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Grand jury indictments

...Travis J. Lewis was charged with four felony counts of noncriminal support for failing to provide monetary support since December 2012, according to the indictment. The indictment alleges he owes more than $5,000 to his 12-year-old child.The...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/grand-jury-indictments
Local
U.S. Senate Youth Program is Accepting Applications

...states with schools operating under interstate education compacts.Names of students selected will be formally announced mid-December. Interested students in Alaska should contact their high school principal or the state-level selection administrator indicated...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-24/us-senate-youth-program-accepting-a
Neighbors
Man gets six years for drug-related shooting at Coho Apartments

...years in prison on Tuesday for threatening a man with a gun during an altercation over drugs at the Coho Park Apartments in December, an event that ended badly for James Depasquale III since the threatened man then shot him in self-defense.During his...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-20/man-gets-six-years-drug-related-shootin
Local
Man pleads guilty to embezzling labor union funds

...felony during a hearing in U.S. District Court in Juneau before Judge Timothy Burgess. He is scheduled to be sentenced in December.Prosecutors said Smith was elected as financial secretary of Carpenters Local Union 2247 in 2006, and began stealing from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/man-pleads-guilty-embezzling-labor-unio
Local
School enrollment slightly higher than expected

...percent drop in enrollment in 2013, "the largest percentage decline in nine years," he wrote in a letter to the district in December 2013.He predicts the mini-recession will level out in the next year, as will enrollment.Although numbers district-wide...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/school-enrollment-slightly-higher-expec
Local
Two poems by Richard Dauenhauer, 1942-2014

...and the Gang)- In memory of Juneau's finest greasy spoon restaurant and in memory of Sam Taguchi, January 22, 1918?December 20, 1995, and Takeshi "Gim" Taguchi, March 27, 1924?June 9, 1997 South Franklin Street, where paint'sbeen peeling...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/two-poems-richard-dauenhauer-1942-2014
Art
Buel M. Hixson Jr.

...some of the most enjoyable years. Buel met the love of his life in 1958 in Juneau, Alaska, Nancy Berggren and were married December 31, 1958. His only regret at the end of his abundant life was leaving Nancy.Buel is survived by his wife, Nancy and his...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172211049
Superintendent talks bargaining, testing

...couple challenges as he starts his first school year on the job, including teacher contract negotiations, which begin in December, and new state standards and assessments to implement.As a former assistant superintendent of human resources for the Hayward...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/superintendent-talks-bargaining-testing
Local
State doesn't have money to replace Gustavus float

...appeared there would be issues because of weather.Five of the 10 steel piles holding the float in place were damaged in a December storm. He says it should have been unbolted and moved after that, but while the state was working on a plan to replace the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/state-doesn%E2%80%99t-have-money-replac
State
Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

...made recently incorporated into our fall 2014 forecast this December."The department's production forecast follows a strict...day compared with a 531,639 barrels the previous year. In December, the department had projected 508,200 barrels daily.Pawlowski...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/exploring-what-ifs-sb-21-aces
State

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