Refine Search

Musher ends chemo just in time for race He spent a lot of time commuting to and from Fairbanks for weekly chemotherapy treatments. "The biggest thing with the chemo was it just took two days to go to town and back," Boulding said. When the rivers were flowing in summer, he'd motor a...
Photo: Hats for a cause

...adviser Claude Roberts, Sorcha Hazelton, Alisia Nelson (in front), Megan Clough and Samantha Alex show off the fleece chemo caps they made for cancer patients on April 19 at Claude Roberts' house. The girls made hats as part of their breast cancer...
Infusion center acquires local artwork

With the help of multiple community donators - and an outstanding nurse - a new local chemo-infusion therapy unit has a wealth of artwork to warm its walls. "The purpose was to provide visual relief for the people who...
Didrickson makes Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

...people have been calling, it is so wonderful."Reached at his hospital room in Anchorage where he is undergoing his final chemo treatment today, Didrickson credits his upbringing in Sitka for his love of basketball."Just playing the game all the time...
This 'Iron Man' inspires with strength, sweetness

...disease" detected at this time in Jeffrey's abdomen. But this cancer is so aggressive that Jeffrey will have to receive chemo treatments once a month for the remainder of his life, or until a better treatment is discovered."We know not everyone overcomes...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

School staff used their razors to show support for a colleague undergoing chemo By ERIC FRY THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Bryn Nelson couldn't stop laughing when three co-workers from Auke Bay Elementary School showed...
My Turn: The Alaska Family Medical Leave Act - not for our families be cancer. Overnight she and Janet flew to Seattle for evaluation. The cancer was advanced, requiring three months of chemo and radiation in Seattle. To care for Carmen, Janet applied for the Alaska Family Medical Leave Act/AKFLA that would allow...
Community kicked in

...Thank you to the Talley brothers, videographers Matt and Chris for making a DVD that Carmen can enjoy as she continues her chemo and radiation cancer treatment in Seattle. Thanks to John Moses and Melissa Griffiths at the Juneau Empire ? you helped get...
Warm summer creates stench

...whose condominium on La Perouse Avenue is one block from the Mendenhall Wastewater Treatment Plant. Palmer, who is receiving chemo-therapy for breast cancer, said the sewage smell makes her more nauseous. "I have no place else to be through all this...
Neighbors mailbox

...treatment will be to undergo maintenance chemotherapy for at least 18 months here in town. I am not so excited about undergoing chemo again, but if it keeps me cancer-free and healthy, I will do whatever it takes to be here in company of my family and our...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback