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Geeking out with comic con director and former Juneauite Todd Jones 

updated 2:10am

Todd Jones never thought his career would one day involve driving his idol Leonard Nimoy, who is famous for his portrayal of Spock in the original Star Trek series, to and from a comic con in Seattle.

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Downtown businesses lose thousands from burglaries

Today, 12:40am

Police say $14,000 in cash went missing from the Princess Cruise Line office in downtown Juneau on Thursday.

Life after prison: 'Judgment everywhere I went'

Today, 1:54am

For Christina Wigg, one of the hardest things about getting out of prison was other people judging her. "Judgment everywhere I went," she said. "Judgment from family, judgment from peers, judgment from employers trying to get a job, housing, everything.

Huang named as Cancer Connection's Medical Provider of the Year

Today, 12:54am

Dr. Eugene Huang, a full-time physician at Southeast Radiation Oncology Center, recently won the Medical Provider of the Year Award from Cancer Connection, the local non-profit organization that assists people living with cancer, their families and provides support systems. He will be honored at the Celebration of Life event on June 3 at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center from 4:30-7 p.m.

Kenai library vandalism costs thousands in damage

Today, 12:03am

KENAI - Authorities are investigating after a vandal caused thousands of dollars in damage at a Kenai library, leaving staff unsure whether they'll be able to fund the replacement of the destroyed items.


Welling wins three events at state meet

Today, 1:49am

The Thunder Mountain High School track and field team took home four golds, two silvers and a bronze medal at the ASAA state track and field meet at Dimond High School in Anchorage on Friday and Saturday.

Walker breaks up tax proposals after legislative pushback

Today, 12:03am

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker broke his tax proposals apart again after legislators pushed back on his decision to bundle them together for the special session.

JDHS boys soccer bounces back after first round loss

Today, 1:01am

Juneau-Douglas High School’s boys soccer team surprised Soldotna High School on Friday by bouncing right back and playing with energy and verve in a 4-2 win.

JDHS girls earn revenge over Kenai

Today, 1:05am

Avenging a penalty-kick loss in the state tournament last year, the Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team took down Kenai in the consolation bracket of the state tournament on Friday, beating the Kardinals 3-1.

Fairbanks borough air pollution levels worst in US

Today, 12:03am

FARIBANKS - Data show air pollution in the Fairbanks North Star Borough remains at the highest levels in the nation and has failed to show significant air quality improvement.

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Opinion

My Turn: Who's in charge of our oil?

Earlier this month, Alaska's House of Representatives passed a bipartisan oil and gas tax credit reform bill by a 2-1 margin. The story here isn't so much that half of the House Republicans broke from the leadership.

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Sports

Welling wins three events at state meet

The Thunder Mountain High School track and field team took home four golds, two silvers and a bronze medal at the ASAA state track and field meet at Dimond High School in Anchorage on Friday and Saturday.

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Outdoors

Juneau kids explore Aureo, the yellow submarine

Before lowering himself into Aureo, an erstwhile research vessel brought to Juneau to teach kids about ocean sciences, local Faith Community Christian School fourth-grader Lucas Thompson — who ... Read More

Neighbors

Huang named as Cancer Connection's Medical Provider of the Year

Dr. Eugene Huang, a full-time physician at Southeast Radiation Oncology Center, recently won the Medical Provider of the Year Award from Cancer Connection, the local non-profit organization that assists people living with cancer, their families and provides support systems. He will be honored at the Celebration of Life event on June 3 at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center from 4:30-7 p.m.

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