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  1. DOT Puts Out New Juneau Access Project DocumentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | APRN

    Signs mark the end of Juneau's Glacier Highway in 2013. The latest environmental impact statement maintains a preference to extend the road 47 miles north along the east side of Lynn Canal to a new ferry terminal.

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  2. Kenai council welcomes new staffRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    ... to accompany Kenai City Manager Rick Koch to petition the members of the Alaska Board of Fish, who are meeting in Juneau for a work session, to conduct its 2017 board meeting on the Kenai Peninsula. The meeting adjourned after 30-minutes. In his ...

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  3. State proposes plan for road from JuneauRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    The state Transportation Department is proposing a $570-million road project that would help connect Juneau to Alaska's main highway system. It is the department's latest stab at the long-simmering project; a prior plan was knocked down by the courts for not looking at a fuller range of alternatives.

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  4. One-Man PAC To Target Four House RacesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | APRN

    ... a $200,000 independent expenditure campaign to install his vision of a more fiscally responsible Legislature in Juneau. He's hired a campaign manager, he's done polling, and after collecting candidate surveys, he's decided to get involved in four ...

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  5. Juneau Afternoon - 9/18/14Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    We'll learn about the opening of the 1994 Juneau Community Time Capsule, with guests Michael Orelove, Jonathan Turlove, and Renee Hughes;

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  6. AK Beat: Scotland vote spotlights other separatist movements -- including in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... The magazine, which focuses on environment and land use issues in the West singled out Homer's Old Inlet Bookshop and Juneau's Observatory Books for their list. Of the former, HCN wrote, "Visitors to Alaska's most liberal locale usually visit the ...

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  7. Walker criticizes Parnell for missing 2009 Obama visitRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... when he comes to Alaska." On state-backed megaprojects like the Knik Arm Bridge, Susitna-Watana Hydro project and Juneau Access Project, Walker says due to Alaska's deficit, he would carefully select affordable projects with a good return on ...

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  8. Municipal candidates speak out at Juneau Votes ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Six Juneau Assembly candidates and one school board candidate participated in a Juneau Votes Forum at UAS Wednesday. Six municipal candidates vying for two Juneau Assembly seats agree on a couple things - the city should have an aquatics board and the Assembly should fund schools to the maximum extent possible.

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  9. New contractor selected for Anchorage service to pick up, shelter inebriatesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... The new contractor, Goldbelt Security LLC, is a subsidiary of Goldbelt Inc. an Alaska Native corporation based in Juneau. City purchasing officer Ron Hadden said the city negotiated with the firm to lower its original bid by about $134,000. But the ...

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  10. Sullivan ad calls out Begich snowmachine ridingRead the original story

    Yesterday | CBS Atlanta

    ... of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening. JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - An X Games snowmachine rider calls out Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich's riding skills in a new campaign ad ...

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  11. Engine sounds heard before Alaska plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    ... the engine of a small airplane before it crashed last year on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, killing all 10 people aboard. JUNEAU, Alaska - (AP) -- Two witnesses on the ground described hearing a high-pitched sound from the engine of a small airplane ...

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  12. Alaska PFD amount $1,884, twice 2014 payoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Homer Tribune

    ... their bank account, and 88,186 will be mailed a check. Paper checks will enter the U.S. mail system on Oct. 2 from Juneau. This year, 674,538 Alaskans applied for the 2014 dividend - an increase of approximately 1,587 applications from 2013. More ...

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  13. Search suspended for missing boaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Coast Guard officials Tuesday night suspended their search for 52-year-old Paul Keithahn of Juneau who may have fallen overboard from his pleasure craft just outside of Auke Bay. A Coast Guard small rescue boat, the cutter Liberty, an H-60 helicopter from Sitka, SEADOGS, and Alaska State Troopers covered a total of 190 square miles during 32 hours of searching on Monday and Tuesday.

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  14. Search continues for missing Juneau boaterRead the original story

    Wednesday | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    A search is expected to resume Wednesday for a Juneau man whose boat was recovered spinning in circles off Auke Bay. The Juneau Empire reports a boat belonging to 52-year-old Paul Keithahn, the 32-foot Spellbound, was spotted Monday near Coghland Island.

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  15. Southeast History: Bombs, Bolsheviks and salmon at Port AlthropRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    ... bound for Port Althrop. Lief Buschmann was aboard with 41 other people bound for the cannery. Once transported to Juneau, he quickly made arrangements to replace the greater part of the outfit. It is possible that these replacement supplies were ...

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  16. Hundreds raise a glass at third Capital BrewfestRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    On Saturday, Rotary volunteers and others from across Juneau welcomed more than 820 spectators to the Juneau Art and Culture Center for the third annual Capital Brewfest. Those who spent $30 on a ticket for the event had their eyes on the 96 beers being served in the JACC, but organizers have a higher purpose - raising money for the United Way and Rotary's charitable efforts in Juneau.

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  17. Parking garage painting plannedRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    The Marine Parking Garage in downtown Juneau will be closed from 6 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 19 through Sept.

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  18. Ketchikan turns kitsch into friendly funRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    ... jaywalked in Ketchikan, AK and all I got was this stupid T-shirt." Anyone who has driven in Ketchikan - or downtown Juneau for that matter - knows the irritation caused by tourists who turn the entire road into a crosswalk. There was also fun with ...

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  19. Meals with Midgi: On the menu: meat, cheese and adviceRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    When a chef advises me how to prepare something, I listen. I also study his recipes, plating and - fortunately for me - the chefs in Juneau allow me to ask a lot of questions.

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  20. Odd Sounds Heard Before Crash That Killed 2 SC FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, killing all 10 people aboard. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1s6ToR7 JUNEAU, Alaska (AP/WLTX) - Two witnesses described hearing a high-pitched sound from the engine of a small, for-hire airplane before ...

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