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What's in a name? After student push, Juneau-Douglas High School adds Tlingit name: Yadaa.at Kalé  Alaska Public Radio Network

On Tuesday night the Juneau School District Board of Education voted unanimously to accept the gift of a Tlingit name for Juneau-Douglas High School. As with ...



'Football in America': Juneau football alumni to star again in NFL films project  Juneau Empire

The football program will be getting some big-time attention.



Miller signs letter of intent for Bellevue  Juneau Empire

JDHS senior scored a program-best 29 goals last season.



Juneau-Douglas boys cool off Barrow  Juneau Empire

The lead really should have been closer to 10 points. Instead, it was just three. With two minutes left in a seesaw Princess Cruises Capital City Classic matchup ...



Cancer awareness games planned for Saturday  Juneau Empire

All four of Juneau's soccer teams will be playing on the same side this Saturday when they take the pitch at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. Sporting ...



Middle school flood forces student evacuation  Juneau Empire

A Juneau School District official informed the Empire Friday afternoon of a flooding incident in Marie Drake Middle School. 774. A flooding occurred Friday in the ...



Photos: Gold Medal Basketball Tournament  Juneau Empire

Pictures of day four action on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 of the Juneau Lions Club 73rd Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament.



Watch Live: Princess Cruises Capital City Classic basketball tournament  Juneau Empire

The Juneau Empire is partnering with Alaska Sports.tv to live stream the Princess Cruises Capital City Classic tournament. Click the play button above to watch ...



Crimson Bears advance to regional finals in dramatic fashion  Juneau Empire

Trailing by one going into the seventh and final inning of Friday's Region V semifinal, Kona Ogoy wasn't worried about what the scoreboard showed. Ogoy ...



Guardian Flight to hold memorial service for those lost in January accident.  KTUU.com

Guardian Flight has made plans to honor the lives lost when one of its planes went down near Kake, Alaska in January.



Man suffers serious injury after fillet knife stabbing  Juneau Empire

A man suffered what authorities called life-threatening injuries after being stabbed with a fillet knife Monday, police say. At about 6:38 p.m. Monday, a woman ...



Juneau co-op football season starts  Juneau Empire

Wednesday marked the official start of the high school football season.



Community remembers Guardian Flight crew lost in January plane crash  KTOO

In an emotional memorial *service* in Juneau, speakers remembered pilot Patrick Coyle, paramedic Margaret Langston and flight nurse Stacie Morse, who was ...



Alaska Sports Hall of Fame announces 2019 induction class  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Former Major League Baseball player Chad Bentz, of Juneau, and two-time Olympic bronze medalist trap shooter Corey Cogdell-Unrein, ...



In tribute to original residents, Juneau Assembly renames downtown Willoughby District  Alaska Public Media News

A downtown Juneau neighborhood has a new name. Formerly known as the Willoughby District, the area will now be known as the Aak'w Village District, paying ...



Gold Medal Live: Haines and Metlakatla clash in B semis  Juneau Empire

Live coverage from the annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament from inside the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé gym. Friday, March 22, 2019 9: ...



Juneau School District to request combining JDHS and TMHS teams  KTUU.com

The Juneau School District announces today it will send a formal request to the Alaska School Activities Association, asking to consolidate the football and cheer ...



Is testing Juneau's student athletes for drugs and alcohol effective?  Alaska Public Radio Network

The Juneau School District has been randomly drug testing student athletes since 2009. But among administrators, students, parents and coaches, there doesn't ...



Theater review: 'Guys and Dolls' at Perseverance gets two thumbs up  Must Read Alaska

PLAYING IN JUNEAU NOW, ANCHORAGE IN MAY, AND IS A 'SURE BET'. By KEN KOELSCH GUEST CONTRIBUTOR. “Guys and Dolls” is currently playing at ...



Juneau's biggest stories of 2018  KTOO

The stories that made our list include the middle-of-the-night tsunami scare, political upheaval in state and local government, and local effects of unusual ...



100 years of football wisdom retires in Juneau | Alaska News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The game was simpler when Jeep Rice, Ray Bradley and Tom Ramage began coaching. Juneau football was run out of the beds of ...



AR-15-style gun found near Juneau school on same day as Florida shooting  KTUU.com

Juneau police are investigating an AR-15-style assault weapon that was found in the snow near Juneau-Douglas High School on the same day as the Parkland, ...



Alaska Sports Hall of Fame: Chad Bentz  KTUU.com

Juenau's Chad Bentz will be inducted in to the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame apart it's 2019 induction class.



