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Outside editorial: Education reform: Shorter week, more learning

...have saved from 2 percent to 9 percent, according to a 2009 report by the Center for Education Policy at the University of Southern Maine. Utility and transportation costs are lower; there's no need to serve a fifth lunch each week; even the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Amanda Lynn Dow and William Myron Hamilton Leque were married on Dec. 9, 2000, in the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Portland, Maine. Following the wedding, a reception was held in the Mariners Church. The couple honeymooned in Val D'Isere, France, to ski in the Alps.
Basketball a family affair

When basketball coach and father Terry Friske heard the Haines-to-Fairbanks pipeline, which carried aircraft fuel north to Eielson Air Force Base, was being dismantled, he wanted a piece of it.
Nonprofit does big things for youth

NEW YORK - Marc Wheeler, vice president of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska, was recently selected to be one of the William T. Grant Foundation's fourth group of Distinguished Fellows.
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Hamey follows in father's footsteps 7/13/97

...years ago, Hamey attended some camps the veteran coach held in Alaska, and was invited to play for him at the University of Southern Maine. Last year Sokaitis, who runs a New York Knicks summer camp, accepted the head coach spot at UAF. Hamey...


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