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AFN 2014: 'The children are watching'

...of the Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention in Anchorage to go back to their villages and make healthy, drug- and alcohol-free choices. Have a family dinner. Go running or swimming. Be a mentor to a struggling child. Be positive...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/children-are-watching
State
At 1-1, World Series moves to quirky Giants park

...over there. So I think they can make adjustments. I don't think we'll go in thinking that they're at a disadvantage because of not being at our ballpark...park. I've always wanted to see it, and this is a great opportunity to go there."

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-24/1-1-world-series-moves-quirky-giants-p
Sports
Get ready to vote in Round 2, of Ski Town Throwdown III

...is a vote for Juneau, Douglas and all of Alaska," Clough said. "We appreciate the support from everyone in round one and are asking for help to get Eaglecrest and Juneau into round three."For more details go online to skijuneau.com.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/get-ready-vote-round-2-ski-town-thro
Outdoors
Federal government to bring indoor plumbing to remote village

...to upgrade its aging water treatment system.The western Alaska village of Akiachak is receiving a $5 million grant that will go toward construction of sewer mains and other parts of a core system that can be hooked up later to 100 houses in the community...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/federal-government-bring-indoor-plumbin
State
Black wolf exhibit planned for visitor center

...Community Foundation. The Forest Service's role is to provide the space and design parameters.Those who wish to donate can go online to www.juneaucf.org and select "Ways to Give," making sure to specify that the donation is going toward the Black...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/black-wolf-exhibit-planned-visitor-c
Outdoors
Juneau restaurant scene is getting hip

...using traditional Italian techniques. His go-to home meal is good pasta with a can...he wants to settle down and not be on the go all the time. Plus, Alaska's a good...have the time to cook like grandmother. We go to The Rookery. We go to SALT. Maybe places...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-23/juneau-restaurant-scene-getting-hip
Art
UAA alum cast in 'Les Miserables"

...rejection as well. I've had to learn to be OK with not getting big roles."And you have to be willing to go for everything, with being ready to go to 10 or 20 auditions before you get something. Little things can lead to big things here, I've come...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/uaa-alum-cast-les-miserables
State
AFN 2014: Plea for help

...want you, you up there, to help us. Please help us. Please go back and tell the President we're suffering."A representative...tribes is funneled through the state first and "a lot doesn't go to the tribes.""We continue to lack law enforcement in our...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/plea-help
State
My Turn: 'The Road' conversation needs a new subject

...Anchorage. And if it didn't work as planned, it could easily be terminated, unlike road maintenance.But would the Legislature go for it? It's a stretch, but that's a challenge for our delegation to tackle.This solution doesn't solve the Lynn Canal...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-23/my-turn-road-conversation-needs-new-s
Opinion
Understaffing the culprit in RALLY enrollment drop

...licensing had visited and noted there were too many kids for the number of adults, and that they decided which kids had to (be let) go by registration date." Those who were registered most recently were displaced.In an email, another parent noted that "the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-23/understaffing-culprit-rally-enrollment-
Local

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