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Early tests show B.C. tailings spill water ‘safe’

Early tests show B.C. tailings spill water ‘safe’British Columbia’s Environment Ministry says water that poured out of a massive mine-tailings pond Aug. 4 appears to be safe.

U.S. Coast Guard investigates whale watching captain

U.S. Coast Guard investigates whale watching captainA blood alcohol level of .04 percent is the legal limit for operating a commercial vehicle.

Juneau fire investigators busy this summer

Juneau fire investigators busy this summerSeven open and active cases being investigated by CCFR's Fire Marshal's office

With Capitol renovations on schedule, contractors get more work

With Capitol renovations on schedule, contractors get more workThe Alaska Legislative Council approved an additional $650,000 to its $5.8 million Capitol building renovation contract on Thursday.

Mod Carousel brings Boylesque to Juneau

Mod Carousel brings Boylesque to Juneau The men of Mod Carousel tell a story onstage to explore the lines of gender and sexuality through a newly emerging art.

NARA records now safe in SLAM

NARA records now safe in SLAMAfter shuttering of Anchorage federal facility, Alaska Railroad and Territorial Court documents now in state possession.

‘Stacking’ emergency calls necessary with limited personnel, equipment

‘Stacking’ emergency calls necessary with limited personnel, equipmentCapital City's fire chief defends practice of prioritizing calls with available resources.

Why the FAA is paying for new Juneau hiking trails

Why the FAA is paying for new Juneau hiking trailsFAA grant money paid a safer airport runway, and in the process, land preservation likely to lead to new hiking trails in Juneau.

Local whale watching captain nabbed for driving boat intoxicated

Local whale watching captain nabbed for driving boat intoxicatedA breath sample revealed his blood alcohol level to be .115 percent.

Is the mine tailings dam failure in B.C. a warning for Alaska?

Is the mine tailings dam failure in B.C. a warning for Alaska?Monday’s tailings dam failure could threaten Southeast Alaska salmon fisheries. Critics say similar dams closer to the border could suffer the same fate.