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Prosecutors dismiss case against woman who freed eagle from trap 

Prosecutors on Thursday dismissed the case against a Juneau woman who freed a bald eagle ensnared in a trap, commending her efforts as laudable.

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Former DOT commissioner resumes post

01/23/15

A former Department of Transportation and Public Facilities commissioner is returning to the position, Gov. Bill Walker's office announced Friday afternoon.
Marc Luiken, a DOT commissioner under former Gov.

Photo: Legislative reception

01/23/15
Craig Dahl, middle, recently named president and CEO of Juneau Chamber of Commerce, talks with Lt. Governor Byron Mallott Thursday during the 2015 legislative reception at Centennial Hall in Juneau.

Photos: Pro life rally

01/23/15
Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, shares her support during a rally held by Alaskans for Life, Inc. Thursday on the steps of the Capitol Building.

Memorial notice: Michael Angelo

01/23/15

Michael Angelo The memorial service for Michael A. Angelo has changed. His family will host a bonfire potluck from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24, at the large picnic shelter at Sandy Beach.


Senators take first crack at pot rules

01/23/15

Members of the Senate State Affairs Committee took a first crack Thursday at Alaska's new marijuana initiative After Feb. 24, marijuana use and possession will be legal in the state.

Forecasters: 'Winter is over'

01/23/15

It has been raining, it is raining, and it doesn't look likely to stop raining anytime soon. In other words, say National Weather Service forecasters, "winter is over.

Gov: Cuts won't be made lightly

01/23/15

JUNEAU - Alaska Gov. Bill Walker on Thursday said the state can't fix low oil prices but it can fix government.

Egan: Local workforce will feel the sting

01/23/15

Republicans and Democrats gave Gov. Bill Walker good marks after his State of the Budget speech Thursday.

Opinion

My Turn: A 'Housing First' step

Most people agree that homelessness in our town is a serious problem, but few know what to do to improve the situation.

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Sports

Falcons to chase Kings

The Thunder Mountain High School girls basketball team had ups and downs last weekend that showed a major flaw in their otherwise impressive body of work. The Falcons sometimes hit cruise control when they should be staying in overdrive.

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Outdoors

Wolverine: the Mad Max of the wilderness

Wolverines have been mythologized and misportrayed so much so that when most people think of the species they envision actor Hugh Jackman's chiseled abs, pulsating pecks and ridiculously tight pants. This is a nasty example of reverse anthropomorphism.

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Arts & Culture

Remembering Pat Roppel

Patricia Ann Roppel arrived in Ketchikan as a newlywed home economics teacher in 1959, the same year Alaska became a state — and she was quickly captivated by its history. Canneries, fishing, old ... Read More

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