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Peninsula Clarion
Walker breaks up tax proposals after legislative pushbackBy BECKY BOHRER Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Gov. Bill Walker broke his
Walker breaks up tax proposals after legislative pushback
Peninsula Clarion / Posted an hour ago
By BECKY BOHRER Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Gov. Bill Walker broke his tax proposals apart again after legislators pushed back on his decision to bundle them together for the special session. Walker on Friday introduced four separate bills... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Second heroin town hall focuses on solutionslast year, with an average of 90 new people that come in each month. She said t
Second heroin town hall focuses on solutions
Peninsula Clarion / Posted an hour ago
last year, with an average of 90 new people that come in each month. She said the program, which operates in Anchorage and Juneau, costs approximately $80,000 to operate annually. “[That cost] seems like a lot until you consider what it takes to... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“This is the beginning:” Milwaukee County Parks kicks off 2016 summer festivitiescould literally go to a different park almost every single night and listen to
“This is the beginning:” Milwaukee County Parks kicks off 2016 summer festivities
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 hours ago
could literally go to a different park almost every single night and listen to free music," said Devcich. From Juneau Park to the Root River Parkway, there's a stein for everyone. "Everybody looks forward to summer after a long cold... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Kenai boys soccer takes Peninsula 1st state final berthenough, we can play with the ball in our half and not give up goals," Reemtsma
Kenai boys soccer takes Peninsula 1st state final berth
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 16 hours ago
enough, we can play with the ball in our half and not give up goals," Reemtsma said. "We don't give up cheap goals." Juneau girls 3, Kenai 1 Earlier Friday, the Kenai girls were not as fortunate to make it to Saturday, dropping a consolation... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Temple Emanu-El Women's League expands summer repertoire for 2016including a cruise of the Norwegian Fjords. Stops included Ketchikan (“salmon
Temple Emanu-El Women's League expands summer repertoire for 2016
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 16 hours ago
including a cruise of the Norwegian Fjords. Stops included Ketchikan (“salmon capital of the world”), Tracy Arm Fjord, Juneau and the old gold mine town Skagway in Alaska. In British Columbia, Canada, a stop in Victoria included Victoria’s... Read more
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Alaska Public
Friday, May 27, 2016In stalemated Legislature, ‘Musk Ox’ may hold the key Rachel Waldholz, Alaska
Friday, May 27, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
In stalemated Legislature, ‘Musk Ox’ may hold the key Rachel Waldholz, Alaska Public Media – Juneau The Legislature is on Day 126 of what was supposed to be a 90 day session — and many Alaskans are wondering, what’s taking so long? Attorneys in... Read more
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Alaska Public
In stalemated Legislature, ‘Musk Ox’ may hold the keyfront, they’ve been joined by some Republicans. How well that coalition hangs
In stalemated Legislature, ‘Musk Ox’ may hold the key
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
front, they’ve been joined by some Republicans. How well that coalition hangs together may decide how things shake out in Juneau. As House Speaker Mike Chenault will tell you there is just one problem in Juneau, and it’s a math problem. “We’re... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Crimson Bears boys play to exhaustion in dramatic state tourney nail-bitertwo 40-minute halves, two 10-minute overtimes and two five-minute sudden death
Crimson Bears boys play to exhaustion in dramatic state tourney nail-biter
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
two 40-minute halves, two 10-minute overtimes and two five-minute sudden death periods in 70-degree Anchorage heat, Juneau-Douglas High School held state soccer powerhouse South High School to a one-goal tie. The game eventually came down... Read more
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Juneau Empire
In Region V tourney, Falcons fall and Crimson Bears roarwith breaking balls to clinch the victory. The Falcons’ Owen Swanton struck out
In Region V tourney, Falcons fall and Crimson Bears roar
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
with breaking balls to clinch the victory. The Falcons’ Owen Swanton struck out seven Vikings in the loss. In game two, Juneau-Douglas High School rode the experience of their ace pitcher Bryce Swofford to defeat the Ketchikan Kings... Read more
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Juneau Empire
JDHS girls fall to West at state tourneyJuneau-Douglas High School’s girls soccer squad fell to West Anchorage High Sch
JDHS girls fall to West at state tourney
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
