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USDA: 'We're serious about a transition' 

updated 10:25am

The millions the U.S. Forest Service is spending on its Tongass National Forest timber program is an investment in the transition to young growth harvest, a visiting U.S. Department of Agriculture official said in a news conference Wednesday.

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Juneau educators train in the art of teaching

Today, 12:07am

Teachers, principals and district officials have chosen a state of the art program for both teaching students and evaluating local educators.
The method, known as the Marzano Model, is based on the scientific research of Dr. Robert J.

Photos: Long distance unicyclist

Today, 12:07am

Cary Gray peddles his way around Photo Point at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center on Wednesday. Gray says he has the unoffical record for riding a unicycle long distance with over 13,000 miles over the last 16 months.

Photo: Brotherhood Bridge grows

Today, 12:05am

Traffic is now using the two new Egan Drive lanes over the Mendenhall River on Tuesday. The original Brotherhood Bridge is now being demolished before another two lanes are built.

Alaska unemployment insurance tax to shrink in 2015

Today, 12:06am

Alaskans' average unemployment insurance tax rates will be reduced by 19 percent in 2015, according to a news release from the office of Gov. Sean Parnell.

Two arrested for Valley mugging

Today, 12:00pm

Juneau police on Thursday morning arrested two men on suspicion of jumping a man behind a business in the valley and stealing his wallet and Kindle tablet.

Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

Today, 3:43pm

Alaska State Writer Laureate Nora Marks Dauenhauer sits at the dining room table in her Douglas home, a stack of books and a cup of tea in front of her.

Groups need 400 Thanksgiving turkeys

Today, 10:57am

Two Juneau organizations are in need of a collective 400 Thanksgiving turkeys before they begin distributing them to families in need this weekend. For 13 years, St.

Fugitive found sleeping at Juneau airport

Today, 11:51am

Juneau police roused a sleeping man at the airport Tuesday night and discovered he was convicted of attempted murder in Minnesota with a warrant out for his arrest for violating probation.


My Turn: Supporting higher education pays dividends

Every single day, as President and CEO of The CIRI Foundation and as chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Alaska Foundation, I proudly do what I love: open pathways to education for thousands of Alaskans.

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Photos: Fastest Show On Ice

The Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears hockey team will host the Kenai Kardinals tonight at 8:15 p.m. on the Treadwell Arena Ice.

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