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  1. On tour of Alaska, NEA chairman advocates value of artRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... groups in Palmer and Anchorage. On Monday she'll tour the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage and then go to Juneau and Sitka. The weekend would be set aside for what she described as "personal time" with no particular plans. "I'm just going ...

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  2. Are tailings dams safe? B.C. mines chief says yesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    B.C. Minister of Mines Bill Bennett, left, discusses his trip up the Taku River with Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott in the Walter Soboleff Center lobby Aug. 24 in Juneau.

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  3. Listen: The education of Nora Marks DauenhauerRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Juneau Public Library system is collecting Alaska Native stories on educational experiences as part of an oral history project. In this edited interview, Leonora Florendo speaks with her mother 88-year-old Nora Marks Dauenhauer, who left school in sixth grade but went on to become a prominent Tlingit scholar, poet and writer.

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  4. Juneau Afternoon - 8-31-15Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Beginning at 9:30 KTOO-NEWS will be carrying proceedings of the President's Climate Chance Conference. This will take up most of the day. That, Writer's Almanac, Bird Note, Music & more, live at 4 on KRNN, and available on demand via ktoo.org

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  5. Glad youa re hereRead the original story

    Friday | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... the statewide entities that make the effort to schedule some of their events outside of the Southcentral Alaska and Juneau areas. It's good for their members to see and get to know the Ketchikan community and what it has to offer. It's great for the ...

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  6. Barack Obama delivers the keynote speech during the National Clean Energy Summit 8.0.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Journal

    ... Harding during his historic tour of Alaska in July 1923. With the president aboard the USS Henderson going from Juneau to Skagway, the ship's gunners fired several rounds of 5-inch shells into the wall of the Taku Glacier "so that Harding could ...

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  7. Artist teaches formline in prison by day, Tsimshian by nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Tsimshian artist and teacher David A. Boxley just wrapped a pair of intensive, weeklong workshops on formline design and Tsimshian language in Juneau. He's been at Lemon Creek Correctional Center teaching formline by day, and at the Walter Soboleff Building teaching Tsimshian language by night.

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  8. 10 things Alaskans need to know about Obama's historic visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... ted the blog One Hot Mess an exclusive interview and will be guest-blogging from the Brooks Range. Libby Bakalar is a Juneau freelance writer and author of the popular blog One Hot Mess, from which this column is taken.

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  9. BC, Alaska to draft memorandum for mine processesRead the original story

    Thursday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... of international meetings, a release from Mallott's office said. Bennett and a team from British Columbia were in Juneau for the first part of the week meeting with elected officials, tribes, miners, environmental organizations, fishermen and other ...

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  10. BC official says theya re open to more mine treaty talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | APRN

    ... mine meetings as Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and other state officials listen during a Wednesday press conference in Juneau. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News). The treaty would allow the countries to convene a commission to examine and resolve ...

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  11. Crews train to prevent repeat of Selendang Ayu groundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... that are in danger of running aground. During the exercise that occurred during the annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau earlier this month, the ETS was loaded aboard the USCGC Maple before it left Station Juneau. Earlier plans called for a Coast ...

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  12. After Bennett visit, groups are cautiously optimistic of progressRead the original story

    Thursday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    At a joint press conference Wednesday afternoon, environmental, fishing and Native leaders said they were optimistic about the outcome of Juneau meetings between Alaskans and a British Columbia delegation led by provincial Mines and Energy Minister Bill Bennett. Bennett, in Juneau this week to discuss mining development along Alaska's border with BC, is scheduled to leave Juneau today for Ketchikan before returning to Canada.

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  13. Juneau Afternoon - 8-28-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    We'll talk with Phil Smith and Reverend Phil Campbell about the dedication of Jim Fowler's Growing Peace artwork on Saturday at Noon; That, Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, live today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and available on line on demand via ktoo.org

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  14. BC mines minister talks transboundary issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... tribal leaders and other stakeholders, and toured the Taku River. We have earlier reports from Bennett's visit to the Juneau area posted under "Southeast News" on KRBD's website.

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  15. Judge strikes down law to limit Medicaid funds for abortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Arkansas Online

    JUNEAU, Alaska - A state court judge in Alaska ruled Thursday that a law further defining what constitutes a medically necessary abortion for purposes of Medicaid funding is unconstitutional.

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  16. B.C. mines minister thaws relations with AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Daily Townsman

    ... community over their fears that upstream mining could endanger their way of life. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito JUNEAU, Alaska - British Columbia's mines minister has broken the ice with southeast Alaska's fishing community over fears that ...

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  17. City officials anticipate challenges dealing with cash-only pot businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Local officials are recommending the City and Borough of Juneau handle all of its financial transactions with marijuana businesses in cash, and to take extra precautions to protect it. The recommendations are in a memo to the city's marijuana task force from Finance Director Bob Bartholomew and Deputy Treasurer Theresa Winther.

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  18. Search begins for new Juneau city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A subcommittee of three Juneau Assembly members is leading the search for the next city manager. Mayor Merrill Sanford appointed Mary Becker, Karen Crane and Jerry Nankervis to whittle down the candidate pool to about 10 applicants.

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  19. British Columbia officials try to smooth over mine dispute during Juneau tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Top British Columbia mining regulators this week have been trying to improve relations with Alaska that have been strained by several controversial mines and are even talking about cleanup of a British Columbia mine that's been polluting Taku Inlet for decades. Provincial Minister of Energy and Mines William Bennett said Wednesday in Juneau that could mean an agreement to give Alaska more of a say in what happens over the border, and that Alaska should have a larger role.

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  20. B.C. mines minister proposes more cross-border co-operation with AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Vancouver Sun

    ... in Southeast Alaska, a top salmon-producing river. The river runs from Northwest B.C. to the northwestern coast at Juneau. Mines Minister Bill Bennett said Wednesday he's willing to provide more access to the province's environmental assessment ...

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