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Juneau kids take Elizabeth Peratrovich’s words to heart

Juneau kids take Elizabeth Peratrovich’s words to heartJuneau school kids have spent recent weeks learning about the late Alaska Native civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich.

Juneau Marijuana Committee holds first meeting

Juneau Marijuana Committee holds first meetingAbout 30 people attended the first meeting of a committee formed by the Juneau Assembly to grapple with Alaska’s soon-to-be legal marijuana industry.

Juneau man “critical” after Mendenhall Valley assault

Juneau Police have charged a 48-year-old man with assault for allegedly beating another man so severely that he had to be medevaced to a hospital outside the city.

Rescued hiker: “We definitely got more than we bargained for”

Rescued hiker: “We definitely got more than we bargained for”Matt Callahan, one of four Juneau hikers rescued off a wind-scoured mountain earlier this month, says they got more than they bargained for in their search for adventure.

JPD, Coast Guard retrieve ‘human-shaped object’ in Gastineau Channel

Juneau Police were not amused by a floating object in Gastineau Channel last night that closely resembled a human body.

Eaglecrest to reopen Porcupine lift this weekend

Eaglecrest to reopen Porcupine lift this weekendEaglecrest crews used last week’s cold snap to make some snow on the lower mountain, and Mother Nature added a few inches of her own this weekend.

Heroin, meth seizures up in 2014, JPD says

Heroin, meth seizures up in 2014, JPD saysThe Juneau Police Department seized more heroin and methamphetamine last year than in 2013, but seizures of illegal prescription drugs were down.

Juneau lawmakers: Commissioners should live in capital city

Juneau lawmakers: Commissioners should live in capital cityIn a letter to Gov. Bill Walker, Juneau's legislative delegation says it's concerned only two state commissioners have committed to living in the capital.

Juneau joins chorus of communities calling for international mine review panel

Juneau joins chorus of communities calling for international mine review panelJuneau has joined a growing number of communities to call for an international panel to review mines along the U.S.-Canada border near Southeast Alaska.

Pot smoke added to Juneau’s indoor smoking ban

Pot smoke added to Juneau’s indoor smoking banThe Juneau Assembly unanimously voted to amend the city’s indoor public smoking ban to include pot, despite objections from some marijuana advocates.