By MARK D. MILLER

Legislative centennial celebrations kick off

In the room where the First Alaska Territorial Legislature first convened, 100 years to the day after its opening session, current and former... Read more

Juneau flashmobs support indigenous rights movement

Several groups in Juneau have offered public displays of support for the "Idle No More" indigenous rights movement that originated in Canada, with at least three small "flashmobs" being held around town. Read more

Principal: JSD may hire extra teachers for Harborview, Glacier Valley

Last month, several parents at Harborview Elementary School expressed frustration after the Juneau School District Board of Education voted unanimously not to fund an additional teacher at the school, citing precariously low budget reserves. Read more

Wind, not snow, dominates weekend weather forecast

The snow line on the mountains behind downtown Juneau and on Douglas Island has been creeping down lower and lower over the past week or so, but a senior forecaster with the National Weather Service said Thursday that the skies are about to clear. Read more

Few parents attend event at TMHS on sunny summer evening

At a lightly attended "school summit" Thursday evening, the superintendent of the Juneau School District, school principals and other district staff discussed data for Juneau schools. Read more

Del Rosario, Fluetsch not running - this year

While one of the runners-up in 2011's City and Borough of Juneau Assembly races is taking another bite at the apple this year, two other candidates from last year who fell short have decided against repeat bids - for now, at least. Read more

City's candidate filing period starts today

At 8 a.m., the City Clerk's Office will begin accepting the nominating petitions of candidates for this October's citywide elections, effectively kicking off Juneau's campaign season. Read more

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