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Jailed woman talked previous suicide attempt

...everyone safe," he said.Bland's family has said she was not despondent and was looking forward to starting a new job at her alma mater, Prairie View A&M University. Lambert said Wednesday that Bland had just bought groceries and was ecstatic about her...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-23/jailed-woman-talked-previous-suicide-
Not For Web
Riverbend preparing AVID learners

Is a fourth-grader ready to learn the fight song to her future alma mater? Should a fifth-grader be plotting out his next career move? The answer is no, not really - but that doesn't mean...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-06/riverbend-preparing-avid-learners
Local
Southeast Spotlight: Little Norway Festival

...Constitution in 1814. Now sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, it was first organized by two local women, Bernadine Trones and Alma Wallen, on May 17, 1958, and has taken place every year since. As those who have attended this festival know, this is a...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-13/southeast-spotlight-little-norway-festiva
Art
Success varies by state in improving graduate rates

...well they are tackling the issue."This year, we need to sound a stronger alarm," said Gen. Colin Powell and his wife, Alma Powell, in a letter released Tuesday as part of an annual Grad Nation report produced in part by their America's Promise Alliance...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/success-varies-state-improving-gradua
Not For Web
Family is sweaty business for Lauwers, Karlberg, Sims

...with a prosthetic leg, the result of childhood cancer. Brad has worked for years as a basketball coach, most recently at his alma mater, and often provides commentary for high school radio broadcasts. His wife Kim is Dimond's longtime volleyball coach...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-18/family-sweaty-business-lauwers-karlberg
State
Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86.Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details.Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-27/earl-lloyd-first-black-player-nba-dies
Sports
Hydaburg Health Center renamed to honor Alma Cook

...renaming the Hydaburg Health Center as the Alma Cook Health Center during a ceremony on...clinic. "We are happy to be able to honor Alma by naming our local clinic after her...Alaska's first community health aides, Alma started in 1964-65. Alma worked for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-08-08/hydaburg-health-center-renamed-honor-al
Local
Recent Births at Bartlett Regional Hospital

...Stephenie and Kyle Harris on March 25, 2015. ? A son, Donnie Liam Garcia Rodriguez, weighing 5 lbs. 15 oz., was born to Alma Rodriguez Romero and Jose Garcia Fuentes on March 26, 2015. ? A son, Fredrik Andrew Napoli-Fultz, weighing 9 lbs., was...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-05/recent-births-bartlett-regional-hos
Neighbors
My turn: Anchorage: A community of friends

...attended one of the most ethnically diverse high schools in the nation. Over 55 different languages are spoken at West High, their alma mater. They say they never realized how much they appreciated the diversity reflected in their friendships, classmates and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-06/my-turn-anchorage-community-friends
Opinion
Announcer Craig Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline

...cleared to resume his usual schedule and does so not far from Batavia, Illinois, where he's from, and Northwestern, his alma mater."I can't say this has been any great revelation that turned me into a different person," Sager said. "I've always...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-06/announcer-craig-sager-returns-leukemia
Sports

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