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Friends, colleagues reflect on the career of P.J. Paparelli

Paul Joseph Paparelli knew how to push people's buttons, whether it was the cast he was directing or those in attendance at his shows.
Two more schools get 'the call'

Mendenhall River Community School received a threatening phone call Wednesday, similar to the ones made to other schools in Juneau and across Alaska, shortly before 1 p.m. Shortly after, Juneau-Douglas High School was called.
Rayco lawsuit will head to trial

The civil lawsuit against a Juneau gun shop owner who has been accused of selling weapons off the books will go to trial later this month.
AMHS ferry Taku beached for the summer

Travelers who booked reservations on the Alaska Marine Highway ferry Taku this summer will have to find new arrangements.
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Norovirus strikes cruise ship bound for Alaska

A cruise ship heading to Alaska later this month dropped off some cargo last week during a cruise to Hawaii: about 30 passengers ill with norovirus. The total number of passengers reporting symptoms of gastrointestinal illness was at 131 as of Monday, according to the cruise line.
Fire marshal: Douglas home a total loss

A home that caught fire Thursday evening on North Douglas is likely a total loss, the city's fire marshal said on scene. The cause of the blaze is still unknown.
School receives another threat

Another threatening phone call was made to a Juneau school Tuesday afternoon, prompting Juneau-Douglas High School to go into "stay-put mode" shortly before classes were scheduled to end.
Daycare: Juneau's new crisis

...she said. "We need five or six (licensed childcare facilities)" to meet the current demand.? Contact Charles L. Westmoreland at or call (907) 523-2265.
Superintendent Miller dishes over soup way to do it ... the likelihood of (identifying a threat) is higher."? Contact managing editor Charles L. Westmoreland at 523-2265 or at
Whitehorse company buys Skagway News

After 37 years of serving as editor and publisher of The Skagway News, Jeff Brady is stepping aside. Sort of.


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