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First Japanese flight kicks off aurora season

First Japanese flight kicks off aurora seasonThe first aurora borealis seekers from Japan have arrived in Alaska's interior to launch the unofficial beginning of the northern lights viewing season.

Elderly cruise ship passenger dies, no signs of foul play

Elderly cruise ship passenger dies, no signs of foul playJuneau police identified the woman as Corrine J. Underwood of Missouri.

Local whale watching captain nabbed for driving boat intoxicated

Local whale watching captain nabbed for driving boat intoxicatedA breath sample revealed his blood alcohol level to be .115 percent.

Planning underway for Mendenhall Glacier visitor improvements

Planning underway for Mendenhall Glacier visitor improvementsProposed changes could highlight link between greenhouse gas emissions and retreating glacier at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

Coalition forms to address downtown Juneau problems

Coalition forms to address downtown Juneau problemsA downtown cleanup is set for July 25th, an effort to begin to tackle problems in Juneau’s core.

Boiler room fire delays Alaska-bound cruise ship

Boiler room fire delays Alaska-bound cruise shipAn Alaska-bound cruise ship had to return to Seattle late Saturday after a small fire broke out on board.

Always stay back from the face of Mendenhall Glacier

Always stay back from the face of Mendenhall GlacierWater is still rising in Suicide Basin on the Mendenhall Glacier, but if or when it will release isn’t predictable

Marine highway juggling ferry schedules

Marine highway juggling ferry schedulesThe state ferry Columbia will not return to service until June 18th, about seven weeks later than expected.

The Dauenhauers teach tour guides how to teach tourists

The Dauenhauers teach tour guides how to teach touristsTwo of greatest living scholars on Sitka’s Russian and Tlingit past were in Sitka last week to train National Park rangers on the historic battles that took place tere.

Officials celebrate Juneau seawalk improvements

Officials celebrate Juneau seawalk improvementsThe improvements are part of a long-term city plan to create a continuous, 1.5 mile seawalk downtown.
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