, where it nourishes the soil…

  • Mar 26, 2021
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Thank you letters for the week of March 21, 2021

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

  • Mar 21, 2021
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Living & Growing: Treating the temple of God right

Doctrine teaches us to protect and care for our bodies, for they are the temple of God

  • Mar 18, 2021
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Recognitions for the week of March 14

Awards and boards.

  • Mar 14, 2021
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