Liz Perry, president and CEO of Travel Juneau, said the Ironman Alaska triathlon organizer called her to say that the decision arose from economic concerns like inflation and the potential for a recession.
At Monday’s Assembly meeting, members praised Kirby Day for his leadership of Tourism Best Management Practices for the last 25 years.
Sen. Jesse Kiehl and Rep. Andi Story ran unopposed for reelection, while Rep. Sara Hannan won 78% of the vote in her race against one opponent.
After weathering a pandemic and years of stagnant state education funding, Weiss said it felt like the right time to move on after 39 years in education.
For Indigenous artists from across the state and Outside, it represented a welcome return to the market circuit. AFN’s show is the largest of its kind in the state.
The proceeds not only keeps the lights on and the roof from leaking, they help the organization pay for annual scholarships for students and hold cultural events.
During his decade teaching at the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau, Neely established himself as a devoted educator and a community advocate for criminal justice reform.
Another ballot measure, Proposition 1, asked voters to authorize the city to borrow up to $35 million to help pay for a new City Hall. “No” votes are ahead by 242.
The community of about 650 residents had three open city council seats on the ballot this year.
Two city council seats, one school board seat and a liquor board seat were on the ballot in Hoonah.