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Alaska ranks 10th in U.S. for volunteerism

Alaska ranks 10th in U.S. for volunteerismAs a volunteer chaplain at Bartlett Regional Hospital, Claire Richardson provides spiritual care for patients, staff and visitors.

Rabbi Dov: Feeding hungry souls via Skype

Rabbi Dov: Feeding hungry souls via SkypeJuneau’s Dov Gartenberg ran a year-long online course called “Engaging Judaism” that ended in September. He has another one planned for 2015.

Avista Corp. donates $100,000 to Juneau organizations

Avista Corp. donates $100,000 to Juneau organizationsAlaska Electric Light and Power’s parent company has announced $100,000 in donations to six Juneau organizations.

Pakistani student in Juneau reflects on mass school shooting

Pakistani student in Juneau reflects on mass school shooting"A lot of attacks happen in Pakistan, like suicide bombings and stuff, but they never killed innocent kids who just went to school and never came back," says Hassam Bazil.

School district to face lower enrollment next year

School district to face lower enrollment next yearEconomist Gregg Erickson says the number will likely drop by 78 from this year’s enrollment of 4,734.

Juneau Skating Club holds annual holiday recital

Juneau Skating Club holds annual holiday recitalThe Juneau Skating Club held it’s annual holiday recital at Treadwell Ice Arena over the weekend.

How the Alaska Native Brotherhood changed Alaska history

How the Alaska Native Brotherhood changed Alaska historyThe recently published book explores an often overlooked chapter in Alaska’s story.

Mosquito Lake residents organize to reopen school

Mosquito Lake residents organize to reopen schoolResidents in the area think there are enough students to reopen the school. Last year, there were nine children enrolled. Three left the school partway through the year.

Sealaska Heritage Institute begins move into Walter Soboleff Center

Sealaska Heritage Institute begins move into Walter Soboleff CenterCOO Lee Kadinger hopes Sealaska Heritage Institute will be relocated by the end of January. The grand opening of the Walter Soboleff Center is May 15.

Sitka High struggles to maintain after-school activities with dwindling budget

Sitka High struggles to maintain after-school activities with dwindling budgetThe activities budget for Sitka High School may have reached a tipping point and it could force the end of some programs.