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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 $334,000 which is roughly $200/per square foot. More Juneau information.

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Friday Sep 12 | KTOO-TV Juneau

Walker plans to live in Juneau, if elected

Republican Gov. Sean Parnell and his wife, Sandy, live in the Governor's Mansion in Juneau. That matters to a number of people in the community, particularly when talk of a possible capital move arises.

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Friday Sep 12 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Fish Factor: Sullivan turns down Kodiak Chamber fisheries debate

"Surprised and disappointed" was the reaction by Sen. Mark Begich upon learning that his opponent Dan Sullivan has bowed out of an Oct. 1 fisheries debate in Kodiak. It is the second time this year that Sullivan has declined to participate in the Chamber of Commerce event that has been an election year tradition since 1990.

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Friday Sep 12 | Anchorage Daily News

When the president came to dinner: FDR in Alaska

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt speaks at a lunch with about 160 servicemen from the Army, Navy, Marines and Seabees, August 3, 1944, at the Naval Operating Base Adak. In August 1944, with a year of hard fighting left until the end of World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt visited Alaska as part of a three-week journey to the Pacific, the only trip he ever made here.

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Friday Sep 12 | Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Forecast calls for spectacular auroras, but also clouds

Powerful aurora forecast, along with rain clouds: Two solar events that occurred Tuesday and Wednesday, should bring especially high levels of aurora activity beginning Thursday and lasting through the weekend, according to an aurora forecast from the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. "The effects of a solar event on the 9th of September facing roughly toward Earth should reach Earth around midnight on September 11th UT," the report said.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Juneau marks 13th anniversary of 9/11

Juneau residents marked the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on Thursday with a ceremony at Riverside Rotary Park in the Mendenhall Valley. About 100 people gathered around the park's Sept.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

A Juneau Afternoon 9/12/2014

Dr. Richard Nelson and Hank Lentfer will be on the show to talk about their Evening at Egan lecture titled "Voices of Glacier Bay: Listening through the Art of Recording"; Members of the Brew Crew, Wayne Stevens and John Blasco, will be on the show to tell us about the 3rd annual Capital Brewfest on Saturday,

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Tiles and Fire is about community art, access and collaboration

The Canvas's Brandon Howard and Kathryn Kell were on A Juneau Afternoon on Thursday with host Shona Strauser and spoke about the Tiles and Fire community art project. "You put whatever you want on the tile and you don't really have complete control of what comes out.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Driver admits to charge stemming from single vehicle crash

A Juneau man could be sentenced to spend as much as five years in prison after a high-speed accident that seriously injured his cousin over a year and a half ago. Silver Maake, 24, pled guilty to a charge of felony assault in the third degree during a change of plea hearing in Juneau Superior Court on Wednesday.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Gift to Juneau foundation expected to be $48M

A gift to the Juneau Community Foundation from the former president of the city's power utility will be about $48 million. Alaska Electric Light & Power owner Bill Corbus and his wife, Katie, in November promised to donate 90 percent of their shares in the company to the foundation that supports southeast Alaska charitable groups.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Juneau remains part of 'battle for Seattle' between Delta & Alaska

Delta Air Lines ended their summer run between Juneau and Seattle on August 31. An airline official says the season went well, and residents of the capital city can expect to see Delta back next year. This summer was the first time in almost 20 years when Alaska Airlines did not have a monopoly in Juneau.

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Scientific American

No Charges after Ship Strike Killed Humpback Whale off Alaska

A ship strike killed a protected 30-foot , 25-ton female humpback whale off Kodiak on July 26, but an investigation could not conclude whether a state ferry was responsible JUNEAU Alaska - A ship strike killed a protected humpback whale off Kodiak, Alaska, but an investigation could not conclude whether a state ferry was responsible and no charges will be filed, federal officials said on Wednesday. The state ferry Kennicott hit the 30-foot , 25-ton female whale as it was coming into harbor on July 26, and the probe had sought to determine if the giant mammal was already dead at that point.

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Capital City Weekly

Thank you from Juneau Jazz and Classics

Thank you Juneau for making the Juneau Jazz & Classics Benefit Concert featuring cellist Zuill Bailey a resounding success. As everyone knows, there are so many people behind the scenes of these events who make it all possible.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Can the Tongass support sustainable logging?

A regional committee tasked with advising the National Forest Service on how to manage logging in the Tongass begins three days of meetings in Juneau today. The committee's work is part of a yearslong process to rewrite the federal rules for what can and cannot be done in the Tongass National Forest.

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APRN

Juneau School District Receives Praise, Criticism For How It Handled Hazing

Rep. Cathy Munoz and Education Commissioner Mike Hanley thank the school board and administration for taking hazing seriously. Members of the public criticized how the Juneau School District handled a hazing incident in May that involved seven seniors paddling six incoming freshmen.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Juneau police kill wounded Douglas Island bear

The Juneau Empire reports a homeowner Monday spotted the injured animal as it dragged itself through a backyard along the Douglas Highway on Douglas Island. Police department spokeswoman Erann Kalwara says the police officer determined the bear could not use its hind legs and euthanized it.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

School district receives praise & criticism for how it handled hazing

Rep. Cathy Munoz and Education Commissioner Mike Hanley thank the school board and administration for taking hazing seriously. Members of the public criticized how the Juneau School District handled May's hazing incident involving seven seniors paddling six incoming freshmen.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

SFGate

Democratic group swipes at Sullivan in new ad

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Plentiful Mat-Su roadside streams offer scenic stops for rainbow anglers

It's often pointed out that Alaska's road system is sorely lacking, with only a tiny percentage of our vast state accessible by motor vehicle.

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Homer News

Annual festival honors boats, boatbuilders

When it began, the Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival was timed to happen in May, the same time as the Shorebird Festival.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

New UAS dorm provides housing for about 100 freshmen

All the suites in the new freshman dorm have a shared kitchen area and bathroom.

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