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SHI seeks goat horns to help revive traditional art - Capital city weekly

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Capital city weekly

SHI seeks goat horns to help revive traditional art
Capital city weekly
Sealaska Heritage Institute is reaching out to hunters to help revitalize the endangered art of Tlingit mountain goat horn spoon carving. Davina Cole is the art project coordinator at Sealaska Heritage Institute, based in Juneau. She's hoping to find ...

Southeast in Sepia: A short history of alcohol and bars in Alaska - Capital city weekly

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Capital city weekly

Southeast in Sepia: A short history of alcohol and bars in Alaska
Capital city weekly
“Last Days of Frontier Pass Away,” the Juneau Alaska Daily Empire reported January 1, 1918. Describing the party in Juneau the night before, “Several of the bars in the city were completely out of liquor or 'suds' early in the afternoon, but the ...

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Juneau's shelter for women to open its doors to men - KTUU.com

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Juneau's shelter for women to open its doors to men
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Juneau's domestic violence shelter for women will soon open its doors to men. The Juneau Empire reported Tuesday that the AWARE shelter plans to allow all genders to stay there starting Jan. 1. AWARE Deputy Director Mandy O'Neal ...

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There's no better gift than a great education - Juneau Empire

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Juneau Empire

There's no better gift than a great education
Juneau Empire
It's the gift of a good education — a gift that too few Alaska students receive. This year, less than 40 percent of the state's public school students met grade-level standards in English and math. Most alarmingly, just 14.7 percent of our tenth ...

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Alaska will not prosecute state senator who slapped a reporter - Juneau Empire

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Juneau Empire

Alaska will not prosecute state senator who slapped a reporter
Juneau Empire
Wilson subsequently said he intended the slap to be playful, but Herz subsequently filed a report with the Juneau Police Department. “I still think that reporting it was the right thing to do,” Herz said by phone on Tuesday. Not long after the slap ...

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Juneau domestic violence shelter expands services to men - Bryan-College Station Eagle

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Juneau domestic violence shelter expands services to men
Bryan-College Station Eagle
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Starting next month, men will be allowed to stay at Juneau's domestic violence shelter. The AWARE shelter plans to allow all genders to stay there starting Jan. 1, the Juneau Empire reported Tuesday. AWARE Deputy Director Mandy O ...

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Juneau's shelter for women to open its doors to men - Seattle Times

Tue, 2017-12-12 22:20

Juneau's shelter for women to open its doors to men
Seattle Times
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau's domestic violence shelter for women will soon open its doors to men. The Juneau Empire reported Tuesday that the AWARE shelter plans to allow all genders to stay there starting Jan. 1. AWARE Deputy Director Mandy O'Neal ...

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Juneau's Shelter for Women to Open Its Doors to Men - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 2017-12-12 22:20

Juneau's Shelter for Women to Open Its Doors to Men
U.S. News & World Report
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau's domestic violence shelter for women will soon open its doors to men. The Juneau Empire reported Tuesday that the AWARE shelter plans to allow all genders to stay there starting Jan. 1. AWARE Deputy Director Mandy O'Neal ...

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Alaska Lawmaker Refuses to Resign Amid Misconduct Claims - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 2017-12-12 19:07

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Alaska Lawmaker Refuses to Resign Amid Misconduct Claims
U.S. News & World Report
Dean Westlake, D-Kotzebue, talks with another legislator during a break in the opening session of the Alaska Legislature in Juneau, Alaska. The rural Alaska lawmaker has refused calls that he resign amid allegations of inappropriate behavior from seven ...
Westlake will not heed calls to resign over misconduct allegationsAlaska Dispatch News

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Investigator says state senator did not 'upskirt' staffer - Juneau Empire

Tue, 2017-12-12 17:22

Juneau Empire

Investigator says state senator did not 'upskirt' staffer
Juneau Empire
Lobaugh concluded that Wilson's actions “did not fit the definition of hostile work environment sexual harassment,” and did not violate the policies set by the Legislative Council, which sets the rules for the Alaska Legislature. While the incident ...
Lawmaker won't be charged with slapping reporterKTUU.com
State prosecutor decides not to charge Sen. Wilson in reporter slappingAlaska Public Radio Network
Reports Clear Alaska Lawmaker in Harassment CasesU.S. News & World Report

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Cause of fatal fire still undetermined after investigation - Juneau Empire

Tue, 2017-12-12 17:18

Juneau Empire

Cause of fatal fire still undetermined after investigation
Juneau Empire
Four firefighters were also sent to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. The blaze was reported at 4:14 a.m. on Sept. 17, when a man called dispatchers and said his home was on fire. The building, used as a bed and breakfast-style lodging ...

