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Coalition forms to address downtown Juneau problems

Coalition forms to address downtown Juneau problemsA downtown cleanup is set for July 25th, an effort to begin to tackle problems in Juneau’s core.

Ketchikan approves background checks for volunteer chaperones

Ketchikan approves background checks for volunteer chaperonesThe Ketchikan School Board Wednesday night approved required background checks for volunteer chaperones on overnight school-sponsored trips.

AWARE breaks ground for new 12-unit apartment building

AWARE breaks ground for new 12-unit apartment buildingAWARE's Mandy Cole says it’s emotional watching the acre of land being cleared.

How to shuck: a primer for OysterFest

How to shuck: a primer for OysterFestVolunteers are learning how to shuck bivalves in preparation for the Third Annual OysterFest this weekend.

Alaska museums awarded grants for exhibits, training

Alaska museums awarded grants for exhibits, trainingThree Alaska museums have received more than $142,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

In transition: When a family of five calls one room home

In transition: When a family of five calls one room homeJuneau charity organization St. Vincent de Paul has a record high number of people staying in its transitional housing shelter.

Federal agents blow up explosives at Petersburg’s rock pit

Federal agents blow up explosives at Petersburg’s rock pitFederal agents destroyed over 50 pounds of an explosive in Petersburg’s rock pit behind the community’s airport Wednesday afternoon.

Murkowski joins Democrats on vote for birth control coverage

Murkowski joins Democrats on vote for birth control coverageA U.S. Senate bill requiring companies to cover birth control in employee healthcare plans failed a procedural vote yesterday.

Judge blocks law limiting Medicaid payments for abortion

A superior court judge has blocked a law restricting Medicaid payments for abortion from going into effect.

Juneau police still looking for witnesses to racial outburst at Celebration

Juneau police still looking for witnesses to racial outburst at CelebrationLt. Kris Sell hopes witnesses who haven’t yet talked to the police will come forward.