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From fire hall to food truck

After years of practice in the Capital City Fire & Rescue test kitchen, newly retired firefighter Marc Ormsby is now working on making cooking his full-time passion.
First female Italian rabbi to give presentation Sunday

Most visitors to Juneau are gone by late September, but this year, as the shops started to close downtown, a unique visitor arrived. Rabbi Barbara Aiello came to Juneau from Italy two days before Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year observed Sept. 24-26.
Homeschool an increasingly popular option for Alaskan students

Many have seen TV shows that portray a homeschool kid down the street as the socially awkward child with wide-rimmed glasses who would've never made it in public school.
Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall now 'open for business'

Last June, employees of the Andrew Hope Building were taken by surprise when a section of the third floor collapsed.
Sea life, poisons and learning about science

Science and students go hand-in-hand in Southeast Alaska, where unique opportunities for learning alongside biologists abound.
More than bows and tiaras

The word pageant sometimes brings to mind spoiled children in poufy hairstyles and expensive gowns. For a few community members, pageant means a chance to fundraise and to bring confidence to girls.
Let's Tango!

Juneau's small dance community is in for a treat the next few weeks. Richard Council, a U.S. Argentine Tango Champion, will be teaching workshops at the Filipino Community Hall.
Food Truck Friday finale

Food keeps our bodies going, and thanks to local efforts it's also bringing members of the Juneau community together. Over the summer, Food Truck Fridays have been providing locally crafted merchandise, live music and multiple food vendors.
Scholarship winners give back

When the words "salmon" and "derby" are put together, the first thing that comes to mind is not usually scholarship money.
Where fitness and dance fuse

Fusion Dance Company has been making small appearances around town for several months, but with the opening of a new studio this month the company will be making a full-time appearance in Juneau's dance scene.


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