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Art thief flies under the radar at Juneau airport

An piece of Alaska Native art on display at Juneau International Airport was stolen last week, a theft that took place under the eyes of airport security, baffling the artwork's owner.

by EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Coppa wins Alaska startup competition in Anchorage

Coppa, Juneau's homemade ice cream and coffee shop, won the Anchorage Economic Development Council's Pitch-on-a-Train competition in Anchorage this week.
ALLIE NIELSON

Police need help ID'ing suspects in DZ explosion

Police say a group of five or six children, ranging in age from 7 to 13 years old, may be responsible for causing a small explosion behind Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School last weekend.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

LCCC inmates treated for drug overdose

Two male inmates at Lemon Creek Correctional Center were treated for a drug overdose last week, according to an Alaska State Troopers online dispatch.

Weigh in on DOT's 20-year plan for Southeast

If you care about what transportation is going to look like in Southeast Alaska for the next 20 years, you may want to show up at one of these meetings.

JPD seizes drugs from Fritz Cove home

The Juneau Police Department seized illegal drugs and about $42,300 in cash from a Fritz Cove home, according to the department.

Photo: Panning for gold

Paulette and Daniel Bowers of Gold Hills, Nev., pan for gold in Gold Creek on Wednesday. Paulette is a former 28 year resident of Juneau.

Explosion behind DZ no cause for alarm

A report of an explosion at a school normally sounds serious, but in this case, it's not, according to the fire chief.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

First-time rules for secondhand stores

A city ordinance in the works would help the Juneau Police Department keep better track of stolen valuables sold to secondhand dealers.
KATIE MORITZJUNEAU EMPIRE

Photo: Beached Barge

Gabe Falzarano, of Trucano Construction, works on repairs on a beached barge on Thane Road Wednesday.

Around Town for Friday, August 1

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267. Organ concert, noon, State Office Building. Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m.

Police & Fire for Friday, Aug. 1, 2014

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