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James Brooks | Juneau Empire
Michael Scaggs is seen at his arraignment in Juneau District Court on Tuesday, Jan. 27.

Man charged with child sex abuse

A 39-year-old Juneau man was arrested Saturday after a grand jury indicted him on charges of sexual abuse of a minor, indecent photography and possession of child pornography, according to court documents. Police took Michael J.

by EMILY RUSSO MILLER

District considers deficit atop deficit

The Juneau School District is expected to take another blow, as reports from the Alaska Legislature and Gov. Bill Walker's draft budget suggest it will receive much less money than previously expected. With the school district already...
STEPHANIE SHOR

Police bust middle schoolers for drugs

Students at Floyd Dryden Middle School encountered the law last week when a couple of their classmates were arrested on drug charges.
STEPHANIE SHOR

Innovation Summit opens today

The Innovation Summit, a two-day event hosted by the Juneau Economic Development Council, will begin today in Centennial Hall and conclude Thursday.

City officials weigh fines, regulations for marijuana

Although the state has banned marijuana use in public, Juneau officials are taking their own steps to clarify regulations covering recreational pot in the capital city.
STEPHANIE SHOR

Tongass Advisory Committee to meet again in Juneau

To allow participation by a full quorum, the Tongass Advisory Committee meetings scheduled for Petersburg and Wrangell will instead be held in Juneau. The committee met in Juneau Jan.

Snow today in Juneau, gone tomorrow

Colder temperatures are expected to bring the second significant snowfall of the year to Juneau today, though the snow is expected to be short-lived.

Correction

• An article in the Tuesday edition of the Empire, “Walker administration won’t revisit SB21,” attributed a quote about bond ratings to Department of Revenue Chief Economist John Tichotsky, when it should have been attributed to DOR...

Around town for Wednesday, Jan. 28

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428. Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586...

Police & Fire for Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

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.
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