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One chance at Last Chance

This year, just one museum in Juneau will join an estimated 35,000 museums in more than 140 countries for International Museum Day today.
School association honors Southeast's Archie Young

Humble and competitive. That alone should be enough to justify a selection into any hall of fame.
Thank you from Wildlife Wednesdays

Thank you, Juneau, for great talks and turnouts during our fourth year of Wildlife Wednesdays, an informal lecture series sponsored by the Alaska Wildlife Alliance SE Chapter. We appreciate every one of you who attended.
Untold reality of state's minimum wage debate

Whether a minimum wage increase is approved by voters or lawmakers, the result will be the same: The Legislature will have the power to make changes.
State | AK legislature
Tlingit and Haida to elect new president

After almost 30 years under the same leadership, the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska will elect a new president Friday during the 79th annual Tribal Assembly.
Minimum wage may get booted from ballot

Alaska's minimum wage workers may get a $2 raise over the next two years without having to take a vote. Just don't expect backers of the August ballot initiative to be happy about it.
State | AK legislature
Union opposes Legislature taking up minimum wage

Armed with a ballot initiative set for August, the president of the state's largest labor union told lawmakers Saturday that they would oppose the Legislature trying to raise the minimum wage.
State | AK legislature
National Archives to close Alaska office

ANCHORAGE - The National Archives and Records Administration has told employees the agency will close its Alaska facility and move documents to Seattle. The closure will be part of cost cutting that will save the federal government more than $1.
My Turn: A reminder there is always a '12th player' in the Alaska Legislature

Congratulations Alaskans! We got their attention, now let's keep it. The consideration of the new amendments to HB 77 is a testament to people taking back their power.
Constitutional amendment through a historical lens

There have been plenty of education-oriented opinion pieces written about Senate Joint Resolution 9, the proposals to amend the Constitution to allow for public money to go to private, parochial and for-profit schools. This is not one of those.


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