Registration now open for youth outdoor camp

Registration is now available for the AK Experience: Alaska Skills and Adventure Camp. Youth ages 11-18 from all of Southeast Alaska are invited to attend the five-day outdoor residential camp June 8-12 at Eagle River Scout...
Mildred Anderson

Mildred (aka Mickie or Millie) Anderson, age 93, passed away in Portland, Oregon on February 13, 2015. She was born in Portland on July 12, 1921 to Llewellyn and Helen...
Lori Ann Monette

Lori Ann (nee Ellefsen) Monette, age 54 lived an adventurous life in Juneau, AK for the past 20 years and was formerly of Arlington Heights, IL. Lori embraced adventure...
Juanita Estrada

...parents, Cortland and Phrona Kisner Alyea, and one sister, Helen Jane Farthing. She lost both her parents at a very young age, and was raised by her aunt and uncle, Nellie and Endres Blizzard, who she is also preceded in death by.Survivors include...
David Williams Richards

...Fair in 1915. He owned David W. Richards General Contractor for over 20 years. Never one to be idle, he continued working at age 77 where his final working days were spent at the Alyeska Pipeline Terminal in Valdez. He ran the woodshop where his greatest...
Around town for Thursday, March 26

...for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.Storytime...The Learning Connection. Ages 18 and up and free of charge...of games on any platform. All ages are welcome, but if you are...are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details and fees...
Around town for Friday, March 27

...Street. Details: 463-6236. Blues Fever Kickoff Party with live music by Mr.Moo, 8 p.m.-11 p.m., UAS REC center. Free of Charge. Live acoustic with Irene Muller, 10 p.m., Mcgivney's Sports Bar and Grill. Ages 21 and up.
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Funding early childhood education is like putting oil in our pipeline

...they were young.We know it works.What you may not know is that 85 percent of the brain's core structure is developed by age 4, yet less than 4 percent of public investments in education focus on this critical early stage. If we miss out on assisting...
Bill would halt Marie Drake renovation

...housed in Marie Drake.A lot of the school's lockers can't be used because they jam easily or won't close in their old age, she said."People come and visit the building all the time who went here as middle school students who are adults now, and...
State | Local | AK legislature
Coppa offers free scoop on Saturday

...going directly to Discovery Southeast, a local nonprofit organization providing outdoors and environmental education to school-age kids. Customers are limited to one scoop during the Saturday event and no pints will be available for sale.


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