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Seattle DJC.com local business news and data - Construction - Alaska may add new ferry terminal - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

Seattle DJC.com local business news and data - Construction - Alaska may add new ferry terminal  Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska is considering adding another terminal to accommodate the short range of a new class of ferries, officials said.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Juneau authorities investigate possible arson linked to explosion and fire - KTOO

Juneau authorities investigate possible arson linked to explosion and fire  KTOO

According to Juneau police, multiple calls came in reporting an explosion and large flames coming from a storage shed on the side of the building that houses ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:43 am


Juneau students on exchange get a taste of life in Western Alaska - KTOO

Juneau students on exchange get a taste of life in Western Alaska  KTOO

Juneau middle schoolers traveled to Western Alaska last month as part of a sister school exchange that aims to bridge the gap between urban and rural Alaska.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:14 am


Permanent Fund Dividend still a major question mark this session - Juneau Empire

Permanent Fund Dividend still a major question mark this session  Juneau Empire

Senators polished off their crystal balls Tuesday, trying to take a look at the future of the state under the governor's budget proposal and under the Legislature's ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:30 pm


Cruise industry responds to community concerns about environmental impacts - KTOO

Cruise industry responds to community concerns about environmental impacts  KTOO

With another cruise season about to begin, the tourism industry and Juneau are both looking at ways to respond to public concerns about air quality.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:57 pm


Major issues unresolved in legislative session's final weeks - Juneau Empire

Major issues unresolved in legislative session's final weeks  Juneau Empire

The biggest issues heading into this year's legislative session remain unresolved in the session's final weeks, with Gov. Mike Dunleavy facing resistance to ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:00 pm


Weekend roundup: JDHS girl runners dominate, softball winless in Sitka - Juneau Empire

Weekend roundup: JDHS girl runners dominate, softball winless in Sitka  Juneau Empire

The first track and field meet and softball games of the spring took place Friday and Saturday. The Juneau-Douglas girls won the Ketchikan Invitational in ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:45 pm


The 'miracle' happening in Juneau classrooms - Juneau Empire

The 'miracle' happening in Juneau classrooms  Juneau Empire

The familiar melody of “Frère Jacques” filled a classroom inside the Tlingit & Haida Vocational Training & Resource Center with a vibrant noise that matched the ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:40 pm


Juneau school's principal search continues - Juneau Empire

Juneau school's principal search continues  Juneau Empire

Mendenhall River Community School's principal search will continue. Nathan Coutsoubos, a Washington state principal, was offered the position after a ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:50 pm


Capitol Live: Lawmakers ask governor to preserve transboundary work group - Juneau Empire

Capitol Live: Lawmakers ask governor to preserve transboundary work group  Juneau Empire

5:01 p.m.. Jill Weitz, the director of the nonprofit Salmon Beyond Borders, released the following statement about the letter to Dunleavy's administration: “Salmon ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:30 pm


Nine Coast Guard service members face drug charges in Alaska - Juneau Empire

Nine Coast Guard service members face drug charges in Alaska  Juneau Empire

KODIAK — Nine Coast Guard *service* members face criminal drug charges in Alaska stemming from an internal investigation, according to charging documents.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:00 pm


State revises contract for Alaska psychiatric hospital - Juneau Empire

State revises contract for Alaska psychiatric hospital  Juneau Empire

The state plans to seek bids for the long-term operation of the Alaska Psychiatric Institute. State health commissioner Adam Crum said an agreement was ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:00 pm


State considers adding additional terminal in Juneau for new ferries - Juneau Empire

State considers adding additional terminal in Juneau for new ferries  Juneau Empire

Plan would connect day boats to Haines, Skagway.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:00 pm


Could there be fewer cruise ships idling in Juneau? - Juneau Empire

Could there be fewer cruise ships idling in Juneau?  Juneau Empire

Renewable Juneau wants to see cruise ship passenger fees go toward cutting down the number of idling ships at Juneau's docks. That's why ahead of a May 2 ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:00 am


Police calls for Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - Juneau Empire

