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Why “Alaska” means milk and basketball to many Filipinos

Why “Alaska” means milk and basketball to many Filipinos

The Philippines’ recently appointed honorary consul is trying to make the case that “Alaska” should mean “seafood” in the Philippines.

JPD officer in training credited with saving local woman’s life

A Juneau police officer in training is being credited with saving a local woman’s life.

Sewage sludge disposal costs on the rise

Sewage sludge disposal costs on the rise

Juneau’s poop is getting expensive. Bidding closed last week on a 5-year contract for municipal sewage sludge disposal with only one viable bid.

Sen. Begich lays out position on Syria strike

Sen. Begich lays out position on Syria strike

Alaska’s junior senator says he’s likely a “no vote” on a resolution to authorize a military strike in Syria.

NOAA: No success yet with entangled whale

NOAA: No success yet with entangled whale

Efforts to cut a humpback whale free of gill netting it has been dragging around Southeast Alaska for the last 12 days continue to fail.

Tangled whale reaches Juneau waters

Tangled whale reaches Juneau waters

The humpback whale that was tangled up in a gillnet near Petersburg earlier this week has made its way to Juneau waters.

Rope jumper 2 for 3 on world record attempts

Rope jumper 2 for 3 on world record attempts

Peter Nestler knocked out his second unofficial world record during a show Wednesday night at the Juneau Christian Center.

Carvers begin on new Gajaa Hit totem poles

Carvers begin on new Gajaa Hit totem poles

Wednesday was the first day of work carving totem poles to replace the 35-year-old ones at the Gajaa Hit building off Willoughby.

Nestler sets new unofficial world record for bum skips

Nestler sets new unofficial world record for bum skips

Peter Nestler has unofficially broken the Guinness World Record for most bum skips in 30 seconds.

Juneau-raised rope jumper attempts 3 world records

Juneau-raised rope jumper attempts 3 world records

Peter Nestler has been hooked on jumping rope since second grade, when he saw an exhibition at Glacier Valley Elementary School.

In third grade, he … more