Pure Sole: Dear Mr. Corbus

...million from the city and the school district. Teams were on a three-year rotation...budget of $75,000 in the Juneau School District, it is hard to justify traveling were funded outside the school district prior to TMHS being built.Coaches salaries...
Update: State seeks to intervene in timber lawsuits

...Service on Prince of Wales Island.Gov. Sean Parnell's office on Monday announced the state's request to the U.S. District Court in the three cases, including one that challenges the 2008 Tongass Land Management plan that allows the Big Thorne timber...
Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater

...traveled or any tracks or scents that would lead us to continue the search for the time being," Petty Officer Shawn Eggert of District 17's Public Affairs Office said in a phone interview.Coast Guard officials expressed condolences to Keithahn's family...
No sign of missing Auke Bay boater

...Keithahn continued Tuesday evening and will pick up again at first light today, said Coast Guard Petty Officer Shawn Eggert of District 17's Public Affairs Office."As long as we believe there's a chance, or we have information that we believe might help...
School year starts with bulging classrooms

Almost half of the Juneau School District's 80 elementary school classrooms are overcrowded according to the district's goal: 22.5 students per teacher...grade.A report released by the school district at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting...
School board gives itself good grade

The Juneau School District Board of Education gave itself high...Associates Inc., the company the district used for its most recent superintendent...and what it translates to in terms of district priorities in terms of budgeting...
No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...presage a Supreme Court ruling legalizing it nationwide.As for marijuana, in November voters in Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia will weigh in on ballot measures that would emulate Colorado and Washington by legalizing recreational use of pot...
My Turn: Is the Postal Service really losing money?

...happening.As for me, I see the Postal Service continuing to be a crucial and profitable government entity for many years to come.? Mick Lowry lives in Auke Bay and is District Vice President for the Alaska Postal Workers Union.
JDHS coach accused of verbal abuse

The Juneau School District is investigating an incident in which...allegedly yelled and cursed at another district teacher at the varsity team's Sept...according to a letter from the board to district human resources director Ted VanBronkhorst...
Letters to the Editor: JSD hazing interpretation is absurd

How absurd is the Juneau School District's "interpretation" of the board policy...JDHS football program. According to the district's interpretation, these seniors went...absolutely right on Sunday, the school district's interpretation of the policy notwithstanding...


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