Where Juneau's weed would grow

Juneau is taking cues from Colorado and Washington on where residents can buy, grow, sell and smoke marijuana.
Downtown Juneau arts complex moves forward with study, plan

The pARTnership, a nonprofit organization whose mission is the design, construction and operation of an arts complex in downtown Juneau, has received a grant award from the Juneau Community Foundation's Performing Arts Center Fundraising and Operating Endowment Fund. The grant funds will pay for the development of a feasibility study and business plan to help guide the planning and decision process.
Juneau group wins grant for arts complex planning

JUNEAU - A Juneau nonprofit organization has won a $51,000 grant for planning a proposed arts complex.Juneau radio station KTOO reported the grant from the Juneau Community Foundation is for a feasibility study and business plan.The proposed Willoughby Arts Complex would be part of the existing Juneau Arts and Culture Center.A partnership between the Perseverance Theatre and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council is behind the project.The feasibility study and business plan will be conducted by the McDowell Group.
Juneau Community Foundation awards $6000 to JAHC for scholarships

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council recently received a grant of $6000 from the Juneau Community Foundation for the purposes of providing scholarships to support youth in the arts and humanities. The grant comes from the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Student Scholarship Fund, which is a donor-advised fund.
Educator Spotlight: Annie Caulfield

Annie Caulfield is a role model to not only her students but to the Juneau community as well. She encourages students to pay attention to what is happening in the moment, an effective way to live a calming and successful life.
What's happening this week

THEATER Opera to Go's "Cunning Little Vixen," 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, Thunder Mountain High School. An opera in three acts by Leo? Janacek, with an orchestral reduction by William Todd Hunt.

The word gaming has taken on many definitions over the years. Some might picture a group of so-called "nerds" spending hours leaning over a Lord of the Rings board game.
Willoughby Arts Complex announces design competition

The pARTnership, a collaboration between the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council and Perseverance Theatre, has announced that it has opened a design competition for architectural services for the Willoughby Arts Complex.
Avista donates $100K to Juneau groups

The new owner of Alaska Electric Light and Power Company spread some holiday cheer of its own by donating $100,000 to several local organizations. Avista Corporation, which bought out AEL&P last summer, announced the donation Tuesday.
Hawai'i's poet laureate Kealoha visits Juneau

When you first learn that Hawaii's Poet Laureate, Kealoha, graduated from MIT with a degree in nuclear physics, it may strike you as an odd combination of hard-core science and fluid creativity.


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