A Washington state man will be the new Community Development Director for the City and Borough of Juneau.
Loren Jones is collecting voters’ signatures for his CBJ nomination petition. He intends to file for the Assembly District One seat on August 3rd, the first day of the filing period for the October municipal election.
An amateur sailor with no open-ocean experience embarked on a 1,200-mile trip across the Gulf of Alaska in a 24-foot sailboat in May. He was rescued last week from a beach on Akutan Island in the Aleutians and dropped off in Dutch Harbor, where he sought to tell his story.
A sailboat that left Juneau in mid-May is high and dry on Akutan Island in the Aleutians. Her sailor apparently is trying to raise money to finish his trip.
A Juneau eagle lost his lunch this morning, cutting electricity to 377 Lemon Creek Alaska Electric Light and Power customers.
The city is considering a short pioneer road from the end of North Douglas Highway as the first development in the area.
Juneau Police Chief Greg Browning says the investigation into last weekend’s deadly accident on Auke Lake may take weeks.
Witnesses to Saturday’s accident on Auke Lake, which resulted in a teenage girl’s death, should call Juneau police at 586-0600.
The CBJ Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will review Auke Lake regulations in the wake of an inner tube / jet ski collision that resulted in the death of a Juneau teenager.
A large professional office complex on Glacier Highway will soon be able to apply to the city for a second access route.