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Today is Friday, August 29, the 241st day of 2014. There are 124 days left in the year.
Mormon church bucks the trend

A new spire reaches toward the heavens in Auke Bay - Juneau's newest church held its first services last Sunday.
Death Notice: Ray Jensen

Ray Jensen died June 24, 2014 at the age of 84. Jensen was born on Aug. 24, 1930, in Stoddard, Utah. After high school, Jensen served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He then enlisted in the Air Force.
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Today in History

Today is Monday, June 9, the 160th day of 2014. There are 205 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 9, 1954, during the Senate-Army Hearings, Army special counsel Joseph N. Welch berated Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, R-Wis.
Peterson to receive Eagle Scout rank

Bradley Peterson will receive the rank of Eagle Scout on Feb.15 at 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints church. He is a member of Troop 5, sponsored by the LDS church.
Photos: Boy Scouts hold merit badge fair

Local Boy Scouts held a merit badge fair Nov. 29-30 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Juneau. The fair, organized by the Boy Scouts of America Maritime District, was attended by more than 50 Boy Scouts ranging...
News in brief for Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013

Alaska borough gets money to improve internet access The Yukon-Koyukuk Borough has been awarded $174,000 to improve broadband access from the Federal Communications Commission's Connect America Fund.
Munoz-Leyva, Mikesell to wed

Alondra Elizabeth Munoz-Leyva and John Edward Mikesell will wed Dec. 20, 2013, at the Anchorage Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The bride is the daughter of Raul and Maribel Munoz of Juneau.
Let's get digital: Making Alaska's archives accessible

Burgeoning technology may remind us that the future is nigh, but it is also putting the past at our fingertips. State Archivist Dean Dawson is overseeing a four-year project digitizing the state's vital records.
Rustan Burton named publisher of the Empire

AUGUSTA, GA - Morris Publishing Group, LLC announced Friday the appointment of Rustan Burton to publisher of the Juneau Empire.


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