Schools from around Southeast Alaska brought their music to the capital city earlier this month at the annual Southeast Music Festival.
Elected officials from Juneau, Haines, Skagway and Whitehorse met in Skagway on Friday for what was called the Northern Neighbors Summit.
The Juneau School District and Juneau Education Association teachers union have reached another impasse in negotiations for a long term contract.
The University of Alaska Southeast campus in Juneau is planning to award 349 degrees, certificates and occupational endorsements in May. That’s 60 more than the previous year.
First pitch festivities and games are now scheduled for Saturday, May 4th at Adair Kennedy Field in the Mendenhall Valley. It was scheduled for Saturday, which is expected to be another wet day with snow possible in the morning.
Three exchange students from the Middle East are wrapping up their time in Juneau. They came here as part of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program under the wing of Juneau People for Peace and Justice. JPPJ leadership knew the three students would twice become young ambassadors – first in their new communities, and again when they return home.
Sen. Bert Stedman calls this year’s rollback of state taxes a “gift” to the oil industry. And while he’s not unhappy with many of the structural changes to the oil tax scheme in Senate Bill 21, he says the numbers just don’t make sense.
The borough assemblies from Haines, Skagway and Juneau will meet Friday afternoon in the Skagway Assembly Chambers for what’s being billed as “The Northern Lynn Canal Neighbors Summit.”
The Assembly says the Planning Commission conditional use permit for Juneau Mercantile and Armory stands.
Former NFL offensive lineman turned motivational speaker Shawn Harper tells students they’re not born winners and losers – they’re born choosers.
Juneau is just one of many cities across the state that lets the courts handle parking ticket appeals. But as of this month, the court system won’t bother with any case where an officer stuck a ticket under someone’s windshield wiper. They offered their interpretation of the statute in a rules order that went into effect April 15.
It took several tries, and neither Shell nor the federal government announced the results. But a contractor successfully deployed Shell’s Arctic oil-spill containment system in Samish Bay in March.
When Jim King was appointed to the City and Borough of Juneau’s first Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee in 1968, the Capital City didn’t even have a Parks and Rec department.
Alexis Will, a graduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, calls herself a “Ninja of the Night,” but it has nothing to do with martial arts.
Wrangell Republican Rep. Peggy Wilson got some of what she wanted this session, including the oil tax cut and a good number of capital projects.
Juneau residents sent the CBJ Assembly a clear message Monday night: Do not roll back property taxes if it would mean cuts to city services.