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Former Commissioner Marc Luiken appointed DOT chief

Former Commissioner Marc Luiken appointed DOT chiefThere’s a new boss at the state agency overseeing, roads, airports and ferries. Marc Luiken is the commissioner of the Department of Transportation.

Science societies oppose old-growth logging

Science societies oppose old-growth loggingMore scientists have joined a campaign to stop old-growth logging in Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.

Case dismissed against hiker who freed trapped eagle

Case dismissed against hiker who freed trapped eagleKathleen Adair says she feels relieved with the court’s decision. She says in hindsight, she may have acted differently.

Tongass transition panel chafes at early deadline

Tongass transition panel chafes at early deadlineMembers of the Tongass Advisory Committee are unhappy with U.S. Forest Service efforts to speed up their work.

Will DOT changes help or hurt the ferry system?

Will DOT changes help or hurt the ferry system?Could the firing of three top state transportation officials put the Alaska Marine Highway at risk? That’s what some ferry supporters are asking.

Board of Game chases ‘wounded game’ regulation to next meeting

Board of Game chases ‘wounded game’ regulation to next meetingEthical hunters pursue and dispatch wounded game they've failed to kill with a clean kill shot. A proposed regulation could make that illegal in some circumstances.

Platypus Con to bring board game fun to JACC

Platypus Con to bring board game fun to JACCJuneau’s first ever board game convention is happening next weekend at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.

Hoonah cultural organization gets new director

Hoonah cultural organization gets new directorSarah Dybdahl takes over as the Huna Heritage Foundation’s top official next month. It’s the non-profit arm of the Huna Totem village corporation.

People with disabilities find independence through skiing

People with disabilities find independence through skiingORCA brainstorms solutions for how to make skiing enjoyable for everyone.

New play explores homelessness in Juneau

New play explores homelessness in JuneauJuneau playwright Merry Ellefson interviewed nearly 60 people about homelessness for her new play, "A Lifetime to Master."