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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 ...



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 ...



Students take to Capitol steps in rally for school funding  Juneau Empire

Katie McKenna stood on the steps of the Alaska State Capitol and spoke forcefully into the microphone. She wanted to make sure Gov. Mike Dunleavy heard her ...



Crimson Bears cruise to home tourney wins  Juneau Empire

Juneau-Douglas High School's basketball teams had their way on the opening day of the Princess Cruises Capital City Classic tournament. The girls and boys ...



Juneau co-op football season starts  Juneau Empire

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



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 ...



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, ...



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 students choose Huskies as mascot for combined teams  KTUU.com

High school athletic teams in Juneau are getting a new mascot for three sports.



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: ...



Manic Monday keeps Gold Medal Basketball Tournament rolling  Juneau Empire

Hoonah, Angoon and Haines all had Monday games.



Photo slideshow: Gold Medal Day 5  Juneau Empire

Action from the Juneau Lions Club 73rd Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament. • Contact staff photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



New Gold Medal team makes impression in blowout win  Juneau Empire

They knew what they were capable of. Their opponents didn't.



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 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.



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 ...



Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 14, 2019  Alaska Public Radio Network

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Here's the 2019 Juneau running calendar  Juneau Empire

The Juneau Trail and Road Runners released the 2019 race calendar last month at its annual awards banquet. A total of 27 runs are scheduled between March ...



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 ...



Alaska's latest climate policy is still offline. So these students made a delivery to the governor.  Alaska Public Radio Network

Shortly after Gov. Michael Dunleavy was sworn into office, the website with the state's latest plan to address climate change went offline. It was created with ...



A 'gathering of family': Gold Medal Tournament kicks off in Juneau  Juneau Empire

Last year's tournament raised about $23000 for various nonprofits.



Bridget Abroad: The Alaska flag afar  Juneau Empire

Recently, when I came home from my one class of the day (English), there was a package waiting for me on the dining room table: it was an American flag.



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 ...



Academic Decathlon teams meet in Craig  KRBD

Posted by Leila Kheiry | Dec 11, 2018. A crowd braves wind-driven rain to welcome home last year's Ketchikan High School Academic Decathlon team.



ASAA names Hanson to Alaska High School Hall of Fame  The Delta Discovery

The Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) announces the Class of 2019 of the Alaska High School Hall of Fame. Named to the Class of 2019 is Bethel's ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.”.



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 ...



Douglas resident, former teacher files to run for Juneau House seat  KTOO

Douglas resident Sara Hannan has filed a letter of intent to run for Alaska House District 33. That's the seat currently held by Democratic Rep. Sam Kito III.



Juneau's Mayor Koelsch: Time for next generation to step up  Must Read Alaska

LANDSLIDE VOTE-WINNER WAVES OFF RE-ELECTION. Ken Koelsch, elected as Mayor of Juneau in a special election on March 15, 2016, announced today ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Sealaska board member Ross Soboleff dies  KTOO

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



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 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 ...



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 ...



Young fighters slam, choke, punch to victory at Beatdown  Juneau Empire

With an electrifying full body slam and a submission by chokehold, rookie fighter Terrence Wheat separated himself from a field of green fighters Friday at AK ...



Juneau high school sleep-out raises $3000 for homeless youth  Alaska Public Radio Network

About 200 kids and teenagers in Juneau are homeless. There are students without adequate or regular housing in every school in the district. This past ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Parks and Rec Volleyball Winners  Juneau Empire

The Juneau Parks and Recreation fall volleyball postseason tournament crowned seven champions on Wednesday and Thursday.



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 ...



Teen Play Explores The Complexities Of Date Rape  Alaska Public Radio Network

Five Juneau teens star in a play about the complexities of date rape. The show is called “Hush,” but the teens hope the audience do exactly the opposite.



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.



Bill would let Alaska judges temporarily take guns from likely threats  Alaska Public Radio Network

A proposed House bill would allow Alaska judges to issue protective orders removing guns from people who they find to likely be a threat to themselves or ...



Halloween happenings  Juneau Empire

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



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.



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 ...



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.



Juneau-Douglas Freshman Captures First Place in 4A Girls Cross Country State Championship  youralaskalink

Freshman Sadie Tuckwood of Juneau-Douglas High School quickly made a name for herself after finishing with a first place time of 18:11 in the 4A Girls ...



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 ...



A hydro license brings district heating one step closer in Juneau  Alaska Public Radio Network

After years of waiting, Juneau Hydropower Inc. was recently awarded a federal license for Sweetheart Lake Dam. It gives the company the go-ahead to start ...



Student designs UAS disc golf course  Juneau Empire

Morgan Johnson stood next to a small red flag behind the University of Alaska Southeast's freshman dormitory on Friday.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



DATA VIZ: High percentages of Alaskan high school students struggle with college coursework  KTUU.com

According to a University of Alaska Anchorage study, a high percentage of Alaskan high school students are not well prepared for college coursework.



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 ...



Juneau police treating crash fatality as a homicide  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

JUNEAU, Alaska - Juneau police say they are treating a fatal car crash as a homicide investigation.



How should Sitka solve the housing crunch?  KCAW

Posted by Emily Kwong, KCAW | Oct 7, 2016. How should Sitka solve the housing crunch? IMG_8216. During the Sitka Planning Commission's meeting on ...



Juneau hydro developer has plan for clean, stable heat  Alaskajournal.com

Duff Mitchell is doing his damndest to get Alaska's capital off of fuel oil. The director of Juneau Hydropower Inc. announced plans for a seawater-sourced district ...



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 ...



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 ...



Chugiak's Jennings signs with Boise State  Alaskastar

Emmie Jennings of Chugiak High School signed a National Letter of Intent to swim for Boise State University on Monday, Nov. 16 at the CHS Library. Jennings ...



Photos: AK Beatdown 33 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall  Juneau Empire

... to continue reading *content*. Action from AK Beatdown 33 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. Read a recap of the event here.



Hooptime hosts 18th Annual Mike Jackson Memorial Shootout  Juneau Empire

Last month, Juneau hosted the largest basketball tournament in Alaska. Thirty-six teams made up of nearly 300 youth from Southeast Alaska participated in.



Impact boys win Mt. Hood tournament  Juneau Empire

The Juneau Soccer Club Impact — 16 players ages 11-13 — won their bracket at the Aug. 2-6 Mt. Hood Challenge in the greater Portland area.



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 ...



Photos: Icebreaker basketball tourney  Juneau Empire

Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School's Gavin Millard (22) takes a jumpshot during the Icebreaker Tournament on Friday at DHMS. Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School's LJ ...



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 ...



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.



Falcons boys edge Wolfpack  Juneau Empire

Though two of the state's best 3-point shooting teams faced off Friday at Thunder Mountain High School, the winning shots didn't come from distance, but.



Recruiting Round-Up: More Verbal Commitments Roll In  Swimming World Magazine

Photo Credit: Peter H. Bick. Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on SwimmingWorld.com.



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

Based on 2017 PR's the ladies from Jesuit (OR) have the best shot at winning the NXN Northwest Region this year. If the team can run similar times to their 2017 ...



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