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Is Juneau ready for a cruise ship security threat?

Is Juneau ready for a cruise ship security threat?Emergency officials in Juneau are testing their response to a cruise ship security threat today.

Alaska Native languages bill clears final House committee

Alaska Native languages bill clears final House committeeA bill symbolically making 20 Alaska Native languages official state languages is heading to the House floor for a vote.

Lost teens rescued off Mt. Juneau

Lost teens rescued off Mt. JuneauTwo teenage boys were rescued Sunday night after getting lost on Mt. Juneau as the temperature dropped.

Bartlett Regional Hospital board to begin CEO deliberations

Bartlett Regional Hospital board to begin CEO deliberationsFive candidates interviewed last week for the position of Bartlett Regional Hospital CEO.

Public testimony scheduled for Egan’s retirement choice bill

Public testimony scheduled for Egan’s retirement choice billSenate Bill 30 would let local and state government workers choose between a traditional pension and a 401(k)-style retirement savings account.

House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws critics

House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws criticsTwo bills dealing with Alaska Native issues got different receptions from members of the Legislature on Thursday.

City readies for Douglas Highway extension

City readies for Douglas Highway extensionAs soon as this summer, the city will be ready to apply for permits to build a pioneer road at the end of North Douglas Highway.

After-school program asks Assembly for $48,500 funding

After-school program asks Assembly for $48,500 fundingIt’s 4 o’ clock in the afternoon and 12-year-old John Barresi’s school day ended an hour ago. But the sixth grader is still hanging out at Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School working on a project.

Ferry workers’ testimony cut short again on salary bill

Ferry workers’ testimony cut short again on salary billFor the second time this legislative session, Alaska Marine Highway workers were shut out from testifying against a bill that would cut their salaries.

New scanner to ease luggage backlog at Juneau airport

New scanner to ease luggage backlog at Juneau airportJuneau Airport Manager Patty deLaBruere says luggage has been piling up in the lobby before morning flights, causing delays