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Peninsula Clarion
Effort to revive stalled bill with sex ed provisions faltersJUNEAU — An effort to revive a stalled education bill that limits who can teach
Effort to revive stalled bill with sex ed provisions falters
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 3 hours ago
JUNEAU — An effort to revive a stalled education bill that limits who can teach sex education in public schools faltered in the Alaska House on Wednesday. It marked the third time the House rejected a Senate rewrite of Rep. Wes Keller’s bill dealing... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Cream Of The Kropthe country and abroad, including Summerwinds in Munster, Germany, as well as t
Cream Of The Krop
The Post-Journal / Posted 5 hours ago
the country and abroad, including Summerwinds in Munster, Germany, as well as the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings and Juneau Jazz and Classics. It has commissioned more than 25 new works from composers around the world, including the United... Read more
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Alaska Public
Dry conditions spark Wasilla wildfireup the microphone. Since then, she has literally traveled the length of the st
Dry conditions spark Wasilla wildfire
Alaska Public / Posted 7 hours ago
up the microphone. Since then, she has literally traveled the length of the state, from Attu to Eagle and from Barrow to Juneau, covering Alaska stories on the ground for the AK show, Alaska News Nightly, the Alaska Morning News and for Anchorage... Read more
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Alaska Public
Legislature making little public progressthe state budget or making changes to the Permanent Fund. APRN’s Andrew Kitche
Legislature making little public progress
Alaska Public / Posted 7 hours ago
the state budget or making changes to the Permanent Fund. APRN’s Andrew Kitchenman has been following what’s happening in Juneau. Andrew, hello. Andrew: Hi, Lori. Lori: Why aren’t Alaskans seeing more progress? Andrew: There are a few reasons.... Read more
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Alaska Public
Wednesday, May 4, 2016Senate for the 2016 extended legislative session. Legislature making little pu
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 7 hours ago
Senate for the 2016 extended legislative session. Legislature making little public progress Andrew Kitchenman, APRN/KTOO-Juneau It’s been more than two weeks since the Legislature was scheduled to finish its session. But not only have lawmakers... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Football great Warren Moon speaks at Pillarsthen you can move on, but to not get the opportunity, that makes you so bitter,
Football great Warren Moon speaks at Pillars
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 hours ago
then you can move on, but to not get the opportunity, that makes you so bitter,” Moon told the crowd of Rotarians and Juneau students. Just finding the opportunity to keep playing quarterback turned out to be the biggest challenge of his... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Single vote dooms new restrictions on sex educationsecond came when Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, voted for it. That left the bill a
Single vote dooms new restrictions on sex education
Juneau Empire / Posted 9 hours ago
second came when Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, voted for it. That left the bill at a 20-19 vote. Then, Rep. Cathy Muñoz, R-Juneau, announced she would change her vote from “no” to “yes”. That would have given the bill 21 votes and enough to pass,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Agency: Bald eagle caused Alaska plane crash that killed 4a guy who loved his family,' she said. Bohrer, who lived in Chugiak, graduated
Agency: Bald eagle caused Alaska plane crash that killed 4
Daily Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
a guy who loved his family,' she said. Bohrer, who lived in Chugiak, graduated from Chugiak High School and traveled to Juneau with his 4-H Club where Representative Bill Stoltze got to know him, the Alaska Dispatch News reported. Stoltze... Read more
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Juneau Empire
CCFR firefighters are tackling a trailer fire at Thunder Mountain Mobile Parkmobile home fire in the Mendenhall Valley, with more units on the way as parts
CCFR firefighters are tackling a trailer fire at Thunder Mountain Mobile Park
Juneau Empire / Posted 13 hours ago
mobile home fire in the Mendenhall Valley, with more units on the way as parts of the structure continued to blaze on. The Juneau Police Department dispatch received a call at 10:16 a.m. about a structure fire in the 8400 block of Thunder Mountain... Read more
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Juneau Empire
District announces activities to be mergedThe Juneau School District has decided which activities at its two traditional
District announces activities to be merged
Juneau Empire / Posted 13 hours ago
The Juneau School District has decided which activities at its two traditional high schools will be merged starting next school year. Participants in wrestling, tennis, drama debate and forensics, and possibly dance will be housed under one roof next... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Falcons softball captures historic victoryJuneau’s prep softball community witnessed history Tuesday night. For the firs
Falcons softball captures historic victory
Juneau Empire / Posted 13 hours ago
Juneau’s prep softball community witnessed history Tuesday night. For the first time ever, the Thunder Mountain High School softball team beat Juneau-Douglas High School in a conference game, taking the Crimson Bears down 7-1 at Dimond... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperPeratrovich Hall. More than 100 delegates from Southeast Alaska, Anchorage, Was
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
Peratrovich Hall. More than 100 delegates from Southeast Alaska, Anchorage, Washington, and California gathered in Juneau to conduct tribal business and elect new officers.The opening day of Tribal Assembly included a special welcome from... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaperfrom as far away as Shawnee, Kansas; a suburb in the Greater Kansas City area.
