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National firm to lead Juneau superintendent search

The Juneau School Board voted Tuesday to contract Ray and Associates, which is based in Iowa with an office in Tacoma, Wash.

Alaska’s health insurers call marketplace enrollment figures disappointing

In Alaska, the final numbers aren’t in yet. The two insurers on the state’s federally run marketplace are reporting they had 7,500 enrollees by mid March.

Proposed budget cuts would close Augustus Brown Swimming Pool

Proposed budget cuts would close Augustus Brown Swimming Pool

Juneau City Manager Kim Kiefer is expected to detail her proposed budget cuts to the Assembly Finance Committee on Wednesday, as the city faces a $12 million shortfall for the next two fiscal years.

Forest Service wants your input on the Mendenhall Glacier

Forest Service wants your input on the Mendenhall Glacier

Visitor center director John Neary wants to start creating a master plan for the Mendenhall Glacier and its visitor center.

Alaska Native languages bill clears final House committee

Alaska Native languages bill clears final House committee

A bill symbolically making 20 Alaska Native languages official state languages is heading to the House floor for a vote.

Landmark subsistence decision stands

Landmark subsistence decision stands

The Katie John lawsuit over subsistence fishing rights is finally over.

Senate Education consider dual track tenure system

Senate Education consider dual track tenure system

The Senate Education Committee Monday began hearings on a bill that will establish different teacher tenure tracks for urban and rural Alaska.

Cable fight might impact some Alaska viewers

Cable fight might impact some Alaska viewers

Some Alaskans may be without their MTV next week because of a price dispute involving GCI and media conglomerate Viacom.

Bartlett Regional Hospital board to begin CEO deliberations

Bartlett Regional Hospital board to begin CEO deliberations

Five candidates interviewed last week for the position of Bartlett Regional Hospital CEO.

Senate panel proposes $100 million in one-time education funding

Senate panel proposes $100 million in one-time education funding

While the Legislature is still hammering out how much money to put toward the base student allocation, the Senate Finance Committee has included a major injection of funds in their version of the operating budget.