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Shell’s Arctic ‘beer can’ passes federal test in Puget Sound

Shell’s Arctic ‘beer can’ passes federal test in Puget Sound

It took several tries, and neither Shell nor the federal government announced the results. But a contractor successfully deployed Shell’s Arctic oil-spill containment system in Samish Bay in March.

Wolves in Yukon-Charley National Preserve drop by more than half

Wolves in Yukon-Charley National Preserve drop by more than half

Alaska’s predator control program has resulted in the number of wolves in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve dropping by more than half.

Lynden committed to purchasing Northland Marine Services

Lynden committed to purchasing Northland Marine Services

Lynden has signed a purchase agreement to buy Northland Marine Services.

Alaskans rally against domestic violence, exclusion from VAWA

Alaskans rally against domestic violence, exclusion from VAWA

More than two hundred people gathered for the annual Choose Respect Rally today on the capitol steps.

Alaska’s Little Orphan Otter Now Calls Vancouver Home

Alaska’s Little Orphan Otter Now Calls Vancouver Home

The female otter was transferred to the Vancouver Aquarium last Friday where she now lives with a couple of other SeaLife Center alums, Tanu and Elfin.

You’re going to need almost three minimum wage jobs to rent in Alaska

You’re going to need almost three minimum wage jobs to rent in Alaska

One job is not enough for minimum wage earners who rent in Alaska.

CBJ drains Twin Lakes

CBJ drains Twin Lakes

Juneau’s Twin Lakes are slowly receding and will remain dry through April to control the invasive weed milfoil.

Meteor explodes over Russia

Meteor explodes over Russia

Early this morning a meteor estimated to be about 10 tons, entered the Earth’s atmosphere and disintegrated over Russia.

Juneau makes it to the top of a surprising list

Juneau makes it to the top of a surprising list

When you think of cities with a lot of restaurant options places like Seattle, San Francisco, New York or New Orleans often come to mind.

Photos from the news in 2012

Photos from the news in 2012

2012 saw a variety of stories and events in Juneau. Here are some of the photos from this year covering major events, breaking news and … more