Considering cannabis

A joint Kenai and Soldotna chamber luncheon was awash in marijuana slang and fresh-baked brownies Tuesday as the merits of a ballot measure to legalize the substance...
Around Town for Thursday, July 31

...Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon- 1 p.m., Airport room, Juneau Airport. Parenting group for mothers, noon-1 p.m...
Eaglecrest board gives ice rink cold shoulder

City Hall's Assembly Chamber was packed Monday evening with users of the Treadwell Ice Arena and the city's two pools, some speaking for and others against...
BRH CEO talks disaster preparedness

...around to the topics expected to be covered by Bartlett Regional Hospital's new CEO, Chuck Bill, at the Thursday Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, he first shared a story of success in the organization's disaster preparedness in the wake of Wednesday's...
Chamber lunch becomes arena for oil tax sparring

The Juneau Chamber of Commerce's weekly luncheon was much...depending on which side you ask.The chamber's board invited representatives the Alaska Legislature in 2013.The chamber's endorsement was not at stake - its...
Juneau Chamber talks commerce

...Commissioner Susan Bell highlighted the state's progress on energy and resource development issues during an address to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce's weekly luncheon crowd Thursday at Juneau International Airport. Bell spent the first portion of her speech...
Around Town for Thursday, July 24

...586-5267. Senior Center lunch, noon, Douglas Methodist Church. Free. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Details: 463-6175. Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon- 1 p.m., Alaska room at the Juneau Airport. Open to the public. Bartlett Baby Parent Time...
19 passengers minorly injured

...more information on how BRH prepared, see the Empire's Friday article on BRH CEO Chuck Bill's presentation to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce.Finlayson said the injured passengers were able to get into different passenger cars on the train and ride it...
Public Libraries' Summer Reading Program book review Week 5 winners

...Downtown Library winnersCelia Wheeler, age 10, won a movie pass to Gross Alaska Theatres. She read "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" by J.K. Rowling.She wrote, "One fascinating part about this book is that Harry can speak parsle tongue...
Inhospitable treatment

...the woods near the lodge, according to the complaint. It was recovered with a loaded magazine and a live cartridge in the chamber, police said.Two shotguns, both loaded and chambered, were also recovered from inside Fernandez' cabin, prosecutors...


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