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Juneau Icefield Research Program founder, long-time director passes away

Juneau Icefield Research Program founder, long-time director passes away

Dr. Maynard Miller was 93 years old

Foggy Mountain Shop’s new owners ready to hit the trail running

Foggy Mountain Shop’s new owners ready to hit the trail running

Two longtime employees have bought the Juneau outdoor equipment and ski shop, which has been open for 40 years.

Deadline for applications for Kerttula’s seat

Deadline for applications for Kerttula’s seat

Democrats plan to have a list to Gov. Parnell by early next week.

Juneau Assembly to vote on bid award for cruise ship docks

Juneau Assembly to vote on bid award for cruise ship docks

Manson Construction of Seattle is expected to get the contract to do the massive cruise ship dock rebuild.

Are Alaska’s legislative districts getting too big?

Are Alaska’s legislative districts getting too big?

The chairman of the Alaska Redistricting Board says state residents need to have a conversation about the growing number of people who live in each legislative district.

SE Alaska population grows 3.8 percent from 2010-2013

SE Alaska population grows 3.8 percent from 2010-2013

In the first three years of this decade, Southeast Alaska reversed a trend of anemic population growth that defined the previous 10 years for the region.

Is Alaska’s economy grounded?

Is Alaska’s economy grounded?

Two economists Thursday offered different takes on what Alaska’s slowing economy means at the World Trade Center Alaska’s annual statewide economic forecast talk in Juneau.

Rain causes urban snow slides; danger is subsiding

Rain causes urban snow slides; danger is subsiding

The rain is creating drainage channels in the snowpack

Strong winds snap spruce tree

Strong winds snap spruce tree

A large Sitka spruce tree toppled over in Juneau’s Evergreen Cemetery during a storm that blew through Southeast Alaska Tuesday.

Juneau school board pushes for increased state funding for education

Juneau school board pushes for increased state funding for education

The Juneau Board of Education on Tuesday approved its legislative priorities for the next year.