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ConocoPhillips exec: Current oil tax structure is good for Alaska

ConocoPhillips exec: Current oil tax structure is good for AlaskaScott Jepsen with ConocoPhillips Alaska says the oil tax cut approved by lawmakers last year improved the business climate in the state.

Is Juneau’s budget shortfall as bad as it seems?

Is Juneau’s budget shortfall as bad as it seems?While an estimated $12 million shortfall may sound dire, the Juneau Assembly has nearly $20 million in savings to work with.

Kensington Mine gold production steady in first quarter of 2014

Kensington Mine gold production steady in first quarter of 2014The Kensington Mine near Juneau produced about 25,400 ounces of gold during the first three months of 2014, about the same as the first quarter of 2013.

City sets deadline for cleanup of Gastineau Apartments

City sets deadline for cleanup of Gastineau ApartmentsThe City and Borough of Juneau has given the owner of the Gastineau Apartments until May 1 to partially clean up the building.

Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pie

Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pieThe group Great Alaska Schools took to the steps of the Capitol on Friday to demand an increase in the state’s education funding formula.

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project fundingJuneau residents on Thursday weighed in for and against a $35 million appropriation for the Juneau Access project in Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed capital budget.

Kiefer offers plan for addressing Juneau’s budget shortfall

Kiefer offers plan for addressing Juneau’s budget shortfallCity Manager Kim Kiefer wants to balance Juneau’s budget with a combination of savings, spending reductions and property tax increases.

Is Juneau ready for a cruise ship security threat?

Is Juneau ready for a cruise ship security threat?Emergency officials in Juneau are testing their response to a cruise ship security threat today.

Alaska Native languages bill clears final House committee

Alaska Native languages bill clears final House committeeA bill symbolically making 20 Alaska Native languages official state languages is heading to the House floor for a vote.

Lost teens rescued off Mt. Juneau

Lost teens rescued off Mt. JuneauTwo teenage boys were rescued Sunday night after getting lost on Mt. Juneau as the temperature dropped.