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 few years ago, Juneau School District gradually started cutting the travel budget for high school activities. Then the money stopped.
- Project coordinator Katharine Heumann said the decision came after hearing criticism of the proposal from Travel Juneau and members of the community.
- Wednesday is the first day of school for about 4,700 students across Juneau.
- Eight buoy tenders and their crews from Alaska, British Columbia, and the Pacific Northwest are in Juneau this week for the annual Buoy Tender Roundup and Olympics.