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A bear looks up from rifling through the garbage in the front yard of a home in Juneau, Alaska, on Sunday, July 6, 2014.
A surge of water released from behind an ice dam flowed through Juneau this week but crested late in the day Friday and had emergency officials breathing a sigh of relief.
OPINION: Columnist Alan Boraas argues that the oil industry's purpose is profit from Alaska, not progress for Alaska.
A 48-foot female humpback whale that has been seen in the waters of southeast Alaska for nearly 40 years has been found dead.
This July 2014 image provided by NOAA shows NOAA Fisheries Alaska Region Marine Mammal Stranding Coordinator Aleria Jensen, right, measuring the length of a female humpback whale while University of Alaska Fairbanks marine biology graduate student Suzie Teerlink holds the other end of the line during a necropsy near Funter Bay, Alaska.
Democratic Sen Mark Udall is skeptical of his challenger's proposal to make birth control pills available over the counter, without a prescription.
KTOO News at 104.3 provides the Capital City with up to the minute local, state, national and international news and information delivered by the most trusted sources available.
In order to broadcast live from Juneau, NBC got a special use permit from the Tongass National Forest, set up a satellite and installed six phone lines at the visitor center pavilion.
Department of Revenue Commissioner Angela Rodell and Deputy Commissioner Mike Pawlowski, who was integral in the development of Senate Bill 21, met with the Juneau Empire on June 30 to discuss how the new oil tax system was developed, and how companies have reacted to the new business climate for the oil and gas industry in Alaska.
At the end of June, herring returned to Auke Bay to spawn in significant numbers for the first time in more than 20 years - and though the ultimate success of the eggs remains to be seen, it's a promising sign for those working to increase herring's abundance in Lynn Canal and Southeast Alaska.
Humpback whales in North Pass between Lincoln Island and Shelter Island in the Lynn Canal north of Juneau.
For gillnetters in Northern Southeast, the season started off with lots of big, heavy fish and boats from around the region flocking north for a piece of the action.
Water and wastewater utility rates for Juneau residents and businesses will increase each year beginning Jan. 1 to help the city foot the bill for millions in long-needed infrastructure improvements.
It's been pouring rain in Juneau lately, which has some people bracing for a new and unusual kind of flooding precipitated by climate change.
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Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 07:01 am
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