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Montessori Borealis to offer new preschool & kindergarten class

Montessori Borealis to offer new preschool & kindergarten classPreschool tuition is $990 a month. Kindergarten is free.

Juneau police release figures on use of force during arrests

Juneau police release figures on use of force during arrestsOfficers used hands, baton, pepper spray and a Taser in just over 3 percent of arrests last year.

Murkowski: Obama aims to “starve off” Alaska pipeline

Murkowski: Obama aims to “starve off” Alaska pipelineMurkowski says she’s not normally an alarmist, but she thinks President Obama’s actions show he’s trying to starve the Trans-Alaska Pipeline of new oil.

Juneau activists call on Murkowski to take climate change seriously

Juneau activists call on Murkowski to take climate change seriouslyWhile Sen. Lisa Murkowski barely mentioned climate change in her annual speech to the Alaska Legislature, a small crowd rallied outside to bring attention to the issue.

Gov. Walker responds to Juneau lawmakers’ concerns over commissioners

Gov. Walker responds to Juneau lawmakers’ concerns over commissionersGov. Bill Walker says he’d like all of his commissioners to live in Juneau, but thinks it’s OK if some of them choose to live in other parts of the state.

Gov. Walker’s new adviser to focus on rural economy, local governments

Gov. Walker’s new adviser to focus on rural economy, local governmentsGov. Bill Walker named his new rural affairs adviser Tuesday at the Alaska Federation of Natives winter retreat in Kotzebue.

With love and hairspray: The art of making drag queen hair in Juneau

With love and hairspray: The art of making drag queen hair in Juneau“The wig will make or break you. It really will," says James Hoagland.

Tongass transition back on the table

Tongass transition back on the tableA citizens’ panel continues wrestling with the future of Southeast Alaska’s national forest. The 15-member Tongass Advisory Committee resumes meeting Tuesday in Juneau.

Liquor license gives European-vibe to local coffee shop

Liquor license gives European-vibe to local coffee shopCustomers of Paradise Café in the Mendenhall Valley can now enjoy a cocktail with their coffee and scone, as the eatery begins serving alcohol to customers.

Four rescued after grounding near Kodiak

Four rescued after grounding near KodiakThe crew of the 80 foot fishing vessel Savannah Ray issued a mayday call when they went aground in Chiniak Bay at about 1:30 a.m. Monday.