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High winds blow down trees, knock out power

High winds blow down trees, knock out powerThere were at least four electrical outages ranging from half-an-hour to over 2 hours in length.

Students get early start on firefighting career

Students get early start on firefighting careerCapital City Fire/Rescue holds a Cadet Firefighter Graduation on Saturday at the Auke Bay Station.

Hearing scheduled for Haven House appeal

Hearing scheduled for Haven House appealThe Juneau Assembly must decide whether to uphold or overturn the transitional home's conditional use permit.

‘Gremlins’ partially to blame for Sitka outage

‘Gremlins’ partially to blame for Sitka outageAll of Sitka lost power for a little under an hour Wednesday afternoon when a protective relay tripped at the Jarvis St. diesel substation.

Juneau joins chorus of communities calling for international mine review panel

Juneau joins chorus of communities calling for international mine review panelJuneau has joined a growing number of communities to call for an international panel to review mines along the U.S.-Canada border near Southeast Alaska.

Dimond Park leisure pool closed after “fecal incident”

The leisure pool at Juneau’s Dimond Park Aquatic Center was temporarily closed this afternoon, following what city officials called a "fecal incident."

Pot smoke added to Juneau’s indoor smoking ban

Pot smoke added to Juneau’s indoor smoking banThe Juneau Assembly unanimously voted to amend the city’s indoor public smoking ban to include pot, despite objections from some marijuana advocates.

Juneau School District preps for grim budget

Juneau School District preps for grim budget"You really can’t solve multimillion dollar budget crisis by cutting $5,000 here or $4,000 here," says Superintendent Mark Miller.

Scattered services make homelessness in Haines hard to grasp

Scattered services make homelessness in Haines hard to graspThere is no shelter or centralized service tasked with responding to homelessness.

Sitka to sell several properties to Silver Bay Seafoods

Sitka to sell several properties to Silver Bay SeafoodsSitka will sell off a significant portion of its land at the Gary Paxton Industrial Park.