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Yukon Quest sled dogs get their final pre-race check up

Yukon Quest sled dogs get their final pre-race check upOver the weekend, veterinarians looked over the sled dogs that will run the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race in both Fairbanks and Whitehorse.

Slideshow: JDHS beats Houston High in hockey series

Slideshow: JDHS beats Houston High in hockey seriesJuneau-Douglas High School played host to Houston High in a weekend series of hockey at Treadwell Ice Arena.

Juneau-raised dancer to perform at Super Bowl

Juneau-raised dancer to perform at Super BowlGenevieve Carson, 29, will be on stage at the NFL’s Super Bowl Tailgate Party.

Mushers hand off their drop bags in anticipation of 2015 Yukon Quest

Mushers hand off their drop bags in anticipation of 2015 Yukon QuestYukon Quest mushers dropped off all the food and gear they’ll need for the 1000-mile sled dog race in both Fairbanks and Whitehorse, Yukon over the weekend.

Eaglecrest suspends lift operations due to lack of snow

Eaglecrest suspends lift operations due to lack of snowJuneau’s Eaglecrest Ski Area is halting lift operations until it receives enough snow to open at least part of the upper mountain.

People with disabilities find independence through skiing

People with disabilities find independence through skiingORCA brainstorms solutions for how to make skiing enjoyable for everyone.

Warm weather prompts weekday closure of Eaglecrest Ski Area

Warm weather prompts weekday closure of Eaglecrest Ski AreaEaglecrest Ski Area is closed today and tomorrow due to warm weather and rain.

Advisory committee lays groundwork for revisiting middle school travel policy

Advisory committee lays groundwork for revisiting middle school travel policyA public meeting rekindled sore feelings about the Juneau School District’s travel ban on middle school athletics.

Black Bear Chair to run on Thursday

Black Bear Chair to run on Thursday "We didn’t want to send people up there for an experience that was simply not enjoyable," says General Manager Matt Lillard.

Waiting for snow, and helping Mother Nature

Waiting for snow, and helping Mother NatureEaglecrest Ski Area managers turn on the snow-making guns to make a base.