Neighbors

Juneau Style

Style doesn’t have to be complicated. Matt Weighman, a visitor from the UK, keeps it simple by wearing a woven grey Zara Man jacket over… Continue reading

 

Bridget Abroad: Bonjour, France

On the 10-hour nonstop flight from Seattle to Paris, it finally hit me — I’m on my way to France. No turning back now! When… Continue reading

 

Confessions of a Chronic Disambiguator

My least favorite activity is whatever I’m supposed to be doing at any given moment.

 

RiteCare Alaska to host Zero-K ‘No-Run’

RiteCare Alaska will host a “Zero K” event Oct. 13 at the Hangar Ballroom. The “Zero K” looks to capture the community spirit of a… Continue reading

JDHS graduate Klein named to dean’s list

Nathan Klein has been named to the 2018 spring semester Dean’s List at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Nathan is a 2015 JDHS… Continue reading

Thank you to Douglas Dornan and the Juneau Community Foundation

The Southeast Regional Resource Center has been providing adult education services in Juneau for more than 30 years, today through the program called The Learning… Continue reading

Recognitions for July 22, 2018

• Natalie Wade of Juneau graduated from Luther College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology on May 27. Luther College, located in Decorah,… Continue reading

Pastor Cale Mead, left, was installed as the new pastor at Christ Lutheran Church in Juneau this week. His daughter Amelia and wife Lauren pose for a picture by his side. (Photo courtesy Lynda Barker)

Christ Lutheran welcomes new pastor

Cale Mead grew up all over western Wisconsin. Because his mother, Dawn, was a nurse, and his father, Chris, served in the Army, Mead lived… Continue reading

Pastor Cale Mead, left, was installed as the new pastor at Christ Lutheran Church in Juneau this week. His daughter Amelia and wife Lauren pose for a picture by his side. (Photo courtesy Lynda Barker)
Tourists take shelter at Marine Park during a heavy rain shower on Aug. 14, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Ten tips for coping with summer rain

We’ve been pretty lucky the past few days. Take the Fourth of July, the hottest Independence Day in Juneau in 46 years! The day before… Continue reading

Tourists take shelter at Marine Park during a heavy rain shower on Aug. 14, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Judgment or Grace?

Why are some people “put off” by church? Could it be that they were victims of “judging one another?” This has been on my mind… Continue reading

Alaskaepoedia — The Whale Edition

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about The Last Frontier … and less.

JDHS student selected for Murkowski internship

Joseph Monsef of Juneau-Douglas High School has been named a summer intern for U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska. Each year, interns from Alaska high schools… Continue reading

Thanks for supporting Juneau’s only adult day program

Thanks to the funding provided, The Bridge is able to offer services that allow seniors to remain in their homes for as long as possible,… Continue reading

Reece Bleakley won the Junior Division of the Juneau Symphony’s Youth Solo Competition in 2015. Photo credit: Michael Penn.

Local young artist will attend renowned Interlochen Arts Camp

Reece Bleakley, 16, of Juneau, has been accepted and will attend Interlochen Arts Camp in Interlochen, Michigan, the world’s premier summer arts program for aspiring… Continue reading

Reece Bleakley won the Junior Division of the Juneau Symphony’s Youth Solo Competition in 2015. Photo credit: Michael Penn.

Thank you, Juneau Education and Support Staff union

Thank you, Juneau Education and Support Staff union Helping Hands volunteers would like to thank all the members of Juneau Education and Support Staff union… Continue reading

Pastor Larry Rorem and Laura Rorem

Finding wisdom in unlikely places

In our last “Living and Growing” column, we reflected on the death of our 45 year old daughter, Tanya. Today’s column reflects further on the… Continue reading

Pastor Larry Rorem and Laura Rorem

Thank you for making Celebration 2018 a success

Thank you to everyone who helped to make Celebration 2018 happen. This year’s gathering was one of our most successful to date. On behalf of… Continue reading