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...then a CASA is appointed." Dorothea "Dee" Owens, a teacher with 39 years classroom experience, some at Juneau's Johnson Youth Center, looks at the job with an educator's eye. "You try to analyze the kids' defenses and try to get them...
Senate unveils bare bones capital budget

...reserves and $26 million for the Dalton Highway. Also among the cuts are $9.5 million requested to refurbish Juneau's Johnson Youth Center to meet safety and security needs. That project would have been funded out of the general fund. "But again...
Parnell budget limits spending

...said. Muñoz and Kerttula praised Parnell for including $9.5 million for security and safety upgrades at Juneau's Johnson Youth Center, money that had been requested by former Gov. Sarah Palin but was later cut out by lawmakers. "I'm really...
Glory Hole to create homeless teen shelter

...said. "I have been aware of this situation for over 20 years. But all we have is Johnson Youth Center." Juneau's Johnson Youth Center is a state-run jail for youths. "If we continue putting in status offenders (runaways and minor offenders...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Group objects to Legislative doings 6/25/97

...Senate Republicans recessed to a closed-door meeting after voting to include a $3 million expansion of Juneau's Johnson Youth Center in next year's budget, emerging a few minutes later and rescinding the action. ``They were saying...


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