Police calls for Tuesday, April 23, 2019  Juneau Empire

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:00 am


An Abby Normal high school musical - Juneau Empire

An Abby Normal high school musical  Juneau Empire

Lightning is coming to Thunder Mountain High School. To the delight of its cast, “Young Frankenstein,” the high school's spring musical, opens Thursday and is ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:00 am


No one hurt in structure fire on Glacier Avenue - Juneau Empire

No one hurt in structure fire on Glacier Avenue  Juneau Empire

No one was hurt in a downtown structure fire that witnesses say produced some sort of explosion. Shortly after 9 a.m. Monday, flames were visible through the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 2:20 pm


Ex-Ketchikan teacher, pastor sentenced for sex abuse of teen - Juneau Empire

Ex-Ketchikan teacher, pastor sentenced for sex abuse of teen  Juneau Empire

KETCHIKAN — A former high school teacher and pastor in Southeast Alaska will be going to prison for sexually abusing a teenage girl at a school, a church and ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 1:55 pm


Juneau's Clearview director loving new job's challenges: Wilson leading facility's teams since Jan. 2 - WiscNews

Juneau's Clearview director loving new job's challenges: Wilson leading facility's teams since Jan. 2  WiscNews

JUNEAU — The year 2019 is becoming a landmark year for Clearview's new executive director, Deanna Wilson. The highly experienced health care ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:45 am


Pillars speaker to share insights into addiction - Juneau Empire

Pillars speaker to share insights into addiction  Juneau Empire

These days, 35-year-old Tony Hoffman is a man on the move, traveling the country 200 days a year. “I'm never in a place for more than 36 hours,” Hoffman said.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 11:00 am


Fred Meyer installs fast car chargers - Juneau Empire

Fred Meyer installs fast car chargers  Juneau Empire

The atmosphere was electric at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 9:30 pm


Southeast marine pilots concerned about maneuverability of megaship - Juneau Empire

Southeast marine pilots concerned about maneuverability of megaship  Juneau Empire

Southeast Alaska marine pilots are concerned about the maneuverability of one of the four megaships cruise lines are expected to bring to the state this season.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 4:00 pm


Former lieutenant governor to give speech at UAS commencement - Juneau Empire

Former lieutenant governor to give speech at UAS commencement  Juneau Empire

Some University of Alaska Southeast students are just a couple weeks away from earning their degrees, with commencement taking place the first weekend of ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 4:00 pm


Underclassmen power Falcons past Kings - Juneau Empire

Underclassmen power Falcons past Kings  Juneau Empire

Thunder Mountain freshmen lead teams to victories.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 7:38 am


Juneau school could have a new principal soon - Juneau Empire

Juneau school could have a new principal soon  Juneau Empire

Mendenhall River Community School is getting a new principal, and the decision could be in soon. A panel consisting of City and Borough of Juneau District ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Records reveal DOT planning Berners Bay ferry terminal on Lynn Canal - KCAW

Records reveal DOT planning Berners Bay ferry terminal on Lynn Canal  KCAW

Posted by Jacob Resneck, CoastAlaska | Apr 19, 2019. Documents released Friday through a public records request include these plans for a ferry terminal at ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 12:29 am


Co-defendant in prison drugs case pleads guilty - Juneau Empire

Co-defendant in prison drugs case pleads guilty  Juneau Empire

A year to the day after nine people were charged with conspiring to smuggle drugs into Lemon Creek Correctional Center, one of the co-defendants pleaded ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 9:33 pm


Jordan Creek bridge replacement part of larger effort - Juneau Empire

Jordan Creek bridge replacement part of larger effort  Juneau Empire

The city is partnering with the Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition (SAWC) to replace two pedestrian bridges over Jordan Creek, and the new bridges should ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 3:30 pm


Man indicted after allegedly stealing car, running from police - Juneau Empire

Man indicted after allegedly stealing car, running from police  Juneau Empire

A Juneau man faces a felony charge after allegedly stealing a car and fleeing from police. At about 8 a.m. April 5, Juneau Police Department officers received ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 12:00 pm


