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School Summit: JSD report card

The Juneau School District is holding its annual School Summit Thursday evening. Billed as a report card to the public, school administrators will explain the school district vision, the strategic plan, academic progress as well as indicators of success.

Homer City Council bans plastic shopping bags

The Homer City Council on Monday passed a ban on plastic shopping bags, citing harmful effects on the land and marine environments.

Court Watch: Two teens are headed to prison a year after the murder of Kevin Thornton

Court Watch: Two teens are headed to prison a year after the murder of Kevin ThorntonWith three Arkansas teens sentenced for the death of Kevin Thornton of Juneau , Malvern reporter Steve Good and KTOO’s Rosemarie Alexander bring this sad story to a conclusion in Court Watch.

Coastal management issue likely to come up next session

Despite the failure of Ballot Measure Two, Alaska could still reestablish its Coastal Management Program.

Woman testifies in Coast Guard court-martial

A court-martial is being held for a Coast Guard fireman charged with sexually assaulting a fellow Coast Guard petty officer.

Juneau Afternoon 8/30/12

Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Jeff Brown hosts.

He’ll talk with Bill Ragan about the House of Wickersham;

We’ll get … more

Alaska to get more than $1.4 million

The largest health care fraud settlement in U.S. history means more than $1.4 million for Alaska.

Parnell plans state food stockpiles, just in case

Alaska is known for pioneering, self-reliant residents who are accustomed to remote locations and harsh weather. Despite that, Gov. Sean Parnell worries a major earthquake or volcanic eruption could leave the state's 720,000 residents stranded and cut off from food and supply lines.

Planning commission greenlights cellphone tower on Montana Creek Road

Planning commission greenlights cellphone tower on Montana Creek RoadGCI representative Wayne Haerer said the site will enhance the signal strength for voice, digital data and text to the Mendenhall Valley, where the signal is inadequate.

Initiative to re-establish coastal management program fails

Alaska voters have voted against a proposal to re-establish coastal management program.
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