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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.

After providers lobby, Walker reverses cuts to homeless programs

After providers lobby, Walker reverses cuts to homeless programsAdvocates are rejoicing after Gov. Bill Walker released an updated budget that restores funding for homeless programs.

Juneau activists call on Murkowski to take climate change seriously

Juneau activists call on Murkowski to take climate change seriouslyWhile Sen. Lisa Murkowski barely mentioned climate change in her annual speech to the Alaska Legislature, a small crowd rallied outside to bring attention to the issue.

Gov. Walker responds to Juneau lawmakers’ concerns over commissioners

Gov. Walker responds to Juneau lawmakers’ concerns over commissionersGov. Bill Walker says he’d like all of his commissioners to live in Juneau, but thinks it’s OK if some of them choose to live in other parts of the state.

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.