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Sharing arts stories with NEA chair

...in June 2014, and has since eagerly embraced her work after confirmation by the U.S. Senate. Part of the work of the NEA chair is to connect with the agency's partners across the land to see first-hand what they are doing, and Jane Chu is making...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-30/sharing-arts-stories-nea-chair
Opinion
Bethel homeless shelter receives state grant

...Community Initiative Matching Grant Program. This is the second year the shelter has received a state grant.Winter House Chair Eva Malvich says the shelter will now be able to hire two full-time volunteer coordinators to run the organization during...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-02/bethel-homeless-shelter-receives-state-
State
Becoming Alaskan: Surviving the Klondike Road Relay

...the concept of distance); one of anything couldn't be bad at all.Hurtling around the bend I spotted two volunteers in chairs next to another sign. This was it! Everyone else had packed up and headed on but at least these two had stayed!As I sprinted...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-30/becoming-alaskan-surviving-klondike
Neighbors
Today In Sports History for August 30

...6-2, in a match that features Nastase being defaulted by chair umpire Frank Hammond. An 18-minute free-for-all ensues...tournament referee Mike Blanchard. Blanchard replaces Hammond in the chair for the remainder of the match.1981 - Bill Shoemaker becomes...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-30/today-sports-history-august-30
Sports
Michael Burns

...affairs, Mike served several terms as chair of the University of Alaska Board of...United Way Trustee Council. He was twice chair of the Anchorage United Way Campaign. Mike was elected to seven terms as chair of the Anchorage Telephone Utility and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175411133
My Turn: Make test standards neither too soft or too hard

...Goldilocks tale, the little girl discovers three variations of chairs and spoons and bowls of porridge which align with Papa Bear...little public education butt only fits on the littlest academic chair!The 2013 Alaska/NAEP disparity for fourth graders showed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-24/my-turn-make-test-standards-neither-t
Opinion
Mayor creates city manager hiring committee

...is "charged with approving recruitment, a selection process and materials," Sanford wrote. Deputy Mayor Mary Becker will chair the committee, which also includes Karen Crane and Jerry Nankervis.The committee hasn't met yet, but Becker said she would...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-25/mayor-creates-city-manager-hiring-commi
Local
Marijuana Committee seeks more municipal control, again

...discussion we should have as the community of Juneau, not an option that should be foreclosed on by the state," said Committee Chair Jesse Kiehl regarding the state's proposed law prohibiting marijuana clubs. Earlier this month the city recommended the state...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/marijuana-committee-seeks-more-municipa
Local
Appeal erodes trust in 'Unity Ticket'

...the right to put land into trust. In 1999, the Alaska Commission on Rural Governance and Empowerment, with Mallott as co-chair, formally recommended the state cooperate with tribal efforts to transfer land into his trust.In his campaign, Mallott told...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-26/appeal-erodes-trust-unity-ticket
State
Photo: Many decades of derbies

69th Annual Golden North Salmon Derby Co-Chair Matt Robus presented Dick Garrison with an official hat this week in recognition of his participation in all 68 years of the event...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-14/photo-many-decades-derbies
Outdoors

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