Ten dogs and one cat took to the stage last Saturday for the Pawsitively Fabulous Pet Fashion Show. The Gastineau Humane Society held this year’s annual Pet Festival fundraiser at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Festival attendees also watched pet-friendly spins on races, musical chairs and product demonstrations.
Photos by Heather Bryant/KTOO
For more photos of the event check out our competition slideshow here.
- The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating how and why a Juneau-bound helicopter ferrying tourists crashed during a glacier excursion. The pilot and six tourists were treated and released at Juneau's hospital with minor injuries.
- Part way through Wrangell’s salmon derby and just before the start of Petersburg’s derby, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is closing sport fishing around the mouth of the Stikine River because of low returns of king salmon.
- Miss Alaska USA Alyssa London was in Ketchikan this week, visiting Fawn Mountain Elementary School on Wednesday. London is the first Tlingit Miss Alaska USA, and she brought a message of pride to the kids at Fawn Mountain, which has a large population of Alaska Native students.
- The beer-centric celebration is a quarter-century old this year and it’s bigger than ever. Twenty-five breweries will offer samplings to nearly 2,000 attendees.