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Iditarod boosts payout to $70k for 2015 winner

Iditarod boosts payout to $70k for 2015 winnerThe 2015 Iditarod winner will take home the race’s biggest payday ever — $70,000.

Can Auke Bay become more than a waffle stop?

Can Auke Bay become more than a waffle stop?Community members with a vision to turn Auke Bay into a destination for shopping, dining and sightseeing present their plan tonight.

The Glory Hole homeless shelter to be closed at least a month

The Glory Hole homeless shelter to be closed at least a monthPatrons and staff were adjusting to the new reality Tuesday, after a burst water pipe flooded the facility over the weekend.

University of Alaska delays survey on sexual assault on campus

University of Alaska delays survey on sexual assault on campusUA didn’t want the potentially emotional survey to bump against the holidays and final exams.

Juneau School District holds public forum on budget tonight

Juneau School District holds public forum on budget tonightThe Juneau School District expects next year’s deficit to be $2.5 million.

Longer life brings greater risk of dementia

Longer life brings greater risk of dementiaBaby Boomers, like everyone else, know that avoiding tobacco use, watching their weight, and exercising, contribute to longer life. However, researchers recently announced findings that show there may be a downside to longer life.

Burst water pipe, flood temporarily shut down the Glory Hole

Burst water pipe, flood temporarily shut down the Glory HoleJuneau’s emergency homeless shelter and soup kitchen is temporarily out of commission.

Juneau Four A’s to hold World AIDS Day vigil tonight

Juneau Four A’s to hold World AIDS Day vigil tonightIt's an opportunity for people to honor those who’ve died to the AIDS epidemic since it began in the early 1980s.

JDHS hockey team sweeps Kenai at Treadwell Ice Arena

JDHS hockey team sweeps Kenai at Treadwell Ice ArenaThe Juneau Douglas High School ice hockey team swept visiting Kenai, 5-2 and 2-1 over the weekend at Treadwell Ice Arena.

New Goldbelt CEO is CIA, Homeland Security veteran

Robert Irwin of Virginia has decades of experience in the federal government and officially begins work at the Juneau-based Native corporation Dec. 15.