The 25th edition of Juneau Jazz and Classics wraps up this weekend. The silver anniversary festival has grown to three weeks with paid and free concerts held all over town, including the popular State Office Building lunch-time concerts.
Rosemarie Alexander takes a look at one that brought a lot of youngsters to their feet.
- While much of the recent focus has been on the opioid crisis, a report found that alcohol use causes more economic damage.
- Eight Arctic nations, six circumpolar indigenous groups, and over 30 representatives from other countries and organizations participate in the intergovernmental forum.
- A tsunami warning drill takes place once a year, and one village in Southeast has not forgotten the importance of being ready when disaster strikes.
- Nome turns into a bit of a carnival when the Iditarod winner mushes into town. For nearly a week, racers continue arriving before the banquet that officially concludes each year’s Iditarod.