Juneau-Douglas High School’s girls soccer squad fell to West Anchorage High School in the quarterfinals of the state tournament Thursday in Anchorage, sending the Crimson Bears to the consolation bracket and ending their bid for the title. JDHS lost... Read more
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Roll Call
DCCC Names First 16 Candidates to 'Red to Blue' Program10th District: Michael Eggman Michigan's 8th District: Melissa Gilbert Montan
DCCC Names First 16 Candidates to 'Red to Blue' Program
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
10th District: Michael Eggman Michigan's 8th District: Melissa Gilbert Montana's At-Large District: Denise Juneau New Hampshire's 1st District: Former Rep. Carol Shea-Porter New York's 23 District: John Plumb Pennsylvania's 7th... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Collaboration provides water recirculation workshopwater more efficiently in hatcheries. DIPAC hosted the workshop and helped to f
Collaboration provides water recirculation workshop
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
water more efficiently in hatcheries. DIPAC hosted the workshop and helped to facilitate the event at its headquarters in Juneau. With only 5 percent of Earth’s water being fresh, a problem arises for Alaska salmon when they need to spawn but the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Downtown drive-by shooter pleads guiltyA Juneau man accused of firing a bullet that landed just inches away a person’s
Downtown drive-by shooter pleads guilty
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
A Juneau man accused of firing a bullet that landed just inches away a person’s head pleaded guilty Thursday in Juneau Superior Court to felony weapons misconduct. Jose Antonio Delgado, 47, accepted a plea deal that reduces the weapons charge from a... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Police calls for Friday, May 27, 2016Report from Capital City Fire/Rescue was not available by press time. Criminal
Police calls for Friday, May 27, 2016
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
Report from Capital City Fire/Rescue was not available by press time. Criminal Mischief • At 8:36 p.m. Wednesday, the Juneau Police Department received a report of criminal mischief at Cope Park in the 1100 block of Calhoun Avenue. Domestic... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Around TownSummer Reading Program, all summer, all Juneau Public Libraries. GED orientati
Around Town
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
Summer Reading Program, all summer, all Juneau Public Libraries. GED orientation class, 9 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. GED orientation is designed to improve the success rate of those taking the tests. Details:... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Walker's repackaged tax proposals land with thud in the LegislatureJUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker’s newly repackaged tax proposals have landed with a t
Walker's repackaged tax proposals land with thud in the Legislature
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker’s newly repackaged tax proposals have landed with a thud in the Alaska Legislature, with criticism over having all the pieces rolled together and questions about the overall impact. Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, said rolling... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau kids explore Aureo, the yellow submarineBefore lowering himself into Aureo, an erstwhile research vessel brought to Jun
Juneau kids explore Aureo, the yellow submarine
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
Before lowering himself into Aureo, an erstwhile research vessel brought to Juneau to teach kids about ocean sciences, local Faith Community Christian School fourth-grader Lucas Thompson — who aims to be a pro football player — wasn’t too keen on the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Foraging for goose tongueOn Shaman Island, during a day it seemed everyone in Juneau was outside embraci
Foraging for goose tongue
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
On Shaman Island, during a day it seemed everyone in Juneau was outside embracing the sun, I had a friend identify goose tongue. It’s one of those foraged plants that you hear about and see posted on Facebook, but it’s also something that you are... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Service girls top Kenai at stateKenai will play on in the consolation bracket, starting with a 4 p.m. matchup t
Service girls top Kenai at state
Peninsula Clarion / Posted yesterday
Kenai will play on in the consolation bracket, starting with a 4 p.m. matchup today at Eagle River High School against Juneau-Douglas, 4-0 losers to West Anchorage. After losing a 6-0 game to Service at last year’s state tournament, Kenai... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Kenai boys advance to semis; SoHi falls to Westbad for the boys.” SoHi dropped into the tournament consolation bracket with t
Kenai boys advance to semis; SoHi falls to West
Peninsula Clarion / Posted yesterday
