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Will DOT changes help or hurt the ferry system?

Will DOT changes help or hurt the ferry system?Could the firing of three top state transportation officials put the Alaska Marine Highway at risk? That’s what some ferry supporters are asking.

Eaglecrest suspends lift operations due to lack of snow

Eaglecrest suspends lift operations due to lack of snowJuneau’s Eaglecrest Ski Area is halting lift operations until it receives enough snow to open at least part of the upper mountain.

Board of Game chases ‘wounded game’ regulation to next meeting

Board of Game chases ‘wounded game’ regulation to next meetingEthical hunters pursue and dispatch wounded game they've failed to kill with a clean kill shot. A proposed regulation could make that illegal in some circumstances.

Platypus Con to bring board game fun to JACC

Platypus Con to bring board game fun to JACCJuneau’s first ever board game convention is happening next weekend at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.

With focus on budget, social issues may be left behind

With focus on budget, social issues may be left behindLawmakers expect bills on social issues, like abortion, to get less attention than last cycle.

Hoonah cultural organization gets new director

Hoonah cultural organization gets new directorSarah Dybdahl takes over as the Huna Heritage Foundation’s top official next month. It’s the non-profit arm of the Huna Totem village corporation.

People with disabilities find independence through skiing

People with disabilities find independence through skiingORCA brainstorms solutions for how to make skiing enjoyable for everyone.

New play explores homelessness in Juneau

New play explores homelessness in JuneauJuneau playwright Merry Ellefson interviewed nearly 60 people about homelessness for her new play, "A Lifetime to Master."

Walker to lay out priorities, discuss budget in 2 speeches

Walker to lay out priorities, discuss budget in 2 speechesGov. Bill Walker will be giving two addresses before a joint session of the Alaska Legislature next week.

UAS closes bookstore, prepares for tight budget times

UAS closes bookstore, prepares for tight budget times"The bookstore had not been profitable for quite a few years," says UAS Vice Chancellor Michael Ciri.