The Haines community already is doing a lot to promote less waste, but this Earth Day a recycling organization in the Southeast Alaska town is trying to take it to a whole new level. With high prices at the landfill, the community of 2,500 has a big incentive to throw less away.
A controversial initiative to require electric vehicle owners to buy a permit to use city-owned charging stations has been shelved for further study. The Juneau Commission on Sustainability – which criticized the idea – has been tasked to gather public input and report back to the Assembly.
Emry and Casey Harris started Game On with a vision to make the gaming industry more welcoming and inclusive for everyone. Their store was recently named a finalist in a national small business competition.
A Haines School administrator is breaking the silence on long closeted allegations of sexual abuse by a former superintendent and teacher. A new revelation from her late husband is igniting the conversation.
The City and Borough of Juneau formally accepted $235,000 in donor money from the Juneau Community Foundation, which is leading the fundraising. Efforts are underway to break ground this summer to replace the playground destroyed last year by arson.