As Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected yesterday, Alaska’s bishops were in Juneau for the annual meeting of the Alaska Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Blinking lights and pink umbrellas will be on display Thursday night at the Goldtown Nickelodeon as students in the Juneau School District’s CARES program show off their work.
Juneau’s Twin Lakes are slowly receding and will remain dry through April to control the invasive weed milfoil.
Last night Mitch Seavey emerged as the winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. It was his second win and the second time Aliy Zirkle came in second behind a Seavey.
An avalanche described as a powder cloud came down Mount Juneau Tuesday morning.
The Juneau school board has approved a new three-year contract with Superintendent Glen Gelbrich.
We will have a winner today. White Mountain is next, with Mitch Seavey carrying a narrowing lead in the Iditarod. Aliy Zirkle and Jeff King are cutting rest to try to keep up with Seavey along the coast to Nome.
Public school teachers might have to wait a couple years longer to acquire tenure rights if a bill proposed in the Alaska House is passed.
Less than 5 percent of food consumed in Alaska is harvested in the state, according to a 2007 study by the United States Department of Agriculture.
It may be months before the Federal Communications Commission rules on GCI’s application to take over two small television stations in Southeast Alaska and one in Anchorage.