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  1. 3,000 Pounds of Auctioned Antlers Highlight Statea s Role Managing Trafficked WildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | APRN

    ... This year, an unprecedented number of caribou antlers went to bid, the result of a trafficking case stretching from Juneau to the Northwest Arctic community of Selawik. Just past the fairgrounds in downtown Anchorage, crowds of people strolled ...

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  2. Going Off the Grid: More Extreme Than You ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Criminal Report Daily

    The Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska, is a 12-mile long sheet of ice where visitors can walk across the top of the glacier. The more adventurous can hike four miles to the ice's edge, where melt water carves caves out of the glacier's interior.

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  3. Natl Geographic Sea Bird 7 Night Alaskan Cruise from Juneau, AKDepart Juneau, AKRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Travel Weekly

    A simply appointed, 152-ft shallow-draft vessel, the National Geographic Sea Bird carries 62 passengers on a variety of itineraries ranging from Alaska's Inside Passage, to whale-watching in Baja and river cruising the Columbia and Snake rivers.

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  4. Juneau Assembly to solicit development for downtown parking lot, againRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The next solicitation period for development to the North Franklin Street parking lot will last at least two months, says City Lands Manager Greg Chaney. The Juneau Assembly is not moving forward with the sale of a downtown parcel of land currently used for parking.

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  5. Dick Hotch Tournament commemorates influential Klukwan coachRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... has continued for more than 30 years. Some teams consider it a warm-up for the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament in Juneau that follows a couple weeks after this one. Ed says the team he's on is almost all family members - brothers and cousins. The ...

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  6. Cuts to early education now could cost the state laterRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Juneau doctor says a child's brain develops the interconnections that have to do with memory and language learning during the first years of life. Proposed cuts by Alaska lawmakers to early education programs could cost the state a lot more in the future.

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  7. 'Harry Potter'-illustrator teaches workshops in JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    From Hogwarts to lost cities above the clouds, Kazu Kibuishi's illustrations have introduced fantastical places to legions of young readers. The graphic novelist visited Juneau over the weekend to teach workshops for aspiring artists.

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  8. Tensions flare between House, governor over pipeline projectRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Tensions flared Monday between members of the Alaska House and Gov. Bill Walker over how best to advance state efforts to secure a major gas pipeline project, with a visibly upset Walker denouncing a bill from the speaker of the House as "the most un-Alaskan thing I've ever seen put together." Alaska Gov. Bill Walker holds a news conference to respond to a bill introduced in the Alaska House that would limit participation by the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. in an alternate gas line project Monday, March 2, 2015, in Juneau, Alaska.

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  9. Italian ski tourist killed by falling glacier ice in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... best experience on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. JUNEAU, March 2 (Reuters) - A 28-year-old Italian man on a back-country skiing vacation in the mountains of Alaska died after being ...

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  10. Alaska News Nightly: March 2, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | APRN

    ... This year, an enormous number of caribou antlers went to bid, the result of a trafficking case stretching from Juneau to the Northwest Arctic village of Selawik. The Alaska Board of Fisheries, in action over the weekend banned the use of unmanned ...

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  11. Juneau Afternoon - 3-3-15Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Shari Paul, one of AWARE's 4 Women of Distinction for this year, will be here to talk about her nomination; That, Writer's Almanac, Bird Note, music and more; live at 3 on KTOO-NEWS, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and on-line via ktoo.org

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  12. Second person wanted by JPD in connection to string of burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Juneau Police Department officials have released pictures of a second person that they believe was involved in a string of burglaries over the last few months. Charles Smith Carroll, 26, is described as a Native male who is 6 feet tall and weighs 230 pounds.

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  13. What others say: Secondhand smoke is a threat statewideRead the original story

    Sunday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Alaska. Senate Bill 1 proposes a statewide secondhand smoke law similar to the one enacted by the City and Borough of Juneau in 2008. It would ban smoking in bars, businesses, restaurants and other indoor locations. It would prohibit people from ...

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  14. Laine Welch: Pickled Willy pulls a three-peat at annual 'Symphony of Seafood'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... secret until the final Symphony soiree a few weeks later in Anchorage. This year the Symphony made a third stop in Juneau, where self-proclaimed "fish snob" Sen. Lisa Murkowski welcomed the crowd, and Gov. Bill Walker announced the People's Choice ...

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  15. With Medicaid language stripped from budget, path to expansion uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... would like to see would reform the Medicaid delivery system to lower costs, in addition to expanding the program. Juneau Republican Cathy MuA oz noted there was precedent for a case like this during the Parnell administration, where a policy that ...

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  16. Renovations at Foodland wrapping up this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Owners of the Foodland IGA say Douglas and downtown Juneau customers should see improvements in product and service when renovation work is completed this summer. "The list just goes on and on," says Tyler Myers, president of the Washington-based Myers Group that owns the store.

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  17. Good Hardware shutting its doors this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... fortune would include the expense of remodeling most of the west end of the Foodland building that's owned by the Juneau-based Rosenberger family. Good will have more space and more employees as he shifts from True Value to the Ace hardware line. ...

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  18. Alaska Permanent Fund managers see opportunity in low oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to stay are some of the fund's top managers, the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. Board of Trustees heard while meeting in Juneau last week. But those managers also said while Alaska was hurting due to low oil prices, and royalties flowing into the fund ...

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  19. Suspected gun thief arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Photo still from surveillance video camera at Rayco Sales show someone entering the gun shop before the alleged theft of a handgun on Thursday. Juneau Police Department officials say they have arrested a Juneau man alleged to have walked out of a local gun shop with a handgun last week.

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  20. Heroic' Anchorage air traffic controller credited with mid-air rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    The retired bank president from Topeka, Kansas, realized after leaving Ketchikan that the weather en route to Juneau was worse than he expected. Bunten dropped from 8,000 feet to 7,000 to lose the ice forming on the wings of his Piper Comanche.

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