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.
- A 38-year-old Juneau man injured in an officer-involved shooting early Saturday on Ocean View Drive has been medevaced to Seattle.
- Juneau police reported five people injured in a four-vehicle accident on Egan Drive at Fred Meyer.
- A state economist said the oil and gas industry is shrinking fast, but it could bottom out soon.
- Tlingit battle helmets were designed to inspire fear. The thick, wooden head armor carried imagery of strong warriors, fierce animals or revered ancestors.