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Assembly ignores budget comments on school funding and ice arena

Assembly ignores budget comments on school funding and ice arenaThe Juneau Assembly approved a budget that cuts 12 full-time employees, reduces services and doesn’t fund the school district at the highest level.

Trial program aims to increase number of insured Alaska Natives

Trial program aims to increase number of insured Alaska NativesThe program purchases insurance for a select number of income eligible, qualified Alaska Natives, and pays all the monthly bills.

Miners Postal to reopen as Kindred Post

Miners Postal to reopen as Kindred PostThe currently closed Miners Postal will reopen this summer as a post office and community gathering space.

DMV to begin issuing new, more secure IDs in June

DMV to begin issuing new, more secure IDs in June"It helps to prevent fraud and protect people’s identities," says DMV director Amy Erickson.

‘I am a girl on the run’

‘I am a girl on the run’The founder of Girls on the Run, an after-school running program that empowers girls to be healthy, happy and confident, visited Juneau.

Juneau birders photograph rare Long-billed Curlew

Juneau birders photograph rare Long-billed CurlewNorth America’s largest shorebird, rarely seen in this part of the country, may become No. 502 on the Checklist of Alaska Birds.

Juneau honors officers killed in the line of duty

Juneau honors officers killed in the line of dutyThe ceremony will recount the lives of three enforcement officers who were killed on duty in 2013.

Education bill boosts Juneau Community Charter School

Education bill boosts Juneau Community Charter SchoolThe Juneau Community Charter School is getting a 56 percent increase to its budget through an upcoming change in state law.

Juneau woman found off Salmon Creek Trail dies

Juneau woman found off Salmon Creek Trail diesSandra Gelber, 61, died Sunday. Her body is being sent to the State Medical Examiner Office in Anchorage for an autopsy.

Record number of students graduate from UAS

Record number of students graduate from UASSix hundred and eighty-five students received awards including bachelor’s and graduate degrees, occupational endorsements, and certificates.