Juneau Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Juneau Afternoon - 2-2-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Jennifer Brown and Martin Suzuki bill will be here to discuss Southeast Alaska Boy Scouting and the 2016 Eagle Scout Recognition Banquet.

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  2. Lawmakers press ahead with Uber legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Ride-sharing company Uber left Alaska in 2015, agreeing not to return until a state law was in place that exempted the company from paying workers' compensation insurance for its drivers. Now, three state legislators are leading the effort to lay the groundwork for the company's return, including a measure moving through the House and one in the Senate .

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  3. Suspect arrested in two Mendenhall Valley burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Jeremiah M. Houston was arrested on two counts of first-degree burglary, second-degree theft and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Juneau police responded to an intrusion alarm on Columbia Boulevard.

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  4. FCC grants first 100% foreign control of U.S. broadcastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The FCC's Media Bureau has granted a petition by a pair of Australian citizens to control 100 percent of broadcast stations . The FCC has granted aggregate foreign investments in broadcast licensees of up to 49.99 percent under foreign ownership rules loosened in 2013 , and just last month allowed foreign investors to own up to a 49 percent equity stake in TV and radio station owner Univision , including up to a 40 percent stake by Mexico's Televisa.

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  5. Pederson Hill housing gets Planning Commission approvalRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    City and Borough of Juneau Lands Manager Greg Chaney consults the site plan for an 86-lot residential subdivision near Pederson Hill on Feb. 16, 2017. A unanimous Juneau Planning Commission approved the first phase of the Pederson Hill subdivision, clearing a major hurdle for the city's housing initiative.

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  6. State to hold meetings on evaluation process for controversial water protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Outstanding National Resource Water, also known as Tier 3, nominations have been in limbo for a few years. That's because the state is still figuring out what evaluation process to use.

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  7. House Resouces hears from United Tribes of Bristol Bay about PebbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    At issue was United Tribes' allegation that Pebble has left a mess from exploration work at their mining claims northwest of Iliamna. Josephson has been leading the charge against Pebble in the state Legislature, and now has a bigger voice as co-chair of House Resources.

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  8. Eaglecrest Ski Area proposes beer and wine salesRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    An aprA s-ski drink and a filet of salmon prepped for barbecue sit on a truck tailgate in the ski area's parking lot on Dec. 13, 2015. The Eaglecrest board wants to license alcohol sales and earn a share of the revenue.

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  9. Snow advisory stalls downtown Juneau street workRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Street improvements to South Franklin Street in downtown Juneau began Monday morning, though a winter weather advisory has led the city to temporarily suspend work. "February is not the ideal time to be doing construction, but with this project we are trying to get finished before the summer season hits in full force," Sowa said.

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  10. Juneau Afternoon - 2-28-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, We'll talk with William Todd Hunt about the Orpheus Project's production of West Side Story; Lori Sowa will be here to talk about the upcoming construction downtown; We'll get details about CBJ plans with Pederson Hill with Greg Chaney; Cherry Ecklund will be here to talk about Read Across America At 4, tune in to KTOO for All Things Considered, followed at 5 by President Trump's address before Congress, At 7, it's Alaska News Nightly, New Letters On the Air at 7:30, followed at 8 by Selected Shorts.

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  11. Retrial of Kodzoff Acres homicide case rescheduled for this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Defendant Christopher Strawn listens to his defense attorney Eve Soutiere during jury selection in his homicide trial in Juneau in February 2017. Multiple conflicts among the attorneys and the judge in the case forced a new hearing on Feb. 21 to reschedule the second trial.

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  12. Developers wary of city-planned Pederson Hill subdivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The proposed 86-lot Pederson Hill subdivision as envisioned by the City & Borough of Juneau. It goes before the Planning Commission on Tuesday, Feb. 28. A city-planned subdivision that aims to create dozens of buildable lots is set to go before the Juneau Planning Commission.

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  13. Education 'cafes' connect communities, ideas and actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Juneau educators, students and parents met at two local libraries Saturday and discussed how to give every Alaska student a quality K-12 education. The grassroots group Great Alaska Schools organized the two Community CafA s, one in the Mendenhall Valley Public Library and one in the Juneau Downtown Library.

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  14. Health officials distribute new technology for Alaska's war on opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Homeless youth advocate Michelle Overstreet, left, talks about drug abuse during an Alaska Municipal League forum Feb. 22, 2017, in Juneau. Dr. Anne Zink and Dr. Jay Butler also were on the panel.

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  15. Juneau's electric utility says natural gas not in the plans anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Juneau's privately-owned electric utility won't be bringing natural gas to the capital city anytime soon. Alaska Electric Light & Power is owned by the Washington-based company Avista, which had shown interest in shipping liquefied natural gas from British Columbia to Juneau.

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  16. Watch Sen. Murkowski address Alaska Legislature live at 11 a.m. WednesdayRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, R- Alaska, delivers her annual address to the Legislature, Feb. 17, 2016. Behind her are Senate President Kevin Meyer, left, and Speaker of the House Mike Chenault.

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  17. Juneau Afternoon - 2-21-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Shari Paul will be here to highlight the upcoming Girl Scouts fundraiser; Sue Baxter will be here to highlight the upcoming hockey game between Juneau and Whitehorse; And we'll get an update about all things Eaglecrest. And we'll hear Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more.

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  18. Criminal justice commissioner resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A supporter of Alaska's sweeping criminal justice legislation is no longer a member of a commission that has recommended changes to the law. The Juneau Empire reports Juneau Police Department Lt.

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  19. Convicted murderer of Tenakee Springs woman seeks review of his caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A man convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a woman in Tenakee Springs nearly 14 years ago will likely be returning to a Juneau courtroom this spring. James Harmon is serving a 72-year prison sentence for Maggie Wigen's murder, two instances of sexual assault, and taking $100 bills that belonged to her.

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  20. Public testimony split on bill that would introduce an income taxRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Juneau resident Martin Stepetin testifies Friday in favor of House Bill 115, which would introduce an income tax and draw Permanent Fund earnings to pay for state government. Public testimony was split Friday on a bill that would introduce an income tax and use money from Permanent Fund earnings to pay for state government.

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