The 32-unit Housing First apartments built to house Juneau’s most vulnerable homeless residents won’t open until mid-September. The $8.2 million project is modeled after similar housing projects in Anchorage, Fairbanks and other parts of the country.
The 2020 dollar coin honoring Elizabeth Peratrovich will either have a literal image of the Alaska Native civil rights leader on it, or a Raven holding a key — a symbol of her Tlingit Raven moiety and her role in agitating for an anti-discrimination law.
Dogs and their two-legged friends won’t be able to compete in the annual Super Dog Frisbee contest in Douglas this year on the Fourth of July. The tradition has special meaning for a black lab named Butch and his handlers, who placed in the last two.