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  1. Tlingit elders write boarding school history for future generationsRead the original story

    Wednesday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Tlingit elder Della Cheney talks during a panel discussion on boarding schools at the "Sharing Our Knowledge; A Conference of Tlingit Tribes & Clans." In the 1920s and 1930s, Cheney's parents attended Sheldon Jackson School in Sitka.


  2. Alaska's unemployment rate remains steadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The state Department of Labor on Friday says the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.4 percent in October, and that's unchanged from September. State labor officials say the unadjusted rate increased from 5.7 percent in September to 6.1 percent last month, a normal uptick as seasonal jobs like those in the tourism industry see a slow down in the winter months.


  3. Superintendent: Skagway School has highest test scores in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Skagway School District Superintendent Josh Coughran sent out an email Friday with the subject "WE'RE #1." In the email, he announced that Skagway students have the highest test scores in the state on the new Alaska Measure of Progress assessments .


  4. Alaska Raptor Center director retires after 13 years on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Raptor Center's office pal, Tootsie, a saw-whet owl, eyes departing executive director Debbie Reeder. After 13 with the organization, Reeder is leaving her perch.


  5. Skagway School enrollment jumps, likely to bring big funding boostRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Administrators in the Skagway School District say enrollment is up significantly this year, which could mean a large increase in state funds. In recent years, enrollment hovered between 60 and 80. This year, there are more than 100 students in the K-12 school.


  6. Wings of Alaska changes hands this weekendRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Wings of Alaska will shut its doors after the last scheduled flight lands in Juneau on Friday, with Gustavus-based Fjord Flying Services taking over Saturday. SeaPort employees here in Southeast were offered the opportunity to apply for jobs in the Lower 48, or try to stay in Southeast and apply at Fjord.


  7. Alaska Marine Highway System cuts ferry terminal positonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Ketchikan Daily News reports that in the past week, 14 people have been laid off in the ferry system, and other vacant positions were also cut. Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow says customer service and ferry docking positons were cut at Petersburg, Cordova, Skagway, Haines, Valdez, Whittier, Kodiak and Bellingham terminals.


  8. Running the KlondikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Last weekend, nearly 1,600 people ran a 10-part race from Skagway over the Coast Mountains and into Whitehorse, Yukon. It's part endurance trial, part road trip and part party.


  9. Petersburg voters to consider exempting elected officials from financial disclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Petersburg voters have only one ballot question to decide this fall and it's a question voted down by a narrow margin a year ago. The borough assembly Thursday voted to put an exemption to state financial disclosure requirements on the ballot for the second year in a row.


  10. Former public radio reporter, mayor file for Haines Borough Assembly seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Lapp is a former Haines mayor and borough assembly member. He is currently retired but works part-time for Constantine Metal Resources.


  11. Cruise lines hit with air emission violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Seven major cruise lines face penalties for polluting the air while sailing Alaska waters. The state Department of Environmental Conservation issued 18 notices of violation involving 48 instances of excessive air emissions since 2010.


  12. State funding cuts force Haines mental health provider to merge with SEARHCRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Haines nonprofit that has provided behavioral health care in the Upper Lynn Canal for 30 years is consolidating with the local tribal health center because of state budget reductions and an increased demand for services. Lynn Canal Counseling Services and the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium will merge in October.


  13. Formline classes a hit in SkagwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A series of classes introducing students to the Northwest Native art style known as formline is wrapped up last week in Skagway. Interest in the class was high enough that organizers are planning to host more in the future.


  14. DOT gets go ahead to finish environmental review of Juneau AccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A sign near Juneau's Auke Bay Ferry Terminal points to the end of Glacier Highway. The state Department of Transportation is moving forward with its environmental review of the Juneau Access Project .


  15. Historic WWII bomber recovered in NomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The B-25 Mitchell bomber recovered in Nome in June 2015. The plane, destined for the Russia front, still bears the red star of the Soviet Air Force.


  16. Haines Assembly approves cruise ship waiver incentiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Haines has some of the lowest cruise ship moorage fees in Southeast Alaska. And last month the borough assembly approved further lowering those fees for three summers.


  17. Budget cuts sideline three of Alaska's 11 ferriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Petersburg fishing boat passes the ferry Taku near the entrance of Wrangell Narrows in August, 2013. The 370-passenger ship is scheduled to be tied up starting in July.


  18. Study finds Skagway has need for senior servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Skagway is working toward building a senior center. A study done as part of that process found that seniors are undeserved.


  19. Historically low hooligan run in the Upper Lynn Canal remains a mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Hooligan fishing is a tradition for many people in the Upper Lynn Canal. But this spring, those who fish in the Chilkoot had disappointing results.


  20. Haines DMV closed after employee retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    State DMV director Amy Erikson says in an email that the single Haines DMV employee retired recently. The state is recruiting for the job and it was posted Tuesday on the Workplace Alaska job website.


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