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Hecla program builds pathway from high school to Greens Creek Mine

Hecla program builds pathway from high school to Greens Creek MineTwo graduates of the Hecla's “Pathway to Mining Careers” program entered the work-force this summer at Greens Creek Mine.

Juneau Assembly pledges to support Housing First project

Juneau Assembly pledges to support Housing First projectThe Juneau Assembly last night unofficially committed $1.5 million to help fund a Housing First project in the capital city.

‘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.

Walker halts further spending on Juneau Access

Walker halts further spending on Juneau AccessThe administrative order is a response to oil prices that have plummeted over the year.

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.

Major investor backs out of Tulsequah Chief Mine project

Major investor backs out of Tulsequah Chief Mine projectChieftain Metals Corp. says it will use a bridge loan to repay a $10 million advance from Denver-based Royal Gold.

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.