The Alaska Northern Waters Task Force has given the legislature its findings and recommendations on the effects of climate change in the Arctic – and how the state fits into national and international interests in the region.
A memorial service is planned for February 12th for former Hoonah Mayor Alf ‘Windy’ Skaflestad, who passed away last Saturday at the age of 75 after a long battle with prostate cancer.
Should the City and Borough of Juneau be regulating development near eagle nests, and if so, to what extent? The CBJ Planning Commission will take a look at those questions over the next several months and make a recommendation to the Juneau Assembly.
Thane Road is blocked Thursday morning due to an avalanche that slid across the road all the way to Gastineau Channel. Meanwhile, another slide rumbled down the Behrends Path on Mt. Juneau Wednesday. CBJ Emergency Management Department warns risk of avalanches will continue to be high for at least the next 48 hours.
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More than 60 percent of signatures collected by the group behind a citizen’s initiative to revive the Alaska Coastal Management Program have been verified by an initial computer review.
The Juneau Assembly has appointed Kim Kiefer as the next city manager. The longtime city employee, and current deputy manager, will replace Rod Swope, who’s retiring March 31st.
Capital City Fire and Rescue is asking for the public’s help in clearing snow from around fire hydrants.
The second floor of the Alaska Department of Public Safety building in Juneau was evacuated for about an hour this afternoon (Monday), while a structural engineer checked the facility.
Longtime Juneau businessman and Chamber of Commerce luminary Romer Derr passed away yesterday (Thursday) at the age of 75. He’s being remembered not just for his efforts to improve Juneau’s economy, but for his participation in the Capital City’s first ever statehood celebration.