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Stories with place: Juneau
  • Legislature adjourns special session called by Walker 
    Updated: May-21-15 9:46 pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska - The Alaska Legislature on Thursday ended the special session called by Gov. Bill Walker and immediately began its own special session, in Anchorage instead of Juneau.

  • Gov. Bill Walker veto means layoff notices could loom story has photos
    Updated: May-18-15 9:06 pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker warned Monday that about 15,000 state employees could be laid off amid a continued budget showdown with the Legislature. A debate also escalated over whether the special session will continue to be held in Juneau or moved to Anchorage.

  • Police arrest suspect in Alaska for Maryland double murder 
    Updated: May-17-15 2:37 pm

    ROCKVILLE, Maryland - Police have arrested a suspect on a cruise ship in Alaska and charged him with a double murder after he confessed to killing a Maryland couple found slain on Mother's Day, police said Sunday.

  • Series of phone threats continue at Alaska schools 
    Updated: May-14-15 11:07 am

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska schools continue to be at the receiving end of a string of phone threats that have disrupted classrooms since late April but have not found to be credible.

  • Woman arrested after TVs hit with hatchet at Alaska store 
    Updated: May-11-15 4:46 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A woman smashed seven flat-screen TVs at a store in Alaska with a hatchet and later told police that people on the televisions were watching her, according to police and court documents obtained Monday.

  • Correction: Setnet Initiative story 
    Updated: May-07-15 12:21 pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska - In a story May 1 about a proposed initiative involving setnets, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the state opposed a motion by Resources for All Alaskans to participate in oral argument before the Alaska Supreme Court. A court filing provided by an attorney for the organization says the state does not oppose the motion. An attorney with the state Department of Law confirmed the state does not oppose the group's request.

  • Schools around Alaska received threatening calls 
    Updated: May-06-15 7:04 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Authorities on Wednesday were investigating threatening phone calls to at least eight schools in Alaska in the past 10 days that prompted brief campus lockdowns and students being kept in classes.

  • 4-time Iditarod champ to speak at dinner cruise fundraiser 
    Updated: May-03-15 4:55 pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska - Martin Buser is best known for his prowess on the Iditarod Trail, but the champion musher is also an author and advocate for literacy. Buser is the guest speaker on a dinner and cruise hosted by the United Way of Southeast Alaska on May 5.

  • PR Services of Whitehorse, Yukon, buys Skagway News 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 9:22 pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska Travel Publications LLP has purchased The Skagway News.

  • State asked to change its position on same-sex marriage 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 6:00 pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska - More than a dozen people gathered at a plaza across from the state Capitol in support of same-sex marriage.

  • 1 million passengers expected on Alaska cruises in 2015 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 3:59 pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska is preparing for a strong tourist season, with industry forecasts predicting about 1 million passengers on Alaska cruises.

  • Juneau plans bond election to beat moratorium bill 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 12:52 pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska - The Juneau school district has scheduled a special bond hearing in an attempt to beat the deadline for the state to stop providing funding for improvement projects.