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Music permit approved for back to school contest

An amplified music permit was approved by the City and Borough of Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation for the Jackle Renninger Skate Park where the Back to School Skate Contest will take place. The contest will be Aug. 15, 11 a...
July 4 Park and Rec hike headed to Ben Stewart

The Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation's July 4 hike will begin at Eaglecrest's parking lot at 9:30 a.m. If the weather is sunny, participants will climb Mount...
Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too

...shoulders above any kid I've ever coached at that age level."Steve Bandura, who works for the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation, will never forget the first time he saw Davis. It was six years ago and she was tossing a football...
My Turn: An empowered board for pools makes sense

Citizens of Juneau voted by a 57-43 margin to give the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly the power to create an empowered board to operate Dimond Park and Augustus Brown Pools as is done for Eaglecrest.
Full hearts welcome Empty Chair memorial

The empty chair at the 1942 Juneau High School graduation ceremony, which valedictorian John Tanaka was unable to attend, will represent to all who visit the newly placed bronze memorial in Capital Park the pain and emptiness that accompanied the internment of Japanese-American Juneau residents during World War II. But it will also evoke the feeling of community that came with families looking out for families who were taken from their homes during the war and incarcerated in camps in the lower 48.
Downtown park dedicated to late Juneau Bishop

Roughly 100 people gathered Friday to dedicate a downtown park at the corner of Third and Seward Streets in honor of a late bishop. The Bishop Michael H.
Dixie Hood

Resident of Juneau from October 1975 to the present. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Aug. 26, 1933. Education: B.A. in Psychology, 1969, San Francisco State University.
Senator seeks $15 million for tsunami debris

HONOLULU - An Alaska senator wants $15 million for tsunami debris cleanup on the West Coast included in a federal disaster relief package for states affected by Superstorm Sandy. Sen.
City to upgrade emergency communication, preparedness still key

After the recent earthquake, residents were shaken and wondering where to best get information and instruction.
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