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Melissa Moustakis performs literary tour of Juneau, Haines

...and 20, which requires registration.At 1 p.m. Sept. 19 there will be a statewide discussion of Moustakis's book, "Bear Down, Bear North," on the statewide Online With Libraries (OWL) system and at the Haines Public Library.The...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-30/melissa-moustakis-performs-literary
Neighbors
Caulfield: Amidst challenges, 'UAS will thrive'

...innovative. That's true both for students studying on our three campuses - Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka - and for those taking our statewide degree programs online.Where would you like to see UAS in the coming years?"I'd like UAS increasingly to be the destination...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-30/caulfield-amidst-challenges-uas-wil
Neighbors
My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...climate related events (last week it was unusually warm waters killing salmon in the Mat-Su), it's hard to fathom why our statewide leaders shy away from addressing climate change. For example, a 2014 poll conducted by the Yale Project on Climate Change...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-30/my-turn-president-has-right-spotlight
Opinion
Fewer kids, less funding

...years in that span showing growth. Statewide, however, enrollment numbers...student enrollment at public schools statewide.In 15 years, Juneau has experienced...9 percent drop in enrollment, statewide that number is 1.1 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/less-kids-less-funding
Local
Juneau-Douglas football drops from polls

...both fell from the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network football poll released today. The ASBN is voted on by media members statewide.The Crimson Bears fell to Southeast Conference foe North Pole 39-0 and the Falcons fell to Railbelt Conference large school...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-25/juneau-douglas-football-drops-polls
Sports
Wells Fargo partners with Food Bank of Alaska to host statewide food drive

Wells Fargo and Food Bank of Alaska are hosting a statewide food drive for SeptemberFood banks in Fairbanks, Juneau, Kenai and Kodiak will be holding a food drive in 28 Alaska communities...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-23/wells-fargo-partners-food-bank-alas
Neighbors
Mayor creates city manager hiring committee

...week. At Monday's Committee of the Whole meeting, city officials decided they will advertise the city manager position statewide, but will also accept applications from candidates in other states. Assembly member Loren Jones said the city will likely...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-25/mayor-creates-city-manager-hiring-commi
Local
What's happening this week

...Sept. 1, JACC. Hosted by the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council. Part of Chu's statewide tour, the reception offers the local arts community a chance to meet Chu. Also attending will be ASCA executive director...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/whats-happening-week
Art
Suicide Prevention Week to Feature Walls of Hope

...Then tape them together into a chain that is then interlinked with the other students' pieces and hang them along a wall.For more information, the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council at 465-6518 or Sharon Fishel at 465-6523.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/suicide-prevention-week-feature-walls-hop
Art
Southeast groups awarded $103K for clean water projects

...awarded grants totalling $103,975. The Alaska Clean Waster Actions grants totalled more than $304,000 for 17 projects statewide, according to a Sunday news release.The ACWA partnered with the state's Department of Environmental Conservation, Department...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-12/southeast-groups-awarded-103k-clean-wat
Local

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