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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.

Police propose big hikes to traffic, animal control fines

Police propose big hikes to traffic, animal control finesThe Juneau Police Department wants to double, triple or nearly quadruple municipal fines for dozens of municipal traffic and animal control violations.

Mayor proclaims June LGBT celebration month

Mayor proclaims June LGBT celebration monthThe Assembly also approved a major rezoning of Pederson Hill, failed to approve a smaller one on an Atlin Drive lot and doubled its filing fees for appeals.

Final vote on Pederson Hill rezone before Assembly

Final vote on Pederson Hill rezone before AssemblyThe Juneau Assembly is expected tonight to take its final vote on a major rezoning that could lead to hundreds of new homes near Auke Lake.