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The road to recovery: Juneau man shares story of addiction with LA Salvation Army film crew 

updated 7:46am

Four years ago, Wilson Nicklie Jr. would have reached for a bottle of alcohol — most likely some whiskey — to celebrate anything that was going right for him, which sums up everything that was going wrong for him.

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Community dialogue on life after incarceration planned for Wednesday

05/23/16

Five formerly incarcerated individuals will tell their stories of what it's like reentering the community at the Juneau Reentry Coalition's May meeting Wednesday night.

Ex-Arizona lawmaker's murder trial set for August

05/23/16

The 53-year-old man accused of murdering a downtown Juneau jeweler during a hunting trip in Excursion Inlet entered a not guilty plea during an arraignment Monday.

Juneau woman escapes police custody while in hospital

05/23/16

After claiming to have swallowed drugs during an arrest, a Juneau woman evaded custody by escaping the hospital when police aren't looking.

Special session begins — slowly

05/23/16

Alaska lawmakers convened the fourth special session of the 29th Alaska Legislature today, but though the state is 38 days from a government shutdown, urgency was as absent as the lawmakers.


Tale of harrowing rescue on Denali unheralded for 35 years

Today, 7:30am

EVERETT, Washington — In the spring of 1980, climbers Mike Helms and Bob Kandiko came upon two other climbers in peril near the summit of Alaska's 20,310-foot Denali.

TMHS girls soccer celebrate senior night

Today, 12:01am

Thunder Mountain High School's four seniors celebrated the end of their high school soccer careers Saturday during a 2-0 loss to Juneau-Douglas High School. Seniors Rylee Landen and Amber White scored the goals for JDHS.

TMHS track sends 25 athletes to state

Today, 8:06am

Thunder Mountain High School track and field had a historic day on Saturday at the Region V Championships at Thunder Mountain. They broke six Region V records and set an all-time state record in the girls 300-meter hurdles.

Alaskans participate in yearly suicide-prevention walk

Today, 7:50am

ANCHORAGE - Alaskans participated in a yearly community walk in the state's largest city to raise awareness about suicide and remember loved ones who took their own lives.

High school runner dies after collapsing at competition

Today, 12:01am

FAIRBANKS - A high school freshman has died after collapsing at his region's track and field championships.

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Sports

TMHS girls soccer celebrate senior night

Thunder Mountain High School's four seniors celebrated the end of their high school soccer careers Saturday during a 2-0 loss to Juneau-Douglas High School. Seniors Rylee Landen and Amber White scored the goals for JDHS.

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Outdoors

Optimism for salmon prices in 2016

A new market analysis has an optimistic outlook for the 2016 salmon season - and goes a long way in explaining why Bristol Bay sockeye salmon received a low dockside price for last year's catch.

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Neighbors

5 questions with retiring Juneau principal

Kathryn Milliron has been an educator for 26 years, but on May 27, she will call this year her last. She is set to retire from the Juneau School District where she presently works as the principal of Mendenhall River Community School.

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