A man caught touching himself inappropriately in Walmart pleaded no contest to open lewdness on Wednesday and was sentenced to serve five days in jail and two years probation. Prosecutors had asked for Samuel C.
About 100 people filled the pews of Northern Light United Church on Wednesday evening, listening to community leaders speak about coping with sudden loss.
The Juneau Homeless Coalition would like to thank the community of Juneau for their outpouring of support, collaboration, and compassion witnessed at the fourth Annual Project Homeless Connect / Point-in-Time Count.
Juneau Alliance for Mental Health, Inc., or JAMHI, is one of 56 behavioral health organizations chosen to participate in the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare's 2012 Same Day Access Initiative.
The Alaska Veterans Affairs Healthcare System will be hosting an event in Juneau to help provide healthcare and other services to the veterans of Southeast Alaska.The event, called "Southeast Alaska Stand Down Outreach," will be held at Centennial Hall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, with an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. It will continue Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided both days.
Many thanks to Juneau Key Bank employees who volunteered their time and energy to spruce up the Salmonberry House Adult Group Living Home operated by Juneau Alliance for Mental Health, Inc. JAMHI is Juneau's Community Behavioral Health Center.
September is National Recovery Month, and Juneau is partaking in several events and campaigns, listed below.? "Recovery Film Festival": Each Wednesday, a different film will be shown at the Gold Town Nickelodeon theater downtown. The films will start at 6:30 p.m., and a discussion will follow each showing. For more details, visit www.goldtownnick.com.
Many of you may have seen Jeff VanVonderen on TV - he is a featured interventionist on the A&E's Emmy-nominated documentary series Intervention. VanVonderen will come to Juneau and share his knowledge Tuesday evening.
The 65-year-old Juneau man who attempted to rob a branch of First National Bank at 238 Front Street with a plastic toy gun and then asked the bank teller to call police may not be fit to enter a plea, according to results from a hearing Wednesday in Juneau Superior Court. Kenneth Montoya is charged with first-degree burglary on the heels of that bizarre May 31 incident. David Seid, Montoya's attorney, told Judge Phillip Pallenberg his client was not in a place to enter a knowingly intelligent and voluntary plea.
National Recovery Month is an annual observance presented by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration during the month of September. The 22nd annual event's theme is "Join the Voices of Recovery: Recovery Benefits Everyone.
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