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A dangerous find 

updated 5:39pm

Dustin Stogner said when his fiance became pregnant with their first child, the couple decided to leave Louisville, Kentucky, for a place that was calmer; a place where his family could be safe.

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Bail reduced for defendant in manslaughter case

02/12/16

Despite a mother's plea that more violence could await her family if the man accused of killing her son was not kept behind bars, a judge lowered the defendant's bail Wednesday and created conditions for his release.

Former Wings owner files for bankruptcy

02/12/16

The Portland-based commuter airline SeaPort Airlines, Inc., which used to own Wings of Alaska, recently filed for bankruptcy.
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Assembly fills vacant D2 seat

02/12/16

The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly is whole again.

Pot's big day approaches, but consumption questions remain

02/12/16

With less than two weeks to go before the first entrepreneurs can apply for an Alaska marijuana license, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board on Thursday approved the forms and documents that await those who seek to grow, test, sell and make products from Alaska’s newest legal crop.


Carpeneti: Keep politics out of the courtroom

02/12/16

A little more than a year ago, Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks and chair of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced a Senate Joint Resolution that “is a sure road to destruction of judicial independence,” according to former Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Bud Carpeneti.

JDHS boys cling to win against Sitka

02/12/16

If high school basketball coaches gave out grades to their student-athletes, Thursday's Juneau-Douglas High School versus Sitka game saw some A+ work and some flunked assignments.

CBJ city manager search finally over

02/12/16

The City and Borough of Juneau didn't have to look far to find its new city manager after all.

Photo: AARP award

02/12/16
Loraine Derr, left, is presented with the American Association of Retired Persons’ Andrus Community Service Award by First Lady Donna Walker during a luncheon at TK Maguire’s on Wednesday.

On the Trails: Finding color in the rain

02/12/16

On a stroll through the forest, occasionally a small, bright orange or yellow spot attracts the eye. Looking more closely, one can see that they are fungi of jelly-like consistency, growing on dead twigs and branches.

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Opinion

Empire Readers Council Editorial: High school teams need to pay up to play

It is vital to keep the high school athletic and activity programs as part of secondary education in Juneau, but they must operate in a fiscally responsible manner.

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Outdoors

On the Trails: Finding color in the rain

On a stroll through the forest, occasionally a small, bright orange or yellow spot attracts the eye. Looking more closely, one can see that they are fungi of jelly-like consistency, growing on dead twigs and branches.

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Arts & Culture

Art in Unusual Places

The Capital City Weekly welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places. Photographers of all levels of ability are invited to send in images of natural or urban subjects that they find artistically inspiring or intriguing.

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Neighbors

Photo: JDHS students recognized

Juneau-Douglas High School recognized 13 students for January: Josh Fitka (not pictured), Meranda Frenzel, Rasanive “Makelini” Mausia, Elizabeth Rodriguez-Moreno, Kasey Watts, Christian Yadao, ... Read More

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