What do Dolly Parton, the Juneau Public Library, and Alaska’s First Lady Sandy Parnell have in common? Children’s Books, and lots of them. On Wednesday morning, library programs coordinator Beth Weigel and Mrs. Parnell read to an attentive group of kids at the downtown Library.
- But the Alaska Trucking Association supports a similar increase on fuel for cars and trucks.
- Another marijuana grow facility is scheduled to go before the Juneau Planning Commission on Tuesday. If approved, it would add to the growing number of licensed cultivators in the capital city.
- There is just under a thousand tons of herring left to catch in the Sitka sac roe herring fishery after the last opening on Saturday.
- "Suddenly everything turned white," one student told local media. A mountaineering training exercise had drawn students and teachers from high schools across the region.