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Health center faces staffing challenges

...accomplish anything. But now the health center is struggling to keep its top positions filled. The face of the clinic for years, head nurse practitioner Janna Brewster, has departed. The health center also lacks a dentist and, by the end of this month, interim...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-17/health-center-faces-staffing-challenges
Local
World Sports Briefs

...hiring Bishop Gorman High School's Tony Sanchez as UNLV's new head coach.Sanchez was signed to a four-year contract paying him...becomes one of a small number of Division I schools to hire a head coach directly from the high school ranks.The 40-year-old...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-17/world-sports-briefs
Sports
City slashes funding requests

...identified major cuts from city funding already, which would eliminate the currently vacant Augustus Brown Pool manager position and head lifeguard position at Dimond Park Aquatic Facility. These alone will save the city $210,000.Bartlett Regional Hospital's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/city-slashes-funding-requests
Local
Yankees GM Cashman: A-Rod now a full-time DH

...offense improved after a herniated disk in his back was treated with an epidural injection June 20."If the back rears its ugly head, we know the process necessary to deal with that. So it was a risk that we felt worth taking," Cashman said.New York anticipates...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-17/yankees-gm-cashman-rod-now-full-time-d
Sports
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...place."Robin Samuelson, chairman of Bristol Bay Economic Development Corp. and a lifelong resident of Dillingham at the head of the bay, said protection for the fishery has been a 25-year battle. The bay supports the largest sockeye salmon fishery...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-17/obama-withdraws-bristol-bay-offshore-dr
State
Slam dunk against bullying and drugs

...fight against Simpson and Rivers, who towered over them, often holding the ball out of their reach or throwing it over their heads. The student team was undeterred, however, and used their meager heights to scramble under the older men's feet and trip...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-16/slam-dunk-against-bullying-and-drugs
Local
Gutsy Gustavus earns Mixed 6 volleyball crown

...up and cover but it is just about getting in each other's heads. Playing volleyball takes up time but it is worth it. We don't...that are the same size, the thing that keeps popping into my head is how long we have been at this," Parks said. "We are one...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-16/gutsy-gustavus-earns-mixed-6-volleybal
Sports
Bustin' Out the new bras

...section, and they don't.""At that point, she was like I wish someone would open this, and some light bulb went off in my head," she said.Burnet knew that Kitchin had been dreaming of opening a lingerie store, so she approached her with the idea to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-16/bustin-out-new-bras
Local
2012 Anchorage murder case in hands of jurors

...The fate of a man charged with shooting his girlfriend in the head and leaving her to die in an Anchorage ditch is in the hands...and nearly naked nearby in a ditch. She had been shot in the head.Miftari, then 21, had been in a relationship with Reid...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/2012-anchorage-murder-case-hands-jurors
State
Nordic ski club is ready for winter snow

...outgoing JNSC president Bart Watson said in the release.New head coach Abby Lowell, taking over from Merry Ellefson and Tristan...Odin Brudie.Continuing board members include Del Carnes (JNSC head groomer), Tim Blust (treasurer and youth development booster...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-14/nordic-ski-club-ready-winter-snow
Sports

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