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School district spends nearly $11K to handle the press

The Juneau School District is schooling its staff on how to play nice with reporters and respond professionally to local media.High school coaches and principals were recently required to attend a two-day media-training seminar in Juneau...
Crime Line seeking board members

...of each month at 7 p.m.The nonprofit is known locally for working with JPD to publicize "Crimes of the Week" in local media to solicit tips about criminal cases from the public.They offer rewards of up to $1,000 to tipsters and also...
Low voter turnout brings local media together

Often seen as rivals in the realm of providing news, public radio station KTOO and the Juneau Empire will be teaming up on an important issue: voting.
Sports Briefs

...Thursday in an upscale resort on the Adriatic coast.Local media say the ceremony was attended by family, friends and...and are expecting their first child later this year.Local media reports say resort employees, waiters and staff had...
Charges still not filed in Stanford rape case

...assault grounds for automatic expulsion from the school - by organizing rallies on campus that were well attended by local media in California and through an online petition. Throngs of supporters online expressed solidarity on Twitter, Facebook...
P-burg bomber indicted

...The ATF ultimately blew up the material while agents were in Petersburg, a spectacle that members of the public and local media were invited to attend. There was no other place to safely store it, the agency said.Petersburg police later said...
Suspect who stole $5K gold nugget pays with credit card

...middle-aged white male but his face was too pixilated to see clearly.Police were inundated with tips from the public after local media disseminated the images, Sell said. Apparently, the man used to live in Juneau and had been in town recently to fish...
Motivated by racial hatred, man arrested for threatening black woman with baseball bat

...not release images of inmates unless a prisoner has escaped. Neither the police department nor prosecutors alerted local media to the court arraignment in Juneau where his picture could have been taken.Police expect to charge Libbrecht with...
My Turn: Don't be scared of big, bad bears

...differently, as would anyone whose home, car or family was involved in a bear encounter.Bears have made several local media appearances in recent weeks. Last weekend, a bear wandered into an open Gastineau Neighborhood home, where authorities...
An opportunity to ask: Juneau Votes forum

...letters in ads. There are many opportunities for voters to educate themselves, including stories printed and aired by local media outlets, forums like this and the League of Women Voters forum. "Read your local newspaper for profiles, listen...


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