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Expensive carvings stolen from church thrift store

...does not have a picture of them to share.The carvings were inside the store when they were taken, which is manned by a volunteer during business hours and locked up when the store is closed. Police did not find any signs of forced entry into the shop...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-21/expensive-carvings-stolen-church-thrift
Local
Letter: Cathy Munoz has earned my vote

...that was created transferring to the new TPAs. Retirees had problems with coverage, co-pays and reduced benefits.I am a volunteer with an association of retired public employees that works to protect retirees from diminishment of benefits. I stayed in...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-19/letter-cathy-mu%C3%B1oz-has-earned-my
Letters
My Turn: A common neighbor as legislator

...Juneau residents, McGuan embraced that group's "learning by doing" ideal by spending two years in Bolivia as a Peace Corps volunteer. Then he returned to Juneau, worked through the International Brotherhood of Electrical Worker's apprenticeship program...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-17/my-turn-common-neighbor-legislator
Opinion
Short-handed CCFR recruits volunteer firefighters

...is making their annual push to recruit volunteer firefighters before its upcoming firefighter...said they've struggled to keep up a volunteer force for the past several years, partly...turnover. The national average for a volunteer firefighter to serve is just three to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/short-handed-ccfr-recruits-volunteer-fi
Local
All in a day's work:United Way of Southeast Alaska's Day of Caring 2014

...other non-profits with specific daylong volunteer projects. Day of Caring volunteers spruce...pretty big job," said Rachel Brown, volunteer coordinator at AWARE (Aiding Women in...no matter what season," Brown said - volunteer efforts make a tangible difference...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-05/all-days-workunited-way-southeast-a
Neighbors
My Turn: Empower the Assembly to better Juneau's pools - vote 'yes' on Prop. 1

...well.What is an empowered board? Typically, seven to nine volunteer members are appointed by the Assembly to handle overall management...Prop. 1 passes; things like laser focus, transparency, volunteer expertise and citizen ownership. The Assembly vets empowered...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-05/my-turn-empower-assembly-better-junea
Opinion
Help stop domestic violence

...awareak.org/how-to-help/how-to-donate/. To volunteer, call AWARE's business line at 586-6623 or visit http://awareak.org/how-to-help/how-to-volunteer/? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263 or...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-03/help-stop-domestic-violence
Local
'Over-voting' was common problem for absentee voters

...Day polls and left White still leading by 376 votes.Over-voting had not previously caused concerns for ballot counters. Volunteer Corina Williams explained as she pulled ballots through one of three counting machines that "at the poll, we can catch it...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-12/over-voting-was-common-problem-absentee
Local
Keynote speakers come together for AFN

...the company's communications director, Aarons said her employer's flexibility and support are imperative to some of the volunteer work she does."I'm thankful I work for a company that encourages its employees to get out in the community and do things...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-05/keynote-speakers-come-together-afn
State
Kodiak and Kenai take home cross-country titles

...it was a great way to end my career. I have definitely improved a lot and it feels really good to be here."Former JDHS volunteer coach Greg Frank, now teaching social studies at Fort Yukon, brought one of that city's 100 K-12 students to the state...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-05/kodiak-and-kenai-take-home-cross-count
Sports

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