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After-school program asks Assembly for $48,500 funding

After-school program asks Assembly for $48,500 funding

It’s 4 o’ clock in the afternoon and 12-year-old John Barresi’s school day ended an hour ago. But the sixth grader is still hanging out at Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School working on a project.

Ferry workers’ testimony cut short again on salary bill

Ferry workers’ testimony cut short again on salary bill

For the second time this legislative session, Alaska Marine Highway workers were shut out from testifying against a bill that would cut their salaries.

New scanner to ease luggage backlog at Juneau airport

New scanner to ease luggage backlog at Juneau airport

Juneau Airport Manager Patty deLaBruere says luggage has been piling up in the lobby before morning flights, causing delays

Juneau budget woes worse than originally expected

Juneau budget woes worse than originally expected

The Juneau Assembly says all options are on the table after the administration projects a $12 million shortfall for the next two years

Meet new USFS Juneau District Ranger Brad Orr

Meet new USFS Juneau District Ranger Brad Orr

Brad Orr is a 34-year veteran of the U.S. Forest Service and brings a wealth of recreation management experience with him

Supporters raise $1 million for new Mendenhall Valley library

Supporters raise $1 million for new Mendenhall Valley library

Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries presented an oversize check for $775,000 to the Juneau Assembly on Monday.

Juneau Assembly narrowly OKs zone change for Atlin Drive property

Juneau Assembly narrowly OKs zone change for Atlin Drive property

In a split 5-4 decision, the Juneau Assembly approved Richard Harris’ request to have his Atlin Drive property zoned light commercial.

Juneau Assembly set to grant Atlin Drive commercial rezone

Juneau Assembly set to grant Atlin Drive commercial rezone

The decision would contradict a planning commission recommendation and would allow Richard Harris to use his lot for commercial purposes.

Chewing the hog fat with Space Trucker Bruce

Chewing the hog fat with Space Trucker Bruce

Locally produced sci-fi comedy movie “Space Trucker Bruce” premieres Friday night at the Gold Town Nickelodeon.

Alaska Senate committee supports Native American veterans memorial

Alaska Senate committee supports Native American veterans memorial

Plans are being made to build the American Indian Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.