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‘Catching babies’ is midwife Madi Nolan Grimes’ calling

‘Catching babies’ is midwife Madi Nolan Grimes’ callingAt 23, Madi Nolan Grimes is clinical director at the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. She’s been practicing midwifery since she was 19.

Slideshow: Juneau girls take to the ice for hockey clinic

Slideshow: Juneau girls take to the ice for hockey clinicJuneau Douglas Ice Association Coach Mark Kaelke conducted an all-girls clinic for JDIA players Tuesday at Treadwell Ice Arena.

The Triangle’s end-of-year tradition marries politics and verse

The Triangle’s end-of-year tradition marries politics and verseLongtime bartender Jewels Barmoy reads the Triangle Club’s 2014 end-of-year poem.

Glory Hole likely closed through mid-January, still needs Christmas donations

Glory Hole likely closed through mid-January, still needs Christmas donationsAbout 30 patrons of the Glory Hole homeless shelter in Juneau will spend a little longer than originally expected in temporary emergency housing.

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.