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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 ...



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 ...



Scholarship available to JDHS seniors  Juneau Empire

The Juneau Community Foundation announced the availability of applications for the Simon and Anna Kirk Memorial Scholarship to current seniors at ...



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 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.



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.



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: ...



'The Princess Sophia' commemorates shipwreck 100 years later  Juneau Empire

The Princess Sophia” is nearly ready for its maiden voyage.



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.



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, ...



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 ...



JDHS student is latest performer in piano series  Juneau Empire

Kyle Farley-Robinson is the latest and the youngest performer in the Juneau Piano Series. The 18-year-old senior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at ...



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 ...



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 ...



Local artist creates 25 pieces for 'Princess Sophia Opera'  Juneau Empire

Laser projectors allow Dan Fruits' works to serve as backdrops.



Merged football team will get new name  Juneau Empire

The Thunder Mountain High School football players will be resting a little easier tonight. They won't be playing for their cross-town rival Juneau-Douglas.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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  KTOO

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



Thunder Mountain sweeps Capital Invite  Juneau Empire

The Thunder Mountain High School boys and girls won first place in the Capital Invitational track and field meet on Saturday at TMHS. The Falcons boys.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



5 takeways from Princess Sophia opera Evening at Egan  Juneau Empire

Katy Giorgio spoke Friday at University of Alaska Southeast for the Evening at Egan lecture series about the “Princess Sophia” opera.



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 ...



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.



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.



West Valley girls basketball opens season with romp in Wasilla tournament  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — The West Valley High School girls basketball team started the season with a 66-31 win Friday night over the Ketchikan Kings in the Doc Larson ...



ASAA approves request to combine Juneau's high school football teams  Alaska Public Radio Network

The Alaska School Activities Association has approved a request from the Juneau School District to combine its high school football teams and cheer squads ...



Ross Soboleff passes; friend of Must Read Alaska  Must Read Alaska

Sealaska Director Ross Soboleff died Monday after a battle with cancer. He was the son of the Tlingit scholar, elder, and Presbyterian minister Dr. Walter ...



JDHS boys claim 4A crown  Juneau Empire

They say defense wins championships.The old adage proved true for the Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team Saturday night in the ASAA March.



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 ...



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.”.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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, ...



Halloween happenings  Juneau Empire

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



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.



Guardedly optimistic, Alaska Legislature starts second regular session  Juneau Empire

After the Girl Scouts and the Juneau-Douglas High School choir, two senators walked into the chambers of the Alaska House of Representatives with an air.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Golden North Salmon Derby unofficial results  Juneau Empire

Monday, 11 a.m. Unofficial results have been updated to include all fish weighed in for the Golden North Salmon Derby. Final results will be certified.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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. The car is part of a display ...



Chugiak Lady Mustangs take Capital City championship  Alaskastar

JUNEAU — The Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball team found its offensive groove in the second half against Chugiak on Dec. 30. But it was too little, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



How events unfolded inside Juneau schools after threatening phone calls  Alaska Public Radio Network

Juneau schools have received five phone calls threatening school shootings in the past two weeks. In each instance, nothing was found, but the threats had to ...



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 ...



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.



Sports Wednesday November 15th  KTUU.com

Patrick profiles AFC 135 fighter Dom Meriweather, Thunder Mountain student government discusses football merger with Juneau Douglas High School, plus ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Nation's Top 500 Girls 5K Times: Brie Oakley Has Held US #1 Time For 10 Weeks Now!  milesplit.com

Check out the top 500 girls 5K cross country times in the nation as of November 21st. NXN Southwest champ and Colorado state champ Brie Oakley leads the ...



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