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Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults

...leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious...Executive Committee. It would allow local Scout units to select adult leaders without regard...sexual orientation - a stance that several Scout councils have already adopted in defiance...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/boy-scout-board-approves-end-blanket-
Not For Web
End of Boy Scouts' ban on gays prompts elation and alarm

...church - the nation's largest sponsor of Scout units - warned that it may split away to...nationwide ban while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to continue excluding gay adults...attorney in Houston who had not worn a Scout uniform since his post-college years...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-29/end-boy-scouts-ban-gays-prompts-elati
Not For Web
Boy Scout pinned by boulder on beach, freed

...teenage boy from Ketchikan at a weeklong Boy Scout camp in Juneau was crushed by a large boulder...emergency about 4:55 p.m. Monday by Boy Scout camp leaders who called 911. It appears...rock tumbled down on top of him."Boy Scout leaders were able to free one of his legs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-14/boy-scout-pinned-boulder-beach-freed
Local
Boy Scouts executive committee OKs ending ban on gay leaders

...on gay adult leaders and let individual Scout units set their own policy on the long-divisive...leaders.Under the new resolution, local scout units would be able to select adult leaders...sexual orientation - a stance that several scout councils have already adopted in defiance...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-14/boy-scouts-executive-committee-oks-en
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The path of an Eagle Scout

The path to becoming an Eagle Scout isn't easy, something five local boys...get a lot of knowledge from being a Boy Scout, and then somewhere along the line you...to reach a goal, and that goal is Eagle Scout. So you keep working at it and working...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-24/path-eagle-scout
Neighbors
Last words from slain Marine to girlfriend: 'ACTIVE SHOOTER'

...remembered Staff Sgt. David Wyatt as the young Boy Scout who would run up mountains, just for fun...were good friends and worked together at a Boy Scout camp. He said Wyatt attained the Eagle Scout rank and graduated from high school in 1991...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-17/last-words-slain-marine-girlfriend-acti
State
What Lee's 'Watchman' reveals about racism

...their seats."Miss Jean Louise, stand up, your father's passin'," an admiring black minister tells Atticus' daughter, Scout. The minister's focus - and the camera's -is on Atticus, not Tom.Fifty-three years later, for many fans of the Pulitzer...

http://juneauempire.com/actor/2015-07-22
Art
Recent Rasmuson grants include award for Yakutat Tlingit Tribe's totem

...Boy Scouts of America Midnight Sun Council will receive $190,000 to build a maintenance/storage building at Lost Lake Scout Camp. Rasmuson Foundation's Tier 2 program supports large (more than $25,000) capital projects, projects of strategic...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-22/recent-rasmuson-grants-include-award-yaku
Art
Local businesses award young readers for book reviews

...Valley LibraryBen Kearns, age 13, received a gift certificate to Alaska Robotics for their review of Bright Shadow by Avi. Scout Buckner, age 12, received a Gross Alaska movie pass for their review of Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo. Maddy Roemeling...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-21/local-businesses-award-young-reader
Neighbors
Perseverance Theatre's STAR program begins June 29

...included and scholarships are available. Evening rehearsals will lead up to a production to be performed at the Eagle River Boy Scout Camp. For more details or to sign up, call Shona Strauser at 907-364-2421 ext. 232 Read more about this program at http...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-24/perseverance-theatres-star-program-begins
Art

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