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...
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End of Boy Scouts' ban on gays prompts elation and alarm - the nation's largest sponsor of Scout units - warned that it may split away ban while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to continue excluding gay in Houston who had not worn a Scout uniform since his post-college years...
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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...
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...
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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 reach a goal, and that goal is Eagle Scout. So you keep working at it and working...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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