In this newscast: The second part of KTOO’s series about Juneau’s unique urban avalanche danger explores the history of the Behrends neighborhood; Many fishermen are unsure whether or not they still need to register their vessels with the Department of Motor Vehicles, which has been a requirement for a few years, a new state house bill has put that on pause.
Businesses in Petersburg responding to an annual survey say they lost nearly half of their revenue because of the COVID-19 pandemic and laid off 9% of their workforce.
This year’s Anchorage Mayor’s Marathon had its share of oddities, including a black bear that blocked the trail and held up racers. An even more extraordinary sight was a runner racing in a pair of 3-inch heels.
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Before there was a Behrends neighborhood, the avalanche path that goes through it saw slides big enough to level forests. It will happen again someday.
Johnson-Barr’s death rippled across the state, generating outrage over the high rates of violence against Alaska Native women and children.
Jen Martin with Lindblad Expeditions said the cancellations were caused in part by issues with docking in Provideniya.
The lawsuit is asking the courts to rule on a hypothetical: If Dunleavy signs the previous version of the budget passed by the Legislature, can legislative support staff legally continue issuing paychecks to workers from that branch of government?
The project will include the longhouse pavilion and new trails connecting Tlingit Park to Front Street and the waterfront.
For the first time, volunteer observers counted how many Cook Inlet belugas passed through the rivers between March and May.