A long-running lawsuit over rural education has been settled, and will provide $18-million for Alaska’s poorest-performing schools.
New planning rules for national forests will have little immediate impact on Southeast Alaska. But they could mean some changes for Southcentral forest lands.
The Juneau Homeless Coalition’s 3rd annual Project Homeless Connect event was held at three downtown locations today (Wednesday).
Bartlett Regional Hospital’s board of directors has named Dennis Stillman interim Chief Financial Officer. He takes over for Garth Hamblin, who’s leaving due to the board’s new consulting contract with Quorum Health Resources.
Juneau residents can see city manager candidates Norman “Buddy” Custard and Kim Kiefer in action tonight (Wednesday) when they take part in a public presentation and reception at City Hall.
The ferry Taku may be back in action on Thursday (January 26th), after its second breakdown this month. The 370-passenger ship was tied up in Juneau Sunday night due to a problem with its propeller control system. Officials then cancelled a roundtrip sailing to Prince Rupert.
A partially eaten deer found in a Juneau neighborhood on Monday has Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists scratching their heads.
Construction of a new facility to house the state Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums in Juneau is on track to get underway in earnest this summer.
Senator Albert Kookesh continues his focus on rural problems this legislative session. That includes a continued push for more rescue boats and improved village water systems.