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Attempted child abduction reported at Douglas school

Fifth-grader broke off contact when suspect could not come up with a password.

Senate adjourns, future of special session uncertain

The Alaska state Senate Thursday adjourned the special legislative session called by Governor Sean Parnell last week. The move followed Parnell's unprecedented action Wednesday night of removing from consideration his bill to lower oil taxes.

AK Identity Project

Howard Weaver – Write Hard, Die Free

Colleen Mondor – Map Of My Dead Pilots… more

Full production resumes at Kensington Gold Mine

Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation today (Thursday) announced that full production has resumed at its Kensington Gold Mine near Juneau.

Downtown grocery store closing this summer

Downtown grocery store closing this summerSeventy-five employees work at Foodland A&P.

Juneau Afternoon 4/27/12

We’ll learn about tonight’s UAS Sound & Spirit presentation by Tom Cosgrove; we’ll talk with Keegan Messing, whose championship skating skills will be highlighted … more

Speaker preaches dedication, not settling for average

Speaker preaches dedication, not settling for averageTV host and author Josh Shipp urged students from high schools in Juneau and Haines to take personal responsibility, look at every obstacle as an opportunity to get better at something, and be dedicated to success.

Great Bear executive says shale could be “game changing”

Great Bear Petroleum today (Wednesday) announced it is within a month of drilling up to six exploratory shale oil wells on its holdings along the Dalton Highway.

Telling Tales 4/24/12

“Shower of Gold” by Donald Barthelme
A sculptor in need of money agrees to go on a tv show that deals with the “absurd”, … more

Juneau School District restores some staff cuts

Juneau’s School Board has restored some jobs and programs slated for cuts. But other positions on the chopping block will still be eliminated.