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State raises ferry rates starting Jan. 1

...Transportation announced Thursday afternoon.Tickets booked after Jan. 1 for travel after May 1 will reflect the new rates. Tickets...user-benefit analysis (for the highway)," committee member Jan Wrentmore said.Wrentmore declined to comment on the new fare...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-19/state-raises-ferry-rates-starting-jan-1
State | Local
Best of the season's 39 bowl games

...two marquee semifinal games to set up the Jan. 12 national championship game in North...GAMESCollege Football Championship, teams TBD, Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas. Goes without...Rose Bowl, Florida State vs. Oregon, Jan. 1 in Pasadena, California. Not only...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-19/best-seasons-39-bowl-games
Sports
Photo: Moving day

...offices of the Sealaska Heritage Institute in the new Walter Soboleff Center on Thursday. Work continues on the first floor but Institute employees will be working in their new offices by Jan. 1. The Grand Opening is scheduled for May 15.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/photo-moving-day
Local
PE benched with new requirements

...implement the program now. Wilson and district staff will work to present a second draft proposal by the next regular school board meeting Jan. 13.? Contact reporter Stephanie Shor at 523-2279 or at stephanie.shor@juneauempire.com.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/pe-benched-new-requirements
Local
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt5. Lila, Marilynne Robinson6. A Sudden Light, Garth Stein7. Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good, Jan Karon8. The Slow Regard of Silent Things, Patrick Rothfuss9. Gray Mountain, John Grisham10. Station Eleven, Emily St...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/pacific-northwest-indie-bestseller-list
Art
Alaska Sampler Call for Submissions

...published, whole or excerpted. Illustrations and photos for the cover are also being considered. Submissions must be received by Jan. 10, 2015. The Alaska Sampler is a free ebook anthology featuring fiction, memoir, biography, and nature writing by contemporary...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/alaska-sampler-call-submissions
Art
Improv comedy course to be offered in January

...a special friends and family show at the end of the course.Intro to Improv Comedy will be offered every Thursday night from Jan. 29 to April 2, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sign up in 2014 and pay a special holiday rate of $40 ($50 after Dec. 31...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/improv-comedy-course-be-offered-january
Art
Local artist prepares for Giant Puppet Project

...workshop that stretches over a month-long period beginning Jan. 15. MacNaughton and visiting artists Patty Mitchell, Robert...the Arts awards ceremony at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center Jan. 29, and the Wearable Arts Extravaganza Feb. 14 and 15, probably...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/local-artist-prepares-giant-puppet-projec
Art
2015 Governor's Awards include Sealaska Heritage Institute

...Arts and the Alaska Humanities Forum in coordination with the Office of the Governor. The event will be presented Thursday, Jan. 29, at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.Tickets can be purchased at bit.ly/2015GovAwardsVIPTixFor more, visit www...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/2015-governors-awards-include-sealaska-he
Art
Husband and wife named Alaska State Writer Laureate and Individual Artist for 2015

...will be officially bestowed during the Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities award ceremony to be held in Juneau on Jan. 29.Soos, professor emeritus of English at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks, has published several works of fiction...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/husband-and-wife-soos-and-klass-both-hono
Art

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