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web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
April has been a tragic and trying month for many in Southeast Alaska, but friends and neighbors across the region are helping how they can, whether it’s with encouragement or donations. Brent and Annette Cole, a Craig couple who create soundboards out of salvaged old growth Tongass wood, and who were featured on the cover of the April 6 Capital City Weekly, were left without a home after a house fire in mid-April.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
JUNEAU – Rebecca Himschoot, a teacher in Sitka, has joined the State Board of Education & Early Development. She holds the public seat for the First Judicial District, replacing Kathleen Yarr, whose term expired. Ms. Himschoot’s term expires on March 1, 2021.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Juneau residents are invited to join Cooperative Extension and local experts this summer to go on the wild side with Wild Kitchen Walks.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The Taylor White Foundation is hosting a free “Technical Teen Driver Training” event May 14-15 at Eaglecrest Ski Area.
 Angoon students investigate lives of herring
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Angoon students in grades four through 12 in April participated in the Angoon Herring Ecology Spring Program, which was “custom-designed for Angoon to empower students to apply their academic, maritime and traditional skills in investigating the lives of Pacific herring, their predators, prey and environmental conditions in local waters,” according to an email from Michelle Ridgway, the Oceanus Alaska ecologist who led the program.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The American Red Cross of Alaska, Capital City Fire and Rescue and The National Guard will be installing free smoke alarms in Juneau on Saturday, April 30. Sign up for a free smoke alarm by contacting Andrew Bogar at (9097)347-5841 or Andrew.Bogar@redcross.org.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Linda Torgerson, a teacher at the Juneau Community Charter School, has won Discovery Southeast’s 2016 Discovery Award, which honors teachers who go above and beyond to engage their students in nature.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
SITKA—SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is pleased to introduce its After-Hours Nurse Advice Line to Sitka beginning April 27.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
JUNEAU — Starting May 1, the U.S Forest Service will require people aged 16 and older to have passes to use certain areas outdoors near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on the eastern shore of Mendenhall Lake. New fees apply to the Pavilion, Photo Point Trail, and Steep Creek Trail, restrooms, bus shelter and the visitor center.
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