Wild Shots: Photos of Mother Nature in Alaska - Juneau Empire

Wild Shots: Photos of Mother Nature in Alaska  Juneau Empire

Submit your Wild Shots! The Empire Outdoors page is looking for superb images of Alaska's wildlife, scenery or plant life. Send your photos to: Outdoors Editor, ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 11:00 am


This Juneau man fills every lunch break with a peaceful protest at the Capitol - Juneau Empire

This Juneau man fills every lunch break with a peaceful protest at the Capitol  Juneau Empire

At just after noon on Good Friday, Dan DeSloover walked across Main Street toward the Alaska State Capitol with a large canvas and bits of PVC pipe under his ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 7:00 am


How many tourists is too many? - Juneau Empire

How many tourists is too many?  Juneau Empire

With nine days to go until the first cruise ship kicks off a season expected to bring 1.3 million visitors to Juneau, some are wondering if the capital city has ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 1:40 am


MRAK Almanac: Easter train, Don Young event, 'Unplanned' movie in Juneau - Must Read Alaska

MRAK Almanac: Easter train, Don Young event, 'Unplanned' movie in Juneau  Must Read Alaska

April 19, 1933: John W. Troy, owner of the Daily Alaska Empire, was inaugurated as the 12th governor of Alaska, a position he held until 1939. Born in ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 12:11 am


City votes to spend more money on tourism, economic development - Juneau Empire

City votes to spend more money on tourism, economic development  Juneau Empire

Two economic development groups are poised to get more City and Borough of Juneau money in the next fiscal year after a pair of split votes. Both Travel ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 5:12 pm


Juneau legislators will hold town hall meeting - Juneau Empire

Juneau legislators will hold town hall meeting  Juneau Empire

Next Saturday, Juneau's lawmakers are inviting residents to share their thoughts and concerns. The event takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 4:30 pm


Capitol Live: Labor leaders deliver protest letter to governor - Juneau Empire

Capitol Live: Labor leaders deliver protest letter to governor  Juneau Empire

3:25 p.m.. Dunleavy's administration announced this afternoon that the governor has set two more dates for community conversations. These will take place at 2 ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 3:30 pm


PHOTOS: Historic Night for Juneau Soccer - Juneau Empire

PHOTOS: Historic Night for Juneau Soccer  Juneau Empire

Action from Thunder Mountain vs. Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé boys and girls soccer games on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Read recaps of the ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:04 pm


Police, firefighters team up to prepare for SWAT situations - Juneau Empire

Police, firefighters team up to prepare for SWAT situations  Juneau Empire

The circle of police officers and firefighters stood in a room that they had just torn apart. A human-sized hole had been ripped through the wall, and pink ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 7:00 am


'Libertarian brand of conservatism' driving Mat-Su lawmakers in Juneau - KTUU.com

'Libertarian brand of conservatism' driving Mat-Su lawmakers in Juneau  KTUU.com

Over the last several decades, the population of Matanuska and Susitna valleys has grown dramatically, causing a boom in political power and the rise of a ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:43 am


Second Silk Exotic location to open near Water and Juneau - WDJT

Second Silk Exotic location to open near Water and Juneau  WDJT

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A gentleman's club that faced an uphill battle to open in downtown Milwaukee is opening a second location. The distance between the ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:11 am


Suicide prevention advocates make an impact in Juneau - The Delta Discovery

Suicide prevention advocates make an impact in Juneau  The Delta Discovery

Suicide Prevention Advocates with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)- Alaska Chapter traveled to Juneau.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:09 am


Juneau drag heads to national stage - Juneau Empire

Juneau drag heads to national stage  Juneau Empire

Gigi Monroe is going to Hollywood. The Juneau drag queen will be one of eight competing in a new Drag Queen of the Year Pageant Competition Award ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 7:30 pm


Watch: Juneau church bells toll for Notre Dame - Juneau Empire

Watch: Juneau church bells toll for Notre Dame  Juneau Empire

The Catholic Diocese of Juneau showed its support and solidarity for Paris on Wednesday following the massive fire that badly damaged the Notre Dame ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 6:10 pm


