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Why does Southeast Alaska have a daycare ‘crisis’?

Why does Southeast Alaska have a daycare ‘crisis’?Mention daycare to pretty much any parent in Southeast Alaska, and you’ll get an earful. It’s never been easy to find daycare in the region, but just recently, it’s gotten much worse.

Ketchikan approves background checks for volunteer chaperones

Ketchikan approves background checks for volunteer chaperonesThe Ketchikan School Board Wednesday night approved required background checks for volunteer chaperones on overnight school-sponsored trips.

Alaska museums awarded grants for exhibits, training

Alaska museums awarded grants for exhibits, trainingThree Alaska museums have received more than $142,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

How to behave in bear country

How to behave in bear countryKnowing how to behave in bear country allows Alaskans to explore wilderness more deeply.

‘Among Wolves’ Details Researcher’s Lifelong Passion

‘Among Wolves’ Details Researcher’s Lifelong PassionThe University of Alaska Press recently published a book detailing one biologist’s lifelong effort to chronicle the lives of wolves that live inside the boundary of Denali Park and Preserve.

Assistant principal hired at JDHS

Assistant principal hired at JDHSA new assistant principal has been hired at Juneau-Douglas High School

Air Force delays scrapping HAARP; UAF seeks takeover deal

Air Force delays scrapping HAARP; UAF seeks takeover dealThe Air Force has agreed to delay its plans to demolish the $300 million HAARP research facility near Glennallen.

UAF releases plan for budget cuts

UAF releases plan for budget cutsThe University of Alaska Fairbanks has released a list of budget cuts to be implemented during the new fiscal year. The reductions affect a wide range of programs and services.

Juneau police investigate high school hazing

Juneau police investigate high school hazingJuneau police have launched an investigation into the alleged hazing of incoming high school freshmen

Hearthside Books retains local ownership

Hearthside Books retains local ownershipJuneau’s Hearthside Books has been sold to a local teacher