Juneau 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.
The leisure pool at Juneau’s Dimond Park Aquatic Center was temporarily closed this afternoon, following what city officials called a "fecal incident."
The Juneau Assembly unanimously voted to amend the city’s indoor public smoking ban to include pot, despite objections from some marijuana advocates.
"You really can’t solve multimillion dollar budget crisis by cutting $5,000 here or $4,000 here," says Superintendent Mark Miller.
There is no shelter or centralized service tasked with responding to homelessness.
Sitka will sell off a significant portion of its land at the Gary Paxton Industrial Park.
The City of Sitka wants to have some regulations in place by the time the public use of marijuana becomes legal in Alaska on February 24.
The Juneau Assembly has officially committed $1.5 million to a Housing First project aimed at helping the chronically homeless.