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Boisvert anniversary

Jeanann and Michael Boisvert will celebrate five years of marriage Sept. 26.A ceremony and reception with a small group of friends and family was held at the couples home, in Juneau in 2009.The couple is planning a vow renewal ceremony in the Summer of 2016.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-21/boisvert-anniversary
Neighbors
Southeast population growth levels off

...banner year for the region, she said after the presentation.It was also a record year for jobs, although growth here was small. Southeast's economy grew by exactly 19 jobs."So, to summarize, 19 people moved to Southeast Alaska last year, and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-21/southeast-population-growth-levels
Local
Park(ing) Day

...at the larger concept: having an inviting streetscape and a vibrant downtown. "By creating something that's new, like a small pocket park with a cafe patio, some landscaping and some nice park furnishings, we want people to reenvision what downtown...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-21/parking-day
Local
Facebook post prompts investigation as police look for Costco leads

...public can help us with that."Sell noted that it's harder for burglars to unload expensive items, especially in such a small town."This is a fairly distinctive watch," Sell said of a stolen watch valued at $4,000. "If they're trying to get...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-21/facebook-post-prompts-investigation-pol
Local
On the Trails: Bumblebees

...then hibernated, each one usually in a small chamber she dug in the soil. Bumblebees...first brood of the season is typically small, fewer than 20 eggs; later ones may be...attracting females. Other species set up small territories and perch there, defending...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/trails-bumblebees
Outdoors
China's Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share

...and are this profitable," said Wedbush analyst Gil Luria.Alibaba operates an online ecosystem that lets individuals and small businesses buy and sell. It doesn't directly sell anything, compete with its merchants, or hold inventory."The business...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/chinas-alibaba-prices-ipo-68-share
Not For Web
Northrim Bank officially completes takeover

...Langland said. He characterized Alaska's economy as "not trickle-down like Reagan" but "direct because Alaska is so small."Beedle said other areas of interest include working with the Juneau Economic Development Council and other regional organizations...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-19/northrim-bank-officially-completes-take
Local
My Turn: The 'do nothing' style of Parnell's leadership

...through a system run by a federal bureaucracy that he firmly believed was broken. The Supreme Court ruling did give Parnell one small victory. It empowered the states to opt out of the Medicaid expansion provision of the law. He immediately commissioned The...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/my-turn-do-nothing-style-parnells-lea
Opinion
Ketchikan rising in pigskin heaven

...Ketchikan Kings football team has risen to number three in the latest Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network Poll for medium and small schools and should remain there through another week, as they will play Sitka this weekend.Soldotna continues to reign over...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-16/ketchikan-rising-pigskin-heaven
Sports
Engine sounds heard before plane crash

JUNEAU - Two witnesses on the ground described hearing a high-pitched sound from the engine of a small airplane before it crashed last year on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, killing all 10 people aboard.Another reported seeing a puff...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/engine-sounds-heard-plane-crash
State

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