Matt Miller, KTOO - Juneau

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Matt Miller is a reporter at KTOO in Juneau.

Jurist Helped Shape Juneau; Defended Capital City, Alaskans’ Privacy Rights

Robert Boochever was a former New York resident and Army Captain who met his future wife, Army nurse Connie Maddox, while serving in Newfoundland.

Exploratory Drilling Underway to Map Out Gold at Herbert Glacier

A pair of Vancouver-based mining companies in a joint venture to explore the Herbert Glacier area say they’ve found high-grade concentrations of gold. Assays of test drilling showed gold concentrations averaging 1.08 ounces per ton....

Whale Calf Freed From Fishing Gear

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration spokesman Julie Speegle says the calf and its mother were spotted Wednesday morning by a charter fishing boat near Halibut Cove on Shelter Island. She says the five-person disentanglement team attached a transmitter to track the calf in case it raced away before they could free it.

Scientists Have Tentatively Identified Mysterious Orange Goo

Federal scientists say they have tentatively identified the mysterious orange goo that showed up recently in a lagoon near Kivalina.

Former Murkowski Aide May Face Jail Time for Fishing Violation

A former congressional aide may spend as much as 10-months in prison for a fishing violation while was a member of the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council.

Convicted Poacher Sentenced on Probation Violation

There’s been another twist in a high-profile poaching case out of Juneau. The man convicted of baiting bears and illegally shooting a wolf is now in jail. Park Myers the Third, 41, could be behind bars for up to a month because he was working while he accepted unemployment insurance benefits.