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When Jim Akins' daughter was a sophomore at Juneau-Douglas High School a few years ago, she couldn't find a teacher who knew her well enough...
Friends of the Flags

Eirik Kellogg and Jim Akins put up the Maine state flag last month on Egan Drive. Friends of the Flags, a local nonprofit group, raises and cares for the...
Flags unfurled

...Friends of the Flags, a nonprofit group that raises and cares for the flags. This year's flag crew was Michael Orelove, Jim Akins, George Fisher, Shawn Huntley, Hal Cleek, Carl John, Hans Mercer, Jim Carroll and Kirby Day.
Neighbors Letter

...season that the flags have flown over the Capital City of Alaska. I would like to publicly thank one of my co-chairman, Jim Akins and his crewmembers, Jim Carroll, Michael Orlove, Nancy Zimmerman and Richard Frazer for a great job. For those of...
Photos: A sight for sore Buckeyes

...Residents who aren't quite sure which flag is which and who would like to know have only to look at the base of the pole to see the state's two-letter post-office abbreviation. At bottom, Jim Akins installs the Wisconsin state flag. | | |
Volunteers raise flags, paint the town

...which features a white background and a state seal (not the animal ) that features an eagle. A cherrypicker hoists Jim Akins, left, and Michael Orelove to the top of a downtown lightpole to attach one of 50 state flags. The three are members...
Thank you

...crew who install and take down the flags. Headed up by Jim Akins, there was Jim Carroll and Hal Cleek, who have been...for which I apologize to Mark. Next spring, Mark?). Jim Akins and Kelly Peres enthusiastically serve as my co-chairs...
Local Scoreboard: Nick Frangos memorial

...Deiss, 23, M, 1:08:56; 16. Hans Moser, 40, M, 1:08:56; 17. Betsy Fischer, 49, F, 1:08:56; 18. Jim Akins, 53, M, 1:08:56; Recreational rider: Shane Davis, no time.
We own the permafund

...governance and tell the wolves to go feed elsewhere. Keep your fund, spend it wisely (or unwisely, it's your money!), support a sound plan to solve the fiscal gap but never forget whose money is getting spent here. Jim Akins Douglas
Neighbors mailbox

...downtown. The money donated this year will pay for next year's flags, on our 30th anniversary. Special thanks to Jim Akins and his intrepid crew, who put the flags up this spring. The weather was not good. But the rain, wind and cold did...


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