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Tourist shops asked to help keep downtown Juneau attractive year round

Tourist shops asked to help keep downtown Juneau attractive year round"Some businesses just put up a piece of dark paper to cover their window," Brian Holst says.

Juneau employment down in 2013 as government sector shed jobs

Juneau employment down in 2013 as government sector shed jobsJuneau lost about 240 jobs last year, led by a 2.7 percent dip in government sector employment

Art is big business in Southeast Alaska

Art is big business in Southeast AlaskaWhat are the arts worth to Southeast Alaska? A new economic study says at least $60 million a year in business.

The Tongass tightrope: Balancing diverse interests by committee

The Tongass tightrope: Balancing diverse interests by committeeTongass Advisory Committee member Eric Nichols says it's a huge challenge to come up with policies for a viable timber industry without old growth.

Fish and Game gives trollers more time to fish

Fish and Game gives trollers more time to fishThe Southeast Alaska summer troll fishery is being extended by 10 days, but many fishermen won't take advantage

Juneau remains part of ‘battle for Seattle’ between Delta & Alaska

Juneau remains part of ‘battle for Seattle’ between Delta & AlaskaWho’s winning? The traveler is.

Can the Tongass support sustainable logging?

Can the Tongass support sustainable logging?A regional committee tasked with advising the U.S. Forest Service on how to manage logging in the Tongass begins three days of meetings in Juneau today.

City decision on blighted Gastineau Apartments expected soon

City decision on blighted Gastineau Apartments expected soonCity officials are considering various actions against the owner of the condemned apartment building in downtown Juneau

Southeast “trash wood” finds new markets

Southeast “trash wood” finds new marketsSoutheast residents will be able to buy locally milled lumber in the future as small scale timber sales begin on Mitkof Island.

New UAS dorm provides housing for about 100 freshmen

New UAS dorm provides housing for about 100 freshmenThe $14.3 million facility opened at the end of August.