Juneau Hot Topics

Owner of Mendenhall Tower backs Begich

Wed, 2018-10-17 17:30
In 2015, a Bloomberg news report referred to Weidner as “Alaska's hidden billionaire” because of his ownership of more than 38,000 apartment units ...

No end in sight for tug floating in channel

Wed, 2018-10-17 14:30
In other words, Juneau residents will continue seeing the tugboat — a World ... This isn't the first time in recent years a tugboat has gotten loose in the ...

Planet Alaska: Welcome to Alaska, now please go home

Wed, 2018-10-17 06:48
A recent article put out by leaders in the tourism industry in Alaska claim the number of visitors may grow by 25 percent next year. Wow! That's a lot.

Alaska Lt. Governor's Abruptly Resigns After 'Inappropriate' Comments

Tue, 2018-10-16 20:41
STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT | Hurricane Michael's death toll rises ... state and local government news roundup is some surprise news from Juneau, Alaska where ... [@AKGovBillWalker; Juneau Empire; Alaska Public Media].

Alaska Day open house at State Library, Archives and Museum

Tue, 2018-10-16 13:33
... and diaries through proper storage and digitization, peruse Alaska newspaper microfilm, and try out some local history and genealogy databases.

Chamber names Citizen of the Year, gives Lifetime Achievement Award

Mon, 2018-10-15 19:22
Kirby Day, port manager for Holland America Group, was named Citizen of the Year Saturday at the Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce's annual ...

Best Photos of the Week

Mon, 2018-10-15 15:48
Robert Wilson works in the materials management department for his internship at Bartlett Regional Hospital on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn ...

Election concerns run the gamut for <b>local</b> parents

Mon, 2018-10-15 05:52
Child care costs are so high in Juneau, she said, that she had to leave her job at the State of Alaska to take care of her 3, 5 and 7-year-old kids.

Prince of Wales wolf hunt numbers set

Fri, 2018-10-12 17:07
Wolf numbers on the island have recovered since then. In 2016, wildlife managers estimated that 231 wolves living on the island. The most current ...

This October, think about blood-sucking ticks

Fri, 2018-10-12 05:52
I was recently shown two photos of local animals beset by ticks. One was a red squirrel, whose head and neck were laden with ticks (see photos); the ...