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Juneau welcomes new governor at holiday open house

Juneau welcomes new governor at holiday open houseGov. Bill Walker, Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and their families greeted Juneau residents at the Governor's Mansion Tuesday for the annual holiday open house.

Climate change creates concern over subsistence food safety

Climate change creates concern over subsistence food safetyThe ANTHC Center for Climate Change and Health is launching a program to give hunters in the Bering Strait region test strips to check for germs, viruses and parasites that cause disease in humans.

Bird flu prompts BC poultry import ban

Alaska’s state veterinarian, Dr. Bob Gerlak, avian flu doesn't generally affect humans, but it is detrimental to other birds, including wild birds. That’s why the ban includes any hunter-harvested or wild birds from the province.

Football coach’s future to be decided in court

The Juneau School District is appealing arbitrator's ruling that Bill Byouer should get his job back

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center may increase fees starting in 2016

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center may increase fees starting in 2016The U.S. Forest Service is proposing a new fee for some trails near the Mendenhall Glacier.

St. Vincent de Paul to build 41 affordable housing units for seniors

St. Vincent de Paul to build 41 affordable housing units for seniorsGeneral manager Dan Austin has been working on the project for 10 years. He hopes to break ground next summer

Fire destroys lone store in Arctic Alaska village

A fire has destroyed the only store in the Arctic village of Kivalina.

Regents to mull University of Alaska tobacco ban

Regents to mull University of Alaska tobacco banThe University of Alaska Board of Regents will consider implementing a tobacco ban on all campuses.

Members of Juneau community hold “I Can’t Breathe” rally

Members of Juneau community hold “I Can’t Breathe” rallyThe rally, similar to protests held around the country, attracted about 40 people in the capital city.

New governor to hold annual Holiday Open House

New governor to hold annual Holiday Open HouseThe Governor’s annual Holiday Open House will take place Tuesday, Dec. 9 at the Governor's House.