One-woman show shares workers' rights icon's story - Juneau Empire

One-woman show shares workers' rights icon's story  Juneau Empire

Mary Harris “Mother” Jones died in 1930, but she's back in Juneau for the second time this decade. A production of “Mother Jones in Heaven,” a one-woman ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 4:23 pm


Veteran officer earns promotion - Juneau Empire

Veteran officer earns promotion  Juneau Empire

By the time he was 15, Matt Dubois knew he wanted to be a police officer. Now, after 12 years with the Juneau Police Department, he's a sergeant in his ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 2:35 pm


Capitol Live: Legislators debate, vote on governor's appointees - Juneau Empire

Capitol Live: Legislators debate, vote on governor's appointees  Juneau Empire

4:05 p.m.. For those following along at home (there are apparently a lot of you today), the legislators also confirmed Department of Revenue Commissioner ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 1:30 pm


Wings Airways gets new investors, owners - Juneau Empire

Wings Airways gets new investors, owners  Juneau Empire

Wings Airways is flying into a new era, with two former Alaska Airlines executives and others now at the controls. Joe Sprague, formerly of Alaska Airlines, will ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Juneau Jewish Film Festival thanks community - Juneau Empire

Juneau Jewish Film Festival thanks community  Juneau Empire

... • From mid-January to mid-March, Congregation Sukkat Shalom partnered with Collette Costa and Gold Town Nickelodeon to present the first Juneau Jewish ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Kickoff event to discuss new public use cabin in Juneau - Juneau Empire

Kickoff event to discuss new public use cabin in Juneau  Juneau Empire

The Juneau Park Foundation kickoff is this Friday at the Alaskan Brewing Company's tasting room. The foundation is geared toward improving the recreational ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 6:30 am


Another Effort to Move the Legislative Sessions from Juneau to Anchorage Moves Forward By MARY KAUFFMAN - SitNews

Another Effort to Move the Legislative Sessions from Juneau to Anchorage Moves Forward By MARY KAUFFMAN  SitNews

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - Although there is a long history of prior efforts to move Alaska's capital, supporters of a proposed initiative that would relocate ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 5:42 am


Pre-K funding bill gives them something to talk about - Juneau Empire

Pre-K funding bill gives them something to talk about  Juneau Empire

The public and senators had a lot to say about a bill that could expand early education programs in Alaska. A Senate Education Committee meeting Tuesday ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 5:30 pm


Capitol Live: Commissioner designee speaks amid criticism - Juneau Empire

Capitol Live: Commissioner designee speaks amid criticism  Juneau Empire

2:38 p.m.. Price calls herself an unconventional pick, not having a law enforcement background. She says the men sitting alongside her were skeptical at first, ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 1:30 pm


Police calls for Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - Juneau Empire

Police calls for Tuesday, April 16, 2019  Juneau Empire

This report contains public information available to the Empire.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 11:00 am


Juneau grandfather turned to swimming for better health. He got back much more - Juneau Empire

Juneau grandfather turned to swimming for better health. He got back much more  Juneau Empire

The elderly swimmer was caught off guard the first time it happened: a tide of Glacier Swim Club youth coming up to congratulate him after a race. “When you're ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Language takes center stage at awards banquet - Juneau Empire

Language takes center stage at awards banquet  Juneau Empire

The big award went to a longtime educator and advocate.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Photos: Alaska Folk Fest at the Bars - Juneau Empire

Photos: Alaska Folk Fest at the Bars  Juneau Empire

Bar patrons and music lovers listen to live music in downtown Juneau bars during the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival on Friday, April 12, 2019.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska Folk Festival draws singer-songwriter back home - Juneau Empire

Alaska Folk Festival draws singer-songwriter back home  Juneau Empire

It's been 10 years since Anna Graceman played her first Alaska Folk Festival, and a lot has happened. Since that first Folk Fest at age 9, Graceman has ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 7:00 am


With building set for demolition, future of Juneau's cold weather shelter unclear - Alaska Public Media News

With building set for demolition, future of Juneau's cold weather shelter unclear  Alaska Public Media News

Juneau's cold weather emergency shelter has closed for the season, and the city isn't sure if it will return next winter. This was the second winter the city ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 4:43 pm


Two Juneau women selected to Alaska Women's Hall of Fame - Juneau Empire

Two Juneau women selected to Alaska Women's Hall of Fame  Juneau Empire

Virginia Blanchard, Margaret Pugh are among women selected to 2019 class.

