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  1. A Day in the Life of: Brian Bezenek, National Weather Service forecasterRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Capital City Weekly

    ... 17-foot seas. They don't want to take their fishing vessel out in it. They're not going to want to put up a tent on Douglas during a Taku event. Anything to let people know where the hazards are. And knowing that I've done that and affected safety ...

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  2. Kiefer offers plan for addressing Juneau's budget shortfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... on Wednesday, one of those would be the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool downtown . The other would be Mt. Jumbo Gym in Douglas. The proposed property tax increase would raise about $3.8 million in additional revenue over two years. Finance Director Bob ...

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  3. Juneau police arrest man suspected in stabbingRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    Police say the wounds were serious but apparently not life-threatening. Police at 3:35 p.m. Sunday took a call that a man fitting Williams description was on a beach near Douglas.

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  4. State employees prepare to move from Douglas to Bill Ray CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 21 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Douglas Island Building houses the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and Department of Corrections.

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  5. Sam Kito III Named As New Juneau RepresentativeRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | APRN

    Governor Sean Parnell on Friday morning named Sam Kito III as the new District 32 representative to the Legislature for downtown Juneau and Douglas.

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  6. Sam Kito III named as new Juneau representativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Gov. Sean Parnell on Friday appointed Sam Kito III to represent House District 32, including downtown Juneau and Douglas, in the Alaska Legislature. The civil engineer and legislative lobbyist was born in Anchorage, lived in Fairbanks, and has ...

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  7. Mail service changesRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2014 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... the Senate would impose a one-year moratorium on rural post office, station or branch closures in such places as Douglas and Auke Bay. It also would call for public input on postal service changes in light of possible closures. The act still has to ...

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  8. Open & Shut for Jan. 2014Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2014 | CSP

    Crowley Petroleum Distribution, Jacksonville, Fla., closed the c-store at Douglas Depot in Douglas, Alaska, making it an unattended fueling site.

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  9. Mail service changesRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2014 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... the Senate would impose a one-year moratorium on rural post office, station or branch closures in such places as Douglas and Auke Bay. It also would call for public input on postal service changes in light of possible closures. The act still has to ...

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  10. Karen Schneider Wins the Elizabeth Futas Catalyst For Change AwardRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | Tame The Web

    ... for Change Award." Members of the 2014 Elizabeth Futas Catalyst for Change Award Jury are: Ann K. Symons, Chair, Douglas, Alaska.; Holly Clark Carroll, Poudre River Public Library District, Fort Collins, Colo.; Judith J. Field, Wayne State ...

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  11. 2 Juneau area post offices to remain openRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    - Alaska Senator Mark Begich, D-Alaska, has amended the Postal Reform Act of 2014 placing Douglas and Auke Bay on the list of protected rural post offices. The Juneau Empire reports (http://bit.ly/1eakdXj ) the move places a one-year moratorium on ...

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  12. Douglas Island state building set for May workRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Scheduled renovations this May will send 200 state employees from Douglas into Juneau as the Douglas Island building is gutted and remodeled.

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  13. February First Friday at KTOORead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... in February 2014. The Treadwell Mine's salt water Pump House has stood sentinel on the 80-acre Sandy Beach in Douglas for nearly 100 years. The February show will be part of a month-long celebration of the structure, highlighting its history as well ...

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  14. The final 2010 redistricting map for Southeast Alaska.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2014 | APRN

    ... challenged the temporary redistricting plan used in 2012, which put the community with downtown Juneau and Douglas Island. Mayor Mark Jensen says the borough is satisfied with the final map, which pairs it with Sitka, Prince of Wales Island, and ...

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  15. Before she says goodbye, Kerttula calls state's office standards "oppressive"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... on some floors in Juneau's State Office Building and Anchorage's Robert Atwood Building. Renovations to the Nome and Douglas state office buildings are set to begin this spring. In his reply , Commissioner Thayer states that his department has ...

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  16. Are Alaska's legislative districts getting too big?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... challenged the temporary redistricting plan used in 2012, which put the community with downtown Juneau and Douglas Island. Mayor Mark Jensen says the borough is satisfied with the final map, which pairs it with Sitka, Prince of Wales Island, and ...

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  17. New owner shuts down Douglas businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Douglas locals will have to go elsewhere for morning coffee now that the convenience store at Douglas Depot is shut down.

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  18. Juneau birders spot 70 species during Christmas Bird CountRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... 15 years. Photo by Casey Kelly/KTOO. Grey Pendleton (left), Owen Squires and Marsha Squires (right) scan a North Douglas beach for birds during the Juneau Audubon Society's 2013 Christmas Bird Count. Photo by Casey Kelly/KTOO. Grey Pendleton, Marsha ...

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  19. Homer hockey faces JuneauRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2013 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears sent Homer's goaltender to the locker room early, scoring four goals in the first period and skating away with their second win in as many days over the Mariners on Saturday at Treadwell Arena in nonconference action.

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  20. Juneau-area dog owner contesting citationRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... four dogs when one of them, a Mastiff-Pit bull mix, attacked a Shih Tzu-Pomeranian mix named Sophie last month in Douglas. Animal Control received different accounts about whether Vick's dogs were leashed at the time and was following up with ...

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