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Reports clear Alaska lawmaker in harassment cases - Merced Sun-Star

Tue, 2017-12-12 14:06

Merced Sun-Star

Reports clear Alaska lawmaker in harassment cases
Merced Sun-Star
An Alaska lawmaker was cleared but not totally exonerated Tuesday for his actions in separate allegations of sexual and physical harassment at the state Capitol in Juneau. The Senate Rules Committee released a report from the legislature's human ...
Investigatior says state senator did not 'upskirt' stafferJuneau Empire
Lawmaker won't be charged with slapping reporterKTUU.com
State prosecutor decides not to charge Sen. Wilson in reporter slappingAlaska Public Radio Network
Alaska Dispatch News
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Community foundation awards grants to trio of elementary programs - Juneau Empire

Tue, 2017-12-12 12:16

Juneau Empire

Community foundation awards grants to trio of elementary programs
Juneau Empire
The money will support three elementary schools in Juneau with training and tools to better aid students dealing with trauma. JCF has teamed up with the state of Alaska, the Juneau School District and Washington State University to bring the program to ...

Juneau physician secures three licenses for cannabis operation - Alaskajournal.com

Tue, 2017-12-12 11:25

Juneau physician secures three licenses for cannabis operation
Alaskajournal.com
Editor's note: The story has been updated with a correction from Dr. Perez's attorney Jana Weltzin about her statements to the board on whether Perez has ever issued a prescription for medical marijuana. Weltzin stated incorrectly that Perez had never ...

Walker names members of climate change advisory panel - Juneau Empire

Tue, 2017-12-12 11:16

Juneau Empire

Walker names members of climate change advisory panel
Juneau Empire
Kimmel is on the faculty of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage. • Meera Kohler of Anchorage. Kohler is president and CEO of the Alaska Village Electric Cooperative and was a member of Gov. Sarah Palin's ...

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Police calls for Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 - Juneau Empire

Tue, 2017-12-12 05:32

Police calls for Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017
Juneau Empire
On Saturday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Juneau residents Levie Cumlat, 55, and Bernard Yadao, 43, at the Auke Bay Harbor after they had returned from crabbing. Troopers learned that Cumlat had failed to log information on his permit from ...

Juneau's women's shelter opens doors to men, all genders - Juneau Empire

Tue, 2017-12-12 05:30

Juneau Empire

Juneau's women's shelter opens doors to men, all genders
Juneau Empire
AWARE Executive Director Saralyn Tabachnick, left, and Deputy Director Mandy O'Neal Cole talk about the shelter becoming gender inclusive during an interview on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire). Starting next month, Juneau's ...

California band, Juneau bassist playing fundraiser show Saturday - Juneau Empire

Tue, 2017-12-12 05:30

Juneau Empire

California band, Juneau bassist playing fundraiser show Saturday
Juneau Empire
Nick Banaszak during Dankrupt's first trip to Alaska in August 2016. (Photo courtesy of Mo Carpio). With unseasonably warm weather hitting Juneau this month, perhaps it's fitting that a band from a warmer climate is headlining a show this coming ...

AK Juneau Alaska Zone Forecast - Argus Press

Mon, 2017-12-11 22:38

AK Juneau Alaska Zone Forecast
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AK Juneau Alaska Zone Forecast. Story · Comments. ShareShare; Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 2:21 am. AK Juneau Alaska Zone Forecast Associated Press |. AK ...

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Alaska speaker declines to speculate on Westlake's future - San Francisco Chronicle

Mon, 2017-12-11 22:04

Alaska speaker declines to speculate on Westlake's future
San Francisco Chronicle
The names would be submitted to Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, an independent, who would choose the person to take the seat. State law requires a seat to be filled within 30 days of a vacancy. House Minority Leader Charisse Millett, an Anchorage Republican ...

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