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Pot smoke added to Juneau’s indoor smoking ban

Pot smoke added to Juneau’s indoor smoking banThe Juneau Assembly unanimously voted to amend the city’s indoor public smoking ban to include pot, despite objections from some marijuana advocates.

Yukon Quest sled dogs get their final pre-race check up

Yukon Quest sled dogs get their final pre-race check upOver the weekend, veterinarians looked over the sled dogs that will run the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race in both Fairbanks and Whitehorse.

Joyce Kerttula dies at 91

Joyce Kerttula dies at 91Joyce Kerttula died Monday after helping two generations of Kerttulas rise to political power in the state.

Why some Alaskans are learning the Tlingit language

Why some Alaskans are learning the Tlingit language"That’s how we’re going to make sure we can continue and nurture this language," says Nancy Keen.

Headcount of city’s homeless conducted at charity event

Headcount of city’s homeless conducted at charity eventLocal agencies offer various services such as blood testing, oral cancer screenings, legal advice and housing applications at the annual Project Homeless Connect event. Job loss has been surveyed as the most reoccurring reason for homelessness in Juneau from previous years at the event.

Juneau School District preps for grim budget

Juneau School District preps for grim budget"You really can’t solve multimillion dollar budget crisis by cutting $5,000 here or $4,000 here," says Superintendent Mark Miller.

Slideshow: JDHS beats Houston High in hockey series

Slideshow: JDHS beats Houston High in hockey seriesJuneau-Douglas High School played host to Houston High in a weekend series of hockey at Treadwell Ice Arena.

State to appeal education funding lawsuit ruling

State to appeal education funding lawsuit rulingThe judge ruled that municipalities should not be required to pay for public education because the required local contribution is essentially a tax earmarked for a special purpose.

Scattered services make homelessness in Haines hard to grasp

Scattered services make homelessness in Haines hard to graspThere is no shelter or centralized service tasked with responding to homelessness.

Juneau-raised dancer to perform at Super Bowl

Juneau-raised dancer to perform at Super BowlGenevieve Carson, 29, will be on stage at the NFL’s Super Bowl Tailgate Party.