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Upstart challenges congressional veteran

...campaign, saying he would like to serve under one more president, said Matt Shuckerow, a congressional spokesman and campaign volunteer."But I think it's very important to be clear he doesn't take any election for granted," Shuckerow said. "It's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-31/upstart-challenges-congressional-vetera
State
Vessel name honors Wash. mudslide victims, rescuers

...yoga class and her step-dad left the house as well. Her mom stayed home to babysit Sanoah.Seth Jefferds is part of the volunteer fire department in Oso. The department called him about the mudslide, which happened shortly after 10:30 a.m. He was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-01/vessel-name-honors-wash-mudslide-victim
State
What to do if you find a stranded, baby animal

...coordinator Aleria Jensen said the network relies on the efforts of volunteers throughout the state. The network may start a volunteer "seal sitter" program, like those in other states, in Juneau next summer. Seal sitters are what they sound like - a group...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/what-do-if-you-find-stranded-baby-an
Outdoors
Youth robotics teams need more coaches

...few years."Right now, FIRST in Alaska is recruiting volunteer coaches and referees to guide student learning. Coaches...information on the FIRST in Alaska program or to sign up to volunteer, contact Soza at rsoza@jedc.org.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/youth-robotics-teams-need-more-coaches
Local
The value of volunteer firefighters

What is the value of a volunteer firefighter or EMT?Volunteer emergency responders are a highly valued resource not...87 percent of the nation's fire departments are volunteer or primarily volunteer. If we are doing our jobs right...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-11/value-volunteer-firefighters
Opinion
Search for missing hiker goes underground

...acting upon a lead. Even with a lead, we still may not send a volunteer into a really dangerous place."Buis' disappearance baffled...the Juneau Police Department as a missing persons case. A volunteer effort cropped up in its stead and Buis' family and friends...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-24/search-missing-hiker-goes-under-ground
Local
Letter to the Editor: Dan Sullivan doesn't respect privacy

...of recognizing rights of all citizens, including women. Let's continue to respect those rights by rejecting Dan Sullivan's anti-privacy, anti-liberty, anti-woman agenda.? Laura Herman is a Young Democratic volunteer.

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-28/letter-editor-dan-sullivan-doesnt-res
Letters
Arts institute aims to activate young brains

...drums. Each had been painted by students with a different image or pattern. Some were traditional Alaska Native designs that volunteer Sonya Skan provided for class members, and others included a Celtic-inspired design, a unicyle-inspired design with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/arts-institute-aims-activate-young-brai
State
No sign of missing hiker in area mines

...upon a lead," Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters told the Empire previously. "Even with a lead, we still may not send a volunteer into a really dangerous place."Thirty-three-year-old Weed said he wanted to rule out the possibility that she was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-25/no-sign-missing-hiker-area-mines
Local
My Turn: After the decision on Prop 1, Alaskans are in a win-win situation

...is as prosperous as it should be. We are giving SB21 and the Big 3 the chance they asked for.See you in November.? TJ Presely is the campaign manager for "Yes on 1" and Nick Moe is the volunteer coordinator for "Yes on 1."

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-26/my-turn
Opinion

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