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Place-based bike racks to go in around town 

updated 12:08am

Downtown cyclists can now hitch their bikes to an umbrella and pair of Xtratuf boots, a set of colorful and creative metal bike racks now standing in Marine Park.

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Runners blister Treadwell Trails at Capital City Invitational

08/31/14

Thunder Mountain High School junior Naomi Welling and freshman Erin Wallace took the Juneau Invitational High School Cross Country meet by storm on Saturday on the Treadwell Mine Trails, winning the girls race in 19 minutes 49.

Literacy from the get-go

08/31/14

What if you had someone you didn't even know championing your literacy, right from birth?
The Alaska Emblem Club congregated at the Mendenhall Mall Saturday, Aug. 23 to raise funds for the Imagination Library, as well as local charities.

Tai Chi program prevents falls

08/31/14

Falls are the single greatest risk to older Alaskans' health, independence and quality of life. An estimated one-third of Alaskan seniors over the age of 65 and half of those over the age of 80 will fall each year.

Photos: 'Orange Is The New Black' fundraiser

08/31/14

Police officers and inmates in orange and tan jumpsuits came together in the name of fresh water last Friday at Rockwell to create a colorful party cast.


Secret garden

08/31/14

It's not uncommon to find a weed among the flowers, but City and Borough of Juneau Parks and Recreation Director Brent Fischer said this is the first he's heard of a marijuana plant popping up in a city-tended bed.

What's going on at Centennial Hall?

08/31/14

Centennial Hall's notoriously long bathroom lines will be a thing of the past once almost $4 million in renovations are completed at the facility.

Photo: Putting up a new sign

08/31/14
Deon Knight of Silverbow Construction takes down scaffolding after the installation of the Northrim Bank sign on N. Franklin Street on Friday. Alaska Pacifc Bank officially merged into Northrim ...

Upstart challenges congressional veteran

08/31/14

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's sole congressman, Don Young, has swatted away many challengers over the decades, and the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House isn't looking to leave office anytime soon.

Sports

Runners blister Treadwell Trails at Capital City Invitational

Thunder Mountain High School junior Naomi Welling and freshman Erin Wallace took the Juneau Invitational High School Cross Country meet by storm on Saturday on the Treadwell Mine Trails, winning the girls race in 19 minutes 49.

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Outdoors

Harbor seal pup returns to wild

The male Pacific harbor seal pup found just eight days old beneath a boat in Auke Bay swam off into the waters of Auke Recreation Area yesterday, cheered by around 75 well-wishers from Juneau and beyond - some of whom were there at the beginning.

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Arts & Culture

Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

Richard Dauenhauer has been described by many titles: poet, translator, scholar, linguist, anthropologist historian, editor, educator, anthologist. And in Juneau, his home since 1983, also: mentor, colleague, neighbor, friend.

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Neighbors

Literacy from the get-go

What if you had someone you didn't even know championing your literacy, right from birth?
The Alaska Emblem Club congregated at the Mendenhall Mall Saturday, Aug. 23 to raise funds for the Imagination Library, as well as local charities.

Read More

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