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Downtown Egan Drive upgrades on track

Downtown Egan Drive upgrades on track

Egan Drive from Main Street to 10th Street is slated for major upgrades next year.

Alaskans, Yukoners filled doomed steamship

Alaskans, Yukoners filled doomed steamship

Historian reflects on impact of Princess Sophia sinking near Juneau, greatest maritime tragedy in Alaska waters

10 weeks until Juneau goes over a fecal cliff

10 weeks until Juneau goes over a fecal cliff

Juneau’s processed poop is going to start piling up come Jan. 1, unless a new disposal arrangement comes together soon.

Soon, you’ll be able to hitch your bike to a rain boot

Soon, you’ll be able to hitch your bike to a rain boot

Juneau is buying bike racks that double as public art with locally inspired motifs.

STIP comments due Wednesday

STIP comments due Wednesday

Public comment closes Wednesday on the Alaska Statewide Transportation Improvement Program that sets state priorities through 2015.

Alaska’s fast ferries getting new engines installed

Alaska’s fast ferries getting new engines installed

German engine manufacturer will bear the costs of the vessel refits

The ‘who’ and the ‘why’ of the middle school travel ban

The ‘who’ and the ‘why’ of the middle school travel ban

The anonymity of the travel ban’s community supporters is breeding skeptics of the official explanation.

New trees for Centennial Hall, new lights for Egan Drive

New trees for Centennial Hall, new lights for Egan Drive

Cottonwoods will be replaced, dark roadway will be illuminated

Active-shooter drill planned on ferry Matanuska

Active-shooter drill planned on ferry Matanuska

An active-shooter drill is planned for Thursday morning on board the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Matanuska. During the training exercise, the ferry will be docked in downtown Ketchikan.

Ferry staff repairing LeConte generator

Ferry staff repairing LeConte generator

The ferry LeConte is on schedule to return to service Tuesday, Oct. 8. The small ship was out of service Oct. 6-7 due to a generator failure.