The Wooshkeetaan Kootéeyaa, meaning Wooshkeetaan totem pole, used to be located outside of Centennial Hall, but it was taken down in 2016 and put in a warehouse because of weather damage.
The new policy is linked to Juneau’s community level and to CDC guidelines. If Juneau is at a medium or low risk level, masks will be optional.
The Juneau School District has chosen Shawn Arnold to be the next principal of Thunder Mountain High School. KTOO’s Bridget Dowd sat down with him to find out what he plans to accomplish.
In January, Juneau’s Riverbend Elementary School was temporarily relocated. Students and staff are back in the old building now, but it’s not the same.
With just a day’s notice, dozens of Juneau residents gathered on Saturday afternoon at Marine Park Pavilion, wearing “Alaskans Stand with Ukraine” buttons and carrying blue and yellow.
Alaskans have been watching Russia’s invasion into Ukraine unfold from thousands of miles away this week. But for some, the news hits closer to home.
Most totem poles are carved on one side, but this one is carved on both. They’re calling it a 3-D totem pole, and it’s a lot more work.
Peavey had lived in the community of Meyers Chuck nearly his whole life, having moved there in 1949 at the age of seven.
In mid-January, heavy snow and rain caused some Juneau roofs to collapse. One of the hardest hit structures was a warehouse that held 10,000 jars of kelp pickles.
Ian Hartman says he wants people who read his book to see the value in the state’s diversity. He’s expanding on his 2020 book with a new edition, “Black Lives in Alaska: A History of African Americans in the Far Northwest,” set to come out this fall.