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Vivian Mork Yéilk’ harvest devil’s club. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly)
Vivian Mork Yéilk’ harvest devil’s club. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly)
A $12,000 grant awarded to Sealaska Heritage Institute will help it acquire for “Catcher of Souls” by John Hudson III of Metlakatla. Hudson is a Tsimshian carver and arts instructor. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A $12,000 grant awarded to Sealaska Heritage Institute will help it acquire for “Catcher of Souls” by John Hudson III of Metlakatla. Hudson is a Tsimshian carver and arts instructor. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Opinion: Taking the emotion out of the PFD debate
Opinion: Taking the emotion out of the PFD debate
Police calls for Thursday, June 20, 2019

Police calls for Thursday, June 20, 2019

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Police calls for Thursday, June 20, 2019
(Unsplash | Danielle Machines)
(Unsplash | Danielle Machines)
Alaska teens charged in ‘murder for millions’ slaying

Alaska teens charged in ‘murder for millions’ slaying

They were hoping to cash in on a $9 million offer.

Alaska teens charged in ‘murder for millions’ slaying
What’s happening the week of June 19-26, 2019
What’s happening the week of June 19-26, 2019
Opinion: University of Alaska is committed to preparing our future teachers
Opinion: University of Alaska is committed to preparing our future teachers
Police calls for Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Police calls for Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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Police calls for Wednesday, June 19, 2019
In this June 1, 2019, photo, provided by New Mexico State University professor Neal Rosendorf, migrants are seen through fencing inside a temporary outdoor encampment where they’re waiting to be processed in El Paso, Texas. Rosendorf said it resembled a “human dog pound.” (Neal Rosendorf via AP)

Opinion: End the abuse at Mexico border now

We have a humanitarian crisis on our border with Mexico.

In this June 1, 2019, photo, provided by New Mexico State University professor Neal Rosendorf, migrants are seen through fencing inside a temporary outdoor encampment where they’re waiting to be processed in El Paso, Texas. Rosendorf said it resembled a “human dog pound.” (Neal Rosendorf via AP)
Opinion: Juneau is overwhelmed by tourists

Opinion: Juneau is overwhelmed by tourists

We have so many visitors this year. Too many in my opinion.

Opinion: Juneau is overwhelmed by tourists
Opinion: Pebble mine puts entire state fisheries brand at risk

Opinion: Pebble mine puts entire state fisheries brand at risk

All fish will be painted with the same broad brush — toxic and damaged.

Opinion: Pebble mine puts entire state fisheries brand at risk
Police calls for Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Police calls for Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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Police calls for Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Young girl taken off cruise ship for medical emergency
Young girl taken off cruise ship for medical emergency
These two officers are set to join the force

These two officers are set to join the force

They graduated from academy last week.

These two officers are set to join the force
Man survives 100-foot fall off Sitka cliff

Man survives 100-foot fall off Sitka cliff

He was hiking Sisters Mountains.

Man survives 100-foot fall off Sitka cliff
Photos: GLITZ Drag Show

Photos: GLITZ Drag Show

Kings and Queens turnout for Juneau’s biggest drag show.

Photos: GLITZ Drag Show
Two men flown to safety from Lemon Creek glacier
Two men flown to safety from Lemon Creek glacier
Opinion: Tourism in the era of middle-class acquiescence

Opinion: Tourism in the era of middle-class acquiescence

It’s time to examine “thorny questions of ethics and values.”

Opinion: Tourism in the era of middle-class acquiescence
Police calls for Sunday, June 16, 2019

Police calls for Sunday, June 16, 2019

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Police calls for Sunday, June 16, 2019