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Police calls for Friday, June 21, 2019

Police calls for Friday, June 21, 2019

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Police calls for Friday, June 21, 2019
This and that: Sundews, pines, spider and bees

This and that: Sundews, pines, spider and bees

Sundews are not our only insectivorous plants.

This and that: Sundews, pines, spider and bees
PHOTOS: Coast Guard Change of Command ceremony

PHOTOS: Coast Guard Change of Command ceremony

Civil Engineering Unit Juneau receives new commander.

PHOTOS: Coast Guard Change of Command ceremony
Photos: Wile-Eyed coyote appears in Excursion Inlet
Photos: Wile-Eyed coyote appears in Excursion Inlet
Man suffers serious injury after fillet knife stabbing

Man suffers serious injury after fillet knife stabbing

He was flown to Seattle for treatment.

Man suffers serious injury after fillet knife stabbing
This June 14, 2019, photo shows a Wasilla sign on the outskirts of Wasilla, Alaska. Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has called lawmakers into special session in Wasilla beginning July 8, but some lawmakers have expressed concerns over security and logistics with the location more than 500 miles from the state capital of Juneau, Alaska. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

Dunleavy pitches hometown Wasilla for special session. Here’s why some are concerned.

It would be the first time an Alaska special session has convened outside the capital.

This June 14, 2019, photo shows a Wasilla sign on the outskirts of Wasilla, Alaska. Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has called lawmakers into special session in Wasilla beginning July 8, but some lawmakers have expressed concerns over security and logistics with the location more than 500 miles from the state capital of Juneau, Alaska. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
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