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Homer lawmaker apologizes for response to student letters

Homer lawmaker apologizes for response to student letters

“It was very angering she didn’t take into consideration how students were using their voices.”

Homer lawmaker apologizes for response to student letters
Two groups taking to Capitol steps this week

Two groups taking to Capitol steps this week

Two different groups have one thing in common: proposed budget cuts.

Two groups taking to Capitol steps this week
Police calls for Sunday, March 17, 2019

Police calls for Sunday, March 17, 2019

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Police calls for Sunday, March 17, 2019
Aldersgate helps food bank feed feds

Aldersgate helps food bank feed feds

Thank You letters for March 17, 2019.

Aldersgate helps food bank feed feds
Juneau resident accepted to doctorate program in chemistry at UC Berkeley
Juneau resident accepted to doctorate program in chemistry at UC Berkeley
Northern Light United Church welcomes new pastor
Northern Light United Church welcomes new pastor
Opinion: Cuts to education, social services are shortsighted

Opinion: Cuts to education, social services are shortsighted

I would rather give my full PFD every year than see these budget cuts.

Opinion: Cuts to education, social services are shortsighted
Opinion: High-fives to Juneau Community Foundation, Harborview students

Opinion: High-fives to Juneau Community Foundation, Harborview students

Games are enriching the lives and experiences of every student.

Opinion: High-fives to Juneau Community Foundation, Harborview students
Opinion: The firecracker budget and Green New Deal

Opinion: The firecracker budget and Green New Deal

A warning against the shrinking marketplace of ideas in Alaska’s budget debate.

Opinion: The firecracker budget and Green New Deal
Scholarship available to JDHS seniors

Scholarship available to JDHS seniors

Up to $1,700 will be awarded.

Scholarship available to JDHS seniors
Why go to church?

Why go to church?

It would take a book to go into all the benefits of going to church.

Why go to church?
Icy road leads to five-car crash

Icy road leads to five-car crash

One driver was cited.

Icy road leads to five-car crash
Capitol Live: Confirmation hearing draws a crowd
Capitol Live: Confirmation hearing draws a crowd
Police calls for Friday, March 15, 2019

Police calls for Friday, March 15, 2019

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Police calls for Friday, March 15, 2019
Opinion: Collect tolls on state highways to save ferry system
Opinion: Collect tolls on state highways to save ferry system
Opinion: Sullivan showing leadership with bill to address ‘child care deserts’

Opinion: Sullivan showing leadership with bill to address ‘child care deserts’

Legislation will ensure more parents in Alaska can enter or remain in workforce.

Opinion: Sullivan showing leadership with bill to address ‘child care deserts’
Pondering the power of the ocean

Pondering the power of the ocean

Research into wave energy could serve as template for Alaska’s coastal communities.

Pondering the power of the ocean
Opinion: Eliminate Alaska’s oil tax credits

Opinion: Eliminate Alaska’s oil tax credits

The state is receiving nothing in return.

Opinion: Eliminate Alaska’s oil tax credits
Capitol Live: House Minority angered over Majority’s plan to travel the state for budget talks
Capitol Live: House Minority angered over Majority’s plan to travel the state for budget talks
Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Murkowski, Republicans defect

Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Murkowski, Republicans defect

“VETO!” Trump tweeted minutes after the vote.

Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Murkowski, Republicans defect