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Superintendent responds to book controversy

Superintendent responds to book controversyMark Miller said curriculum materials don’t meet the needs of students in Alaska.

Decision due soon on ‘distorted’ school texts depicting Native tragedies

Decision due soon on ‘distorted’ school texts depicting Native tragediesTeacher Shgen George says the texts are condescending and trivialize the true experiences of Native people.

When missing person isn’t found, Juneau SEADOGS search for happy ending

When missing person isn’t found, Juneau SEADOGS search for happy ending"We always want the problem to turn out right for them. It helps advance their training," says handler Stacey Poulson.

Listen: What marriage means for one Alaska same-sex couple

Listen: What marriage means for one Alaska same-sex coupleMegan Ahleman and Kelli Burkinshaw talk about their relationship and getting married.

Juneau School Board eliminates budget committee, resolves activities fund deficit

Juneau School Board eliminates budget committee, resolves activities fund deficit"I’m going to miss the input. We had several community members who, over the years, have contributed a great deal to the discussion," says Barbara Thurston.

Two water line breakages interrupt service to about 24 Juneau homes

"This one is going to be a bit of a mess. It could be several hours before water is back on," says Public Works Director Kirk Duncan.

Car in wetlands stops Juneau morning traffic

"Vehicle lost control and hit the guardrail and went through the guardrail and ended up on the wetlands of the flats," said Lt. David Campbell.

Alaska VA listening session in Juneau tonight

Alaska VA listening session in Juneau tonight"We do bring other people here to actually sit there and work out individual veteran’s concerns and resolve any challenges that they might have," Susan Yeager said.

Employee complaints, tests flag air quality in state-leased office building

Employee complaints, tests flag air quality in state-leased office buildingUp to 160 employees work in the Bill Ray Center, where air quality tests show higher than normal levels of carbon dioxide associated with “headaches, sleepiness and stagnant, stale, stuffy air.”

Enroll Alaska to suspend enrollments until Healthcare.gov glitch is fixed

Enroll Alaska to suspend enrollments until Healthcare.gov glitch is fixedThe federal website is calculating subsidies incorrectly for Alaskans on the eve of open enrollment.