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Sex assault trial opens for former Sitka principal

SITKA - The trial for a former middle school principal charged with sexual assault and other crimes started this week in Sitka.
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The annual Icebreaker middle school basketball tournament begins today.
Empire Editorial: The only way to lead is by example

There's a startling trend on the Alaska news wire these days. Have you noticed? Individuals in places of power and leadership are making news through acts that are, frankly, unprofessional.
Ketchikan reacts after Juneau cuts travel funds

KETCHIKAN - Schoenbar Middle School athletic teams will no longer compete in Juneau if middle school teams from Alaska's capital do not come to Ketchikan first, Schoenbar Athletic Director Kelly Smith said Wednesday.
Judge denies appeal for man convicted of open lewdness

Editor's note: Content of a sexual nature. A Juneau judge Thursday denied an appeal for a man convicted of open lewdness for touching himself inappropriately in Walmart, ruling the city's ordinance is not unconstitutionally vague.
Middle School XC Run at Sandy Beach

The Juneau middle school cross country running season ended with an approximate two-mile race at Sandy Beach on Wednesday. Sitka's Blatchley Middle School runner Zosha Krupa topped the girls eight grade field with a best overall time of 11 minutes 41.
Juneau softball team heads to Sitka

Now that the Juneau-Douglas High School softball team has clinched a berth in the state tournament, one would think that the pressure would be off this weekend as the Crimson Bears head to Sitka this weekend to wrap up the regular season.
Juneau beats Sitka in softball

It took awhile for the Juneau-Douglas High School softball team to get going, but once started the Crimson Bears rallied for a 5-0 victory over the Sitka Wolves as they opened a three-day road trip Thursday at Sitka's Blatchley Middle School fields. Juneau, which won its last four games early because of a 10-run mercy rule, didn't score until the fourth inning.
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The Juneau-Douglas High School softball team posted a perfect 5-0 record during its season-openers in Ketchikan last weekend, but coach Kari Monagle feels there's still room for improvement.
Man convicted of lewd conduct charged Thursday

Editor's note: The following story contains a description of a crime of a sexual nature. Readers are encouraged to use their own discretion when reading.


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