Election officials say Haines Republican Rep. Bill Thomas now holds a two-vote lead over Sitka Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins.
Tuesday marks the seventieth anniversary of the sinking of the U.S.S. Juneau, a light cruiser that participated in the naval battle of Guadalcanal during World War II. Six-hundred and 87 sailors perished during the sinking on Nov. 13, 1942. Included in the slideshow below are pictures from Saturday’s event at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum that included…
Wild Pacific Northwest salmon face a bleak future, boasting but a tiny fraction of their historical population size, according to collaboration between salmon biologists and conservation advocates.
Longtime JCVB director Lorene Palmer will become the new director of the Alaska Division of Economic Development later this month.
Coast Guard Commander Bill Dwyer was the featured speaker during Sunday’s Veterans Day observance at Centennial Hall.
History came alive on Saturday when Juneau residents heard the words of a sailor who eventually perished when his vessel, the U.S.S. Juneau, was sunk during World War II. Seaman William George Meeker, a sailor aboard the light cruiser that sank following the naval battle of Guadalcanal, sent seventeen letters to Winifred Blohm, his next…
Sealaska shareholders will soon get their largest end-of-year dividend in three years. But it’s mostly due to the success of another regional Native corporation.
It was no surprise that Alaska went heavily for the Republican presidential ticket on Election Day. And as usual, the Capital City broke with the statewide trend.
Officials with Sealaska Heritage Institute and the City and Borough of Juneau are working on a deal to let SHI out of the city’s historic district standards for the proposed Walter Soboleff Center.
The Juneau Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army are no longer taking clothing and household items for victims of the Gastineau Apartments fire.
Juneau Mayor Merrill Sanford says he was scared during Monday’s fire at the Gastineau Apartments downtown.
Republican Bert Stedman won his re-election bid Tuesday, and will return to the Legislature as the new District Q senator.
U.S. Rep. Don Young had no trouble defeating Democrat Sharon Cissna to win an unprecedented 21st full term in the House.
It’s still too close to call for Republican state Representative Bill Thomas and Democratic challenger Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins in Southeast’s House District 34. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Thomas trails Kreiss-Tomkins by 44 votes. That’s less than a full school bus of voters. Absentee, early and questioned ballots will have an impact in this race.…
Juneau Fire Chief Rich Etheridge says every available firefighter, both volunteer and career staff, responded to the scene of Monday’s fire at the Gastineau Apartments.