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UAS goes tobacco free July 1

The three campuses of the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka will become tobacco free July 1.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-28/uas-goes-tobacco-free-july-1
Neighbors
New 2015 Juneau Icefield map available

The new 2015 Juneau Icefield map is now available, according to a release from the U.S. Forest Service. One side of the map has an oblique panoramic view of the Juneau Icefield - similar to the display in the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/new-2015-juneau-icefield-map-availab
Outdoors
Capital Transit proposes new routes

With a "miserable year" behind it, Capital Transit has rolled out a new plan that bus drivers think will solve the system's current issues, city public works director Rorie Watt told the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly on Monday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/capital-transit-proposes-new-routes
Local
Battle over blackwater

Cruise ships are a staple of the summertime horizon in Juneau, but rules put in place last year allow some of the 36 vessels that navigate Alaska waters to release treated wastewater while tied up at the capital city's docks.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-21/battle-over-black-water
Local
College prep program brings rural kids to UAS

They're interested in paths as varied as library sciences, the United States Marine Corps, anthropology and wildlife rehabilitation, but all 12 rural students hoped to gain something from a pilot program hosted at the University of Alaska Southeast this summer.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-17/college-prep-program-brings-rural-kids-ua
Art
Composers Festival to feature David Maslanka

Juneau Community Bands, in collaboration with the University of Alaska Southeast and Thunder Mountain High School, will host the Maslanka and Alaskan Composer Festival June 18-21 in Juneau.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-17/composers-festival-feature-david-maslanka
Art
'Every Voice Matters'

A new oral history project at the Juneau Public Library is inviting people of all ages to share stories around the theme of Alaska Native educational experiences.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/every-voice-matters
Art
Death Notice: Skylar Engle

Skylar EngleSkylar Engle passed away May 22, 2015. She was 24.Engle attended Juneau-Douglas High School and the University of Alaska Southeast. She is survived by her parents, John and Sonja Engle. A celebration of life will be held June 5, 2015, at the Juneau Yacht Club.

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2015-05-31/death-notice-skylar-engle
Death Notices
UAS chancellor to celebrate retirement with bash

The University of Alaska Southeast is throwing a party for retiring Chancellor John Pugh, and everybody's invited. The public is invited to a "goodbye reception" for Pugh from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-29/uas-chancellor-celebrate-retirement-bas
Local
Seacoast Relay thanks the Juneau community

Thanks to the community of Juneau for making the 25 years running of the Seacoast Relay a spectacular event. The five-leg relay race ran a distance of about 22 miles from the University of Alaska Southeast to Eagle Beach on May 30.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-07/seacoast-relay-thanks-juneau-commun
Neighbors

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