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Phyllis DeMuth, member of the 1967 Alaska State Museum Committee, and Ron Inouye, representative of the Alaska Historical Society break ground.

Formal groundbreaking for SLAM project

Dirt has been turned for the new State Libraries, Archives and Museum in the capital city. The project to hold Alaska’s treasures in one building is already underway, as contractor PCL Construction prepares the ground behind the current Alaska State Museum. Wednesday’s cold rain in Juneau moved the groundbreaking inside. The museum was packed with…

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Another groundbreaking for SLAM

Another groundbreaking ceremony will be held next Wednesday in Juneau for the state Library, Archives and Museums project, also known as SLAM. Contractor PCL Construction began work on the project about a month ago.

Auke Lake draft plan would restrict jet skis

Jet skis, water skis and wake boards would not be allowed on Juneau’s Auke Lake, under a proposal to limit watercraft to 10 horsepower on the small lake. The draft Auke Lake Management Plan also recommends towing restrictions. The proposal was released Tuesday night  to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, or PRAC. After a…

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