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Juneau schools, CBJ implement new safety practices for active threats

Juneau schools, CBJ implement new safety practices for active threatsThe new city and Juneau School District strategy for dealing with active threats is known as ALICE—Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate.

Sealaska, BLM celebrate land transfer

Sealaska, BLM celebrate land transferSealaska has taken possession of 70,000 acres that used to be part of the Tongass National Forest.

U.S. Navy honors Petty Officer from Hoonah

Petty Officer 2nd Class Kolbjorn Skaflestad was honored as 2014 Junior Shore Sailor of the Year by Submarine Force Atlantic.

Man hit by vehicle while crossing Egan Drive

Man hit by vehicle while crossing Egan DriveJuneau Police say a 73-year-old man was struck by a vehicle while trying to cross Egan Drive during rush hour Tuesday afternoon.

Scam targets Juneau water and sewer utility customers

At least six residents have received calls saying their water and sewer service will be turned off unless they pay $400 via credit card.

AHFC: Gastineau Apartments beyond saving

AHFC: Gastineau Apartments beyond savingAn architect hired by Alaska Housing Finance Corp. estimates it would cost more than $1.2 million to tear down the Gastineau Apartments.

Officials continue to monitor Statter Harbor oil spill

Officials continue to monitor Statter Harbor oil spillThe U.S. Coast Guard now estimates between 50 and 100 gallons of oil spilled into Auke Bay’s Statter Harbor on Sunday.

Juneau Assembly defines “public place” for pot users

Juneau Assembly defines “public place” for pot usersThe Juneau Assembly has passed an ordinance that defines "public place" for the purpose of enforcing a ban on open marijuana consumption under the state's new legal pot law.

DEC, Coast Guard respond to Statter Harbor oil spill

State environmental officials and the U.S. Coast Guard are investigating an oil spill at Statter Harbor in Juneau’s Auke Bay.

Land swap could open Pederson Hill to residential development

Land swap could open Pederson Hill to residential developmentA proposed land swap between the City and Borough of Juneau and Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church could open up about 150 acres on Pederson Hill to housing development.