Refine Search

Thumbs up, thumbs down

...your outdoor trash cans are bear-resistant, or you, too, could be plagued by an unwanted visitor. Thumbs up to Kaye Kanne, and her three decades as a midwife. Kanne opened the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center in 1998 and, before that...
'Mother of midwifery' in Alaska retires

Kaye Kanne can be considered the mother of midwifery in Alaska. From founding the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center to successfully lobbying...
Birth Center refocuses, restructures

...experience to the position, and looks forward to further aligning the organization with the needs of the community. Kaye Kanne, JFHBC founder and longtime Executive Director, has transitioned into the role of Midwifery/Birth Center Director...
Rotarians 'honored' by Parnell appearance

...million, $100 million, $200 million extra dollars, how does that translate into an increase in graduation rate?'"Kaye Kanne, who founded the nonprofit Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, asked to hear Parnell's thoughts on Medicaid expansion...
Family birth center needs funding to expand

When Kaye Kanne had her first child in a hospital 28 years ago, she was unable to see her son until four hours after his birth. When she was...
Kluberton, Byrne wed

...Candace Kluberton were married Aug. 5, 2010, in Talkeetna, Alaska, at Fireweed Station. The bride is the daughter of Kaye Kanne and Bob Bartholomew of Juneau, and Tom Kluberton and Hobbs of Talkeetna. The groom is the son of Sandra and Phillip...
Family Birth Center plans to raise funds for new building, program town. "We're at that point as a nonprofit where it's prudent to own a building rather than lease one," said Kaye Kanne, one of the center's full-time midwives and its director. The building will be larger than the center's current...
Birth center offers classes to help women in labor

...uncomfortable pregnancy, and it helped me," Bixby said of HypnoBirthing. Bixby studied the method in Juneau with Kaye Kanne of the Juneau Family Birth Center, and in Los Angeles, where she completed her certification to teach it. On Aug...
Birth center to break ground on new building

...the nine-year-old family health care center. "Our current location has been a wonderful place to start," said Kaye Kanne, executive director of Juneau Family Birth Center. The new location expands into a "campus of midwifery, health care...
Birth center raising funds for new building, more services

...000 so far in its year-old campaign, including a recent $10,000 grant from the Skaggs Foundation of Juneau, said Kaye Kanne, the birth center's executive director. On Saturday, 13 local businesses will participate in Retail Day to raise...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback