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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.

Sealaska lands bill passes Congress

Sealaska lands bill passes CongressA bill transferring 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest to Sealaska has passed Congress.

Will there be a second season of Alaska Robotics News?

Will there be a second season of Alaska Robotics News?The Juneau-based video collective is once again raising money for its satirical news series.

With decreasing oil prices, state expects major deficits

With decreasing oil prices, state expects major deficitsWhen lawmakers passed their budget this spring, they planned for a gap of $1.4 billion. The deficit for that same budget has now ballooned to $3.5 billion.

Research that could affect Southeast logging, mining unclear on wolf designation

Research that could affect Southeast logging, mining unclear on wolf designationAn article published last month in the Journal of Heredity concludes that DNA evidence does not support listing Southeast Alaska wolves as a distinct sub-species for protection under the Endangered Species Act. However, others say the same research supports that distinction.