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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.

DOT cleans up small slide along Glacier Highway

DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow says the slide occurred in the White path avalanche area of Mount Juneau and was mopped up relatively quickly.

Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communities

Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communitiesAnother large, wet and warm weather system is looming off the Southeast Alaska coast.

Will DOT changes help or hurt the ferry system?

Will DOT changes help or hurt the ferry system?Could the firing of three top state transportation officials put the Alaska Marine Highway at risk? That’s what some ferry supporters are asking.

Warm weather prompts weekday closure of Eaglecrest Ski Area

Warm weather prompts weekday closure of Eaglecrest Ski AreaEaglecrest Ski Area is closed today and tomorrow due to warm weather and rain.

Egan aims to protect Juneau during budget crunch

Egan aims to protect Juneau during budget crunchLike most lawmakers, Juneau Sen. Dennis Egan expects Alaska’s multibillion dollar deficit to be the top issue during the upcoming legislative session.