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Juneau schools improve, but still no 5-star rating

Juneau schools improve, but still no 5-star ratingAuke Bay Elementary scored the highest in the district with 93.91.

Tlingit-Haida and State sign agreement to improve relationship

Tlingit-Haida and State sign agreement to improve relationship"We can utilize our programs with the state’s programs to deliver better services to our communities and our people," says Richard Peterson.

Juneau Assembly upholds dangerous animal decision

Juneau Assembly upholds dangerous animal decisionThe Juneau Assembly has upheld a dangerous animal designation for a dog that killed another dog during an attack last Thanksgiving

Dems’ gubernatorial nominee makes Juneau campaign stop

Dems’ gubernatorial nominee makes Juneau campaign stopAbout 60 people attended the rainy campaign rally. Byron Mallott’s stump speech was about 9 minutes long.

Gardentalk – Take back your lawn

Gardentalk – Take back your lawnHow to re-purpose your grass lawn into providing more space for growing flowers and vegetables

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayak

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayakIf you’re boating between Ketchikan and Gustavus in the next few weeks, keep an eye out for Zachary Brown.

Juneau entrepreneurs bring basil to the masses

Juneau entrepreneurs bring basil to the masses“We know we’re probably not going to get rich, but it’s fun,” says Greg Smith.

Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?

Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?Bears have the right idea. Don’t fight the cold; just shut ‘er down for six months and emerge when it’s warmer. Why didn’t we think of that?

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decision

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decisionThe U.S. Forest Service issued its Final Supplemental Information Report for the Big Thorne Timber Sale this week, upholding its Record of Decision.

Slideshow: Hockey season kicks off with training

Slideshow: Hockey season kicks off with trainingThe Juneau Douglas Ice Association helped kick off another season at Treadwell Ice Arena by bringing back the Rocky Mountain Hockey School last week.