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Chief Justice stresses need for rural presence

Chief Justice stresses need for rural presence Chief Justice Dana Fabe made the case for preserving the judicial branch’s funding in her annual speech to the Legislature on Wednesday.

Pension reentry case before Alaska Supreme Court

Pension reentry case before Alaska Supreme CourtPeter Metcalfe of Juneau claims the State of Alaska breached its contractual obligations to employees.

JPD, Coast Guard retrieve ‘human-shaped object’ in Gastineau Channel

Juneau Police were not amused by a floating object in Gastineau Channel last night that closely resembled a human body.

Rayco Sales losing gun dealers license

Rayco Sales losing gun dealers licenseOwner Ray Coxe is trying to sell remaining firearms as wrongful death lawsuit heads to trial.

Heroin, meth seizures up in 2014, JPD says

Heroin, meth seizures up in 2014, JPD saysThe Juneau Police Department seized more heroin and methamphetamine last year than in 2013, but seizures of illegal prescription drugs were down.

Appeals court denies Rachelle Waterman appeal

More than a decade after the original crime took place, Rachelle Waterman’s appeal of her conviction in the death of her mother has been denied by the Alaska Court of Appeals.

Pilot program to arm VPSOs advances

Pilot program to arm VPSOs advancesVillage Public Safety Officers in Western Alaska will be participating in a pilot program that could make them the first VPSOs in the state to carry weapons in their job.

Man pleads guilty in Petersburg rock pit explosion

Man pleads guilty in Petersburg rock pit explosionA man who injured himself in an explosion at Petersburg’s rock pit last July will not be going to trial on federal explosives charges.

Hearing scheduled for Haven House appeal

Hearing scheduled for Haven House appealThe Juneau Assembly must decide whether to uphold or overturn the transitional home's conditional use permit.

To fund lobbying effort, sex worker advocates turns to internet

To fund lobbying effort, sex worker advocates turns to internetA sex worker group is raising money to send one of their own to Juneau.