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JSD identifies 7 hazers, 6 victims 

updated 7:29am

Seven male high school seniors have been identified as the perpetrators in a late-May hazing incident in which upperclassmen abducted a group of incoming freshmen and beat them with a paddle in the woods.

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Case closed on dog shooting death

Today, 7:30am

Police have concluded their investigation of the shooting death of an allegedly aggressive 6-year-old mixed-breed dog on North Douglas.

Some Alaskans could lose health care coverage

Today, 12:08am

About 500 Alaskans who have signed up for health care marketplace coverage may find that coverage canceled at the end of September if they don't submit requested documents.

Prosecutors drop 'fugitive from justice' case

Today, 7:32am

A man who was arrested in Juneau on a $100,000 extraditable warrant out of Washington has been cleared of being a "fugitive from justice" and has been released from jail. Alaska state prosecutors dismissed the case against Zachary L.

Gunman arrested outside Nugget Mall after hours

Today, 12:06am

A 43-year-old man was arrested early this morning after reportedly pointing a rifle at a pedestrian walking past Nugget Mall, according to police.


Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

Today, 8:03am

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.

Move-in day comes for new UAS dorm

Today, 12:07am

New students, meet your dorm. New dorm, meet your students.

Photo: Coffee and cops

Today, 12:04am

Juneau Police Department Lt. David Campbell takes pictures as JPD Chief Bryce Johnson speaks with Noelle Derse during a "Coffee with a Cop" at the Second Street Heritage Coffee Shop on Wednesday.

Firefighters follow cries for help to find lost woman

Today, 12:06am

Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters rescued a lost tourist on Mount Roberts above downtown Juneau Tuesday night by following her cries for help.

Opinion

Empire Editorial: Protect Alaska seafood by banning Russian imports

There's a cold war brewing in your freezer.
On Aug. 7, in retaliation for American sanctions, Russia banned the importation of most foreign food products. Russia imports salmon roe and smolt, hake, pollock and other fish products caught here in Alaska.

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Sports

Local Sports Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 30
RUNNING
Home, 9 a.m., Mount Roberts Tram Run (Empire Cup). 3.5 miles, start at Mt. Roberts Lower Tram parking lot, race ascends 1,800 feet - finishes at the Cross. Contact Dirk Miller, 463-6751, foymil@gci.net.

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Outdoors

Deer outlook, reports positive

A little more than three weeks into Southeast Alaska's Sitka black-tailed deer season, hunters and biologists report a healthy deer population and a positive outlook.
Juneau-based hunter Darrel Wetherall hunted on Admiralty Island on opening day.

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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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