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Douglas Dornan grant applications accepted through June 1

...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/2015-05-20/douglas-dornan-grant-applications-accepte
Art
Yakutat to welcome first-ever cruise ships this year

...here - to the environment and ecology that we have here - so for us I think there's this balance now. Money versus quality of life."Harding acknowledged that trepidation about cruise ships and how they'll affect the town remains in the community...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/yakutat-welcome-cruise-ships-year
Local
Active forest management is health for our forests

...game, as well as gathering berries, cedar bark, mushrooms, and spruce roots; thereby contributing to the general quality of life for rural residents.Management of forests in Southeast Alaska or anywhere in Alaska for that matter, is based on...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-04/active-forest-management-health-our-f
Letters
From greenhouse to ground, city crew is dedicated to beautifying Alaska's capital city

...encouraging."Facilities, Parks and Landscape Superintendent Brent Fischer views the decorative landscaping as a quality of life issue, not just an aesthetic one.Juneau Police Department's Lt. David Campbell told the Empire in 2014 about...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-27/greenhouse-ground-city-crew-dedicated-b
Local
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
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
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
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

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