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.
- Juneau Community Charter School enrollment levels mean the school won't lose up to $308,000 in funding.
- After having failed to address some of these issues in the last special session, many lawmakers aren’t eager to spend another 30 days in the capital city, but wherever lawmakers convene will impact local campaigns.
- At least two bears have been disturbing Dillingham residents over the past two days.
- Subsistence fishermen on the Yukon are getting some rare gillnet openings during the middle of the summer season, and will be allowed to keep any king salmon they catch.