bad for the boys.” SoHi dropped into the tournament consolation bracket with the loss, starting with a 2 p.m. matchup with Juneau today at Eagle River. The Crimson Bears lost Thursday in penalty kicks to South Anchorage. Unofficially, West outshot... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Walker's tax proposals land with thud in Alaska LegislatureJUNEAU, Alaska — Gov. Bill Walker’s newly repackaged tax proposals have landed
Walker's tax proposals land with thud in Alaska Legislature
Peninsula Clarion / Posted yesterday
JUNEAU, Alaska — Gov. Bill Walker’s newly repackaged tax proposals have landed with a thud in the Alaska Legislature, with criticism over having all the pieces rolled together and questions about the overall impact. Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, said... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Great Pacific Seafoods' Alaska plants closedoverseas markets and a Russian import ban on U.S. and Norwegian seafood product
Great Pacific Seafoods' Alaska plants closed
Peninsula Clarion / Posted yesterday
overseas markets and a Russian import ban on U.S. and Norwegian seafood products, according to a 2015 analysis from the Juneau-based research firm the McDowell Group. A high U.S. dollar is bad for salmon processors, who rely on export markets... Read more
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Alaska Public
Insurance Director tells lawmakers individual market could collapseInsurance Division Director Lori Wing-Heier, in Juneau Jan. 29th, 2016 (Photo b
Insurance Director tells lawmakers individual market could collapse
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
Insurance Division Director Lori Wing-Heier, in Juneau Jan. 29th, 2016 (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North) Alaska’s individual health insurance market could collapse as soon as next year, unless the legislature acts. That was the message delivered to... Read more
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Alaska Public
Thursday, May 26, 2016Insurance Director tells lawmakers individual market could collapse Rachel Wal
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
Insurance Director tells lawmakers individual market could collapse Rachel Waldholz, Alaska Public Media – Juneau Alaska’s individual health insurance market could collapse as soon as next year, unless the legislature acts. House bill streamlines... Read more
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Juneau Empire
From the halls of high school to the halls of Congressnot your typical teenager. Instead of on a sports field or at a bonfire, you’re
From the halls of high school to the halls of Congress
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
not your typical teenager. Instead of on a sports field or at a bonfire, you’re more likely to find him giving input at a Juneau School Board meeting, sitting at a committee hearing at the Alaska State Capitol or commenting during a Native Issues... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Hydaburg man charged with assault with splitting maulalso is charged with counts of criminal mischief and harassment. Carle remains
Hydaburg man charged with assault with splitting maul
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
also is charged with counts of criminal mischief and harassment. Carle remains jailed at Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau. He is represented by the Alaska Public Defender Agency, which does not comment on pending cases. Related st... Read more
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The Advocate
Community column for May 27, 2016Don Neisler, Dave Twigg, Norm Pressler, Chris Graham, Chuck Dixon and Jason Day
Community column for May 27, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Don Neisler, Dave Twigg, Norm Pressler, Chris Graham, Chuck Dixon and Jason Dayton, secretary.Photo provided by JERALD JUNEAU -- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve -- Retired Col. Jerald Juneau presented the Secretary of Defense Employer... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Superintendent Juneau announces $30,000 grant to develop Montana arts teacher leadersin both large and small Montana schools have the opportunity to learn music, da
Superintendent Juneau announces $30,000 grant to develop Montana arts teacher leaders
Char-Koosta News / Posted 2 days ago
in both large and small Montana schools have the opportunity to learn music, dance, and visual arts,” Superintendent Denise Juneau said. “This National Endowment for the Arts grant will allow more Montana educators to learn the skills needed for... Read more
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Petersburg Pilot
Track and field teams take second at regionalsboys and girls track and field teams both earned second place finishes behind S
Track and field teams take second at regionals
Petersburg Pilot / Posted 2 days ago
boys and girls track and field teams both earned second place finishes behind Sitka at the regional meet last weekend in Juneau. Seventeen athletes qualified for events at the state meet in Anchorage, but only 15 will make the trip. However, the... Read more
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Alaska Public
How the suburbs killed a salmon creek and science informs its restorationFederally funded environmental science on a geologically doomed creek in Juneau
How the suburbs killed a salmon creek and science informs its restoration
