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Charities need more giving this season

The less fortunate of Juneau might be a little less full when expressing their thanks this Thanksgiving.
This week's temps below normal, but not unusual

Bob Thompson said he can tell when it's cold in Juneau. The operations manager for the Glory Hole, the downtown homeless shelter, said it has been full, or close to full, during the recent cold snap. Normally, about half...
Glory Hole cuts afternoon hours

For the last year and a half, John Covington, a homeless man living in Juneau, has frequented the downtown soup kitchen the Glory Hole during the day for a hot meal and some camaraderie. But beginning next month, he and the others who rely on the facility will have to find a new place for shelter and meals during the day. Earlier this week, the Glory Hole announced that due to a budget shortfall it will close its doors in the late morning and afternoon.
Photo: Ready to pick up

Katherine Oliver, kitchen manager for The Glory Hole, lifts a frozen turkey onto a table as Thanksgiving food boxes are prepared for families to pick up on Wednesday. The soup kitchen...


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