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Alaska Communications sells wireless customer base to GCI

Alaska Communications sells wireless customer base to GCIGeneral Communication, Inc. – or GCI – will purchase Alaska Communications’ cell phone customer base. The $300 million purchase should be finalized by the end of March 2015.

Can Auke Bay become more than a waffle stop?

Can Auke Bay become more than a waffle stop?Community members with a vision to turn Auke Bay into a destination for shopping, dining and sightseeing present their plan tonight.

New Goldbelt CEO is CIA, Homeland Security veteran

Robert Irwin of Virginia has decades of experience in the federal government and officially begins work at the Juneau-based Native corporation Dec. 15.

Why local businesses aren’t big on Black Friday

Why local businesses aren’t big on Black FridayWhile the big box stores fill their aisles with Thanksgiving and Black Friday deal hunters, small businesses in Juneau are eager for Small Business Saturday.

Forest Service: Transition means fewer unmilled logs

Forest Service: Transition means fewer unmilled logsAbout half of the timber cut in the Tongass National Forest is shipped in the round. When all that unmilled timber leaves the region, potential jobs leave with it.

Sealaska dividends range from $80 to $980

Sealaska dividends range from $80 to $980Sealaska’s winter shareholders’ dividends will again include no operational profits. That reflects last year’s multi-million-dollar deficit.

Mine critics target investors, government officials

Mine critics target investors, government officialsTransboundary mine critics are trying a new tactic in their opposition to the KSM mine. They’re telling investors it's a bad place to put their money.

Legislature OKs more money for Capitol renovation

Legislature OKs more money for Capitol renovationWork under an existing $6.5 million contract on the west wing of the building is wrapping now.

Future of Sportsman’s Warehouse in Juneau unclear

Future of Sportsman’s Warehouse in Juneau unclearMeanwhile, several long-standing Nugget Mall businesses were forced to relocate to make room for the national chain

Juneau Empire online paywall down temporarily

Juneau Empire online paywall down temporarilyDirector of Audience Abby Lowell expects the paywall to be back up by the end of the week