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This screenshot shows Netflix's description of an unrated documentary shown in a Juneau middle school health classroom this week, which raised concerns from parents that it was too mature for seventh-graders.

Age appropriate?

Tauni Duncan, a 40-year-old stay at home mom, was more than a little surprised when her 12-year-old daughter came home from school on Tuesday knowledgeable about how to cook and smoke methamphetamine.

by EMILY RUSSO MILLER

CCS facing budget crisis

Juneau is in danger of seeing social services cut as Catholic Community Services struggles with stagnant funding and increasing costs.
MELISSA GRIFFITHS

State budget director to retire

Once he's sworn in Dec. 1, Governor-elect Bill Walker will have two weeks to submit his proposed state budget to the public and the Legislature. He may have to develop it without the help of Office of Management and Budget Director Karen...
KATIE MORITZ

City officials launch daycare reform

Local politicians are banding together to start the process for change in city code so Israa Kako-Gehring, and other Juneau daycare providers can operate at a cost-effective capacity. Kako-Gehring met with Sen.
STEPHANIE SHOR

JPD welcomes new officers

The Juneau Police Department is welcoming some new police officers to the force as it tries to fill 12 vacancies. JPD hired two new officers in July and a third in October. The department plans on finalizing two more hires on Dec. 1 and...
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Photos: Entangled in protest

Barb Dagata, right, Taylor Jorgensen, Sheila Pitts, Traci Taylor, Linda Jones and Adam Lake, left, hold a protest at the University of Alaska Southeast on Friday to raise awareness about whale and marine animal entanglement by discarded...

Clarification

In Thursday's article "Healthy habits or burning freedoms?", the implementation date for the tobacco ban at the University of Alaska Southeast will be Dec. 1, 2015.
STEPHANIE SHOR

Around Town for Sunday, Nov. 23

Juneau Gun Club, open trap shooting, 10 a.m.- 2p.m., Juneau trap club, located at 1 mile, Montana Creek Rd. Open to the public. Details: 789-9844. Duplicate bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6174.

Police & Fire for Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

This report contains information provided to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Assault • At 9:02 p...
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