At the end of last year’s legislative session, Juneau found itself on the hook for more than $5 million in cost shifts from the state.
The National Weather Service in Juneau reported gusts of more than 100 mph in downtown Thursday morning.
Strong winds and high tides caused the tugboat Lumberman to drag anchor and drift south, raising concerns that it could endanger private or public property.
Below-average temperatures across the northern panhandle this weekend could complicate things for Juneau residents.
As an executive from Norwegian Cruise Line made the rounds this week to talk about plans for a new private dock downtown, neighborhood associations came together for the first time to share their own thoughts on the industry.
The City and Borough of Juneau announced Katie Koester as the new public works and engineering director on Monday. Former Director Mike Vigue retired earlier this month.
Cody Eyre’s family claims that the city of Fairbanks and the Alaska Department of Public Safety failed to properly train officers to respond to a mental health crisis, and that officers used excessive force.
Up until now, Alaska was the only state in the country that had not reported any instances of e-cigarette or vaping-related lung injury.
A new cabin at the city-owned Eaglecrest Ski Area opened for bookings last week. It’s not the only project aimed at increasing the number of options available to weekend adventurers.
The Alaska Municipal League says the goal is to eliminate a major disadvantage local brick-and-mortar businesses face when competing with online stores.