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State to discuss Ebola preparedness

...Thursday in Anchorage.U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to make Ebola test kits available in Alaska as a precautionary measure. Earlier this week, he also called for the need for frequent communication with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-16/state-discuss-ebola-preparedness
State
On Writing: Don't seize the day

...transformed into the violent, rapacious metaphor of "seize." Horace's verb was first translated as "seize" by English poet Kit Smart in the mid-18th century, at the beginning of the industrial revolution and in the heyday of European exploitation of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-16/writing-dont-seize-day
Art
Volunteers spend night out for homeless awareness

...helped the staff put together survival kits to hand out to the participants. The idea behind the survival kits, Bates said, is to give a glimpse of...by homeless youths.For example, the kits contained a toothbrush but no toothpaste...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/volunteers-spend-night-out-homeless-awa
State
Thread to host open houses

...businesses. Stop by thread's open house to learn about their $1,000 start-up grant. Free supplies such as a health and safety kit and children's books will be available for your business.Thread will also host an open house Oct. 7, Nov. 8 and Dec...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-21/thread-host-open-houses
Neighbors
Industry could suffer if Big Thorne stalls

...but turn it into something and sell it locally, he said. The companies' money and products - such as crown molding and cabin kits - go directly back into Southeast. He said SEACC is in "regular communication with 11 small saw mills.""It's pretty obvious...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-08/industry-could-suffer-if-big-thorne-sta
Local
Youth robotics teams need more coaches

...build and program a robot was the best part of being on a FIRST team last year. At the lower FIRST levels, students use LEGO kits to create a robot and an obstacle course of tasks it must complete. Last year's competition was natural disaster-themed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/youth-robotics-teams-need-more-coaches
Local
Photo: Robot Garage

...Beth Weigel of the Juneau Public Library explore a robot making kit from the Museum of Flight in Seattle at the Valley Public Library...library, will be held Friday 1:15-2:30 p.m. There are 11 kits for children to work with and no sign up is necessary.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-11/photo-robot-garage
Local
Griffiths, Mace wed

...Last Chance Tours.The wedding was officiated by Mary Lou Spartz. The bride and groom were attended by friends Sarah Arntson, Kit Burroughs, Rosie Ainza, Logan Lott, Michael Paris, David Lang, Luke Metcalfe, Katie Moritz, Katie Spielberger and photographer...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2014-07-27/griffiths-mace-wed
Weddings
DA: No charges in Stanford rape case

...out with the family in the days following the incident; she waited four or five days to report it to police and to get a rape kit done; they had an on-again, off-again relationship.All of this is victim blaming, Francis said firmly, meant to detract...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-10/da-no-charges-stanford-rape-case
Local
Kits of comfort

...group gathered June 4 and assembled travel kits for Native women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. The kits will be distributed at a brunch June 22...Early Detection Program. "We made 100 kits," Longworth said. "We're going to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061902/nei_comfort.shtml
Neighbors

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