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
Federally funded environmental science on a geologically doomed creek in Juneau could inform fish-saving restoration on other impaired water bodies. Duck Creek flows past the Nancy Street wetland and under Nancy Street in the Mendenhall Valley on... Read more
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The Advocate
2016 graduates: Zachary High SchoolJaylon Jamal Jones, Nicole Jones, Shawn Gerell Jones Jr., Victoria Jennifer Jon
2016 graduates: Zachary High School
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Jaylon Jamal Jones, Nicole Jones, Shawn Gerell Jones Jr., Victoria Jennifer Jones, Nash Patrick Joyner, Alexandria René Juneau, Joshua Carl Kelley, Omiya Shonte Kelley, Aryanna Janay Kelly, Nia Amere Kelly, Abigail Elizabeth Kent, Jasmine Lanaé... Read more
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Havre Daily News
Romano campaigns to be state head of K-12 educationa Democrat, is unchallenged in the primary. She will go up against state Sen. E
Romano campaigns to be state head of K-12 education
Havre Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
a Democrat, is unchallenged in the primary. She will go up against state Sen. Elsie Arntzen, R-Billings, in the fall. If elected, she will succeed the term-limited Denise Juneau who is making a bid for Montana's only seat... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Hopkins resigns from gas line board for Alaska Senate runJUNEAU — Luke Hopkins, who was narrowly confirmed to the board of the Alaska Ga
Hopkins resigns from gas line board for Alaska Senate run
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
JUNEAU — Luke Hopkins, who was narrowly confirmed to the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. last month, has resigned from that post to run for the state Senate. In a letter to Gov. Bill Walker, dated Wednesday, Hopkins said his decision... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Deadline approaching for annual Denali park road lotteryJUNEAU — The deadline for entering the annual Denali National Park and Preserve
Deadline approaching for annual Denali park road lottery
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
JUNEAU — The deadline for entering the annual Denali National Park and Preserve road lottery is approaching. People can enter online and by phone through Tuesday for a chance to be able to drive their personal vehicle along the park road after the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Rate filings for individual Alaska health plans due in JulyJUNEAU — The lone insurance company expected to offer individual health policie
Rate filings for individual Alaska health plans due in July
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
JUNEAU — The lone insurance company expected to offer individual health policies to Alaskans next year will have until mid-July to make its requests for rate changes. Alaska Division of Insurance Director Lori Wing-Heier said initial rate filings... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Plans would close Sitka, Anchorage extension service officesneed the services more. There are 10 other extension service offices in: Bethe
Plans would close Sitka, Anchorage extension service offices
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
need the services more. There are 10 other extension service offices in: Bethel, Delta Junction, Dillingham, Fairbanks, Juneau, Kodiak, Nome, Palmer, Soldotna and Thorne Bay. There also are affiliate offices with the Tanana Chiefs Conference and... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Two-day conference on suicide prevention next weekThe Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition is holding a conference called, “Advers
Two-day conference on suicide prevention next week
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
The Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition is holding a conference called, “Adverse Childhood Experiences and Suicide: Learn, Change, Prevent.” The two-day conference takes place Thursday and Friday, June 2-3, at the University of Alaska Southeast,... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Police expand patrols for holiday weekendThe Juneau Police Department plans to increase its presence across town this we
Police expand patrols for holiday weekend
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
The Juneau Police Department plans to increase its presence across town this weekend in anticipation of Memorial Day and graduation festivities. The Monday holiday is preceded by ceremonies for three graduating senior classes from Juneau-Douglas... Read more
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Juneau Empire
'Moving On' and up: Juneau students mark last days of school yearJuneau fifth-grader Marlla Cabrigas-Blatnick beamed as she listened to teacher
'Moving On' and up: Juneau students mark last days of school year
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
Juneau fifth-grader Marlla Cabrigas-Blatnick beamed as she listened to teacher Thomas Schwartz make some personal remarks about her. “Marlla is one of my most consistently positive students. She always greets me with a ‘Hi, Tom!’ Even when I present... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Chamber luncheon to focus on youth educationBrian Holst, executive director of the Juneau Economic Development Council, and
