Economy

Willoughby District will benefit from a performing arts complex

A future performing arts complex is essential to the development of what’s known as the Willoughby District, according to a local architect. The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council and Perseverance Theatre are teaming up to create a Willoughby Performing Arts Complex. North Wind architect James Bibb says the collaboration is critical for how the rest…

GCI, ACS merge mobile services

The Federal Communications Commission has approved the merger of Alaska’s two largest cellphone service providers.  The companies prefer to call it a joint venture. The Alaska Wireless Network will be a subsidiary of both GCI and ACS, but GCI will be the majority owner.  Customer bills will continue to come from each company. The move…

Superyachts in Auke Bay

One of the largest luxury sailboats in the world spent the weekend in Auke Bay. The 295-foot, three-mast Athena has 2,500 square feet of sailing power.  It was one of several large yachts that dominated the Statter Harbor breakwater over the weekend. The schooner is reportedly owned by James H. Clark, a founder of Netscape…

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