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Tulsequah mine study outlines Taku River barging

Tulsequah mine study outlines Taku River bargingChieftain Metals Corp. is trying to reopen the long closed Tulsequah Chief Mine.

Capital budget has few Southeast projects

Capital budget has few Southeast projectsSoutheast projects in Gov. Bill Walker’s pared-down capital budget are mostly road, ferry and bridge work that could be funded by the federal government.

Juneau lawmakers hopeful city can weather pared-down state capital budget

Juneau lawmakers hopeful city can weather pared-down state capital budgetThe proposed state capital budget submitted by Gov. Bill Walker on Monday includes just four projects for Juneau.

School Board to decide if Montessori Borealis should be its own school

School Board to decide if Montessori Borealis should be its own schoolThe Montessori Borealis community wants their program, with teachers like Cory Crossett, to be becomes its own expanded Montessori school.

Traffic now crossing Brotherhood Bridge replacement

Traffic now crossing Brotherhood Bridge replacementHalf of new four-lane crossing of Mendenhall River is completed.

Walker submits skeletal capital budget

Walker submits skeletal capital budgetWith oil prices now crashing, Gov. Bill Walker has halved Parnell’s proposal to $106 million in unrestricted general fund spending — the money that legislators can appropriate with no strings attached.

Petition against corruption needs 30,000 signatures to make 2016 ballot

Former state Republican representative and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Ray Metcalfe is leading the effort.

City manager talks reorganization, capital projects, tax exemptions

City manager talks reorganization, capital projects, tax exemptionsKTOO's Casey Kelly interviews Juneau City Manager Kim Kiefer.

Medicaid expansion could be months away in Alaska

Medicaid expansion could be months away in AlaskaIssues need to be worked out with a Medicaid eligibility system as well as with a Medicaid payment system that has been plagued by problems since going live in 2013.

City to merge departments, shuffle jobs to save money

City to merge departments, shuffle jobs to save moneyCity and Borough of Juneau officials say the move will eliminate two full-time positions and save about $275,000 a year.
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