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My Turn: Curriculum whitewashes boarding school abuse

I am Tlingit of the Kaagwaantaan clan, a resident of Juneau and graduate of the Juneau School District. I've also raised three sons through the district, have one grandchild still in it, and previously served as a school board member.
My Turn: The serious costs of maijuana

...medicine; Dr. Paula Colescott is a psychiatrist and doctor of internal medicine; and Dr. Mary Ann Foland is past president of the Alaska State Medical Association and was awarded "Alaska Family Physician of the Year."
Wide coalition forms to oppose pot legalization

Alaska employers should brace for problems if a ballot proposition legalizing marijuana sales and use is approved in the November state general election, critics of the measure say.
Questions raised about Bristol Bay mine initiative

JUNEAU - Questions were raised Tuesday about when the Legislature would have to get involved in authorizing a large-scale mine in the Bristol Bay region if a ballot initiative passes this November.
Officials urge drivers to be cautious in high moose areas

KENAI - Laurie Speakman can recall the perfect imprint of a body left on the hood of the car. It was a collision on the list of nearly a dozen Speakman responded to last month that involved a motor vehicle hitting a moose.
Oil-tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

ANCHORAGE - Early results indicate Alaska's new petroleum-tax system will be spared an early death by referendum. If the vote holds up, opponents vowed Wednesday to track promises its supporters made and pounce if they prove to be false.
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

...March Madness Alaska.Richard Barker (Tok/Bethel, Music) of Bethel was the ultimate bandleader. He was past president of the Alaska Music Educators Association and had numerous All-State and All-Northwest participants, including members...
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.
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