Capital City Fire/Rescue responders prepare to load a man into an ambulance after he was hit by a bus at the AJ Dock on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)

Capital City Fire/Rescue responders prepare to load a man into an ambulance after he was hit by a bus at the AJ Dock on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)

Why do fire engines go on medical calls? Fire chief answers common question

Department looking at alternatives in future

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Lance Stevens, hospital board president, speaks during a joint meeting with the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
                                Lance Stevens, hospital board president, speaks during a joint meeting with the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
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State proposes $225 million reduction in Medicaid spending

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Man faces felony charge for car theft

He had allegedly switched the license plate.

Homer lawmaker apologizes for response to student letters

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

Update: Searchers discover most of Guardian airplane

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