Today In Sports History for April 5

1915 - Jess Willard beats Jack Johnson in the 26th round to win the world heavyweight boxing title in Havana.1927 - Johnny Weissmuller breaks...
The most important meal of the day, with help from JESS volunteers

...the Juneau Education Support Staff (JESS) generously contributes to the school district's breakfast programs. Recently, JESS donated $2,100 between six schools who...Milliron of Floyd Dryden Middle School, JESS President Cricket Curtain, Brenda Edwards...
JSD and JESS come to preliminary agreement

...three-year agreement between JSD and JESS expires on June 30.Other details on the...agreement will not be made available until both JESS and JSD have ratified the new contract.Current negotiations began on Jan. 10. The JESS bargaining unit is the district's second-largest...
JESS contributes to school breakfast program

...For the last six years, the Juneau Education Support Staff (JESS) has contributed between $1,800 and $2,000 to the school district's breakfast programs in area schools. JESS members, which include vocations from custodians and paraprofessionals...
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Glacier Swim Club tops Senior Region XIV Great Alaska Open

...8:54.94. 6, NLSC 'A' (Degnan, Jess/ Jessica M 16, Sailor, Morgan 15, Snavley...M, WWSC, 2:10.76. 11, Degnan, Jess/ Jessica M, NLSC, 2:11.95. 12...48.32. (B - Final) 7, Degnan, Jess/ Jessica M, NLSC, 2:52.92. 8...
Police & Fire for Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

...inmate remains in custody at JYC, and charges are being forwarded to the Juneau District Attorney's office. JYC Director Jess Lujan told the Empire no injuries were reported. He could not elaborate more about the incident due to the ongoing investigation...
Live owls featured at OWLpalooza

...of the white-feathered raptor."I told you it's not 'oooh,' it's 'owl,'" he joked.Dorsey held Ghost by the jesses as he told the crowd of dozens about the lifestyle of the male bird."They're not social birds, so they're not often...
Recent rescue at the JRC: Edward

...keep the bird from damaging its wing and tail feathers, John Eiler, JRC volunteer falconer, fitted the bird with leather jesses, or soft leather "anklets". The goshawk was then moved to a small, sheltered, outdoor enclosure and tethered to a perch...
School district, support staff strike new deal

...collaborative working relationship. "JESS President Cricket Curtain shared the superintendent' of our membership," she said.The JESS bargaining unit is the district's second...representing about 266 of its 662 staff members. JESS membership includes office and instructional...
Juneau Jamboree hockey tourney finds the nets

...Michelle Warrenchuk, MaryAnn Love, Mindy Shaw and Val Marttinez.The Orange team included Patryce McKinney, Janice McLean, Jess Parks, Daria Horne, Julie Leary, Emily Hutchison, Ingrid Harrald, Martha DeFreest, Rebecca Soza, Wendy Smith and Stephanie...


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