MELISSA GRIFFITHS

JSD to consider policies regarding transgender students

A South Dakota bill requiring transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their assigned sex at birth has been tabled, but in Juneau the conversation is just starting. Read more

Planned Parenthood brings services to your smartphone

A visit with a Planned Parenthood clinician is now only the touch of a button away. With the Planned Parenthood Get Care app, now available in Alaska, women can consult a clinician and get birth control mailed anywhere in Alaska. Read more

Pick at the park: Small Douglas park to grow fruiting forest

A "berry" tiny park on Douglas may soon pack a big fruit punch. A public fruiting forest is being planned for the end of Fourth Street. Read more

Other Native groups join FedEx boycott

Following news that Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska will boycott shipping giant FedEx, a major sponsor of a National Football League team in Washington, D.C. Read more

Sealaska board incumbents re-elected

Following its 2015 annual meeting, Sealaska has announced its board election results: the incumbents win. Read more

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