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Alaska Board of Game lowers POW wolf harvest

Alaska Board of Game lowers POW wolf harvestPanel reduces the guideline harvest level as federal government considers ESA petition for listing Alexander Archipelago wolf.

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.

Juneau lawmakers: Commissioners should live in capital city

Juneau lawmakers: Commissioners should live in capital cityIn a letter to Gov. Bill Walker, Juneau's legislative delegation says it's concerned only two state commissioners have committed to living in the capital.

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.

Mike Neussl returns as AMHS chief

Mike Neussl returns as AMHS chiefThe Alaska Marine Highway System has a new boss. Mike Neussl began work Monday as the Department of Transportation’s deputy commissioner overseeing ferries.

Joyce Kerttula dies at 91

Joyce Kerttula dies at 91Joyce Kerttula died Monday after helping two generations of Kerttulas rise to political power in the state.

Mine dam collapse report cites bad design

Mine dam collapse report cites bad designA government investigation says poor design led to last summer’s catastrophic failure of British Columbia's Mount Polley Mine tailings pond.

Innovation required to deal with budget shortfall, Walker says

Innovation required to deal with budget shortfall, Walker saysSpeaking at JEDC's Innovation Summit, Walker says Alaska will need ingenuity - and possibly carrot beer - to deal with the state's budget deficit.

New Sealaska logging sites near earlier cuts

New Sealaska logging sites near earlier cutsSealaska says it will begin logging its new lands later this year. The first two parcels to be cut will be on Prince of Wales Island and the Cleveland Peninsula.

Gun lawsuit will be heard by Juneau jurors next month

Gun lawsuit will be heard by Juneau jurors next monthFamily of Simone Kim sues Rayco Sales over rifle used in August 2006 murder.