Here's a slideshow of July 4th photos from Douglas, Juneau, Sitka and Petersburg.
For the last four years, the Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit has brought together some of the brightest young minds in the industry. The gathering took place in Juneau for the first time this year.
Governor Sean Parnell’s capital budget proposes improving eight Southeast boat harbors and making plans for another one. It also makes a payment toward a new state museum, library and archives building based in Juneau.
Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho says he’s disappointed the state’s Local Boundary Commission has denied the city’s request to consolidate competing land claims between Juneau and Petersburg.
The City and Borough of Juneau will file an annexation petition with the state’s Local Boundary Commission tomorrow (Wednesday), seeking to incorporate roughly 1,952 square miles of unorganized land south of the current CBJ boundary.
No compromise following a meeting earlier this week (Wednesday) of Juneau and Petersburg officials over a land dispute between the two communities. But the discussion between city leaders is being described as productive.
Southeast Alaskans head to the polls on Tuesday, October 4th. They will choose city and borough leaders and voice opinions on a variety of ballot … more