The Juneau Economic Development Council analyzed data from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey that shows men in the Capital City make 42 percent more than their female counterparts.
Of course the problem isn’t unique to Juneau. Nationwide, the same survey indicates men earn 29 percent more than women. Statewide it’s 37 percent.
But as always, numbers only tell part of the story. Casey Kelly has more.
- The vote allows road projects and other construction to move forward. It was the only piece of business for the six-hour special session.
- Derek Sikes is an associate professor of entomology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and insect curator at the Museum of the North. He said populations of various types of bugs can vary widely from year to year.
- Federal authorities are charging a Utah man in the murder of his wife aboard a cruise ship off the coast of Southeast Alaska. Kenneth Ray Manzanares, 39, of Santa Clara, Utah, is charged in the death of Kristy Manzanares, who died Tuesday.