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Proposed High-Rise Complex in Downtown Juneau Irks Community - U.S. News & World Report

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Proposed High-Rise Complex in Downtown Juneau Irks Community
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The design and density of a high-rise apartment building proposed in downtown Juneau drew public concern at a Juneau Assembly meeting. KTOO.org reports (http://bit.ly/2tXUguL ) some community members voiced their doubts ...

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Overriding mayor's objection, Juneau Assembly endorses Paris climate pact - Alaska Dispatch News

Tue, 2017-06-27 21:07

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Overriding mayor's objection, Juneau Assembly endorses Paris climate pact
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A slim majority of the Juneau Assembly voted Monday to join other U.S. cities in endorsing the Paris agreement to combat climate change. Dick Farnell of 350 Juneau was one of five citizens who spoke up to implore Juneau's elected officials to back the ...
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Armed suspect robs Petco - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Tue, 2017-06-27 17:56

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Armed suspect robs Petco
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The Juneau Police Department released surveillance video of the suspect on its Facebook page, asking the public for help identifying him but warning that he should be considered armed and dangerous. A Petco employee called 911 at about 3:32 p.m. and ...
Juneau police look for armed robbery suspectKTUU.com

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42-foot vessel Whimsea sinks after possible arson - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Tue, 2017-06-27 17:29

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42-foot vessel Whimsea sinks after possible arson
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“But we don't even have any suspects, or persons of interest.” Jager said that the fire department is working with Juneau Police Department on that case, as they do on all fires that are deemed suspicious. He added that because this newest fire ...

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Juneau police look for armed robbery suspect - KTUU.com

Tue, 2017-06-27 16:59

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Juneau police look for armed robbery suspect
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JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - At 3:22 p.m., on Tuesday, an armed robber appeared at the Petco Animal Supplies store, off of Glacier Highway. A Petco employee told KTUU that "there were no injuries, and no merchandise was stolen." Moreover, no arrests have ...
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City takes first step toward permanent rezoning - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Tue, 2017-06-27 16:47

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City takes first step toward permanent rezoning
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This fall, the City and Borough of Juneau will begin to make permanent changes to the way downtown Juneau is zoned. For the time being, the city has a temporary solution in place to make it easier for homeowners to make adjustments to their homes.

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11 Black Men and Women Were Removed from an Alaska Airlines Flight in Juneau - TheStranger.com

Tue, 2017-06-27 16:28

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11 Black Men and Women Were Removed from an Alaska Airlines Flight in Juneau
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While the plane was taxiing on the runway, the pilot decided to return to the gate. At the gate, an Alaska Airlines employee, a white woman who works at Juneau International Airport, boarded the plane, and walked to back, where she was seated and began ...

Juneau considers pledging support for Paris Agreement - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Tue, 2017-06-27 15:19

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Juneau considers pledging support for Paris Agreement
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One of them, Elaine Schroeder, pointed out that if the CBJ signs onto this pact, it would be the second governmental organization in Juneau to come out in support of the Paris Agreement. The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska ...

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Grace F. Wilson - Corvallis Gazette Times

Tue, 2017-06-27 12:12

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Grace F. Wilson
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Grace is survived by her brother and sister-in-law Thomas and Colleen Foster of Portland; sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Janet of Euless, Texas, Thomas and Kathy of Salem, Michael and Fran of Juneau, Alaska, Timothy and Luan of Portland; ...

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Mayor appoints 3 Assembly members to start mining ordinance subcommittee - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Tue, 2017-06-27 11:20

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Mayor appoints 3 Assembly members to start mining ordinance subcommittee
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Gladziszewski was on the most recent committee to look into mining in Juneau, specifically looking into reopening the Alaska-Juneau Mine with the AJ Mine Advisory Committee (AJMAC). Gladziszewski has preached caution when it comes to looking into ...

