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Record-breaking summer cruise passengers coming to Juneau - KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

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KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Record-breaking summer cruise passengers coming to Juneau
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
The Juneau Empire reports Cruise Lines International Association Alaska President John Binkley announced Thursday that over 1 million summer cruise passengers are traveling to Juneau. The association predicts the travelers in the city from May 1 to Sept.
Record-breaking number of cruise ship passengers expected in Juneau this summerKTUU.com
Record number of summer cruise passengers expected in JuneauMadison.com

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Record Number of Summer Cruise Passengers Expected in Juneau - U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report

Record Number of Summer Cruise Passengers Expected in Juneau
U.S. News & World Report
Cruise Lines International Association Alaska President John Binkley announced at Thursday's Chamber of Commerce luncheon that more than 1 million summer cruise passengers are traveling to Juneau, The Juneau Empire reported (http://bit.ly/2psh30d).

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Juneau police seek beach party stabbing suspect, say he's 'extremely dangerous' - Alaska Dispatch News

Fri, 2017-04-28 16:21

Alaska Dispatch News

Juneau police seek beach party stabbing suspect, say he's 'extremely dangerous'
Alaska Dispatch News
Juneau police are looking for a man suspected in a stabbing at a beach party there Saturday night, warning the public he is "extremely dangerous" and should not be confronted. A $20,000 arrest warrant was issued Friday for Joshua Levi Brown, 37, ...
Police ID, seek stabbing suspect from Thane beach partyJuneau Empire (subscription)

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Spring Carnival comes to Juneau - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Fri, 2017-04-28 08:56

Juneau Empire (subscription)

Spring Carnival comes to Juneau
Juneau Empire (subscription)
The Spring Carnival, presented by Golden Wheel Amusements, begins Friday and runs until Sunday, May 7. (Stock image). For the next week, the Nugget Mall will temporarily turn into a haven of cotton candy, gravity-defying rides and flashing lights.

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Comedy show raises money for mental health organization - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Fri, 2017-04-28 07:46

Juneau Empire (subscription)

Comedy show raises money for mental health organization
Juneau Empire (subscription)
Bourland, the Executive Director of Juneau's chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), has high hopes for Saturday's Comedy for a Cause event, the organization's annual fundraiser. At the event, people from the community share stories ...

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PREP SOCCER ROUND-UP: Juneau earns nonconference sweep at CHS - Alaskastar

Fri, 2017-04-28 00:24

Alaskastar

PREP SOCCER ROUND-UP: Juneau earns nonconference sweep at CHS
Alaskastar
Juneau picked up a nonconference soccer sweep Thursday at Chugiak's Ed Blahous Field. The Crimson Bears' boys team won 5-1 in the opening game, with the girls finishing things off with a 2-0 shutout in the nightcap. At Service, the Cougars took a pair ...

SEATOR: Southeast's shellfish safety squad - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Thu, 2017-04-27 09:28

Juneau Empire (subscription)

SEATOR: Southeast's shellfish safety squad
Juneau Empire (subscription)
Alaska is the only state where people still die of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning,” explained Chris Whitehead who is the Environmental Program Manager at STA. “Alaska was the only state that didn't have a monitoring program in place and we have such ...

Tires on dozens of vehicles slashed in Juneau - KTUU.com

Wed, 2017-04-26 20:52

KTUU.com

Tires on dozens of vehicles slashed in Juneau
KTUU.com
JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) The Juneau Police Department says it is investigating the slashing of tires on 33 vehicles from Tuesday night. The vandalism happened on the 2000 and 3000 block of Douglas Highway. JPD estimates the damage to the vehicles is ...
Tire-slashing spree damages dozens of vehicles in DouglasJuneau Empire (subscription)
Juneau police investigate tires slashed on 30-plus vehiclesKTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

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2017 Alaska Robotics Mini-Con - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Wed, 2017-04-26 11:05

Juneau Empire (subscription)

2017 Alaska Robotics Mini-Con
Juneau Empire (subscription)
Laura Zahask and Quinn Zahask role play at the photobooth. (Lance Nesbitt | For Juneau Empire). 2 of 13. Isabella Cullum, left, purchases a signed copy of Lucy Bellwood's book "Baggywrinkles." (Lance Nesbitt | For Juneau Empire). 3 of 13. Alexandra ...

