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  1. Safety teams to evaluate risks of older boatsRead the original story

    16 min ago | Homer Tribune

    ... beyond three nautical miles. The program will include most of Alaska's fishing fleet - a 2014 maritime study by the Juneau-based McDowell Group showed the majority of Alaska's boats were built between 1970 and 1989. "The requirements won't become ...

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  2. Bullet prompts partial evacuation, delays at Alaska airportRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    JUNEAU, Alaska >> The Juneau, Alaska, airport was partially evacuated after a bullet was found on a passenger ramp before a flight. Juneau police say the unfired .22-caliber bullet was found Tuesday morning in the secure area, prompting removal of two Alaska Airlines planes from the area.

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  3. Cries for help start fruitless search effort near Alaska glacierRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A man's apparent cries for help launched search efforts near Juneau's Mendenhall Glacier Monday, Alaska State Troopers said. Despite a concerted effort, no one was found in distress.

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  4. Bullet found on Jetway prompts flight delays in JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    At least two Alaska Airlines flights at the Juneau International Airport were delayed after a pilot found a single bullet while walking on a Jetway, police said. Alaska Airlines flights 61 and 62 were later allowed to depart following searches of their interiors and the airport's departure lounge, said airport manager Patty deLaBruere.

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  5. JPD performs security sweep at Juneau International AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Juneau Police Department dispatch says officers are performing a security sweep at the Juneau International Airport, but couldn't release the reason. Traveler Randy Katzenmeyer was supposed to leave on a flight to Sitka.

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  6. Loose dogs on runway cause delay at Juneau airportRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2011 | Anchorage Daily News

    More proof that black labs are sweetly oblivious ... According to Juneau's KINY -AM, two black labs were spotted on the runway at Juneau International Airport, delaying the arrival of an Alaska Airlines flight. Animal control officers were able to capture one of the dogs on the runway, but the other seems to have escaped.

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  7. Haines pot grower proposes cannabis exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... don't mind sharing a joint with you." Lari says he's consulted a lawyer to make sure this kind of exchange is legal. Juneau District Attorney James Scott said in an email that he couldn't answer whether the exchange would be legal until the close of ...

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  8. Juneau residents speak out on operating budget proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Juneau residents who testified on the latest version of the state operating budget Monday urged lawmakers to reverse proposed cuts to early childhood education , the state ferry system and public broadcasting . Steve SueWing, an early childhood education advocate, told the Senate Finance Committee he'd be willing to pay new taxes to support programs such as Best Beginnings and Parents as Teachers.

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  9. Alaska News Nightly: March 30, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | APRN

    ... project's merits. With a spike in shootings and homicides in Anchorage since the start of the year, legislators in Juneau heard testimony on Friday about why violent crime appears to be rising. A local problem may bring new state funding for ...

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  10. Seward statue project moving aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    An effort to create a statue honoring the architect of the Alaska purchase received a boost with the Juneau Assembly recently committing funds to the project. U.S. Secretary of State William Henry Seward negotiated the purchase of the Russian America territory for $7.2 million on March 30, 1867.

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  11. Juneau man charged with online enticement of minorRead the original story

    Yesterday | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Juneau police are crediting a parent's tip for the arrest of a 19-year-old man charged with online enticement of a minor. The Juneau Empire reports a Juneau grand jury this month indicted Stephen Hadlock.

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  12. PROPOSAL: Cute Marriage Proposal at 34,000 FeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 95.5 3WS

    Flight attendant Brandy Hollenbeck has worked many flights over the past several years, but one recent flight from Seattle to Juneau, Alaska, will stick out on her memory as the best one of her life. Brandy was busy serving passengers aboard the Alaskan Airlines flight when her boyfriend Eric Greener, an Alaskan Airlines pilot, got on the intercom and began talking to the passengers.

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  13. Alaskans focus on food securityRead the original story

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... said, there is a lot of representation from schools - and a lot of interest in integrating local foods in the menu. "Juneau pays super high shipping costs to get food from all over," Heifetz mused. "Maybe if instead of paying shipping, they could ...

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  14. Let's talk about how Alaska Permanent Fund dividends can build communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... on our elected officials to allow them to comfortably talk about this in the light of day. Our representatives in Juneau should be forced into this conversation. My central idea is this: I think that each PFD recipient should not receive a PFD ...

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  15. How a Juneau kid turned his passion into a professionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Jon Devore, Filippo Fabbi and Andy Farington fly through the middle of a glacier field during the filming of "The Unrideables: Alaska Range" in the Tordrillo Mountains near Anchorage on April 29, 2014. In the film " The Unrideables: Alaska Range " a former Juneau kid makes aggressive ski turns, flips and literally flies off snowy cliffs.

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  16. That Alaska GOP comedy ensemble is a riot ... no, wait, they're seriousRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    The annual legislative skits were this weekend in Juneau. That's a big social event where legislative staff get together to make fun of their bosses.

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  17. Committee forms to tackle Arctic waterways safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    With increased vessel traffic in the Arctic and the region attracting new attention from the tourist and industrial sectors, a new committee has formed to develop the best practices for managing Arctic waterways. The Arctic Waterways Safety Committee held its first formal meeting this month in Juneau, electing its officers and meeting with the governor and Alaska's state committee on the Arctic.

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  18. Juneau Afternoon - 3-30-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    James Hoagland will be here to highlight the 40th Anniversary of the Four A's, and the upcoming First Friday Art Show; That, Writers' Almanac, Bird Note, music and more today on A Juneau Afternoon, live at 3 on KTOO-NEWS, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and on-line via ktoo.org

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  19. Juneau Symphony to perform "Russian Portraits" with final conductor candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Briggs Roberts says it focuses on rural Russian peasant life. It was written by Anatol Liadov in 1906, the same year Juneau became the capitol of what was then the District of Alaska. Jeremy Briggs is the third conductor to try out for the position ...

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  20. Walker leads Choose Respect rally as senators cut fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Lauree Morton, executive director of the Alaska Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, speaks at Juneau's Choose Respect rally. (Photo by David Purdy/KTOO) A Senate subcommittee today cut all of the proposed funding for statewide programs ...

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