Following a season of drought, the Southeast Alaska community of Metlakatla is navigating a different relationship with water, like a number of other places in the region.
A major proposed North Slope oil project is running into local opposition from residents of the village of Nuiqsut, who are already partially surrounded by development and wary of more.
Between passenger taxes and city sales taxes, Juneau collects enough revenue during cruise ship season to pay each permanent resident over $700. But it doesn’t. So where does it all go?
The full price tag for upgrading the cement and petroleum terminal at the port is $214 million. The terminal is a critical component in delivering fuel and construction material to Alaska.
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly’s regular meeting on Nov. 4, 2019.
When Rick Malley went to vote in 2015, there weren’t any voting machines that could help visually impaired voters cast their ballot.
If Ketchikan keeps seeing high levels of bacteria in its raw water supply, it could lose its right to remain unfiltered. It might be forced to build a filtration plant. And that’s expensive.
The city of Hoonah recently submitted a petition to the state to form a borough, laying claim to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve and most of Chichagof Island and a peninsula on Admiralty Island.
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly’s regular meeting on Oct. 14, 2019.
Mayor Weldon wants the task force to focus on are whether the city’s current approach to managing tourism is effective and to tackle the controversial topic of capping the number of cruise ship visitors to Juneau.