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Photos: Alaska National Guard Day Reunion 

updated 7:09am

Col. Michael Thompson, of the Headquarters of the Alaska National Guard, left, speaks next to Master of Ceremonies Guardsman Randy Wanamaker at the 3rd Annual Alaska National Guard Day Reunion at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Wednesday.

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A blend of tradition and the unexpected


Longtime local artist Fumi Matsumoto is known for her experimentation with unusual materials: found objects and ordinary things she's altered for an artistic purpose.

Saturday night explosion behind school no cause for alarm


A report of an explosion at a school normally sounds serious, but in this case, it's not, according to the fire chief.

UAS closing facilities, cutting jobs


Between a smaller chunk of change from the state and an anticipated decrease in tuition revenue, the University of Alaska Southeast was faced with difficult decisions - what to do with almost $2 million less in fiscal year 2015.
Of the $8.

National Night Out takes place next week


The Juneau Police Department will once again be participating in National Night Out, an annual event known as "America's Night Out Against Crime" that aims to highlight crime and drug awareness and prevention.

No damage in house fire this morning


Capital City Fire and Rescue says a home near Bartlett Regional Hospital was not damaged in an early morning fire scare.

LCCC inmates treated for drug overdose


Two male inmates at Lemon Creek Correctional Center were treated for a drug overdose last week, according to an Alaska State Troopers online dispatch.

JPD seizes drugs from Fritz Cove home


The Juneau Police Department seized illegal drugs and about $42,300 in cash from a Fritz Cove home, according to the department.


My Turn: An open plea to fellow cyclists

July 28 marked one year since my husband's life was saved by a $100 piece of molded polystyrene.
Riding his bicycle on the shoulder of Back Loop Road, Mac ploughed head first into the side of van whose driver didn't see him coming.

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Dimond too rough for Juneau

For the second time in less than a week, Dimond Post 21 put a 10-run mercy rule win on the Juneau Post 25 baseball team at the American Legion Alaska State Tournament.

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How to survive in the (Southeast Alaska) wilderness

You're returning from a walk in the woods, but you're running behind schedule.
It's getting dark.
The temperature is dropping.
One member of your group is not used to hiking and is extremely tired.

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Arts & Culture

A blend of tradition and the unexpected

Longtime local artist Fumi Matsumoto is known for her experimentation with unusual materials: found objects and ordinary things she's altered for an artistic purpose.

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Eloping in Alaska

"When you know, you know," is what many people have said in response to my sudden marriage, but only after they've sputtered out: "What? Really? You're joking."
It caught everyone by surprise.

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