Published on 15 April 2019 | 11:00 am


MRAK Almanac: 90th year of historic flight from Seattle to Juneau - Must Read Alaska

MRAK Almanac: 90th year of historic flight from Seattle to Juneau  Must Read Alaska

April 14, 12:21 am: The tripod fell on the Tanana River on Sunday morning, ending this year's Nenana Ice Classic in record time. Prior to today, the record was ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 12:06 am


Students take to Capitol steps in rally for school funding - Juneau Empire

Students take to Capitol steps in rally for school funding  Juneau Empire

Katie McKenna stood on the steps of the Alaska State Capitol and spoke forcefully into the microphone. She wanted to make sure Gov. Mike Dunleavy heard her ...

Published on 13 April 2019 | 10:30 pm


Did Juneau's pine trees arrive from the north? - Juneau Empire

Did Juneau's pine trees arrive from the north?  Juneau Empire

Opining on the history, ecology of these tall specimens.

Published on 12 April 2019 | 11:00 am


Opinion: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Juneau must take notice. - Juneau Empire

Opinion: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Juneau must take notice.  Juneau Empire

During April, the Alaska Children's Trust and other organizations are raising awareness of the extent and impact of child abuse. It is time for Juneau to take a ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 11:00 am


Have you seen Tracy Day? Family searches for answers - Juneau Empire

Have you seen Tracy Day? Family searches for answers  Juneau Empire

Kaelyn Schneider still calls her mother every day. She knows the call will go straight to voicemail. But she wants her mom to know that she's not giving up.

Published on 12 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Civilian investigators assist Juneau police as recruitment struggles continue - KTOO

Civilian investigators assist Juneau police as recruitment struggles continue  KTOO

Staffing has been a concern for the Juneau Police Department for years. But Police Chief Ed Mercer said Thursday staff levels are improving during a ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 2:36 am


Juneau considers allowing pot cafes inside licensed retailers - Alaska Public Media News

Juneau considers allowing pot cafes inside licensed retailers  Alaska Public Media News

As the City and Borough of Juneau explores whether to allow people to use marijuana inside some businesses, local assembly members have mixed opinions ...

Published on 11 April 2019 | 4:15 pm


Longtime Care-A-Van operator may lose bid to taxis - Juneau Empire

Longtime Care-A-Van operator may lose bid to taxis  Juneau Empire

Care-A-Van's operator might change, but the *service* will remain. The transit *service* for elderly people and people with disabilities could soon have a new ...

Published on 11 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Body recovered from Juneau’s Mendenhall River - Anchorage Daily News

Body recovered from Juneau’s Mendenhall River  Anchorage Daily News

Juneau police said there were no obvious signs of trauma on the body.

Published on 11 April 2019 | 3:16 am


Viking Swim Club takes 2nd place at Southeast Championships in Juneau - KFSK

Viking Swim Club takes 2nd place at Southeast Championships in Juneau  KFSK

Posted by Angela Denning | Apr 10, 2019. 15 Viking Swim Club swimmers competed at the Southeast Championship meet in Juneau. Here the team is pictured ...

Published on 11 April 2019 | 1:02 am


Photos: Tribal Assembly Meets in Juneau - Juneau Empire

Photos: Tribal Assembly Meets in Juneau  Juneau Empire

Pictures from the 84th annual Tribal Assembly of the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Tribes of Alaska at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in Juneau, Alaska on ...

Published on 10 April 2019 | 3:00 pm


Planet Alaska: Brick and mortar, forest and trail - Juneau Empire

Planet Alaska: Brick and mortar, forest and trail  Juneau Empire

I sit on my porch overlooking a creek and think about how there's a lot of roads in Juneau and a lot of trails. My partner and I are making new dreams, ...

