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Scent of missing hiker found on trail but no cell phone trace

Scent of missing hiker found on trail but no cell phone traceThe scent of Sharon Buis was first detected on the trail above Mt. Roberts Tram Sunday. Tuesday morning, a different search and rescue dog detected her scent closer to the Mt. Roberts trailhead

Two guns, two schools, one week

Two guns, two schools, one weekJuneau police responded to two incidents of guns in schools last week, which is unusual in the capital city.

Update: Police arrest 17-year-old with a handgun near TMHS

Update: Police arrest 17-year-old with a handgun near TMHSThunder Mountain High School and Riverbend Elementary were placed in lockdown this morning

City honors longtime employees Kern and Chaney

City honors longtime employees Kern and ChaneyThe Juneau Assembly Monday said goodbye to retiring longtime employees John Kern and Bonnie Chaney, then welcomed the hospital’s new CEO.

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.