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Senate unanimously passes Erin’s Law

Senate unanimously passes Erin’s Law

The Alaska Senate has unanimously passed legislation aimed at sexual assault awareness and prevention programs in schools.

Tlingit-Haida central council elects new president

Tlingit-Haida central council elects new president

Richard Peterson of Kasaan is the new president of the Tlingit-Haida central council

The Overby Family Band in the studio

The Overby Family Band in the studio

In addition to life and music in Alaska, they spoke about their involvement with three different band configurations including the Overby Family Band, Spirit of the Red City, and Ode to the Roddes.

Final vote on abortion bill delayed after divisive amendment process

Final vote on abortion bill delayed after divisive amendment process

The Alaska State House opened debate on a bill putting limits on state Medicaid payments for abortions on Thursday, only to shelve it and delay a final vote to Sunday.

Forest Service plans improvements to Lena Beach, West Glacier & Treadwell

Forest Service plans improvements to Lena Beach, West Glacier & Treadwell

Public comment on projects to Lena Beach Recreation Area, the West Glacier Spur Road and Treadwell Ditch Trail are due in a week.

Foot stomping tunes by the Gallus Brothers

Foot stomping tunes by the Gallus Brothers

The Gallus Brothers, will play tonight at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Here’s an audio postcard about the band.

Contra Dancing: A Folk Fest Tradition

Contra Dancing: A Folk Fest Tradition

Know what was hip in Juneau during the late eighties? I’ll give you a hint, it wasn’t the mash potato.

The Barfly’s guide to Folk Fest

The Barfly’s guide to Folk Fest

When the last band ends at Centennial at 10:00 p.m., the music starts at numerous bars downtown. Here’s a guide to nightlife spots in the Capital City.

State suspends funding for new Anchorage tennis complex

State suspends funding for new Anchorage tennis complex

The State is looking into the legality of using money earmarked for building repairs to construct a new tennis complex in Anchorage.

Fire at Chapel by the Lake could have been much worse

Fire at Chapel by the Lake could have been much worse

Capital City Fire / Rescue and the Juneau Police Department are investigating the fire