Southeast Alaska’s only ski area has a new manager. The Eaglecrest Board of Directors yesterday (Wednesday, July 27) announced the hire of Oregonian Ray Gardner for the job.
Eaglecrest is owned by the city and borough of Juneau, which held a lengthy hiring process earlier this month that resulted in Gardner’s selection.
- The gunmen reportedly took hostages at the eatery in an upscale neighborhood with many foreign embassies. It's not clear whether there are any casualties or how many attackers might be involved.
- The volcano has erupted more than 40 times since record-keeping began in the late 1700s.
- Friday is likely to be the first time uniformed Juneau police officers have marched in their sister city's Canada Day parade.
- The Missile Defense Agency announced Thursday a contract with the state-run launch facility that could be worth as much as $80 million over the next six years.