While the sponsors say the New JACC Partnership’s full-page ad in the Juneau Empire wasn’t intended to be political, those upset by it feel the ad implied their support for a contentious ballot proposition.
The most contentious part of Juneau’s municipal election has turned out to be a trio of ballot propositions related to funding for the community’s aging arts venues.
With this grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the institute says it’s about 70% to its goal for this project.
The walrus-hide blanket they created will be used for blanket toss competitions in Juneau.
Deke Dickerson and Sally Jo played live on “Juneau Afternoon” Friday. This weekend, they’re due to play in Petersburg Friday night, Sitka on Saturday and in Juneau on Sunday.
Alaska’s alcohol control board has proposed a rule change that would further limit events at breweries and distilleries. Business owners and industry groups are raising concerns about the proposal.
Christopherson had never toured anywhere outside of Anchorage before winning the contest. And even though he was born and raised in Alaska, this was his first time visiting Juneau.
Among the funding the Alaska Legislature restored that Gov. Mike Dunleavy let stand was $3,869,600 for the Alaska State Council on the Arts.
Three questions related to updating and improving Juneau’s arts and culture venues will appear on the municipal ballot.
The gloves and mittens used in the art exhibit “Goodbye” are all handmade and each pair was loaned to the exhibit by an Alaskan or member of the local Whitehorse community.