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In Kivalina, Interior Secretary Jewell hears “real stories” about living with climate change

In Kivalina, Interior Secretary Jewell hears “real stories” about living with climate changeWhen you see it up close, you really get a much better feel for the passion, the fear, the importance to culture and lifestyle that’s all at risk here,” Jewell said.

School District settles with former teacher and coach

Bill Byouer receives $150,000 after his dismissal that stemmed from the Oregon boxing incident in 2012.

Juneau Marijuana Committee holds first meeting

Juneau Marijuana Committee holds first meetingAbout 30 people attended the first meeting of a committee formed by the Juneau Assembly to grapple with Alaska’s soon-to-be legal marijuana industry.

Ketchikan opposes state’s motion for a stay

Ketchikan opposes state’s motion for a stayThe state has filed for a stay with the Alaska Supreme Court pending the state’s appeal of a lower court ruling in the borough’s lawsuit challenging the required local contribution for public education.

Heroin, meth seizures up in 2014, JPD says

Heroin, meth seizures up in 2014, JPD saysThe Juneau Police Department seized more heroin and methamphetamine last year than in 2013, but seizures of illegal prescription drugs were down.

Report: Juneau’s Parks & Rec at risk of failure

Report: Juneau’s Parks & Rec at risk of failureKirk Duncan took over Parks and Rec Jan. 5. He says he’ll bring new ideas.

High winds blow down trees, knock out power

High winds blow down trees, knock out powerThere were at least four electrical outages ranging from half-an-hour to over 2 hours in length.

Students get early start on firefighting career

Students get early start on firefighting careerCapital City Fire/Rescue holds a Cadet Firefighter Graduation on Saturday at the Auke Bay Station.

Hearing scheduled for Haven House appeal

Hearing scheduled for Haven House appealThe Juneau Assembly must decide whether to uphold or overturn the transitional home's conditional use permit.

‘Gremlins’ partially to blame for Sitka outage

‘Gremlins’ partially to blame for Sitka outageAll of Sitka lost power for a little under an hour Wednesday afternoon when a protective relay tripped at the Jarvis St. diesel substation.