Tie-dye, rainbows and love songs: Juneau's first youth LGBTQ Pride party  Alaska Public Media News

Pride week in Juneau included a pub crawl, Pride prom and queer trivia. But it also featured something new this year: a party just for teens. On the morning of the ...



'Superman and Captain America combined': Army special ops veteran who died in rock slide had celebrated career  Juneau Empire

Much of what Bill Dean did in his professional career was classified, but his impact on individuals' lives is well documented. Dean, a 45-year-old Juneau man ...



Alaska prep basketball teams tip-off in holiday hoop tournaments  KTUU.com

The holidays are the busiest time of year for travel, and that was the case for Alaska high school basketball teams.



Juneau students take part in national student walkout protesting gun violence  Alaska Public Radio Network

Juneau high school students took part in Wednesday's national walkout calling for action on gun violence. Listen now. More than a hundred Juneau-Douglas ...



Juneau's new mascot for combined football team is...uh-oh  Must Read Alaska

The Crimson Bear mascot for Juneau-Douglas High School and the Falcon for Thunder Mountain High School will remain for most sports, but the football mascot ...



MacKinnon named commissioner of Transportation  Must Read Alaska

ANNOUNCEMENT MADE IN WASILLA. A former acting commissioner of Transportation and Public Facilities is returning as the department's commissioner in ...



Dimond in the rough: District 33 candidate talks about triumph over alcohol addiction  Juneau Empire

Chris Dimond remembers the moment he realized he was an alcoholic.



Juneau girls, Sitka boys top swim invite  Juneau Empire

The Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain swim teams celebrated senior night by hosting an invitational meet this weekend, and juniors Mia Ruffin and Gabi.



AK: What's the deal with Juneau's barefoot guy?  Alaska Public Radio Network

Xtratufs, Bogs, Muck Boots — comfortable, waterproof footwear is pretty much a necessity here in Juneau. But not for the local some know as “the barefoot guy.”.



Boozer returns home to Juneau for basketball camp  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — If you ventured roughly 30 minutes outside of Juneau to the basketball court behind Auke Bay Elementary School in the early 1990s, there's a ...



AK: Can opera help give closure to the Princess Sophia tragedy?  Alaska Public Radio Network

The steamship Princess Sophia sank with an estimated 350 people on board 100 years ago near Juneau. Since the sinking corresponded with the end of World ...



Live blog: Gold Medal Tournament  Juneau Empire

PHOTO SLIDESHOWS: Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday READ MORE: Gold Medal: The basketball tournament where everybody knows your name ...



Should her rapist-murderer go free? Tell the parole board  Must Read Alaska

On Dec. 10, 1972, Jody Stambaugh was strangled and raped in her University of Alaska Fairbanks dorm room, where she had been sleeping. The attacked ...



Anchorage School Board member Dave Donley appointed to Dunleavy administration, remains on board  Alaska Public Radio Network

Anchorage School Board member Dave Donley has been appointed by Governor Dunleavy to serve in the Department of Administration. A spokesman for the ...



Tlingit code talkers recognized by state legislature for their efforts during WWII  KHNS Radio

Posted by Henry Leasia | Mar 7, 2019 | News | 0 |. Representatives from Sealaska Heritage, Alaska Native Brotherhood, Central Council of Tlingit & Haida and ...



The Traditional Wooden Halibut Hook That's Still Snagging Fish Off Alaska  Smithsonian

An Indigenous method of catching halibut on the northwest coast of North America mixes expert craftsmanship with spirituality—and the fish are biting.



Richard Louis Benson  Ridgecrest Daily Independent

Beloved husband, father and artist Richard Louis Benson passed on from his mortal body on Feb. 16, 2019, after complications from hemochromatosis. Dick, as ...



Theater review: The Sound of Music in Atwood Concert Hall  Must Read Alaska

Note to readers: Must Read Alaska is launching a new feature — theater reviews. If you would like your play reviewed, please send a note to ...



Fagerstrom, Kelley wed  Juneau Empire

Kyle Fagerstrom wed Samantha Kelley along the Chena River in Fairbanks on May 27, 2017. The bride is the daughter of Don and Shari Kelley of Fairbanks.



Juneau funnels March for Science energy into an Earth Day fair  KTOO

Bill Leighty, the Planet Manager, shows a group of kids his model steam engine at the Juneau Renewable Fair in the Juneau-Douglas High School commons on ...



