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Juneau student represents JDHS in statewide program

Patrice DeAsis, a Juneau-Douglas High School student, was one of a select 25 Alaskan students to participate in the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program this summer.The program's Summer Bridge...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-02/juneau-student-represents-jdhs-stat
Neighbors
Applications available for Alaska literary awards

...Arts, has opened the 2015 Alaska Literary Awards submission period.The award program functions to support Alaska writers. A select number of $5,000 awards will be given this year.For more information and to apply, visit bit.ly/2015AKLitAwards...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-02/applications-available-alaska-liter
Neighbors
Boochever fellowship applications available

...Connie Boochever Fellowship for Alaska Artists.The deadline for entries is 9:59 p.m. Aug. 31.In the 2015 cycle, a select number of $2,500 fellowships will be awarded to individual artists working in visual art, including film, digital and media...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-02/boochever-fellowship-applications-a
Neighbors
End of Boy Scouts' ban on gays prompts elation and alarm

...with individual churches."Local churches will continue to select and approve Scout leaders based on the church's Christian...are open about being gay."We've always had the right to select leaders for the units that we charter," Guglielmone said...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-29/end-boy-scouts-ban-gays-prompts-elati
Not For Web
What's out there for the kids?

...Recreation also gives kids an introduction to basketball, softball, and other sports. When they're older, they "self-select" into the various clubs that are out there, he said."We run programs, and we support others who run programs, and I fully...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/whats-out-there-kids
Outdoors
Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults

...policy was approved unanimously by the BSA's 17-member National Executive Committee. It would allow local Scout units to select adult leaders without regard to sexual orientation - a stance that several Scout councils have already adopted in defiance of...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/boy-scout-board-approves-end-blanket-
Not For Web
Boy Scouts executive committee OKs ending ban on gay leaders

...resolution, local scout units would be able to select adult leaders without regard to sexual...allows Scouting's members and parents to select local units, chartered to organizations...Latter-day Saints has always had the right to select Scout leaders who adhere to moral and...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-14/boy-scouts-executive-committee-oks-en
Not For Web
Little guarantee Spieth will ever get another chance

...one at that - of spectator on the steps of the Royal & Ancient clubhouse as Zach Johnson won a three-man playoff to join a select group of names on the claret jug.Kel Nagle, Lee Trevino and Ernie Els were the other three players who ended the quest for...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-22/little-guarantee-spieth-will-ever-get-
Sports
Empire Editorial: Governor's move puts 'The Road' into a parking spot

...Decision will cost about $900,000 in state money plus an undetermined amount of federal money.The Record of Decision would select a final route for the Road (likely to the Katzehin River and a new ferry terminal), and after that, the plans can be safely...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-15/empire-editorial-governors-move-puts-
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Discretionary voting rigs the game for Native corporations

...doesn't mean its a good practice, or a fair one, for the shareholders who have entrusted Sealaska's financial resources to a select few. Discretionary voting turns an incumbent's natural advantage into a monolithic defense against any challenger. It isn't...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-02/discretionary-voting-rigs-game-native
Opinion

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