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Alaska House sends Native languages bill to Senate

Alaska House sends Native languages bill to Senate

The Senate State Affairs Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 216 on Thursday

Alaska lawmakers vote to allow medevac membership programs

Alaska lawmakers vote to allow medevac membership programs

Legislation reinstates such programs as Airlift Northwest’s AirCare

Douglas Inn: New look, old name

Douglas Inn: New look, old name

The bar formerly known as PP’s Douglas Inn is returning to an old name – Louie’s Douglas Inn – and receiving a full remodel.

Sounds from down under the Slush Cup

Sounds from down under the Slush Cup

Does a snowboard crashing into a slushy pond sound different than a pair of skis

Origami peace peacock finds a home in the state capitol

Origami peace peacock finds a home in the state capitol

The peacock is made of more than 2,000 pieces of folded paper.

New hospital CEO to start in May

New hospital CEO to start in May

Charles “Chuck” Bill has previously held other CEO positions at hospitals in Arizona, California and Colorado.

Juneau’s efforts to redraw flood maps produces results

Juneau’s efforts to redraw flood maps produces results

The city has been working with property owners and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to amend the flood maps.

Aquatic facilities board to take public comments on closing Augustus Brown pool

Aquatic facilities board to take public comments on closing Augustus Brown pool

The board meets at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday in city hall to take public testimony.

Spill prevention and response funding bill dies

Spill prevention and response funding bill dies

A bill to address funding shortfalls for a state hazardous spill cleanup program died in a legislative committee Monday.

Juneau Assembly could tap capital projects to address shortfall

Juneau Assembly could tap capital projects to address shortfall

The assembly last week requested a list of capital projects that could be delayed or downsized to free up money for operations.