Fairbanks' famously severe cold snaps are getting less cold and more rare  Alaska Public Radio Network

This week, some places in the Fairbanks area saw temperatures in the negative 30s and 40s Fahrenheit. It only stayed like that for a few days — though more ...



Theater featuring Juneau's real histories plays this weekend only  KTOO

After years of preparation, and months of interviews and rehearsals, “Aan Yátx'u Sáani: Noble People of the Land,” opens tonight at the Juneau Arts.



Independent Don Etheridge seeks Senate seat with labor and local Republicans' backing  KTOO

Juneau's Don Etheridge is running as an independent for state Senate District Q. The longtime labor lobbyist is vying for the seat against Democrat Jesse Kiehl.



Local swimmers tear up the pool at state swimming and diving meet  Alaskastar

Eagle River's Ellie Mercer leaves the start of the girls 100 yard backstroke at the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Swimming and Diving Championships at ...



Litigation Update: Governor Dunleavy, Tuckerman Babcock file motion for immunity in wrongful termination lawsuit  Alaska Landmine

This is an update on the ACLU's representation of former State attorney Elizabeth Bakalar in a wrongful termination lawsuit against Governor Dunleavy, the ...



Nelson, Vu wed  Juneau Empire

Nicholas Nelson and Suzette Vu of Juneau were united in holy matrimony on Dec. 23, 2017, at the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The.



The 71st Gold Medal Basketball Tournament  KTOO

You can follow sports writer and photographer Klas Stolpe's coverage of the Juneau Lions Club's 71st Gold Medal Basketball Tournament here.



Heads and tails: Who is running for office? Don Etheridge of Juneau  Must Read Alaska

May is a busy month for filing for office. Be sure to keep up with who is jumping in the deep end of the pool by opening your Must Read Alaska Monday ...



Curious Juneau looks into the eye of Mount Juneau  KTOO

In this Curious Juneau, we look into the origins of the eye glaring over downtown. “When I first moved here in 1974, as a kid in the playground at Harborview ...



Lessons from Taylor White's last ride  Ktoo

As cars rush by at the end of a busy workday, curious pedestrians stop to look at a mangled, bright blue Audi in the KTOO parking lot.



Gold Medal Basketball Tournament has urban origins, village tradition  Alaska Public Radio Network

Before statehood, before the Alaska Marine Highway System, there was the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament in Juneau. This year, the event is 70. It brings ...



What's the deal with Juneau's barefoot guy?  KTOO

Xtratufs, Bogs, Muck Boots — comfortable, waterproof footwear is pretty much a necessity here in Juneau. But not for the local some know as “the barefoot guy.”.



Let's teach students science, not scary stories on climate change  Must Read Alaska

By WIN GRUENING SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR. A recent APRN news article got my attention. It was headlined: “In Anchorage, emotionally preparing students for ...



Missing money at Public Market turns into kindness and kisses  Alaska Public Radio Network

The Juneau-Douglas High School art club is sending 10 students to Art Fest in Skagway, despite a fundraising setback last month. Some money went missing ...



Sealaska board member Ross Soboleff dies  KTOO

Sealaska Board member Ross Soboleff died Monday after a battle with cancer.



Juneau Library to Launch Alaska Native Stories Project  Alaska Public Radio Network

Download Audio. The Juneau Public Library system embarks on an oral history project this spring collecting Alaska Native stories on educational experiences.



State worker suing for sex-change surgery health insurance coverage  Must Read Alaska

A state legislative librarian is suing the State of Alaska because the State's insurance plan will not cover his sex change surgery from man to woman, which ...



Ceder, Henes wed  Juneau Empire

Eva Josephine Ceder wed Daniel Ray Henes on July 31, 2016, at the Ceder family cabin in Excursion Inlet where a reception followed.The wedding was.



Halloween happenings  Juneau Empire

Here's a rundown of Halloween happenings for the holiday weekend and the big day itself.



Movers and Shakers for Aug. 12  Alaskajournal.com

The Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association hired Andy Wink as executive director. As an economist specializing in the Alaska seafood industry, ...



The melancholy Juneau summer of blue ice  Alaska Public Radio Network

For many first-time visitors, the Juneau Icefield is a surreal and sublime experience. Listen now. “I'm completely in love with it. I cried when we hiked off the ...



Juneau Symphony Names Troy Quinn its Newest Conductor  Alaska Public Radio Network

The Juneau Symphony has named Troy Quinn its newest conductor. While Quinn has an advanced degree in conducting, he's also game to bring pop culture to ...



