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Jack Chalmers Culbreath

...Hail Colorado, as part of the 87th Mountain Division. In the spring of 1943 he received orders to join the 9th Amphibian Task Force...completing officers training it was back to Camp Hail until the spring of 1944 where the 10th Mountain Division was organized and sent...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175459066
My Turn: Climate change impacts Alaskan life

...this is just the beginning.It's time for us to address this issue of climate change and what it means for Alaska. Last spring, I joined with other teens from Alaska Youth for Environmental Action in asking Governor Walker to take action on climate change...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-31/my-turn-climate-change-impacts-alaska
Opinion
Rotary club kicks off annual bulb sale

...brighten their gardens and open spaces with blooming bulbs this spring by participating in their annual bulb sale, the largest and...four-legged friends are a frequent visitor. All bulbs are spring-flowering bulbs and should be planted in fall.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-28/rotary-club-kicks-annual-bulb-sale
Outdoors
CBJ Finance gives Housing First another advance

...Collaborative will receive an additional $250,000 advance from the City and Borough of Juneau in order to stay on track for a spring 2016 construction start date. The members of the CBJ Assembly Finance Committee passed a motion to allocate the requested money...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-27/cbj-finance-gives-housing-first-another
Local
A new ungulate in town?

...happens annually, at Cowee Meadows or along the beach at Echo Cove," she said. "Usually it's the cows dropping calves in spring - end of May beginning of June - and for some reason they feel more comfortable there, and you'll see a cow ... loitering...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-27/new-ungulate-town
Outdoors
Medicaid moves forward

...Legislature, which proved reluctant.No expansion bill came up for a vote during the Legislature's regular session this spring, and a special session - held partially to address expansion - didn't result in hearings, let alone votes, on the matter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/medicaid-moves-forward
Local
Crimson Bears harriers bigger than ever

...better during the season with my teammates, and going new places."Captain and varsity runner Brian Holst was injured last spring and is recovering from knee surgery.On the girls side, freshmen Malia Miller is showing early promise and classmate Kyra...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-28/crimson-bears-harriers-bigger-ever
Sports
Rotary club's annual bulb sale continues

...residents an opportunity to start planning for bright gardens next spring.Bulbs may be ordered through the end of September for delivery...enough to withstand Southeast's unique climate.All bulbs are spring-flowering and should be planted in the fall.Purchases may...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/rotary-clubs-annual-bulb-sale-continues
Art
What's in Bloom: Lauren's Grape

...original seed source until the population grew with a uniform color. As an easy-to-grow annual, simply scatter seed in early spring in your desired location and then wait for the show to begin. Seed can then be saved each fall for next year's garden...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-21/whats-bloom-laurens-grape
Outdoors
My Turn: Make test standards neither too soft or too hard

...public schools will be weighed and measured. Although Alaska students took the Alaska Measures of Progress (AMP) test in the spring, the new test had to be aligned with Alaska's educational standards. Educators (120 of them) met in Anchorage July 7-10...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-24/my-turn-make-test-standards-neither-t
Opinion

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