Royal Dutch Shell PLC says it no longer plans to try to drill deep enough to reach oil in exploratory wells off Alaska’s coast this year.
Commercial fishermen may be eligible for relief after low salmon returns this year.
Stanley Ford intends to open in mid-October on Mallard Street.
The sign out front still says Alaskan & Proud, but the new Foodland IGA is now open in the only large-scale grocery space in downtown Juneau.
Downtown Juneau’s only large-scale full service grocer is closed Sunday while employees work to transition from Alaskan & Proud ownership to the new Myers Group Foodland IGA.
A group of Juneau residents continue to explore the possibility of starting a cooperative grocery store, despite last week’s announcement that Myers Group IGA will soon be anchor tenant in the Foodland Shopping Center.
Labor was celebrated in Juneau on Monday at the annual Central Labor Council picnic at Sandy Beach.
A lease has been signed with the Myers Group to open Foodland IGA on Sept. 9, the day after Alaskan and Proud closes its doors.
GCI representative Wayne Haerer said the site will enhance the signal strength for voice, digital data and text to the Mendenhall Valley, where the signal is inadequate.
A Juneau food cooperative that formed in a bid to take over the only full service grocery store downtown is moving ahead with startup efforts, despite a commercial operator that looks poised to take over the Alaskan & Proud space.