Up to 12 times a year, search and rescue agencies send crews out to the West Glacier trail area to find lost and stranded hikers. An Eagle Scout is trying to fix that problem, and teach about the glacier’s history at the same time.
In 1962, the Douglas Indian Village was set ablaze to make way for a new harbor. This month marks 53 years since the city displaced households of Tlingit T’aaku Kwáan families.
The seven-word petition is addressed to the City and Borough of Juneau, which doesn’t control the all-flags display and hasn’t officially weighed in on the controversy.
Juneau Rep. Cathy Muñoz says to expect a special legislative session sometime in the fall, this time in the capital city.
The cautionary comments were made in NorthWind Architects’ proposal for a city contract for demolition plans of the Gastineau Apartments.
The flag, which features a full image of the Confederate flag in its upper left corner, was removed Saturday morning after a monthlong debate.
“There’s just nowhere else on earth like this,” says Allie Smith, a teacher at Juneau’s Auke Bay Elementary School.
Much of the conversation at Monday’s Assembly meeting centered on housing and how Juneau could grow as a city.
National Transportation Safety Board inspector Chris Shaver was able to see the crash site Saturday with the help of a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter.
Greg Salard was arrested in October for alleged receipt, possession and distribution of child pornography over the internet.