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Scientists want new name for mammal-eating orcas

Scientists want new name for mammal-eating orcas

A group of U.S. and Canadian marine mammal experts want to rename a type of killer whale for the researcher whom they consider the founding father of modern killer whale scientific studies.

Fairbanks sees low snow season so far

Fairbanks sees low snow season so far

Fairbanks has seen less than half of the snow it gets on average for this time of the year.

Prison innovator, activist remembered in Juneau

Alaskans are celebrating the life today (Nov. 26) of a Juneau prison innovator, death-penalty opponent and author.

Charles Campbell, 88, died last month from pancreatic … more

Juneau brothers die in boating accident near Tenakee Springs

Juneau brothers die in boating accident near Tenakee Springs

Friday night two Juneau men were killed when a wave caused their boat to capsize near Tenakee Springs.

Juneau Afternoon 11/26

Juneau Afternoon 11/26

Katie Bausler hosts: We’ll hear about the One Million Bones Project, a movie being shown at the Gold Town tomorrow night, How To Survive a Plague; ORCA’s Adaptive Ski Program, That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more

Juneau Assembly expected to resolve appeals of Planning Commission decisions

Juneau Assembly expected to resolve appeals of Planning Commission decisions

A hearing officer finds “substantial evidence” supporting a Planning Commission decision to allow a rock crusher to operate at a Montana Creek Road gravel pit. Meanwhile, an agreement has been reached to dismiss another appeal of a Planning Commission decision allowing the owners of an office complex to build a second driveway.

Bell will call for recount in SD J race against French

The state Elections Division has certified two legislative election contests that Democrats now lead.  At least one recount is likely.

Republican Bob Bell has said … more

Supreme Court rejects trail restriction lawsuit

The Alaska Supreme Court says the Department of Natural Resources can limit heavy off-road vehicles that tore up a trail north of the Alaska Range.

Celebration of Hope for peace

JPPJ will commemorate the decade on Saturday with a Celebration of Hope that peace really will be given a chance in this war-torn world.

Leone, Part 3: Charged with causing deaths of USCG crewmates

Leone, Part 3: Charged with causing deaths of USCG crewmates

Lt. Lance Leone, the co-pilot, was the sole survivor of a 2010 helicopter crash in Washington.