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New citizens, new rights, responsibilities 

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The oath of citizenship is serious. The newest Americans, granted citizenship on Friday morning, have made promises to our country that many lifelong Americans don't think much about.

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Temporary brown-bear hunting closure opposed

Today, 12:04am

KENAI - A proposed temporary closure of the brown-bear hunting season inside the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is drawing opposition.
Federal officials have proposed halting the hunting of brown bears when the season opens Sept.

Juneau karate promoters honored

Today, 12:08am

Dr Corey Pavitt of Juneau and Shihan Michael Taylor of Wasilla were recently honored for their long time commitment to promoting Japanese Karate in Alaska at the grand opening of the Juneau Karate Academy's new location on Aug. 2.

Photo: Piano tuning

Today, 12:01am

Tom Lowell tunes a piano before a performance at the Empire on Friday afternoon. Lowell has been tuning pianos for 35 years and said he's one of the few who does it by ear today.

JPD warns residents of attempted phone scams

Today, 12:01am

The Juneau Police Department has received two reports of attempted telephone scams in the Juneau area, JPD reported Friday.

US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

Today, 12:03am

WASHINGTON - Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S.

In honor of fallen heroes

Today, 8:05am

More than 30 local firefighters and other community members took part in the fourth annual Juneau Memorial 9-11 Stair Climb at the Federal Building Sunday, an event organized to honor and remember the New York firefighters who died in the Sept.

Photos: Juneau at work

Today, 12:05am

John Shorty Junior, a janitorial laborer with post offices since 1986, is seen painting a handicap space on Aug.

Literacy from the get-go


What if you had someone you didn't even know championing your literacy, right from birth?
The Alaska Emblem Club congregated at the Mendenhall Mall Saturday, Aug. 23 to raise funds for the Imagination Library, as well as local charities.


We must fix the criminal justice system

The following editorial appeared in the Detroit Free Press on Friday, Aug. 29:
Weeks of protests in Ferguson, Mo., started because of a police officer killing unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

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Photos: Saturday Night Lights

The Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears hosted the Colony Knights on Saturday at Adair Kennedy Field. The visitors won the game 48-0. JDHS hosts West Seattle on Saturday while Thunder Mountain High School travels to Ketchikan for a Friday game.

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Harbor seal pup returns to wild

The male Pacific harbor seal pup found just eight days old beneath a boat in Auke Bay swam off into the waters of Auke Recreation Area yesterday, cheered by around 75 well-wishers from Juneau and beyond - some of whom were there at the beginning.

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Arts & Culture

Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

Richard Dauenhauer has been described by many titles: poet, translator, scholar, linguist, anthropologist historian, editor, educator, anthologist. And in Juneau, his home since 1983, also: mentor, colleague, neighbor, friend.

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Literacy from the get-go

What if you had someone you didn't even know championing your literacy, right from birth?
The Alaska Emblem Club congregated at the Mendenhall Mall Saturday, Aug. 23 to raise funds for the Imagination Library, as well as local charities.

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