Guard mulls closing Kodiak golf course

...Golf Association has encouraged the Kodiak group to run the course for the Coast Guard next year, but he's not sure his 60-member association can take over the nearly 20-acre course.It's not the first military-affiliated base to face problems in...
The Final Member

Synopsis: Jonah Bekhor and Zach Math's documentary The Final Member charts the efforts of the Icelandic Phallological Museum -- a showcase for male genitalia from just about every mammal on Earth -- to acquire its first human specimen. Although the organization's mastermind has two hot leads, he quickly discovers his quest is more difficult than he expected. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Sigurdur "Siggi" Hjartarson, Tom Mitchell, Pall Arason Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Full hearts welcome Empty Chair memorial

...more positive important project," wrote Empty Chair Committee member Janie Homan. "From the very beginning to the fruition of this...with this project as part of the committee," wrote committee member Betty Echigo Marriott. "The heartwarming involvement of people...
Empire Editorial: Old enough to know better, do better

...According to Pew economist Richard Fry, about 41 percent of those between the ages of 18-24 either lived at home or with a family member in 2012. That's up from 30 percent in 2001.A kid is a kid for as long as they're treated as such. Some of us need to...
Miss Teen Alaska 2014 goes for national crown

...Inc. and also works as a camp counselor at Camp Li-Wa, according to the Miss Teen United States Pageant. She is also a member of the West Valley cheer team.I caught up with her at a Fairbanks photo shoot, preparing for the Miss Photogenic portion...
From Sea2Sea

...he rode though 14 states and parts of Canada. In each state, he led a ceremony and read the names of each fallen service member from that state. Keanel's inspiration for the feat is a deeply personal one. In September of 2009, while cycling through...
Juneau Artists Gallery: Work by participating artists

Juneau Artists Gallery175 S. Franklin St.Reception: 4:30-7 p.m.The Juneau Artists Gallery will feature the work of its 23 member artists on First Thursday.
My Turn: Too many jobs, not enough Alaskans

I am writing on behalf of the Pacific Seafood Processors Association, a trade organization established in 1914, whose member companies process the majority of the seafood produced in Alaska each year. I was sorry to read that the Juneau Empire believes...
Juneau Lyric Opera announces leadership changes

...Boheme," "Beauty and the Beast," "Hairspray" and "La Traviata," has retired. John Clough, another long-term board member, is the new board president. Clough has performed in numerous JLO productions and has acted as producer for shows such as...
A sourdough's vision of Alaska: Paintings by Jay Crondahl

...Local artist Jay Crondahl will show a selection of his recent paintings, both representational and abstract. Crondahl, a member of the Plein Rein painters, most recently showed his work at the JAHC Gallery's 40th Anniversary Retrospective Exhibit in...


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