first_imgStories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprn.Download Audio No foul play suspected in Juneau mayor’s deathLisa Phu, KTOO – JuneauPreliminary autopsy results indicate the late Juneau mayor died Monday morning from natural causes, likely a heart issue. Based on that information, Juneau Police do not suspect any foul play.Sitka teen tased repeatedly in police custody readies for lawsuitEmily Kwong, KCAW – SitkaThe Alaska Native teenager at the epicenter of a tasing incident in Sitka last year has hired legal counsel. Though he’s not yet filed suit, the lawyer representing Franklin Hoogendorn intends to bring his case before a Sitka jury.State report finds potent cannibioids in Alaska SpiceZachariah Hughes, KSKA – AnchorageA new report from the state department of health confirms alarming facts about synthetic drugs that have overwhelmed emergency responders in Anchorage.Finding work after prison: Persistence pays offAnne Hillman, KSKA – AnchorageMost people leaving prison have to find a job fairly quickly both to support themselves and to meet their parole requirements. Their job searches can be more complicated than most because of the stigma of having a criminal history, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible.Anchorage wins grant for economic development projectsJosh Edge, APRN – AnchorageThe Municipality of Anchorage announced Wednesday it won a competitive grant to bring a workshop focusing on the economic and fiscal health to the city.Mount Polley Mine to discharge wastewaterEd Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – JuneauA British Columbia mine that’s become a poster child for environmental disasters will soon begin discharging wastewater.Soldotna girl flies to DC to light Chugach treeLiz Ruskin, APRN – Washington, D.C.A 74-foot tree from the Chugach National Forest is lit up now on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol. A Soldotna girl won a trip to Washington to flip the switch.last_img

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