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For lawmakers, 3 options to tap Fund earnings 

If there's one thing Alaska's lawmakers agree on, it's this: No single trick or approach will solve the state's annual deficit, now approaching $4 billion. Most of the 60 legislators working in the Capitol agree on something else.

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Finalists named in city manager search

02/05/16

In mid August, City Manager Kim Kiefer announced that she planned to retire, sending city officials into an urgent search to find her replacement. Almost six months and 56 applicants later, it's down to two candidates.

Photo: Falling Lights

02/05/16

Steve Davis, center, volunteers with Bing Carrillo, left, and Joe Carlson on Thursday at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center to build creative lighting for the Wearable Art Extravaganza to be held Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13-14.

Education commissioner feels 'no animosity' over being replaced

02/05/16

Michael Hanley, one of the few state commissioners held over from the administration of Gov. Sean Parnell, is on the way out.

Alaska judge hears arguments in Medicaid expansion suit

02/05/16

JUNEAU - A state court judge in Anchorage heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit challenging Alaska Gov. Bill Walker's authority to expand Medicaid without legislative approval.


Where winter stays

02/05/16

This January may not have had much snowfall, but it's still winter out Montana Creek, where volunteers with the Juneau Nordic Ski Club have been grooming every day since November.

Bystanders come to woman's aid during assault

02/05/16

Two people early Thursday morning near Telephone Hill Park heard a loud argument and then found a man on top of a woman, striking her and refusing to let her go, according to a report by the Juneau Police Department.

Off the Beaten Path: A humble request for Playbird Magazine

02/05/16

Dear Mr. Hugh Hefner: Both you and I know there comes a time when the pleasures of Earth no longer amount to much.

JDHS, North Pole to face off in tourney

02/05/16

In a repeat of last year, the Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team will face North Pole in there most important game of the season.

Moving forward with the arts

02/05/16
Government, education and art leaders in the community came together Thursday to answer one question about arts in the schools: What’s next for Juneau? Alaska’s capital is the only city in the ...

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Opinion

My Turn: Political grandstanding is dead-end goverance

This week the Senate Resources Committee held public hearings on HB 115 - "The Alaska Sovereignty and Transfer of Federal Public Land to Alaska Act.

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Sports

JDHS, North Pole to face off in tourney

In a repeat of last year, the Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team will face North Pole in there most important game of the season.

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Outdoors

Where winter stays

This January may not have had much snowfall, but it's still winter out Montana Creek, where volunteers with the Juneau Nordic Ski Club have been grooming every day since November.

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Arts & Culture

Seeds for Alaska - Foundroot

The product Leah Wagner and Nick Schlosstein sell is small, but it's one of life's essential ingredients - and they're growing it the natural way for Southeast Alaska's particular climate.

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Total Snow 7 91
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Wind 5 17
Total Snow to Date:191.3"
Last Updated: February 6th, 2016 06:30 AM

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