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Rain and wind put a damper on derby catches

Rain and wind put a damper on derby catchesParticipants of last weekend’s derby caught about 15,000 pounds of fish, half of what was caught last year.

School board begins self-assessment behind closed doors

School board begins self-assessment behind closed doorsThe board will discuss the other nine categories of the self-assessment during a public board retreat Sept. 13.

School district brings in outside attorney to investigate alleged hazing

School district brings in outside attorney to investigate alleged hazing"There’s an allegation that some older students either kidnapped or in some way took some younger students out to a remote area and there was paddling or hitting involved," Miller says.

State has no plans or funds to replace steel float in Gustavus

State has no plans or funds to replace steel float in Gustavus"It is our hope to bring that float back to the harbor, but nothing is certain," says DOT's Kirk Miller.

Past derby scholarship winner gives back

Past derby scholarship winner gives backJonathan Gunstrom is the dock foreman in Douglas. He and his crew volunteer 12-14 hours each day

U.S. Coast Guard investigates whale watching captain

U.S. Coast Guard investigates whale watching captainA blood alcohol level of .04 percent is the legal limit for operating a commercial vehicle.

Local whale watching captain nabbed for driving boat intoxicated

Local whale watching captain nabbed for driving boat intoxicatedA breath sample revealed his blood alcohol level to be .115 percent.

8-year-old busker raises more than $1,500

8-year-old busker raises more than $1,500Sophia’s busking effort spread outside of Juneau. Donations came from Wasilla, Seattle, Reno and Pittsburgh.

Parents turn in kids wanted in school vandalism, break-in

Parents turn in kids wanted in school vandalism, break-inPolice say the boys responsible all live in the same Lemon Creek area near the school.

Former Haines exchange student now living in war zone

Former Haines exchange student now living in war zone"When we hear a near bomb, we are saying that our house is going to be the next one," Haytham Mohanna says.