Juneau shines and glitters at inaugural ball

...the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 and the Fairbanks Flood of 1967."We worked our way through those," he said.First Lady Donna Walker seemed to enjoy herself at the JACC, dancing to classic rock covers by Susu and the Prophets. She even...
Juneau schools spice up meal programs service change was prompted by increased student complaints about bland food and new requirements set in place by first lady Michelle Obama's "Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act," which made the first major changes to the National School Lunch...
Shipyard starts work on two new ferries

...Alaska once they are completed. Vigor Alaska expects to deliver the two boats in 2018.At the ceremony, Alaska's first lady Donna Walker ceremoniously welded her initials into the keel of the boat, a maritime tradition that identifies her as...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Dec. 15, 2014

...than a Michael Bay blockbuster.Thumbs up to progress on the Alaska-class ferries. On Friday, Gov. Bill Walker and first lady Donna Walker attended a ceremony in Ketchikan to mark the official start of construction on the two new Alaska-class...
World Sports Briefs

...a parade and a visit to the major league World Series and the White House, where they met President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama.Janes said Wednesday that he doesn't know if the matter is closed permanently, and that the international...
Nominations Accepted for First Lady's Volunteer Awards

First Lady Sandy Parnell is encouraging Alaskans to...extraordinary volunteer service for the First Lady's Volunteer of the Year Awards. The program, started by First Lady Bella Hammond, recognizes volunteers who...
My Turn: Parnell committed to protecting those in the Alaska National Guard

As an Alaskan, a mother, and First Lady who cares deeply about our families and our future, I was disturbed and with accountable leadership.? Sandy Parnell is Alaska's First Lady.
First lady seeks nominations for volunteer awards

First Lady Sandy Parnell invites Alaskans to recognize their fellow citizens who have performed extraordinary volunteer service by nominating them for the First Lady's Volunteer of the Year Awards. The awards recognize volunteers who...
Regional News
First lady hosts kids at lunchtime 'state dinner'

WASHINGTON - At the first ever White House "kids state dinner," first lady Michelle Obama told America's top junior chefs Monday that the dishes they created are proving that fun eating can be "healthy...
First Lady to honor Alaska volunteers

Juneau - First Lady Sandy Parnell is asking state residents...volunteer service by nominating them for the First Lady's Volunteer of the Year Awards. The...impact in Alaska. The program began with First Lady Bella Hammond. Eleven citizens will...


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