Thanksgiving

Tlingit elder Marie Olson smiles at the Salvation Army’s annual Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 at Hangar on the Wharf. (Courtesy Photo | Salvation Army)

Community involvement again high at annual meal

The Salvation Army of Juneau served more than 500 meals at its annual Thanksgiving dinner.

 

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team crowned “Team Russia” (Zac Stagg, Fin Shibler, Chance Turinsky, Dalton Hoy, Owen Squires, Dawson Hickok) as the eighth annual Turkey Day 3-on-3 champions on Wednesday morning. The intersquad tournament pits six teams against one another and awards the winners with a dozen Breeze Inn donuts. (Courtesy Photo | Luke Adams)

JDHS hockey’s Thanksgiving tourney winners

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team crowned “Team Russia” (Zac Stagg, Fin Shibler, Chance Turinsky, Dalton Hoy, Owen Squires, Dawson Hickok) as the eighth annual… Continue reading

 

Lead by Student Body President eighth grader Grant Pierson, left, Floyd Dryden Middle School students uses carts to move donated food to a waiting Southeast Alaska Foodbank van on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

School food drives exceed expectations

Teachers, students alike were impressed with turnout.

 

Courtney Manger, co-owner of the Foggy Mountain Shop, uses marshmallows as snowflakes as she decorates her Franklin Street store for Black Friday sales on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Courtney Manger, co-owner of the Foggy Mountain Shop, uses marshmallows as snowflakes as she decorates her Franklin Street store for Black Friday sales on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Turkey bowling tradition continues

Winners get to take home a turkey.

Angus Andrews, 9, shoots a rifle the Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Hunter Education Facility rifle range on Saturday. The event was put on by the Juneau Gun Club, Juneau Shooting Sports Foundation, Juneau Archery Club and ADFG and awarded approximately 90 turkeys. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Angus Andrews, 9, shoots a rifle the Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Hunter Education Facility rifle range on Saturday. The event was put on by the Juneau Gun Club, Juneau Shooting Sports Foundation, Juneau Archery Club and ADFG and awarded approximately 90 turkeys. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Cassandra Strahin, left, and Nicole Huntsman, of Allen Marine, deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Cassandra Strahin, left, and Nicole Huntsman, of Allen Marine, deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Eric Verrelli smiles after shooting in the Annie Oakley competition Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 at the Juneau Gun Club’s Turkey Shoot. Verrelli won the competition, winning a frozen turkey. The Gun Club, Juneau Shooting Sports Foundation, Juneau Archery Club and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game host the shooting competition each year as a fundraiser. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire File)
Eric Verrelli smiles after shooting in the Annie Oakley competition Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 at the Juneau Gun Club’s Turkey Shoot. Verrelli won the competition, winning a frozen turkey. The Gun Club, Juneau Shooting Sports Foundation, Juneau Archery Club and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game host the shooting competition each year as a fundraiser. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire File)
Cassandra Strahin, center, and Nicole Huntsman, both of Allen Marine, get help from Malou Peabody, left, and Clarence Milton as they deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Cassandra Strahin, center, and Nicole Huntsman, both of Allen Marine, get help from Malou Peabody, left, and Clarence Milton as they deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Cassandra Strahin, left, and Nicole Huntsman, of Allen Marine, deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Food drives approaching for Thanksgiving season

Find out how to donate this holiday season.

Cassandra Strahin, left, and Nicole Huntsman, of Allen Marine, deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)