Juneau Parks and Recreation Director Brent Fischer says the city cannot afford to operate an ice rink at Dimond Park in the Mendenhall Valley. In a presentation to the Juneau Assembly Committee of the Whole Monday, Fischer cited declining use at the city’s only current indoor ice facility – Treadwell Arena – plus the cost…
Juneau Mayor Merrill Sanford says the CBJ Assembly made good progress Saturday at its annual goal setting retreat. But he expects at least one more meeting before the annual list of Assembly and staff priorities for the coming year is finalized. “I think we got a bunch of different topics addressed out there,” Sanford said.…
Dozens of families gathered today for the annual Fall Family Fun Fest at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor’s Center.
More money is going into the House District 34 campaign than any other race in Southeast. That’s the new Sitka-plus-Southeast Islands district, a close race between incumbent Bill Thomas and challenger Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins.
By the end of the day, the Assembly and city staff will have a list of new of priorities to work on.
This week is the 94th anniversary of the sinking of the Princess Sophia passenger ship in Lynn Canal, which claimed the lives of about 350 people.
The City and Borough of Juneau is appealing a decision by the state’s Local Boundary Commission on the northern boundary of a proposed Petersburg borough.
The Coast Guard suspended its search for a 62-year-old Haines fisherman who went overboard Tuesday afternoon near Skagway. The news came in press release issued shortly before 8:00 p.m. Tuesday.
There’s a significant fund-raising gap between the two incumbents fighting to represent a new Southeast Senate district. Here’s a look at some of the details of the District Q race between Bert Stedman and Albert Kookesh.
Elected officials should be held to a higher standard when it comes to conflicts of interest, says newly elected Assembly member Loren Jones.
The National Park Service and Hoonah Indian Association are inching closer to a new tribal house on federal land in Glacier Bay National Park. The 3,500 square foot structure will be built on the waterfront at Bartlett Cove. Park Superintendent Susan Boudreau says it will be the first tribal house in the Huna Tlingit’s ancestral…
Files show that seven scout leaders in Alaska used their position of power and trust to abuse children in five communities.
Auke Creek salmon are running earlier and for fewer days than 40 years ago, according to decades of research.
Sealaska, Southeast’s regional Native corporation, is testing wood-powered generators at a Hoonah mill. If they work, they could be used to reduce energy costs in other small Southeast cities.
Devil’s club is probably best known as a plant to avoid at all costs. But several small Southeast Alaska companies have a different take. They’re turning the roots, stems and bark of the plant into rubs and salves to treat sore joints and damaged skin.