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
from as far away as Shawnee, Kansas; a suburb in the Greater Kansas City area. Other students represented Angoon, Craig, Juneau, Klawock, and Sitka.The students job shadowed in various departments, and also spent some time with the UAS-Sitka... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaperwith occupational endorsements, certificates, and professional licensures. It g
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
with occupational endorsements, certificates, and professional licensures. It granted awards to 670 graduates from the Juneau, Ketchikan, and Sitka campuses. This year’s number of awards is among the highest granted at commencement. UAS... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaperat 5295 Glacier Hwy. The companies aim to finalize their agreement on or before
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
at 5295 Glacier Hwy. The companies aim to finalize their agreement on or before July 1.T&S owner Russell Shivers, a Juneau resident who has directed operations since T&S’s inception, will remain part of the business in his new role as a... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperThe Juneau 4th of July Parade entry forms are now available at Cycle Alaska and
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
The Juneau 4th of July Parade entry forms are now available at Cycle Alaska and at Juneau Public Library Valley Branch at 3025 Dimond Park Loop. For more information please call 790-4444 after May 4. Parade yourself050416 NEWS1Capital City Weekly... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperWant to know who Zach Gordon, Kawa.ee or Crystal Brilliant Snow Jenne were and
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
Want to know who Zach Gordon, Kawa.ee or Crystal Brilliant Snow Jenne were and how their personal stories shed light on Juneau’s history? Are you in need of facts and figures about our town to share with summer visitors? If so, the... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaperthis world and the vision of my contribution towards the unfolding of it.Today
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
this world and the vision of my contribution towards the unfolding of it.Today I smile!• Viki Kibodeaux recently moved to Juneau from the Lower 48 to work with Juneau Youth Services. She’s a bit of a nomad, having lived in several southern states,... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaperall wrong and that the book is about something else entirely.That miss came thr
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
all wrong and that the book is about something else entirely.That miss came through loud and clear when I was talking with Juneau resident Stuart Archer Cohen about his book. An upbeat, candidly refreshing fellow, he quickly and gently let me know... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperTlingit Language Learners Group, 6–7 p.m., Mondays, Downtown Juneau Public Libr
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
Tlingit Language Learners Group, 6–7 p.m., Mondays, Downtown Juneau Public Library, large conference room. Interested in learning the Tlingit language? This group, run by Tlingit language learners, is free and open to everyone in the community,... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperStory last updated at 5/3/2016 - 3:31 pm JDHS Theatre Program receives nationa
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
Story last updated at 5/3/2016 - 3:31 pm JDHS Theatre Program receives national award The Juneau-Douglas High School Theatre program has won the American High School Theatre Festival Award for the second time this year. The first time was in 2012.... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperMusical is for kids, adults. On a recent evening at Juneau Douglas High School,
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
Musical is for kids, adults. On a recent evening at Juneau Douglas High School, assistant director and high school junior Lydia B. Smith gave a cast of around 30 high students tips on delivery and timing before they jumped back into the thrills and... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperDaut was a simply outstanding Executive Director for the Alaska State Council o
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
Daut was a simply outstanding Executive Director for the Alaska State Council on the Arts,” said Benjamin Brown of Juneau, ASCA Chair. “Shannon started with great experience four years ago, and since then she has excelled at learning about... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Police & fire for Wednesday, May 4, 2016information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presum
Police & fire for Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 hours ago
information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. • At 5:10 p.m. Monday, the Juneau Police Department received a report of a burglary at a residence in the 3900 block of Douglas Highway. Jewelry and a... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau woman wins First Lady's volunteer awardFirst Lady Donna Walker will recognize a Juneau woman for her efforts to help e
Juneau woman wins First Lady's volunteer award
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 hours ago
First Lady Donna Walker will recognize a Juneau woman for her efforts to help end heroin addiction in the community. Michele Stuart Morgan, the founder of “Juneau – Stop Heroin, Start Talking,” is among 12 Alaska volunteers Walker will recognize... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Assembly passes pot rules at Monday meetingThe final outstanding marijuana ordinance cleared the City and Borough of Junea
Assembly passes pot rules at Monday meeting
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 hours ago
The final outstanding marijuana ordinance cleared the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly on Monday night with overwhelming support, finalizing the city’s marijuana regulations for the time being. The ordinance amends the city’s Land Use Code,... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Driver in police chase remains unnamedA 22-year-old Juneau man who led police on a late night chase on Saturday isn’t