What's Happening the week of April 26-May 2 - Capital city weekly

Wed, 2017-04-26 10:32

Juneau Empire (subscription)

What's Happening the week of April 26-May 2
Capital city weekly
Biosolids public information session, Thursday, April 27, 6-7 p.m., Alaska Room at Juneau International Airport. Learn about Juneau's new wastewater biosolids dryer. AS IF Festival, Thursday-Saturday, April 27-April 29, 6:30-7:30 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m ...
Falcons upperclassmen shine in first track meetJuneau Empire (subscription)

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Senate letting down education - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Wed, 2017-04-26 05:46

Alaska Public Radio Network

Senate letting down education
Juneau Empire (subscription)
I am about to graduate from the University of Alaska with a degree in elementary education, and I am very concerned about the future of education in my hometown of Juneau due to the cuts to public education proposed by the Senate Majority. Every single ...
8 of the biggest questions about bringing an income tax back to AlaskaKTUU.com
Income Tax up in the SenateSitNews
In public testimony, most support state income tax billKTOO

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Money on the table - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Wed, 2017-04-26 05:32

Alaska Public Radio Network

Money on the table
Juneau Empire (subscription)
Alaska is in recession and is unable to reconcile its huge deficits, despite a 40% cut in government services. Thirty-five percent of the total State budget is now devoted to healthcare. Alaska employers struggle to keep pace with wages while the cost ...
In public testimony, most support state income tax billAlaska Public Radio Network

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Alaska Senate reluctantly examines income tax - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Wed, 2017-04-26 05:23

Juneau Empire (subscription)

Alaska Senate reluctantly examines income tax
Juneau Empire (subscription)
Sen. Shelly Hughes, R-Palmer, left, and Sen. Mia Costello, R-Anchorage, right, listen as Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, presents House Bill 115, a revived Alaska income tax, to the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in the ...
Alaska Legislature Defies Walker's Call to Weigh NomineesU.S. News & World Report
Alaska governor tries to force lawmakers to weigh nomineesFairbanks Daily News-Miner
Senate Affirms Fiscal Solution FridaySitNews
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Two 13-year-olds charged with arson in connection to Juneau playground fire - KTUU.com

Tue, 2017-04-25 14:00

KTUU.com

Two 13-year-olds charged with arson in connection to Juneau playground fire
KTUU.com
JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - Two 13-year-old boys face charges in connection to a fire that burned down a playground located at Juneau's Twin Lakes Park on Monday. The boys are charged with second degree arson and first degree criminal mischief.
Suspected arson fire damages popular Juneau playgroundFairbanks Daily News-Miner
Two 13-year-old boys charged with arson | Juneau Empire ...Juneau Empire (subscription)
'It's really sad': Juneau kids sorry to see playground burnAlaska Public Radio Network
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska -Must Read Alaska (blog)
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Officials promoting inclusivity after Trump rise face recall - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Tue, 2017-04-25 13:11

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Officials promoting inclusivity after Trump rise face recall
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Three leaders of an Alaska fishing community who sponsored a resolution to promote inclusivity after the election of President Donald Trump are fighting efforts to recall them from office. The recall effort targeting three Homer ...

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Police charge two 13-year-olds with arson in connection to Juneau playground fire - KTUU.com

Tue, 2017-04-25 11:55

KTUU.com

Police charge two 13-year-olds with arson in connection to Juneau playground fire
KTUU.com
JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - Juneau Police have charged two 13-year-old boys with second degree arson and first degree criminal mischief in connection to a fire that burned down the playground located at Juneau's Twin Lakes Park on Monday.
Suspected arson fire damages popular Juneau playgroundFairbanks Daily News-Miner
'It's really sad': Juneau kids sorry to see playground burnAlaska Public Radio Network
Two 13-year-old boys charged with arsonJuneau Empire (subscription)
Must Read Alaska (blog) -KTOO
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Suspected arson fire damages popular Juneau playground - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Tue, 2017-04-25 10:58

KTUU.com

Suspected arson fire damages popular Juneau playground
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A suspected arson fire caused more than $250,000 damage at a popular Juneau playground. The Juneau Empire (http://bit.ly/2oFymZl) reports the fire was at "Project Playground," a half-acre play area built 10 years ago at Twin Lakes ...
Police charge two 13-year-olds with arson in connection to Juneau playground fireKTUU.com
'It's really sad': Juneau kids sorry to see playground burnAlaska Public Radio Network
Playground fire, arson convention, and two teens cooling their heelsMust Read Alaska (blog)

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Suspected Arson Fire Damages Popular Juneau Playground - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 2017-04-25 10:23

Alaska Public Radio Network

Suspected Arson Fire Damages Popular Juneau Playground
U.S. News & World Report
A suspected arson fire caused more than $250,000 damage at a popular Juneau playground. | April 25, 2017, at 2:13 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Suspected Arson Fire Damages Popular Juneau Playground. JUNEAU, Alaska ...
'It's really sad': Juneau kids sorry to see playground burnAlaska Public Radio Network

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2 young teens charged for Juneau playground fire - KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Tue, 2017-04-25 07:15

KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

2 young teens charged for Juneau playground fire
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska Senate committee has proposed eliminating cash credits for oil and gas companies that lawmakers have increasingly come to see as unaffordable. The proposal doesn't delve as deeply into oil tax policy as the version that ...

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Fire destroys beloved Twin Lakes playground - KTOO

Mon, 2017-04-24 23:13

KTOO

Fire destroys beloved Twin Lakes playground
KTOO
A Facebook group called “Rebuild Castle Park – Juneau, AK” popped up about an hour ago and already has more than 1,200 members. People there are sharing fond memories of the park, old photos and ideas to rebuild. Erica Barker posted that her “almost ...

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