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Empty Chair Project recognizes Juneau’s Japanese WWII internees

Empty Chair Project recognizes Juneau’s Japanese WWII interneesMore than 200 people attended the dedication ceremony for a bronze sculpture recognizing Southeast Alaska's internees

Mendenhall flood waters begin to recede

Mendenhall flood waters begin to recedeAfter setting a flooding record, waters have begun to recede on Mendenhall Lake and River.

Should Alaska’s newest oil tax system stay or go?

Should Alaska’s newest oil tax system stay or go?Though the Juneau Chamber of Commerce opposes the repeal of a major oil and gas tax law, it invited in speakers Thursday on both sides of the issue

Update: NWS says 60 percent chance of Mendenhall Lake and River flooding

Update: NWS says 60 percent chance of Mendenhall Lake and River floodingThe National Weather Service has issued a flood watch in effect through Monday morning for the Mendenhall Lake and Mendenhall River areas.

Sewer and water fees going up in 2015

Sewer and water fees going up in 2015Right now, typical residents pay about $90 a month in combined water and sewer fees. By July 2018, they’ll pay about $130.

Cell phone tower ordinance to be reworked, again

Cell phone tower ordinance to be reworked, againSueAnn Randall's wore this hat to Monday's Assembly meeting. It's a dig at the cell phone tower on Spuhn Island, which her home on North Douglas Highway faces.

Housing tops Juneau’s economic concerns

Housing tops Juneau’s economic concernsJuneau businesses and households identified housing as the greatest barrier to economic development in surveys.

Should e-cigarette vapors be treated like tobacco smoke?

Should e-cigarette vapors be treated like tobacco smoke?The Juneau Assembly is considering a ban on e-cigarette vapors in nearly all indoor public spaces.

Fry bread: An Alaska Native treat with a mysterious origin

Fry bread: An Alaska Native treat with a mysterious originFry bread has generations of history in many Alaska Native families, where the untraditional food has become a cultural fixture.

Alaska tops corruption rankings in policy journal

Alaska tops corruption rankings in policy journalThe rankings were based on corruption-related convictions of federal, state and local public employees and elected officials from 1976 to 2008.