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Nonprofits get $1M from Hope Fund

...corpus - each year to Juneau nonprofits."We are excited about the future of this program, which will improve the quality of life for everyone in Juneau," Eric Kueffner, president of the Juneau Community Foundation, said in the release...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-15/nonprofits-get-1m-hope-fund
Local
Clock stopped on daylight saving time repeal - for now

...about and substantiate the economic, logistical and quality of life impacts of abolishing Daylight Savings in Alaska...affect our economy and livelihoods, not to mention our quality of life - from walking the dogs in the evening to summer softball...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/clock-stopped-daylight-saving-time-repe
State | AK legislature
Educator Spotlight: Jenna Wiersma

...always have fun teaching kids some important skills and seeing growth in their independence and improvement in overall quality of life. What inspires you? I am always inspired by communities, schools and families surrounding and supporting children...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-29/educator-spotlight-jenna-wiersma
Neighbors
JCF offers grants for students, organizations

...training/education in any field of professional endeavor, and events or special services that enhance the overall quality of life, like amateur sports organizations and children's music and theatre activities.Application forms may be obtained...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-01/jcf-offers-grants-students-organizations
Art
My Turn: Economic freedom: A magic pill we shouldn't swallow

...describes economic freedom as a "simple concept" responsible for creating prosperous societies and improves the quality of life around the world, "especially for the most vulnerable." Sounds wonderful, doesn't it? The problem is America...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-27/my-turn-economic-freedom-magic-pill-w
Opinion
Juneau's youth center continues to fight hunger

...board could not fill his place after he was gone.Since that time, foundations and donations have helped to build quality of life for the 14 percent of Juneau's youths who call Zach Gordon their "home away from home." Last year, the downtown...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-01/juneaus-youth-center-continues-fight-hu
Local
Egan wants to save daylight in Southeast

...Egan's office to speak out against the bill, he said. Ending daylight saving in Southeast would negatively impact quality of life in the region and its vital industries of tourism and commercial fishing, he said.Small floatplanes can only fly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/egan-wants-save-daylight-southeast
State | AK legislature
Leaders rally against Army force reductions

...university and regional medical facilities to provide treatment in addition to that given on base, and to the general quality of life," Popp said.The visiting delegation will also be interested on how strong the local veterans community is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-25/leaders-rally-against-army-force-reduct
State
Student chefs whisk away to culinary competition

...preparation, and now passes the torch to Juneau teens."I can see the skills I teach, and how it will improve their quality of life," he said Wednesday, as he ran between teaching a basic cooking class and coaching his ProStart team.The competition...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-30/student-chefs-whisk-away-culinary-compe
Local
My Turn: The case for big projects

...the stifling of economic growth and eventually result in new taxes, fewer services and an overall decline in our quality of life. "Growth," no matter how much some people hate it - but at the same time benefit from it - paved the way for Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-23/my-turn-case-big-projects
Opinion

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