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CBJ looking for volunteers for boards and commissions

CBJ looking for volunteers for boards and commissionsWednesday is the deadline to apply for a seat on several city and borough enterprise boards

Medicare will penalize Alaska hospitals for patient safety

Medicare will penalize Alaska hospitals for patient safetyThe four largest hospitals in Alaska are facing Medicare payment penalties for the quality of their care.

Native voting rights case kicks off

A federal trial is underway to determine whether the State of Alaska does enough to serve voters who speak Native languages.

City officials prepare for possible jökulhlaup

City officials prepare for possible jökulhlaupJuneau officials met Monday to plan their response to a possible glacial outburst flood in the area around Mendenhall Lake this summer

Should e-cigarette vapors be treated like tobacco smoke?

Should e-cigarette vapors be treated like tobacco smoke?The Juneau Assembly is considering a ban on e-cigarette vapors in nearly all indoor public spaces.

Two days left to enter Juneau’s Fourth of July parade

Two days left to enter Juneau’s Fourth of July paradeParade entry forms are due Wednesday.

Fry bread: An Alaska Native treat with a mysterious origin

Fry bread: An Alaska Native treat with a mysterious originFry bread has generations of history in many Alaska Native families, where the untraditional food has become a cultural fixture.

New state law to bring back universal vaccine access

New state law to bring back universal vaccine accessUniversal access to vaccines may be back, with a law that uses the state as a broker between insurance providers and pharmaceutical companies to get a bulk discount.

Janice Sheufelt wins Race Across America solo title

Janice Sheufelt wins Race Across America solo titleThe Juneau physician finished the ultra-marathon cycling event in 11 days, 18 hours and two minutes

Breaking new ground with the Mendenhall Valley Library

Breaking new ground with the Mendenhall Valley Library"They’re going to have a completely different view of how the library functions," Barbara Berg says.