Driver in police chase remains unnamed
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 hours ago
A 22-year-old Juneau man who led police on a late night chase on Saturday isn’t facing charges and remains unnamed, but police expect that to change later this week. Juneau Police Department Deputy Chief Ed Mercer told the Empire by phone Tuesday... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Around TownWomen, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Cl
Around Town
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 hours ago
Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Lawmakers vote to pursue new building for Anchorage legislatorswill return to the council with a completed contract, and lawmakers will vote w
Lawmakers vote to pursue new building for Anchorage legislators
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 hours ago
will return to the council with a completed contract, and lawmakers will vote whether to accept it. Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau, was the sole member of the Legislative Council to speak out against plans to buy the Wells Fargo building. He urged... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Tulsequah Chief Mine owner descends further in financial holemine drainage from the Tulsequah Chief Mine continues to flow into the Tulsequa
Tulsequah Chief Mine owner descends further in financial hole
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 hours ago
mine drainage from the Tulsequah Chief Mine continues to flow into the Tulsequah River, a tributary of the Taku River near Juneau. This has been an ongoing issue, a problem Chieftain Mines inherited when it purchased the mine in 2010. The... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Footings, foundation work underway at food bankThe addition that will more than double the size of Juneau’s only legally desig
Footings, foundation work underway at food bank
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 hours ago
The addition that will more than double the size of Juneau’s only legally designated food bank is starting to take shape. On Tuesday afternoon, a crew of about eight construction workers poured concrete into wooden footing forms — basically really... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Negotiators advance bill with sex education provisionsJUNEAU — Legislative negotiators on Tuesday adopted a state Senate rewrite of R
Negotiators advance bill with sex education provisions
Peninsula Clarion / Posted yesterday
JUNEAU — Legislative negotiators on Tuesday adopted a state Senate rewrite of Rep. Wes Keller’s bill dealing with parental involvement in education and student testing that was previously rejected by the House. The bill adopted by the committee... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Police arrest three in Douglas, find possible connection to home burglaryJuneau police arrested three people — one in connection to a recent residential
Police arrest three in Douglas, find possible connection to home burglary
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
Juneau police arrested three people — one in connection to a recent residential burglary and two on outstanding warrants — Tuesday morning after searching a Douglas Island home with the help of a drug detection dog. In a press release issued Tuesday... Read more
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Alaska Public
With ‘stuck’ housing market, a Juneau family lives aboardroads in or out, the city has been dealing with a “stuck” housing market. A rep
With ‘stuck’ housing market, a Juneau family lives aboard
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
roads in or out, the city has been dealing with a “stuck” housing market. A report commissioned by the City and Borough of Juneau says 1,000 affordable rental units are needed to keep up with the demand. Juneau’s housing market is especially tough... Read more
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Alaska Public
Tuesday, May 3, 2016Legislature OKs up to $12.5M for Wells Fargo building in Anchorage Andrew Kitc
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
Legislature OKs up to $12.5M for Wells Fargo building in Anchorage Andrew Kitchenman, KTOO/APRN-Juneau The Legislative Council approved spending up to $12.5 million dollars to buy the Walls Fargo Bank building in Anchorage’s Spenard... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Cedar mask artwork stolen from Juneau Arts & Culture CenterAn investigation is underway following the disappearance of a Juneau woman’s ar
Cedar mask artwork stolen from Juneau Arts & Culture Center
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
An investigation is underway following the disappearance of a Juneau woman’s artwork from the Juneau Arts & Culture Center this week. Nancy DeCherney, executive director of the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, said JACC officials notified police... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
In new ad, whistleblower says Russ Feingold ignored warning about Tomah VA scandalobtained by the Republican Party of Wisconsin and provided to FOX6 News on Tues
In new ad, whistleblower says Russ Feingold ignored warning about Tomah VA scandal
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
obtained by the Republican Party of Wisconsin and provided to FOX6 News on Tuesday, Ellinghuysen is heard telling a Juneau County Sheriff's detective that she contacted lawmakers as early as 2008 about the Tomah case. "The walls of Jericho... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Milwaukee police need your help to locate convicted felon charged with trespassingthree occupied homes on Milwaukee’s east side. These incidents happened in Marc
Milwaukee police need your help to locate convicted felon charged with trespassing
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