Juneau School Board Unmoved By Travel Ban Task Force, Public Testimony  Alaska Public Radio Network

The Juneau School Board will not reconsider the ban on middle school sports travel, at least for the rest of the school year. Download Audio. Floyd Dryden ...



At risk students find a second chance in alternative programs  Ktoo

Alaska's high school graduation rate has been slowly but steadily improving in recent years, as educators implement programs targeted at the most at-risk ...



Justice done: No parole for coed killer  Must Read Alaska

COLD-BLOODED MURDERER MUST CONTINUE TO SERVE HIS LIFE SENTENCE. Allen Walunga was denied parole by the Alaska Parole Board today.



Chilkat Valley teams victorious at Gold Medal tourney  KHNS Radio

Posted by Emily Files | Mar 27, 2017 | Featured Stories, News | 0 |. Chilkat Valley teams victorious at Gold Medal tourney. Haines and Hoonah players run up ...



Chugiak Lady Mustangs take Capital City championship  Alaskastar

uneau-Douglas' Alyxn Bohulano, left, Erica Hurtte, right, Tona Fogg, background, try to trap Chugiak's Hannah Russell. Russell finished the game with 11 points.



Alaska Native 'Kenny Karl' Skaflestad takes on JKT  Must Read Alaska

The former mayor of Hoonah, “Kenny Karl” Skaflestad, has filed to run against Sitka's Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins for House District 35. Skaflestad is Tlingit and ...



After nearly 30 years, Juneau service agency SAGA on verge of folding  Ktoo

Longtime Juneau *service* agency Southeast Alaska Guidance Association, or SAGA, may not have enough money to keep operating. The nonprofit has 18 ...



Lion's Club Gold Medal hoops begin Sunday  KTOO

The 71st Annual Juneau Lions Club Gold Medal Basketball Tournament starts Sunday with all eight teams in both the B and C brackets taking to the ...



Ketchikan Daily News  Ketchikan Daily News

Ketchikan sophmore Gabriella James completes in the long jump on Saturday during the 100m x 4 at Esther Shea Field. Staff photo by Dustin Safranek ...



Alaska educators have some explaining to do  Must Read Alaska

Now that Betsy DeVos is confirmed as Education Secretary, thanks to an historic tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence, conservatives hope for some ...



Shareholders consider shrinking Sealaska board  KCAW

Posted by Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News | Jun 15, 2017. Sealaska's corporate headquarters building is in Juneau. The Southeast regional Native ...



District 14 Republican Primary | News  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

It's a three-way run in state House District 14 in Eagle River as a trio of conservatives with similar sounding stances on crime prevention and the plight of the ...



Indignant JDHS Alum Rallies Stanford Campus Around Rape Case  Alaska Public Radio Network

Until this week, Leah Francis was probably best known as an Alaska distance running champ from her days at Juneau-Douglas High School. That all changed ...



Juneau brothers die in boating accident near Tenakee Springs  Ktoo

Friday night two Juneau men were killed when a wave caused their boat to capsize near Tenakee Springs.



AK: Live TV  Alaska Public Radio Network

Outside room 119 at Juneau-Douglas High School, a sheet of paper taped to the wall says, “FOG MACHINE IN USE.” It's the Friday before Halloween, and the ...



Career Tech claims 2nd in Alaska Tsunami Bowl  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

MAT-SU — Still tied in the championship round, Juneau-Douglas High School's Pogonophoraphobia narrowly defeated the Mat-Su Career and Technical High ...



Movers & Shakers 12/15/13  Alaskajournal.com

SDG LLC, announces the appointment of Principal Landscape Architect Luanne Urfer to the Alaska State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers, and ...



AK Bear attack #5  craigmedred.news

UPDATED A grizzly bear mauling of a deer hunter in Southeast Alaska has brought to five the number of attacks reported in the northwest corner of the ...



Haines Women Win First Championship at Medal  Chilkat Valley News

Haines women's team members with their medals Saturday at Juneau Douglas High School. Back row, from left: Coach Jason Shull, Lisa Shove, Sarah Elliott, ...



JV boys basketball showing great leadership  Petersburg Pilot

The PHS boys basketball team had enough players last weekend to have two squads participate in the JV Little Norway tournament held in Petersburg.



BWW Review: CYRANO DE BERGERAC at Perseverance Theatre  Broadway World

From the first swirl of the cape, Perseverance Theatre's world premier of the new adaption of Cyrano de Bergerac captures attention with its kinetic energy.



NXN Northwest Girls Team Scores: Jesuit Looks To Win Again  MileSplit

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