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Mayor appoints 3 Assembly members to start mining ordinance subcommittee - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Tue, 2017-06-27 11:09

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Mayor appoints 3 Assembly members to start mining ordinance subcommittee
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Gladziszewski was on the most recent committee to look into mining in Juneau, specifically looking into reopening the Alaska-Juneau Mine with the AJ Mine Advisory Committee (AJMAC). Gladziszewski has preached caution when it comes to looking into ...

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Alaska, Prodded by Suit, Enacting New Abortion Regulations - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 2017-06-27 09:33

Alaska, Prodded by Suit, Enacting New Abortion Regulations
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state of Alaska is enacting new regulations for abortions following a lawsuit by abortion-rights advocates. Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands sued the state, arguing that existing regulations ...

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The anti-Alaska Senate health care bill - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Tue, 2017-06-27 06:27

The anti-Alaska Senate health care bill
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I am writing to encourage your readers to contact U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan with their position on the anti-Alaska Senate Health Care Bill. A hundred things are wrong with it, but I will focus here on what it does to Medicaid in Alaska ...
Budget Compromise Achieved, Alaska Government Shutdown AvertedSitNews
Voices of Alaska: It is time for leadership and compromiseKenai Peninsula Online

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Troopers: Search for missing Juneau woman suspended - Alaska Dispatch News

Mon, 2017-06-26 20:30

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Troopers: Search for missing Juneau woman suspended
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Multiple agencies in Juneau assisted in the official search, including a Temsco helicopter. They pulled back from the field at nightfall but resumed their efforts at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, troopers said. Family members and local volunteers had also joined ...
2 Days of Searching Finds No Sign of Missing Juneau Woman ...U.S. News & World Report
Troopers suspend search for missing hiker, but volunteers keep lookingJuneau Empire (subscription)
Official search halts for missing Juneau woman - Newstalk 750 ...KFQD
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Suspect nabbed after foot pursuit - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Mon, 2017-06-26 17:18

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Suspect nabbed after foot pursuit
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Geoffrey M. Alter, 44, was arrested by the Juneau Police Department on three outstanding warrants, including two failures to appear on criminal cases, totaling $12,500, said Lt. David Campbell. A JPD officer on Sunny Point Way at about 1:22 a.m. Sunday ...

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City expands free parking hours downtown - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Mon, 2017-06-26 16:17

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City expands free parking hours downtown
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For some areas of downtown, free parking is starting a little earlier in the day. Beginning July 1, free off-street hourly parking will start at 4 p.m. instead of 6 p.m., the City and Borough of Juneau announced Monday. Deputy City Manager Mila ...

When all else fails … amateur radio - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Mon, 2017-06-26 10:01

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When all else fails … amateur radio
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Most don't realize it, Juneau Amateur Radio Club's David Bruce said, but in the event of a large-scale disaster, the first thing to go would be cellphone service. Juneau would ... “Whiskey, whiskey, seven, November, bravo, one alpha, Alaska …” Prindle ...

Assembly meeting to address zoning, mining - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Mon, 2017-06-26 10:01

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Assembly meeting to address zoning, mining
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As Senior Planner Jill McLean explained at the June 12 Committee of the Whole meeting, both Juneau and Douglas were built long before current zoning regulations existed. As a result, the current zoning doesn't fit well with plans to expand for the ...

Alaska public library hosts 1st Drag Queen Story Hour - Newstalk ... - KFQD

Mon, 2017-06-26 09:27

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Alaska public library hosts 1st Drag Queen Story Hour - Newstalk ...
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska public library hosted its first-ever Drag Queen Story Hour. KTOO.org reported (http://bit.ly/2tXMYGF ) Friday that Gigi Monroe ...

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2 Days of Searching Finds No Sign of Missing Juneau Woman - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 2017-06-26 07:48

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2 Days of Searching Finds No Sign of Missing Juneau Woman
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say two days of searching has not found a 53-year-old woman missing on Thunder Mountain Trail in Juneau. Troopers say family members first attempted to find Teri Heuscher and contacted emergency ...
The Latest: Official search halts for missing Juneau womanWashington Times

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