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  1. Juneau Afternoon 2-9-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    We'll get a preview of this Thursday's Tiny Post Office Concert, featuring Emmett Williams of Sitka and Goldwing, from Juneau; We'll talk to members of the Zach Gordon Youth Center's winning team in the recent District-wide Battle of the Books competition; That, Writer's Almanac, Bird Note, music and more; live at 3 on KTOO-NEWS, and on-line via ktoo.org Tonight at 4, tune in to KTOO-NEWS for live coverage from NPR of the Tuwsday night New Hampshire caucus.

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  2. Instead of budget cuts, Juneau school district asks - What can we add?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | APRN

    The Juneau School District is facing a sixth year of budget cuts, and it's handling the budget process a little differently than in recent years. The Juneau School District held a public forum on the budget Feb. 2 at the Juneau-Douglas High School library.

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  3. Alaska House to sideline anything not related to the budget amid financial woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    JUNEAU, Alaska-The Alaska House of Representatives is preparing to take anything and everything not directly related to the budget or new revenue off the table until an operating budget is passed.

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  4. TSA struggles to fill vacant positions at Alaska's airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... of Jan. 28, the agency had vacancies at Fairbanks, Anchorage, Cordova, Kodiak, Adak, Bethel, Nome, Kotzebue, Barrow, Juneau, Wrangell, Ketchikan, Petersburg, Sitka and Yakutat. "I know there are other states that are considered hard-to-hire states ...

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  5. Skagway assemblyman admits tax evasion, owes IRS $600,000+Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | APRN

    ... to his lawyer. His defense attorney, Robert Bundy, said Henry will submit his guilty plea in court next week in Juneau, with sentencing to follow "much later." In the plea agreement, Henry agreed to serve anywhere from eight months to two years in ...

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  6. Bethel businesses submit new round of liquor license applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | APRN

    ... three bar licenses, and five restaurant licenses, according to state statue. The ABC Board will meet Wed., Fed. 10 in Juneau to review the BNC and Fili's applications. It will review the Dimitri's application at its next quarterly meeting. Comments ...

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  7. Report: Ferries boost Anchorage, Mat-Su economies tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... parts of the state, plus Prince William Sound. It turns out the Railbelt benefits, too. The McDowell Group, a Juneau-based research business, was hired by the ferry system to produce an economic impact report . It lists Anchorage and the ...

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  8. Angoon calls for help after discovering high mercury levels in subsistence sealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | APRN

    ... area. "I understand that the mine is important to a lot of people for jobs and revenue into the City and Borough of Juneau, but there's also a responsibility to the community health. And what I meant by that is the city council and the tribal ...

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  9. AMHS report: Ferries boost Anchorage, Mat-Su economies tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | APRN

    ... parts of the state, plus Prince William Sound. It turns out the Railbelt benefits, too. The McDowell Group, a Juneau-based research business, was hired by the ferry system to produce an economic impact report . It lists Anchorage and the ...

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  10. Instead of budget cuts, school district asks 'What can we add?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Juneau School District held a public forum on the budget Feb. 2 at the Juneau-Douglas High School library. The Juneau School District is facing a sixth year of budget cuts, and it's handling the budget process a little differently than in recent years.

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  11. Angoon officials worry about mercury in subsistence foodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... crab. "I understand that the mine is important to a lot of people for jobs and revenue into the City and Borough of Juneau, but there's also a responsibility to the community health," City mayor and tribal president Albert Howard said. "And what I ...

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  12. After three squandered Alaska oil booms, let's prevent future megaprojectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... now a church, the Knik Arm bridge (once every couple of decades), the Point MacKenzie Rail Extension and ferry, the Juneau Access Road, and the Ambler Road . I'm leaving out many others. Each time I write a column I get a bunch of additional ...

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  13. Lagging loonie means big loss for Haines, SkagwayRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... visiting," says Alison Jacobson, the CEO of Alaska Fjordlines. The tour business offers scenic boat rides between Juneau, Haines and Skagway and has been on the water for 25 years. It's one of many tour businesses and shops in the upper Lynn Canal ...

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  14. Governor awards museum curator for work in humanitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, FEB. 6, 2016 AND THEREAFTER - In this photo taken on Thursday, July 29, 2011, Steve Henrikson works on artwork that he and his wife Janice Criswell created to hang in the Juneau International Airport in Juneau, Alaska.

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  15. West Valley, Juneau meet for Mid Alaska Conference hockey titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... from senior center Stoshie Skolruski, downed the Malemutes 12-3 to advance to today's championship game against the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears. Juneau-Douglas, a 3-1 winner over the North Pole Patriots later Friday, meets West Valley at 7:15 p.m. ...

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  16. Sunken tug Challenger to be raised and destroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... (Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO) A containment boom still encircles the area above the wreck, across the channel from the Juneau Yacht Club. Hilbert said a small amount of sheen - what they call unrecoverable oil product - appears at the surface every ...

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  17. Some tasty, pricey black cod heading to Kodiak food banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... 3 percent a year since 2004, and researchers want to find out why. In December a team from the NOAA Auke Bay Lab in Juneau tagged 40 female sablefish with satellite tags that will release on a set date. "Sablefish movements have been tracked for ...

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  18. New bill would give payouts to wrongfully convicted AlaskansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Information Office. HB 55 is not the only Fairbanks Four-inspired piece of legislation making its way through Juneau, though. State Rep. Bob Lynn, an Anchorage Republican, is the sponsor of HB 243, which would allow Alaskans who've had their felony ...

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  19. Committee to take testimony Saturday on proposed hike in Alaska motor fuel taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    JUNEAU, Alaska-State officials had a hard time explaining the broader impacts of doubling the tax on gasoline earlier this week, and now the House Transportation Committee is turning to the public for input.

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  20. Juneau Afternoon - 2-8-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    We'll talk with Dr. Vincent Falitti about the Lifelong Effects of Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences, a presentation taking place Tuesday. That, Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, live at 3 on KTOO-NEWS, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and available via ktoo.org at your convenience.

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