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The long road south

...a new one. For a long bike trip McBride needed a handcycle, which he powers with his arms. He got one with the help of a grant from the Challenged Athletes Foundation. The couple modified it to be able to carry his wheelchair frame, changed the backrest...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/long-road-south
Outdoors
Kodiak's Thomet places 15th at national meet

...time of 15 minutes 33 seconds.Defending national champion Grant Fisher of Grand Blanc, Michigan, took first place in 15...name, grade, region, school, city, state)1. 15:03 Grant Fisher, SR, Midwest, Grand Blanc H.S., Grand Blanc MI2...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-18/kodiaks-thomet-places-15th-national-me
Sports
Students take charge of learning, anti-bullying

...she asked.All six AVID students in attendance raised their hands.The school board also passed a motion at the meeting to grant $150,000 to the activities fund from the general fund. The activities fund deficit was previously bankrolled with transportation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-17/students-take-charge-learning-anti-bull
Local
BP looking for excellent teachers

...we are showing our commitment to Alaska."Each BP Teacher of Excellence will receive a $500 gift card and a $500 matching grant to their school. BP also will select one Teacher of the Year to receive a $1,500 scholarship for continuing education...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-14/bp-looking-excellent-teachers
Neighbors
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

...public service call. Replaced smoke detector battery for a homeowner.? At 6:37 p.m. Sunday, CCFR was dispatched to Grant Street for a welfare check and was cancelled en route. No person found at reported residence.Warrant arrest? At 3:15...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-16/police-fire-tuesday-dec-16-2014
Local
Mastodons long gone from the north

...dating northern mastodon fossils proved that they were much older than initial tests suggested. This confirmed the doubts of Grant Zazula and others who study vanished landscapes of the north. Zazula is with the Yukon Palaeontology Program in Whitehorse...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-12/mastodons-long-gone-north
Outdoors
Kenai's Ostrander wins Nike Cross Nationals

...6, culminating in the National Finals at Balboa Park. Highlights for the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships include:Grant Fisher (Grand Blanc, Michigan), is the top ranked runner in the nation and is the defending national champion.Anna Rohrer...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-11/kenais-ostrander-wins-nike-cross-natio
Sports
Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears Boys Basketball

...freshman guard (6'"/140)24 Erik Kelly, freshman forward (6'2"/173)JV & C TEAM:Cody Adams, Adam Murphy, Trevor Grant, David George, Patrick Benin, Ulyx Bohulano, Chance Adams, Hunter Beelitz, Sebastian Bradley, Angelo Garcia, Ethan Goeble...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-12/juneau-douglas-crimson-bears-boys-bask
Sports
State Arts Council seeks public input on connecting youth with heritage

...Alaska State Council on the Arts, in partnership with the Rasmuson Foundation, is currently seeking public input for a new grant program designed to support cultural heritage for Alaskan youth. The Rasmuson Foundation established funding for this program...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-27/state-arts-council-seeks-public-input-con
Art
Bringing Native history to the fore

...undertaken with Andy Hope III in 2008 through a grant provided by the Alaska Humanities Forum...projects were funded through the $1 million grant, Metcalfe and Hope's among them. Hope's...Hope, who passed away very soon after the grant was awarded.Metcalfe also sought out...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-04/bringing-native-history-fore
Art

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