Juneau’s Eaglecrest is poised to be the most popular ski area in North America – at least according to the thousands of people who have voted in Powder Magazine’s Ski Town Throwdown.
Now the small city-owned area is up against the destination resort of Crested Butte, Colorado. This is the final round in the contest, which started in October.
Beginning today, you can vote once every 24 hours through Friday on Powder Magazine’s Facebook page. Voting ends at 4 p.m. Alaska time on Friday.
- The appropriation meets the full amount state law allows the CBJ to give the school district plus provides $925,700 for other programs and activities not tied to the state funding cap.
- The Juneau Assembly is no longer considering shuttering the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. The 41-year-old institution is one of several facilities singled out for closing to help close a $1.9 million shortfall.
- Ishmael Hope's second book of poetry, "Rock Piles Along the Eddy," explores indigenous thought.
- After walking back a demand for border wall funding, President Trump is no longer threatening to stop health care subsidies under Obamacare, as conservatives renew a bid to repeal and replace the law.