Biologists say people are not at risk but stress that pets should be vaccinated.
Members of the public can soon weigh in on how to connect Juneau to the north end of Douglas Island. The state department of transportation is hosting the first of three open houses to get community feedback on the Juneau Douglas North Crossing project.
Mayor Andrew Cremata says the redistricting board ignored testimony from Skagway residents.
Before there was a Behrends neighborhood, the avalanche path that goes through it saw slides big enough to level forests. It will happen again someday.
Since mid-June, heavy machinery has been clearing about 20 acres leased by Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Association of Alaska. The tribe has only given clues about its plans for the Douglas Island property.
The City and Borough of Juneau’s controversial petition to annex four tracts — three on Admiralty Island — is headed to the Local Boundary Commission for consideration. The Assembly majority spoke to KTOO to explain its reasoning.
A homeowner shot and killed a brown bear on Douglas Island last week – the first brown bear documented on the island in more than 40 years.
At its peak the Treadwell Mines on Douglas Island were among the largest gold mining operations in the world. But in 1917 its fortunes would quickly turn.
No injuries were initially reported in the house fire on the 6400 block of North Douglas Highway.
The Juneau Assembly met with the city’s legislative delegation, as well as its state and federal lobbyists over breakfast Wednesday.