The winners for the Juneau Assembly’s wish list include: Juneau Access Project; Rainforest Recovery Center and extending the West Douglas pioneer road. The losers include a new Juneau Arts and Cultural Center, refurbishing Centennial Hall and developing the former NOAA marine lab at Auke Bay.
Oprah Winfrey and some of her friends will be cruising through Alaska next month. Forbes reports that the seven-day Holland America cruise “Share the Adventure” departs from Seattle on July 15 on July 15. The 2,104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.
The proposal for a 130-unit high-rise apartment building to be built over a downtown city parking lot has alarmed some community members. But city officials say there is no final plan and closure of the deal is still months away.
In visits to the Lower 48, Alaskans may have caught a ride in an Uber or Lyft car. Now, people around the state can use the ride-hailing companies at home. This month, Alaska became the latest state to make way for the transportation apps.