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Clearing the PATH to independence 

updated 12:05am

Nobody is more enthusiastic about the idea of working another decade than 63-year-old Mike Ricker, who dreams of driving the ice roads of the North Slope until he's at least 73.

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State makes medevac insurance legal again

Today, 8:56am

The Lubins consider themselves to be very, very fortunate. On April 5, their 13-year-old daughter Ella fell off a spooked horse running at a full gallop and hit her head on the concrete ground.

Juneau Assembly votes to give schools at least $24 million

Today, 11:26am

After months of talks and votes, the school budget process didn't get any less contentious in the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly.

JPD finds $158K worth of narcotics during arrest

Today, 2:06pm

The Juneau Police Department seized approximately $158,000 worth of narcotics from a Juneau home where officers arrested a suspected drug dealer on Tuesday, according to the department.

Add medicine cabinet to spring cleaning list with drug take-back day

Today, 11:59am

Doing some spring cleaning and don't know what to do with the expired prescription pills in your medicine cabinet? 

Crimson Bears boys storm Falcons pitch

Today, 12:08am

The Juneau-Douglas High School boys soccer team dominated possession and the game on the Thunder Mountain pitch Wednesday night, earning a 3-0 win to remain undefeated in Southeast Conference play.


Skagway floating dock sinks

Today, 11:46am

The floating dock in Skagway, the same one which serves as a loading ramp for ferry passengers, is now on the bottom of the sea floor today, officials with the Alaska Department of Transportation confirmed.

Photo: Sign of the times

Today, 12:08am

An anti-Koch brothers sign decorates a downtown Juneau lamp post on Wednesday.

Opinion

My Turn: Thank Muñoz for saving state's retirement system

As a follow-up to our earlier letter, we are happy to report that the public employee trust funds PERS and TRS have been saved.

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Sports

Crimson Bears boys storm Falcons pitch

The Juneau-Douglas High School boys soccer team dominated possession and the game on the Thunder Mountain pitch Wednesday night, earning a 3-0 win to remain undefeated in Southeast Conference play.

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Arts & Culture

HB 216 and the emotions of language revitalization

In the long hours of waiting for the State of Alaska to recognize Alaska Native Languages as equals to English, the group of advocates for the bill laughed as hard as we ever had. It is a coping mechanism. It's medicine.

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