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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.

Innovation required to deal with budget shortfall, Walker says

Innovation required to deal with budget shortfall, Walker saysSpeaking at JEDC's Innovation Summit, Walker says Alaska will need ingenuity - and possibly carrot beer - to deal with the state's budget deficit.

The Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities is tonight

The Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities is tonightThe Juneau Arts and Culture Center hosts the Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities tonight.

New Sealaska logging sites near earlier cuts

New Sealaska logging sites near earlier cutsSealaska says it will begin logging its new lands later this year. The first two parcels to be cut will be on Prince of Wales Island and the Cleveland Peninsula.

Puppets showcase ‘low-tech, high magic’

Puppets showcase ‘low-tech, high magic’Locals donate time and materials to construct giant puppets for upcoming events around Juneau.

Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen nominated for a Grammy

Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen nominated for a GrammyFrank Solivan, a musician with roots in Juneau and Alaska, leads a band called Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen.

Task force offers plan to entice more federal research jobs to Juneau

Task force offers plan to entice more federal research jobs to JuneauAbout 75 percent of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s nearly 340 employees are based in Seattle and other parts of the Pacific Northwest.

Science societies oppose old-growth logging

Science societies oppose old-growth loggingMore scientists have joined a campaign to stop old-growth logging in Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.

Tongass transition panel chafes at early deadline

Tongass transition panel chafes at early deadlineMembers of the Tongass Advisory Committee are unhappy with U.S. Forest Service efforts to speed up their work.

Juneau Assembly, legislative delegation discuss budget issues

Juneau Assembly, legislative delegation discuss budget issuesThe Juneau Assembly met with the city’s legislative delegation, as well as its state and federal lobbyists over breakfast Wednesday.