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Early study shows surprising optimism among homeless Alaska Natives

Early study shows surprising optimism among homeless Alaska NativesUniversity of Washington professor Jordan Lewis is connecting the high levels of optimism to a desire to pass on knowledge to future generations.

Black Bear Chair to run on Thursday

Black Bear Chair to run on Thursday "We didn’t want to send people up there for an experience that was simply not enjoyable," says General Manager Matt Lillard.

Despite spending freeze, Juneau Access road effort continues

Despite spending freeze, Juneau Access road effort continuesWork continues on the Juneau Access Project, despite Gov. Bill Walker’s spending freeze. But it doesn’t involve moving dirt or pouring concrete.

Muñoz to reintroduce bill adding sexual orientation to anti-discrimination law

Muñoz to reintroduce bill adding sexual orientation to anti-discrimination lawRep. Cathy Muñoz cosponsored the bill in 2013. She says she hopes the bill will hold more weight this time with her majority Republican colleagues.

Pick. Click. Give. donations up, number of donors taper

Pick. Click. Give. donations up, number of donors taperThis year, program officials have brought back the Double Your Dividend sweepstakes to attract donors, and organizations will be charged a new 7 percent administrative fee.

Update: JPD makes arrests in stabbing, assault incidents

Update: JPD makes arrests in stabbing, assault incidentsSeparate incidents over the weekend led to the arrests of two Juneau men.

Sitka hospital CEO alleges assault, leaves town

Sitka hospital CEO alleges assault, leaves townSitka Community Hospital CEO Jeff Comer didn't attend a scheduled discussion with the Sitka Assembly on Friday after allegedly being assaulted.

Juneau’s first baby of 2015!

Juneau’s first baby of 2015!Elliot Michael Fanning was born at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital just after noon Friday.

Cases closed in 2013 drug-related shooting, Egan Drive chase

Cases closed in 2013 drug-related shooting, Egan Drive chaseThree defendants pleaded out to lesser charges and charges were dropped against two others.

Snowless Southeast weather expected to continue

Snowless Southeast weather expected to continueIf the trend continues, snowpacks will be smaller and hydropower plants could run out of water in the summer. Salmon streams could run low, making it harder for fry to leave and adults to spawn.