Over the weekend, the Juneau Douglas Ice Association kicked off its season with a Learn to Play event at Treadwell Ice Arena. Treadwell donated ice time so Juneau’s youth could lace up skates for the first time and enjoy the day with JDIA coaches and advanced players.
All photos by Steve Quinn
- Southeast’s largest tribal organization will soon be able to offer an alternative to the court system for some criminal cases.
- Joe Nelson of Juneau said many in the delegation felt strongly that the position should be filled by a tribal representative.
- The Presbyterian Church officially apologized to indigenous people across the country during a gathering of Alaska Native people this weekend. For decades the church took part in the forced removal of children from their homes and families.
- Polls show the presidential race is unusually tight in Alaska. Juneau residents attending two election events shared their opinions on the polls and the candidates.