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Juneau joins chorus of communities calling for international mine review panel

Juneau joins chorus of communities calling for international mine review panelJuneau has joined a growing number of communities to call for an international panel to review mines along the U.S.-Canada border near Southeast Alaska.

Dimond Park leisure pool closed after “fecal incident”

The leisure pool at Juneau’s Dimond Park Aquatic Center was temporarily closed this afternoon, following what city officials called a "fecal incident."

Pot smoke added to Juneau’s indoor smoking ban

Pot smoke added to Juneau’s indoor smoking banThe Juneau Assembly unanimously voted to amend the city’s indoor public smoking ban to include pot, despite objections from some marijuana advocates.

Juneau School District preps for grim budget

Juneau School District preps for grim budget"You really can’t solve multimillion dollar budget crisis by cutting $5,000 here or $4,000 here," says Superintendent Mark Miller.

Scattered services make homelessness in Haines hard to grasp

Scattered services make homelessness in Haines hard to graspThere is no shelter or centralized service tasked with responding to homelessness.

Sitka to sell several properties to Silver Bay Seafoods

Sitka to sell several properties to Silver Bay SeafoodsSitka will sell off a significant portion of its land at the Gary Paxton Industrial Park.

Task force offers plan to entice more federal research jobs to Juneau

Task force offers plan to entice more federal research jobs to JuneauAbout 75 percent of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s nearly 340 employees are based in Seattle and other parts of the Pacific Northwest.

Juneau Assembly, legislative delegation discuss budget issues

Juneau Assembly, legislative delegation discuss budget issuesThe Juneau Assembly met with the city’s legislative delegation, as well as its state and federal lobbyists over breakfast Wednesday.

Marijuana Town Hall: Sitkans offer ideas on cafes, kids

Marijuana Town Hall: Sitkans offer ideas on cafes, kidsThe City of Sitka wants to have some regulations in place by the time the public use of marijuana becomes legal in Alaska on February 24.

Juneau Assembly commits to Housing First project

Juneau Assembly commits to Housing First projectThe Juneau Assembly has officially committed $1.5 million to a Housing First project aimed at helping the chronically homeless.