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Arson suspects avoid trial, take plea deals 

updated 4:27pm

Two Juneau men involved in the June 2012 arson at Adair Kennedy Memorial Park opted to forgo a jury trial and take plea deals instead. 

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Budget takes center stage

Today, 12:06am

A statement independent Gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker made earlier in the month on an Anchorage radio show came back to bite him several times during a candidate forum Monday in Juneau.

Assembly, school board candidate forum tonight

Today, 1:31pm

Want another chance to get to know candidates for the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly and the Juneau School District Board of Education? The League of Women Voters is holding a candidate forum at 6 p.m. tonight in Assembly Chambers.

Grand jury indicts six

Today, 10:35am

A Juneau grand jury on Friday indicted six people for various offenses.

Murkowski firmly supports Sullivan in Senate race

Today, 12:02am

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's senior senator is making no bones about who she is backing in this year's Senate race.


Parking enforcement ramps up around Andrew Hope Building

Today, 2:46pm

Tlingit Haida Central Council would like to provide notice to the public it has retained parking enforcement services with Bootlegger Security effective Oct. 1.

Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

Today, 2:55pm

A patient at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday.

Alaskan man accused of PFD fraud in 2013

Today, 10:36am

A 71-year-old Alaskan man is being accused of Permanent Fund Dividend fraud. Charles Needham was indicted Friday by a Juneau grand jury on four counts of unsworn falsification in the first degree and two counts of perjury.

After months of talks, new rules for cell towers

Today, 12:06am

After months of discussions the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly adopted an ordinance that will incentivize communication companies to build small, unobtrusive cellphone towers in Juneau.

Opinion

Alaska Editorial: Despite UA's recent veto of 4 percent hike, price of higher education is rising

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:
The reasons were varied, but the outcome was clear: no tuition increase in the 2015-16 academic year for University of Alaska students.

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Sports

Pure Sole: Help Wanted: Football Team

Help Wanted: High School Football Team to play in Ketchikan, Alaska on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m., in honor of the town's local high school senior players. Experience: Varsity competition level need only apply. Resume not required.

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Outdoors

A Trip North

A Gustavus-grown scientist recently completed a 2,000 mile journey by foot and kayak from Stanford, California to Southeast Alaska, aiming to raise money for a science institute he plans at the Inian Islands location known as "the Hobbit Hole.

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Arts & Culture

Community invited to Gajaa Hit pole raising

Two totem poles will be raised at the Gajaa Hit building in the Willoughby District today, an event that will be celebrated with a formal ceremony at 11:30 a.m. at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall.

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