Chamber luncheon to focus on youth education
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
Brian Holst, executive director of the Juneau Economic Development Council, and Joy Lyon, executive director of the Association for the Education of Young Children will present “Early Childhood Investment” at the Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rolling Meadows native survives brutal bear attack in Alaskainvolved his head being in the bear's mouth, according to ABC News. Kenny Stec
Rolling Meadows native survives brutal bear attack in Alaska
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
involved his head being in the bear's mouth, according to ABC News. Kenny Steck, who grew up in the suburbs but moved to Juneau, Alaska, a few years ago, was camping with friends and family members in Disenchantment Bay, near the town of Yakutat,... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Fourth time's a charmbe my white Mini Cooper.” One person testified against the permits during the
Fourth time's a charm
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
be my white Mini Cooper.” One person testified against the permits during the public testimony portion of the meeting. Juneau resident James Sidney said that he has grandchildren who live near the proposed business and that he is worried about... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Etc.does: he endorsed a political candidate. The break from convention was fitting
Etc.
Missoula Independent / Posted 2 days ago
does: he endorsed a political candidate. The break from convention was fitting considering the candidate, Democrat Denise Juneau, could become the first Native American woman ever elected to the U.S. Congress. CSKT followed up on May 22 with a... Read more
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Alaska Public
Walker ally on gas line board resigns to run for state Senateline board during the campaign. In his resignation letter, Hopkins said he was
Walker ally on gas line board resigns to run for state Senate
Alaska Public / Posted 3 days ago
line board during the campaign. In his resignation letter, Hopkins said he was prompted to run by a lack of leadership in Juneau. “Whether it be balancing the budget, providing stability and certainty for our critical industries, or supporting our... Read more
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Alaska Public
$200,000 in state funds spent on PR for beer festivalMakinster is the Executive Director of Brewers Guild of Alaska. Though in the p
$200,000 in state funds spent on PR for beer festival
Alaska Public / Posted 3 days ago
Makinster is the Executive Director of Brewers Guild of Alaska. Though in the past he served as a legislative staffer in Juneau, Makinster’s current job with the Brewers Guild involves providing expertise to new businesses and ensuring the small... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Report of drunk driver turns out to be child crashing stolen car, Portland police sayinitially reported about 8:30 a.m. that there was a drunk driver crashing into
Report of drunk driver turns out to be child crashing stolen car, Portland police say
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
initially reported about 8:30 a.m. that there was a drunk driver crashing into parked cars in the 4200 block of North Juneau Street, Portland police said. The car was found unoccupied about a mile and a half away along North Farragut Street... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Planning Commission denies asphalt plant permitbe my white Mini Cooper.” One person testified against the permits during the
Planning Commission denies asphalt plant permit
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
be my white Mini Cooper.” One person testified against the permits during the public testimony portion of the meeting. Juneau resident James Sidney said that he has grandchildren who live near the proposed business and that he is worried about... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperJUNEAU — The Haines Borough and the Hydaburg School District were two of 42 For
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
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... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperStory last updated at 5/24/2016 - 4:27 pm SHI releases ‘Baby Raven Reads’ book
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Story last updated at 5/24/2016 - 4:27 pm SHI releases ‘Baby Raven Reads’ books for children JUNEAU — Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) has released the first three of eighteen culturally-based children’s books that reflect the Native worldview.The... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperJUNEAU — Martina Worden, a graduating senior from Juneau Douglas High School, r
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
JUNEAU — Martina Worden, a graduating senior from Juneau Douglas High School, received a $4,000 scholarship from the BP Principals Scholarship program. She is one of 25 winners statewide. JDHS grad receives BP Principals scholarship052516 AE1Capital... Read more
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