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City celebrates Jackie Street dedication 

updated 6:20pm

The intersection of Jackie and Renninger Streets is a special place.

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Will a plea deal come before the murder trial?

07/27/16

The murder trial surrounding a homicide that went unsolved in Juneau for more than a year is scheduled to begin in three months, but the defense has suggested that could change.

Juneau scientist helps discover new whale species

07/27/16

When a mysterious beaked whale washed ashore on St. George Island in June 2014, Michelle Ridgway was already on her way there.

Photo: Extreme theatre at Perseverance

Today, 12:01am

Pirates Annika Schwartz, left, Minta Schwartz, Liam Penn and Jayden Rittinger, right, sing for their captain, played by Austin Tagaband, top, rehearse Wednesday in Perseverance Theatre's STAR performance of "Deep Water: Pieces of Extreme Theatre.

Stormy weather: Check your vessels

Today, 12:00am

City officials are encouraging all boat owners in the Juneau area to check their vessels due to stormy weather.


Senior housing options soon to grow

07/27/16

Juneau's housing market is tight for everybody, including senior citizens. But seniors soon may have more housing options, which is good for everybody.

State regulators to take closer look at AEL&P's diesel power plans

07/27/16

The Regulatory Commission of Alaska will take a closer look at Alaska Electric Light & Power's under-construction diesel power plant on Industrial Boulevard.

Deadline comes for bill restricting sex education

07/27/16

A controversial bill passed by the Alaska Legislature will reach its day of decision on Thursday. House Bill 156, sponsored by Rep. Wes Keller, R-Wasilla and significantly amended by Sen.

'The Boy Who Lived' lives on: Southeast prepares for the next chapter of Harry Potter saga

07/27/16

It's been nine years and everyone is a little out of practice but it's time to gear up for Harry Potter mania once again: The eighth story is about to hit the streets.

The woman of The House of Wickersham

07/27/16

Mary Kay Havens didn't used to like history. "I hated it. I got a C in history," she said. But since 2014, she’s been entrenched in it as the docent for the House of Wickersham, a state historic site located at 213 7th Avenue in Juneau.

 

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Opinion

My Turn: Bring the Ancient One home

The threads of history, culture and ancestry form a timeless and unbreakable weave in Native American life. The elders who came before us are as relevant today as they were thousands of years ago.

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Sports

Seattle agrees to contract extension with Carroll

RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have agreed on a contract extension, keeping the oldest head coach in the NFL locked up beyond the 2016 season.
Team owner Paul Allen tweeted confirmation of Carroll's deal on Tuesday.

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Outdoors

Leave it to beavers: Live cameras offer glimpse into nature

At 4:30 p.m. on a Tuesday, a beaver slept in its den on Steep Creek near the Mendenhall Glacier, its furry face aimed at an infrared camera streaming on Youtube. Seven users tuned into the cam to watch the peaceful rodent recoup on its straw bed.

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Neighbors

Menzi, Heumann celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

Marjorie Menzi and Bill Heumann celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary June 23-28, 2016, at the Wapato Resort at Lake Chelan, Washington. Joining them were their 25 immediate family members.

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