With hockey season well underway, the Juneau Douglas Ice Association kicked off a series of skills development camps designed to help players interested in playing any position, including goalie. Thirty-four kids stormed the ice Sunday afternoon for one hour of instruction and some friendly competition among themselves. All photos by Steve Quinn
- One major challenge is simply convincing people that solar works in Alaska -- and that, in fact, Alaska might be ideal solar territory.
- The state has asked the new presidential administration for a waiver to pay more than 80 percent of reinsurance costs.
- The state’s only professional sports franchise, the Alaska Aces, will fold after this season. The decision was announced Thursday, Feb. 23.
- Bans on plastic grocery bags have been cropping up across Alaska’s remote communities. Cordova’s ban went into effect last year. But so far, the larger cities in the state have yet to adopt one.