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Murkowski names service academy nominees

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R- Alaska, announced that she has nominated 57 Alaskans to the U.S. military service academies for the class of 2019. Of the 57, three are from Juneau.
Academic recognitions for the week of June 8, 2014

Anthony J. Stewart earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree with Honors in Environmental Science in Environmental Biology from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana on May 3, 2014. He is a 2010 Juneau- Douglas High School graduate.
Government shutdown puts service academy sports on hold

...six-day government shutdown in November 1995, Army, Navy and Air Force played football games - all at home.The U.S. Naval Academy said in a statement that a decision will be made by noon Thursday about whether the Midshipmen will play the Air...
Academic recognitions for the week of Feb. 2, 2014

Ileta Galau, a sophomore history major, and Andrew Raney, a sophomore English major, both of Juneau, were named to Trevecca Nazarene University's fall 2013 Dean's List, having earned a 3.5 GPA or higher.
Rediscovering rowing

...behind Bibb until he slightly misjudged the finish line, took second place in 9:30. Former Michigan State and U.S. Naval Academy rower Glenn Miller took third place in 9:38, followed by second-year rower Sam Skaggs in 10:17 and former...
College grads and awards

...Brown University. Leighty earned his degree in economics and environmental sciences with special academic honors. U.S. Naval Academy Navy Ensign Stephen A. Brooks, son of Clare and Dennis Brooks of Juneau, recently earned a bachelor of science...

Danielle Beaudry-Beckstrom was elected as Vice President of the Legislation for the American Massage Therapy Association - Alaska Chapter. Beaudry-Beckstrom is a nationally certified massage therapy practitioner. She took her oath of office on Oct. 8 and is currently working with a committee to establish regulations for licensing massage therapists in Alaska.
Ensign Kato earns naval aviator status in Pensacola

...Kato is a 1995 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School and joined the Navy in May 2000. He is a 2000 graduate of U.S. Naval Academy, Md., with a bachelor of science degree.
This Day in History

...Douglas burned the entire eastern part of the town, including the Native village. In the nation In 1845, the U.S. Naval Academy opened in Annapolis, Md. In 1935, George Gershwin's opera "Porgy and Bess" opened on Broadway. In 1973...
Molly Smith first finds 'Gold'

...Juneau in 1968 and returned to town in 1979 when her then-husband, Bill Ray Jr., completed his stint at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. She directed "The Miracle Worker," a play about Helen Keller, at the Juneau-Douglas Little...


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