Published on 10 April 2019 | 2:04 pm


Should Juneau change its laws to allow marijuana consumption at certain locations? The city just weighed in - Kenai Peninsula Online

Should Juneau change its laws to allow marijuana consumption at certain locations? The city just weighed in  Kenai Peninsula Online

The future of onsite marijuana consumption in Juneau is hazy, but it could be getting clearer. The City and Borough of Juneau Committee of the Whole voted ...

Published on 9 April 2019 | 2:08 am


Juneau schools reopen after flooding - KTOO

Juneau schools reopen after flooding  KTOO

A water pipe break in the Marie Drake building on Friday caused early releases and took out phone and internet *service* for most of the district.

Published on 8 April 2019 | 9:17 pm


Juneau's open to any good ideas on how to tug away tugboat - NavyTimes.com

Juneau's open to any good ideas on how to tug away tugboat  NavyTimes.com

JUNEAU, Alaska — Juneau officials are looking for cost-effective ideas for how to remove a tugboat stranded in the channel next to the southeast Alaska city.

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


What's in store for Juneau this cruise season? - KTOO

What's in store for Juneau this cruise season?  KTOO

Tour operators and seasonal businesses are busy getting ready for the anticipated 1.3 million passengers expected to arrive over the next five months.

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Juneau Requests Ideas on How to Remove Stranded Tugboat - U.S. News & World Report

Juneau Requests Ideas on How to Remove Stranded Tugboat  U.S. News & World Report

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau officials are looking for cost-effective ideas for how to remove a tugboat stranded in the channel next to the southeast Alaska ...

Published on 7 April 2019 | 2:16 pm


Juneau Raptor Center gives 'good old bird' new display - Bristol Herald Courier

Juneau Raptor Center gives 'good old bird' new display  Bristol Herald Courier

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — By the time tourist season is in full swing, Lady Baltimore will have a sweet summer home to show off.

Published on 6 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Trippy artwork, Barnaby Brewing Company reopening highlight First Friday - Juneau Empire

Trippy artwork, Barnaby Brewing Company reopening highlight First Friday  Juneau Empire

JAHC: UAS Student Art Show, 350 Whittier St., 4:30-7 p.m. The arts council welcomes the Spring 2019 UAS Student Art Show, which features submissions in ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 11:00 am


Middle school flood forces student evacuation - Juneau Empire

Middle school flood forces student evacuation  Juneau Empire

A Juneau School District official informed the Empire Friday afternoon of a flooding incident in Marie Drake Middle School. 774. A flooding occurred Friday in the ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Photos: Juneau Springs to Life - Juneau Empire

Photos: Juneau Springs to Life  Juneau Empire

Pictures capturing the spring season in Juneau, Alaska. • Contact staff photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 and [email protected] Follow our ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Juneau Assembly begins work on 'status quo' budget amid state funding uncertainty - KTOO

Juneau Assembly begins work on 'status quo' budget amid state funding uncertainty  KTOO

Even though it plans to adopt a final version by mid-June, Assembly members and city staff say they may have to revisit the budget later on if the state's budget ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Record-setting heat: Dry, hot weather bring consequences to Southeast - Juneau Empire

Record-setting heat: Dry, hot weather bring consequences to Southeast  Juneau Empire

Southeast Alaska is on a hot streak. Starting March 17, one or more locations in the region have seen record high temperatures for 16 days in a row, according ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Juneau's Dimond Courthouse finally gets its third Superior Court judge - Alaska Public Media News

Juneau's Dimond Courthouse finally gets its third Superior Court judge  Alaska Public Media News

Juneau's newest judge was publicly welcomed to the bench recently, and he occupies a new Superior Court seat created to deal with the increasing number of ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 11:04 pm


Scientists: Pebble Mine study doesn't account for all risks - Juneau Empire

Scientists: Pebble Mine study doesn't account for all risks  Juneau Empire

Group says Army Corps study does not pass as credible science.

