Tuesday was the last day of operation for the Bill Brady Healing Center. The inpatient drug-and-alcohol rehab program has existed in its current form since 1996.
Seven Juneau youth reported taking the hallucinogen, including two who were hospitalized for overdoses
A new turboprop aircraft will make it easier for a medical transport service to land in some Southeast Alaska communities. Beginning Wednesday, Airlift Northwest will operate a Turbo Commander as well as the Learjet between Juneau and rural communities. The turboprop will allow the medical service to fly into Gustavas, Skagway, Haines, Hoonah, Kake, and…
A citizens’ board is recommending a 5 percent increase in Juneau sewer and water rates beginning July first.
Alaska’s tour industry expects more people to visit the state this year. More and larger cruise ships are on their way, bringing visitors through Southeast and across the Gulf of Alaska.
“When the name of the road is Main Street there’s never a good time to rebuild it.” The work was scheduled with an eye on having the least impact on both the legislative session and the upcoming tourist season.
The Treadwell Ice Arena closed out its 10th year on Sunday. And with that, so too closed out another season of Juneau Adult Hockey Association action.
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.