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Juneau Assembly defines “public place” for pot users

Juneau Assembly defines “public place” for pot usersThe Juneau Assembly has passed an ordinance that defines "public place" for the purpose of enforcing a ban on open marijuana consumption under the state's new legal pot law.

University of Alaska to launch sexual assault survey next week

University of Alaska to launch sexual assault survey next week"This is a way for the university to get a sense of how big a problem sexual assault and sexual harassment are on our campuses," says UA attorney Michael O'Brien.

A filmmaker’s love story with salmon screens around Alaska

A filmmaker’s love story with salmon screens around AlaskaIndependent filmmaker Mark Titus presents issues facing Alaska's wild salmon population in his new film "The Breach." After four years of fundraising and production, Titus takes his film on a 12-stop national tour.

Land swap could open Pederson Hill to residential development

Land swap could open Pederson Hill to residential developmentA proposed land swap between the City and Borough of Juneau and Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church could open up about 150 acres on Pederson Hill to housing development.

JPD seek person of interest in burglary

JPD seek person of interest in burglaryUnidentified man may be one of at least two people who burglarized Capital Brew last week.

Filmmakers fear industry stagnation with Sen. Stoltze’s tax repeal

Filmmakers fear industry stagnation with Sen. Stoltze’s tax repealAlaska’s film and television producers fear an attempt to repeal the 7-year-old tax credit system will stifle their growing industry.

With no snow, Eaglecrest sweetens season pass perks

With no snow, Eaglecrest sweetens season pass perksIf you bought an Eaglecrest season pass that you can’t use, you can get a 50 percent discount on rates at the city pools and ice arena.

Slideshow: Sikuliaq stops in Juneau

Slideshow: Sikuliaq stops in JuneauUAF officials roll out gangplank for public to view new research vessel devoted to polar oceanography.

After providers lobby, Walker reverses cuts to homeless programs

After providers lobby, Walker reverses cuts to homeless programsAdvocates are rejoicing after Gov. Bill Walker released an updated budget that restores funding for homeless programs.

Tongass transition plan may run short

Tongass transition plan may run shortA new forecast says current plans for logging younger Tongass trees will not provide enough wood to maintain the region’s timber industry. But a more aggressive approach might.