Juneau Assembly passes marijuana zoning ordinance; restricts cultivation in residential areas

...almost unchanged from its committee form.Assembly member Mary Becker put forward a motion to remove all cultivation from D1 residential zones, which are usually used for single-family homes and duplexes on large lots. The motion was the evening's most...
US troops didn't have eyes on Afghan hospital before attack

...that day, "not only for the MSF compound but for every place the Taliban were fighting."The Taliban, he said, "used residential areas and civilians as shields, including civilian homes, health centers, schools, mosques and public places. This is...
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Budget cuts threaten to slow snow plows

...groups prioritize roads based on traffic volume. They clear main arteries first, then connecting roads and finally smaller residential streets, according to Foster and DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow. DOT even has a map ( that...
Woman dies, 2 children hurt, in fire in village of Chevak

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say a 39-year-old woman died and two children were injured in a residential fire in the western Alaska village of Chevak (CHEE'-vack).Troopers say Denise Jones of Chevak was unresponsive after being...
JPD reminds motorists to be mindful on Halloween out in force tomorrow evening for Halloween, and the Juneau Police Department is reminding motorists to slow down in residential neighborhoods."Please drive safely near pedestrians and watch for people running from house to house in neighborhoods...
Alaska recipe book and prints will be distributed as requested. The book "came about from the trend of schools, child care centers and residential child care institutions preparing their menu items from scratch and using locally grown products in those recipes." To...
Murder in the valley

...lives two trailers over, went outside to investigate."You don't ever think it's a gunshot, you know?" he said of residential neighborhoods.As neighbors registered what they heard, Juneau police received a 911 call from inside C16. A 26-year-old...
AEL&P's avalanche man dies at age 61

...hydroelectric project. With months required to repair them, Juneau was forced to rely on costly backup diesel generators. Residential electricity rates climbed by 447 percent.Juneau resident Bob King recalled how after the disaster, AEL&P had to explain...
'Sharing Our Knowledge' conference highlights crucial role of Tlingit elders

...home at age 4 in 1937 and being put on a bush plane to a residential school in Carcross."I was so frightened to be in that...Some were sexually molested, others cruelly punished."Residential school just about killed my spirit," Shorty said. "I've...
Touring rehab, Obama calls for 2nd chances

...beset by violent crime and policing challenges - Obama made an afternoon stop at Integrity House, a state-funded drug and residential treatment center. Obama held up the facility as "a model for the good work that's being done sporadically around the...
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