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Juneau, Alaska is located in Juneau County. Zip codes in Juneau, AK include 99850, 99803, and 99811. The median home price in Juneau is $344,900 which is roughly $203/per square foot. More Juneau information.

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28 min ago | Homer News

Session goes on, but end in sight

Legislators have their boxes packed, computers have been shipped to local offices and some aides have boarded the ferry and left Juneau, but as of late Wednesday morning, the 28th session of the Alaska Legislature remained at work as a joint House-Senate conference committee struggled to resolve discrepancies in an omnibus education bill.

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7 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Elise Patkotak: Don't let your children watch our Legislature

For those of us brave or insane enough to follow the shenanigans of the Alaska Legislature, the end of session comes as quite a relief.

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12 hrs ago | Homer Tribune

Alaska salmon permit values heading upstream

An overview of April listings by four brokers shows that Bristol Bay drift net permits are valued at nearly $134,000 by the state, and listed for sale at $150,000 to $170,000.

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16 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Legislative negotiators seek education resolution

The House Finance Committee room is filled to standing room only at one point for a morning meeting of the conference committee on education on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Juneau, Alaska.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Coaching Boys into Men training in Juneau

Supporters of the Coaching Boys into Men project carry a sign down Main Street in Juneau during rally on March 27, 2014.

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Anchorage Daily News

Capital budget among last big pieces of legislation pending

The House began taking up amendments Monday. Sunday was supposed to mark the end of the legislative session, but ran long after the House and Senate failed to find agreement on an education plan.

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Anchorage Daily News

Juneau woman, 60, gets 'deal of lifetime' in sentencing for 55 pot plants

Juneau District Attorney James Scott called the circumstances surrounding the prosecution of Bonnie E. Odom as a "one-off," the Juneau Empire reported .

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Canada.com

Pledge of Allegiance discriminates against athiest children, say parents suing U.S. school district

The city's overheated real estate market has seen many older homes and buildings plowed down by bulldozers.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Senate passes education bill

The Alaska Senate passed a broad-ranging education bill Monday, but the issue of how to address public education in the state - and funding, in particular - remained to be resolved in an extended legislative session.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Alaska OKs Bill Making Native Languages Official

If you're so inclined, and able, you could soon speak Tlingit, Inupiaq, or Siberian Yupik in Alaska with the knowledge that those and 18 other languages, including English, are officially recognized by the state.

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Anchorage Daily News

Budget work continues on last day of session

While the budget is typically one of the last major pieces of legislation in play, the House Finance Committee was waiting to put its final touches on it, pending an agreement on additional education funding.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

SFGate

Education a sticking point as session nears end

Packing boxes dot the walls on the fourth floor of the state Capitol late Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Juneau, Alaska.

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Anchorage Daily News

Natives protest lack of movement on indigenous-language bill

Alaska Natives beat the drum during a protest in front of Sen. Lesil McGuire's Capitol office as her chief of staff, Brett Huber, in tie, prepares to address them.

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Anchorage Daily News

Education bill moves to Senate floor, still without formula funding

The Senate Finance Committee revised the education bill again Saturday then sent it to the Senate floor, one of the last big pieces of legislation left to resolve before lawmakers can pack up and leave the Capitol.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Amanda Coyne: Funny thing about Juneau: The place is full of elephants

Let's just look straight at that elephant in the room. It's not easy but sometimes being in and around politics requires asking tough questions.

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Anchorage Daily News

Julia O'Malley: Thank you for reading

Julia O'Malley writes a general interest column about life and politics in Anchorage and around Alaska.

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Anchorage Daily News

Legislature presented with origami peacock

The peacock, a symbol of peace in Palestine, took a total of three months to complete and about 150 hours of folding paper.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Legislature in slow motion Friday as adjournment date looms

Legislators are still hoping to get out of Juneau this weekend but the pile of work yet to be done raised doubts Friday morning as to whether that is possible.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Juneau Afternoon 4/18/2014

We'll talk with Ben Huff and Katie Bausler about summer offerings at UAS including Huff's class in beginning digital photography; Antoine Doiron and Ken Fix will come in to tell us about a special benefit showing of Antoine's new movie Space Trucker Bruce at the Planetarium tonight at 7 p.m.; Daniel Teske and Stefanie Sell of the Alaska Department ... (more)

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Prosecutors dropping undecided murder charge in Yakutat case

Robert Kowalski prepares to leave the courtroom during his trial that started in mid-March in Juneau Superior Court.

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