There’s about to be a new resource to educate locals, tour guides and visitors about the humpback whales of Southeast Alaska.
Juneau’s high school basketball and hockey players no longer have to wear masks while playing the game. They can instead participate in increased testing.
A new exhibit at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum features paintings created by local artist Avery Skaggs. Skaggs is in a wheelchair and is non-verbal, but expresses himself through art.
Juneau’s schools are set to open to students on Monday. KTOO’s Bridget Dowd spoke with Juneau School District Superintendent Bridget Weiss about what it takes to keep schools open during a surge of new COVID-19 cases.
A winter storm watch will be in effect for the entire Alaska Panhandle.
At the Zach Gordon Youth Center, kids are helping take care of half a dozen chickens and collecting fresh eggs.
The city is asking for input from city departments and the public on how it should spend money from the marine passenger fees.
The Juneau Police Department responded to 10 car crashes between Saturday and Sunday. Nine of those accidents involved a single car.
The Juneau School District is no longer requiring students to quarantine at home after being exposed to someone who tests positive for COVID-19. Instead, families now have the option to use antigen tests before sending their kids out the door.
The school district has been working with community partners like Sealaska Heritage Institute, the Douglas Indian Association, and Goldbelt Heritage Foundation to foster the revitalization of Lingít language.