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REACH promotes success in Southeast

...disabled individuals in developing a steady routine, building confidence and self worth, according to Ryan. Employment specialist Sherri McDonald agreed that, for their clients, "jobs are not just about making money, but fostering a sense of pride...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-22/reach-promotes-success-southeast
Local
Hickok, Maake earn Player of Year honors

...for us, a kicker for us, a return specialist, plus a defensive back with five interceptions...Maake also was selected as First Team Specialist kicker and Thunder Mountain senior Brendan...Meki Sikione, Thunder MtFIRST TEAM SPECIALIST:Punter - senior Tee McBurnette, KetchikanReturn...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-20/hickok-maake-earn-player-year-honors
Sports
Beyond grammar and grades: The UAS Writing Center

...graduate materials, and even math assignments. But Writing Specialist and grammar maven Liz Dodd, who heads up the Writing Center...and now fills the role this semester as the second writing specialist, agrees with Dodd about an increase in self-assurance among...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-16/beyond-grammar-and-grades-uas-writing-cen
Art
Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

...Assistance Program, Feldpausch said.Forming the partnership is a major accomplishment, said Chris Whitehead, natural resources specialist with the Sitka Tribe of Alaska. The tribe plans to apply for more funding to add five more tribes from the areas, he said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-17/sitka-tribe-develop-shellfish-testing-l
State
Anchorage hospital to acquire Medicare clinic

...at a time in 2011 when new Medicare patients in Anchorage had few options for primary care, said Rita Hatch, a Medicare specialist at the Older Persons Action Group, a nonprofit Anchorage-based membership group established in 1978."I did have a list...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-13/anchorage-hospital-acquire-medicare-cli
State
Shellfish farming workshop and lectures offered

...look at this growing industry.Ray RaLonde, aquaculture specialist for the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program at the University...agent Gary Freitag will teach oceanography, and MAP marketing specialist Quentin Fong will teach business planning and marketing during...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-10/shellfish-farming-workshop-and-lectu
Outdoors
Educators ask: 'What is career-ready?'

...prepare students for a career in mining, should that be their passion. The state of Alaska also offers paid internships, HR Specialist Theresa Zimmerman said. SEARHC's paid internships are exclusively for Alaska Native and American Indian applicants, HR...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-01/educators-ask-what-career-ready
Local
Grant to address mental health concerns in schools

...The grant is set to run for five years, with $1.8 million to be distributed annually.Todd Brocious is an education specialist with the department.He says the money will go toward districtwide training in Anchorage, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-23/grant-address-mental-health-concerns-sc
State
Workshop tackles utilizing GI Bill

...guidance it's possible for military veterans to find the programs that meet their unique needs. Veterans Outreach Program Specialist Eric Warner will present two workshops on education benefits and make time for individual consultations during a two-day...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-29/workshop-tackles-utilizing-gi-bill
Local
Mt. Edgecumbe spikers tip JDHS

...Lesslie Knight said. "We graduated two setters, so we are training younger players as setters, which took our defensive specialist (senior Cora Bontrager) out of her spot to set for us at this point in the season."The Crimson Bears return just two...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-14/mt-edgecumbe-spikers-tip-jdhs
Sports

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