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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.

House Bill targets Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission for elimination

House Bill targets Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission for eliminationHB112 comes after a Department of Fish and Game report questions the efficiency and organizational structure of the CFEC.

Beau Schooler cooks up prestigious award nomination

Beau Schooler cooks up prestigious award nominationThe Rookery Café chef Beau Schooler has been nominated for the “Rising Star of the Year” award by the prestigious James Beard Foundation.

Juneau Police investigating downtown burglaries

Juneau Police investigating downtown burglariesCash and other items taken from Coppa, Seong's, Capital Brew, and V's Cellar Door.

Alaska’s youth advocate foster care reform at Capitol

Alaska’s youth advocate foster care reform at CapitolMembers of the Alaska Youth Policy Summit shared traumatic stories of drug abuse, foster care and mental illness with state legislators on Tuesday.

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.