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Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks

...month to discuss a universal agreement on climate, a Juneau group will be raising awareness about the talks, and about...of AlaskaCAN (Alaska Climate Action Network), the Juneau group sponsoring the series."We want a way for people to...
Seniors deserve more tax breaks

...residents experiencing a tax increase are seniors? Unless you are buying big-ticket items above $7,500, no other Juneau group is carrying the burden of this fiscal shortfall. It is being carried on the backs of seniors.As you point out in...
Compassion in action: Acting locally to help globally

...deaths and 23,000 injuries, continues to reel as people attempt to find stability among the devastation and loss.A Juneau group with ties to Langtang is rallying to raise funds that will help the village rebuild. Katog Ewam Ling, a local Buddhist...
Families welcome Japanese students

...funding difficulties, Calkins said. They must be paid for with community fundraising and donations, and only two Juneau groups in the program's history have beaten that hurdle.While Juneau students don't frequently go to Japan, JSD teachers...
Juneau runners fare well at White River 50-mile

...It turned out to be a lot of fun that there was a Juneau group."Hood placed 14th overall in a field of 320 participants...race, organizers hosted a pasta feed and some of the Juneau group met to make a tuna, bacon, salad, yam and asparagus...
Juneau group wins grant for arts complex planning

JUNEAU - A Juneau nonprofit organization has won a $51,000 grant for planning a proposed arts complex.Juneau radio station KTOO reported the grant from the Juneau Community Foundation is for a feasibility study and business plan.The proposed Willoughby Arts Complex would be part of the existing Juneau Arts and Culture Center.A partnership between the Perseverance Theatre and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council is behind the project.The feasibility study and business plan will be conducted by the McDowell Group.
Juneau groups offer four scholarships to music MAT students

Juneau Alaska Music Matters (JAMM), the Juneau Symphony and the Juneau community are partnering with the University of Alaska Southeast to offer four $10,000 scholarships to string students interested in pursuing a one-year Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education with the opportunity to earn a certification in K-12 Music. The recipients of the four scholarships will serve as a quartet-in-residence.
Avista donates $100K to Juneau groups

The new owner of Alaska Electric Light and Power Company spread some holiday cheer of its own by donating $100,000 to several local organizations. Avista Corporation, which bought out AEL&P last summer, announced the donation Tuesday.
Rotarians head for Mexico to donate wheelchairs

...wheelchairs worldwide with help from groups, such as Rotary Clubs, that sponsor containers of 100 to 280 wheelchairs.Juneau groups go a bit further - and more hands-on - by flying to the intended destination, "getting boots on the ground" and...
5K to honor fallen Juneau Air Force veteran

...Friends and family across the nation caught wind of the idea and agreed to gather to run a 5K at the same time as the Juneau group of between 30 and 50 people. Williams' family, friends and fellow servicemen and women in Anchorage, Washington...
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