three occupied homes on Milwaukee’s east side. These incidents happened in March and April at residences on N. Marshall, E. Juneau, and N. Summit, respectively. In the first incident, on March 1st, the criminal complaint indicates the resident of... Read more
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Alaska Public
Juneau Assembly approves new pot licensing rulesThe Juneau Assembly approved new guidelines for a city pot license on Monday. T
Juneau Assembly approves new pot licensing rules
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
The Juneau Assembly approved new guidelines for a city pot license on Monday. Those seeking to cultivate commercial marijuana will have to apply for the $250 license, in addition to state’s. It’s part of the assembly’s attempt to streamline the... Read more
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Alaska Public
Sitka Tribe opens biotoxin lab to monitor PSPas early as May. The Southeast Alaska Tribal Toxins (SEATT) network includes t
Sitka Tribe opens biotoxin lab to monitor PSP
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
as early as May. The Southeast Alaska Tribal Toxins (SEATT) network includes the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida in Juneau, as well as tribes in Douglas, Kake, Petersburg, Ketchikan, Hydaburg, Craig, Klawock, Kasaan, Hoonah, a... Read more
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News 8000
Skid steer falls on man, kills himA Lyndon Station man died Monday after a skid-steer loader fell on him in Junea
Skid steer falls on man, kills him
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
A Lyndon Station man died Monday after a skid-steer loader fell on him in Juneau County, officials said. The Juneau County Sheriff's Office said rescue personnel responded to a report at 5:13 p.m. of a man trapped under a skid-steer loader on West... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette arrest report for May 3JAMES: 25, of the 3500 block of Stables Lane, Crosby, Texas. She was booked on
Lafayette arrest report for May 3
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
JAMES: 25, of the 3500 block of Stables Lane, Crosby, Texas. She was booked on monetary instrument abuse. BRANDON MICHAEL JUNEAU: 24, of the 100 block of Anastasie Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on Schedule II narcotics; Schedule III narcotics;... Read more
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Juneau Empire
UAS ceremony honors 670 gradswith occupational endorsements, certificates, and professional licensures. Awar
UAS ceremony honors 670 grads
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
with occupational endorsements, certificates, and professional licensures. Awards were granted to 670 graduates from the Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka campuses. “We are enormously proud of the accomplishments of these UAS graduates,” said UAS... Read more
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Juneau Empire
'Scorching' weather continues across Southeast AlaskaWell, it was scorching by Southeast standards. April 2016 was the warmest ever
'Scorching' weather continues across Southeast Alaska
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
Well, it was scorching by Southeast standards. April 2016 was the warmest ever recorded in Juneau and Sitka, according to measurements taken by the National Weather Service. The month’s average temperature was 44.9 degrees in Juneau, breaking by... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Around TownWomen, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Cl
Around Town
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Police & Fire for Tuesday, May 3, 2016information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presum
Police & Fire for Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. • At 9:47 a.m. Saturday, the Juneau Police Department assisted another agency in remanding a 38-year-old man in the 3400 block of Foster Avenue. • At... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Proposed ocean center moves beyond the bronze whaleThe minds behind the Juneau Ocean Center are moving forward with the project —
Proposed ocean center moves beyond the bronze whale
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
The minds behind the Juneau Ocean Center are moving forward with the project — with or without the whale sculpture they sought to relocate last fall. “We’ve sort of moved on from the conversation about the whale,” JOC board member Linda Nicklin said... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau Maritime Festival to feature 300 lbs. of fish and so much moreThe Juneau Maritime Festival is a free, family event and a celebration of all t
Juneau Maritime Festival to feature 300 lbs. of fish and so much more
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
The Juneau Maritime Festival is a free, family event and a celebration of all things maritime, said coordinator Dana Herndon with the Juneau Economic Development Council. “The idea behind it is to celebrate one of Juneau’s strongest industries and... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Assembly passes pot rules at Monday meetingThe final outstanding marijuana ordinance cleared the City and Borough of Junea
Assembly passes pot rules at Monday meeting
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
The final outstanding marijuana ordinance cleared the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly on Monday night with overwhelming support, finalizing the city’s marijuana regulations for the time being. The ordinance amends the city’s Land Use Code,... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Moda out of Alaska in 2017JUNEAU — One of the two companies offering individual health insurance policies
Moda out of Alaska in 2017
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
JUNEAU — One of the two companies offering individual health insurance policies for Alaskans announced Monday that it will not be participating in that market next year. The announcement by Moda Health would leave Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield as... Read more
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