Juneau Newswire (Page 7)

Juneau Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Juneau police seek masked man for assault, attempted kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Juneau police are investigating two instances in which a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a black ski mask pulled a gun on people. The first incident happened around 9:45 p.m. on Feb. 24, according to the Juneau Police Department.

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  2. University of Alaska cuts would damage our state's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Just when we think things can't get worse in the financial disaster hovering over Juneau, another clueless legislator comes up with a plan that shows little understanding of how Alaska works. Apparently we are not moving into a recession fast enough for Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole.

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  3. Budget coalition hires third lobbyist, while Joule will lobby for LottsfeldtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Reggie Joule, a former state legislator and Northwest Arctic Borough mayor, has newly registered as a lobbyist, while Alaska's Future, the budget-reform coalition spearheaded by GCI President Ron Duncan, has boosted its Juneau presence by hiring a third lobbyist, Mary Sattler. Joule announced last year that he wouldn't seek re-election as mayor.

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  4. Coming this summer: The biggest cruise ship ever to ply Alaska watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Royal Caribbean International ship Explorer of the Seas will sail from Seattle to Alaska beginning in May, with seven-night cruises running through September. The company announced last week that the ship, which will travel this year to Juneau, Skagway, Alaska's Inside Passage and Tracy Arm , will also sail to Alaska during the summer of 2017.

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  5. An enlightening tale about that time my plane got struck by lightningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's very loud, and highly -- but highly -- alarming. I have said many times that my last nerve has been frayed to the breaking point by a decade of parenthood coupled with flying in Alaska.

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  6. Alaska can work smarter to prevent and address crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    As law enforcement officials, we earn public confidence not just by being professional, but by evolving and working smarter. That's why we are encouraged by the smart justice reforms laid out in Senate Bill 91. By advancing evidence-based reforms to the state's systems for bail, sentencing, and community supervision, SB 91 aligns our justice system with the best knowledge in the field on what works to prevent crimes and change criminal offending behavior.

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  7. GOP lawmakers lead boldly into alternative reality; pray no Alaskan followsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    I never thought I'd miss the pettiness of high school. Oh, I had a few friends back then but I spent most of my time laying low in the music and art departments.

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  8. Alaska Senate OKs barring 'abortion providers' from schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Senate on Friday passed a bill barring "abortion services providers" from contracting with Alaska schools for any purpose, and requiring parental permission before children can take sex-education classes. Senate Bill 89 , sponsored by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, has been condemned by Planned Parenthood, which says it's the sole target of the legislation and would have to stop teaching sex education to more than 2,000 students in a state with high rates of sexually transmitted diseases.

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  9. This video of a bearded Alaskan dancing to Alicia Keys is everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alicia Keys' song "No One" got a perfectly appropriate Alaska dance interpretation this week -- a bearded man dancing on the docks of a small Southeast town. The man behind the magic is Justin Hoyt, from Ketchikan.

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  10. Alaska's deputy education commissioner announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Another leadership shakeup at the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development came Friday with the announcement that Deputy Commissioner Les Morse will retire Tuesday. Morse became the department's deputy commissioner in 2008.

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  11. Juneau man faces federal child porn distribution chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 45-year-old Juneau man has been charged with a single count of child pornography distribution, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Steven Raymond Foster made an initial court appearance Wednesday.

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  12. UA president pushes back against proposed budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The University of Alaska president is pushing back against proposed budget cuts he says would have major impacts on the university system. In a press conference Tuesday, UA President Jim Johnsen criticized budget cuts proposed by Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, last week.

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  13. Sunken tugboat removed from Gastineau ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A salvage team in Juneau lifted the 96-foot tugboat Challenger that sank last fall from the bottom of the Gastineau Channel after a snag slowed the recovery efforts. The tugboat was emptied of water and successfully floated on Tuesday, according to the Coast Guard.

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  14. Family of deceased lawmaker battles Legislature for access to documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Family members of the late Rep. Max Gruenberg say the Legislature is preventing them from sorting through Gruenberg's electronic files following his sudden death earlier this month. By law and tradition, legislators keep all documents and digital files connected to their time in office if they retire or if they're voted out of office.

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  15. Hackles raised in Juneau over analysis showing tax-free deal for 'new oil'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    New oil fields are helping to slow Alaska's long-running production decline, and they're paying the state a royalty share of the oil produced. But according to a recent analysis of the state tax system by the Alaska Department of Revenue, they currently pay no production taxes.

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  16. Hackles raised in Juneau over analysis showing 'new oil' enjoys tax-free dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    New oil fields are helping to slow Alaska's long-running production decline, and they're paying the state a royalty share of the oil produced. But according to a recent analysis of the state tax system by the Alaska Department of Revenue, they currently pay no production taxes.

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  17. Let's hope Alaska revenue solution isn't too hard on 'the other guy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    I keep hoping that the motto of the famous Anchorage bar Chilkoot Charlie's, "We cheat the other guy and pass the savings on to you," can work out for me, but in these trying economic and political times, I'm a little concerned. It seems obvious that Alaska's fiscal crisis will actually require a bit of sacrifice from all of us as well as action from the -- so far pathetically unproductive and seemingly delusional -- legislative majority.

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  18. Salvage of sunken tugboat near Juneau proves complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The U.S. Coast Guard released these photos of a crane partially lifting the World War II tugboat Challenger, which sank in September 2015, from the waters of Juneau's Gastineau Channel on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. Salvage crews weren't able to fully remove water from the Challenger, with work planned to resume Monday.

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  19. Alaskans awaken to issues of mining, salmon and rivers we share with CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Although my parents are from Western Alaska, I consider myself lucky to have been born in Sitka. Work opportunities took our family northward, but my life led me back to Southeast Alaska, where I have chosen to raise my children.

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  20. Don't expect price jump for Alaska red salmon this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    One plus: Aggressive market promotions have kept reds moving briskly at retail outlets at home and abroad, removing some of the backlog. "What the Alaska industry really needs is to move that product through the supply chain - clear the decks - so we are not continuing to deal with that overhang in the following year.

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