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Yakutat Youth Community Corps Project receives grant
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
YAKUTAT — The Yakutat Ranger District and City and Borough of Yakutat recently employed a nine-person AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps youth crew in a program called the Yakutat Youth Community Corps Project.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Tongass National Forest, partner agencies, groups, businesses, and local volunteers are sponsoring youth fishing events throughout Southeast. No experience is needed to participate in these events. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and all persons should bring proper footwear and clothing.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
In recognition of National Safe Boating Week 2016, the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary across Alaska have released the following tips to encourage safe boating practices.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Alaska Office of Boating Safety invites all Alaskans to celebrate Safe Boating Week, May 21-27, by participating in “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day” on Wednesday, May 25.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
JUNEAU — The Dimond Park Aquatic Center will be closed on Sunday, May 29, to honor Juneau area high school graduates. The Center will resume regular operation with its summer schedule on Monday, May 30. Augustus G. Brown Pool will also remain closed through June 5 for annual pool maintenance. If you have any questions, please contact Parks and Recreation at 586-5226.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Three Southeast communities are among 14 statewide recipients of the Alaska Clean Water Actions grants. The combined $295,493 in grants are awarded by a partnership of the Alaska Departments of Environmental Conservation, Fish and Game, and Natural Resources to help the state achieve its clean water goals by focusing on waters in greatest need of protection and restoration.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Family Caregiver Resource Specialist with Southeast Senior Services Shelly Smith will visit Wrangell and Petersburg to meet with caregivers and provide information about the benefits and services available to them including mini grants for respite, chore services, assisted living devices, personal care assistance, support groups and individual caring support.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
JUNEAU — The Haines Borough and the Hydaburg School District were two of 42 Forest Service Wood Innovation Grant recipients. The goal of the grants is to expand and accelerate wood energy and wood products markets throughout the United States to support forest management needs.
Every Kid in a Park: Glacier Bay hosts fourth graders from across Southeast
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
BARTLETT COVE — Forty fourth graders with their teachers and chaperones descended on Glacier Bay National Park on May 13. The kids came from Angoon, Klukwan, Hoonah and Gustavus for a special Every Kid in a Park centennial celebration.
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