Alaska’s film and television producers fear an attempt to repeal the 7-year-old tax credit system will stifle their growing industry.
Members of the Alaska Youth Policy Summit shared traumatic stories of drug abuse, foster care and mental illness with state legislators on Tuesday.
Customers of Paradise Café in the Mendenhall Valley can now enjoy a cocktail with their coffee and scone, as the eatery begins serving alcohol to customers.
Alaska’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board director has given recommendations on how to improve the rollout of marijuana regulation in the coming months.
A bill introduced in the Alaska Legislature this week opens debate on “death with dignity” in the state. The legislation would allow terminally ill residents to request a lethal prescription to end their life.
Juneau’s Baconfest brings together local culinary talent to manipulate America’s beloved pork product. Bacon-infused ice cream, popcorn and cocktails are a few dishes attendees can taste on Saturday at the annual fundraiser.
The Glory Hole Shelter and Soup Kitchen reopened its doors Wednesday morning after plumbing repairs closed down its headquarters for the last two months.
The Juneau Assembly on Monday passed a 200 percent local tax increase on cigarettes, giving the capital city the highest tobacco tax rate in Alaska. The Assembly also implemented a new tax on e-cigarettes.
High pressure traveling down from Canada caused winds to reach up to 77 mph in Juneau over the weekend. The winds carried an unused gangway from a parking lot into Douglas Harbor.
Local agencies offer various services such as blood testing, oral cancer screenings, legal advice and housing applications at the annual Project Homeless Connect event. Job loss has been surveyed as the most reoccurring reason for homelessness in Juneau from previous years at the event.