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On stage and off

Though new to the job, the Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association's Southeast coordinator, James Hoagland, is particularly well suited to plan this year's Femme...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/stage-and
Neighbors
The Healing Hand Foundation names new executive director

...Director. O'Gara will be working closely with the Board of Directors with fundraising campaigns and increasing access for Alaskan Natives to unfunded healthcare services. The Healing Hand Foundation was formerly known as the SEARHC Foundation.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/healing-hand-foundation-names-new-e
Neighbors
19,000 Alaskans fall in health 'coverage gap' of Obamacare

About 19,000 Alaskans, or 4.4 percent of the state's...mandatory health insurance, about 32,000 Alaskans don't qualify for these breaks but...after her presentation.About 32,000 Alaskans fall into this gap. However, 13...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/19000-alaskans-fall-health-coverage-gap
Local
Alaskan girls need sex education

...United States for teen pregnancy. In 2012, for girls between the ages of 15 and 17, there were 12.3 births per 1,000 Alaskan girls. Every year, there are about 880 babies born to our teens between 15 and 19. I would like to suggest that sex education...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-04-18/alaskan-girls-need-sex-education
Letters
Part of the curriculum: Swimming lessons in the schools of Juneau

...water safety. A recent article highlighted "the dos and H2don'ts of Alaskan waters" as well as the importance of all children in Southeast Alaska...juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-13/dos-and-h2donts-alaskan-waters

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/part-curriculum-swimming-lessons-sc
Neighbors
Red Cross of Alaska Honors Volunteers

...volunteers provided food, shelter, comfort and hope to 1,568 Alaskans suffered by disaster. These included responding to 243 individual...to winter storms impacting 63 families. More than 3,000 Alaskans are now better prepared for disasters because of the Red Cross...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/red-cross-alaska-honors-volunteers
Neighbors
Thanks from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

...Bill Heard for Chinook Salmon in Transition; Tania Lewis for Glaciers' Impacts on Bears; Mary Lou Gerbi for Extraordinary Alaskan Mary Joyce; Sherry Tamone for Crabs and Spot Prawns; Cathy Connor for Ancient Trees; Gwen Baluss and Brian Logan for Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/thanks-mendenhall-glacier-visitor-c
Neighbors
Thank you from Annual Fahrenkamp/Kelly Legislative Putting Tournament

...Charlie Miller, Mt. Roberts Tramway, Eldon Mulder, Rie Munoz Gallery, NANA Development, Northstar Behavioral Health, Alaskan Brewery, John O'Shea, Pavitt Health & Fitness, PhRMA, Ted Popely, Premera Blue Cross, Princess Cruises, Jerry and...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/thank-you-annual-fahrenkampkelly-le
Neighbors
Analysis: In final day, major issues still unresolved

...have accused the other of being motivated primarily by voter turnout and not by actually changing the wage. About 3,000 Alaskans are believed to work for the minimum wage.The bill is a priority of House Republican leadership, but it currently lacks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/analysis-final-day-major-issues-still-u
State | AK legislature
Stop "The Road" from moving forward

Alaskans are being suckered into a wasteful spending project to build the road "out of Juneau." This week, the Alaska Legislature will...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-04-18/stop-road-moving-forward
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