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Juneau Assembly approves lease to turn former pocket park into seasonal food court - KTOO

Juneau Assembly approves lease to turn former pocket park into seasonal food court  KTOO

Deckhand Dave's owner David McCasland says the lot will contain at least five other seasonal vendors, in addition to his fish taco stand. His goal is to open by ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Eagle roost getting a boost - Juneau Empire

Eagle roost getting a boost  Juneau Empire

By the time tourist season is in full swing, Lady Baltimore will have a sweet summer home to show off. The non-releasable American bald eagle, who is blind in ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Juneau elementary students to release album of original songs - KTOO

Juneau elementary students to release album of original songs  KTOO

With the help of their teacher-and-sometimes-hip-hop-artist, Juneau elementary school students are releasing an album of original songs.

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


This app will change how you order food in Juneau - Juneau Empire

This app will change how you order food in Juneau  Juneau Empire

Juneau's delivery menus are about to expand. Two women, Colleen Belardi and her daughter Corinna Nelson-Felkl plan to launch their new business Dish ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


2019 Soccer Preview: Seniors key to ambitious Juneau-Douglas teams - Juneau Empire

2019 Soccer Preview: Seniors key to ambitious Juneau-Douglas teams  Juneau Empire

It's hard to say what's more impressive when talking about the Juneau-Douglas girls soccer senior class: the level of success they maintained last season, or the ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Amid dry weather, Juneau fire crews respond to multiple outdoor burns - KTOO

Amid dry weather, Juneau fire crews respond to multiple outdoor burns  KTOO

Moderate drought conditions and above-average temperatures continue in Juneau. That has led to dry conditions and an increase in fire department calls over ...

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Juneau students help others stay warm with handmade blankets - Juneau Empire

Juneau students help others stay warm with handmade blankets  Juneau Empire

Twelve freshmen students from the Choosing Healthy Options in Cooperative Education (CHOICE) program at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé ...

Published on 31 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Juneau homeless service providers worry governor's budget could close facilities - KTOO

Juneau homeless service providers worry governor's budget could close facilities  KTOO

The cuts proposed in Gov. Mike Dunleavy's budget would have big impacts for housing and homeless *service* programs. In Juneau, providers say the loss of ...

Published on 30 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Update: Occupants escape safely from house fire - Juneau Empire

Update: Occupants escape safely from house fire  Juneau Empire

A two-story home in the 5600 block of North Douglas Highway caught fire and was fully engulfed in flames on Thursday, but the home's two occupants were able ...

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Juneau men connected to Alaska white supremacist prison gang investigation - Juneau Empire

Juneau men connected to Alaska white supremacist prison gang investigation  Juneau Empire

Several members of a white supremacist prison gang operating in Alaska correctional facilities and two other states have been charged in a racketeering ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Does Juneau really have the smallest Costco in the world? - KTOO

Does Juneau really have the smallest Costco in the world?  KTOO

Sure it's small, but is it the smallest? When inside, do you shop clockwise or counterclockwise? And what's up with ToshCo in Gustavus?

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Vigil remembers those lost, calls attention to suicide prevention - Juneau Empire

Vigil remembers those lost, calls attention to suicide prevention  Juneau Empire

Every time she hears that someone in the community died by suicide, Juneau resident Kristina Jager thinks the same thing: Do I know them? She's starting to ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Despite state funding uncertainty, Juneau School Board passes budget - KTOO

Despite state funding uncertainty, Juneau School Board passes budget  KTOO

The approved budget largely maintains the status quo for Juneau schools. But that could change if the Alaska Legislature cuts education funding, as proposed ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Juneau girls have strong showing at Mike Jackson Memorial - Juneau Empire

Juneau girls have strong showing at Mike Jackson Memorial  Juneau Empire

Over 40 Southeast middle school basketball teams participated last week in the HoopTime Mike Jackson Memorial Shootout. Juneau fielded the most teams in ...

Published on 27 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Juneau Symphony hires new executive director, concertmaster - Juneau Empire

Juneau Symphony hires new executive director, concertmaster  Juneau Empire

Two new hires come into the fold ahead of music director selection.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Juneau police investigate death at Juneau-Douglas Bridge - KTUU.com

Juneau police investigate death at Juneau-Douglas Bridge  KTUU.com

Juneau police are investigating the death of a 64-year-old Juneau man who was seen 'going over the side of the Juneau Douglas Bridge.'

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am








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