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Letter: Time for new ideas on the Juneau school board

...consensus builder. He's a staunch defender of kids and teachers, and a personable, no-nonsense guy. Brian is director of the Juneau Economic Development Council and has volunteered on the JSD Budget Committee and Graduation Requirements Task Force...
Empire Editorial: On Election Day, ballot riches run deep

...board does not listen to public input and does not communicate effectively with the public.Holst, as executive director of the Juneau Economic Development Council, can see the value of education as an economic engine. He graduated from Juneau-Douglas...
My Turn: Why historic preservation matters

...and neighborhoods, we automatically preserve the history they hold for everyone to enjoy.? Jane Lindsey is the Director of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, which resides in a building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Museum...
Dick Garrison named Juneau Fourth of July grand marshal

...they came about choosing me, but of course I've been around here a long time." According to Jean Sztuk, the director of the Juneau Fourth of July Parade, the grand marshal is chosen by the parade's panel based on the prospective marshal's...
Recovery: A lesson in humility

...eventually hired by the National Alliance on Mental Health-Juneau, and about a year ago became the executive director of the Juneau branch of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. Before recovery, she hadn't wanted anything...
Photos: Tesla comes to town

Guy Hall, President of the Sacramento Electric Vehicle Association, right, stands with executive director of the Juneau Economic Development Council Brian Holst, left, and Duff Mitchell, of the JEDC Electric Vehicle Work Group...
UAS hosts Community Day Saturday

...include everything from music concerts to creating pinwheels and petting sea creatures.Nancy DeCherney, executive director of the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, said the Juneau Symphony will have a "petting zoo of instruments" to cultivate...
Arts groups discuss new theater complex

...has been around since at least the 1970s - has picked up steam recently, said Nancy DeCherney, the executive director of the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council."This is going to be a huge economic driver in our community, so, really, it's...
Juneau community members speak up, at varied age levels, as well as mentoring and judging at science fairs.Skilbred is the executive director of the Juneau Community Foundation."I've been involved in youth issues, environmental issues, but with my job I'm pretty...
Davidson: Not the retiring type

...System and serving three terms on the Juneau Assembly, including two as deputy mayor. This month, he's back as director of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, a position he hopes to use to forge connections throughout Southeast and into the Yukon...


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