Adelyn Baxter, KTOO - Juneau
Strong winds and high tides over the weekend caused the tugboat Lumberman to drag anchor from its position on state tidelands.
As an executive from Norwegian Cruise Line made the rounds in Juneau to talk about plans for a new private dock downtown, neighborhood associations came together for the first time to share their own thoughts on the industry.
Cody Eyre’s family claims that the city of Fairbanks and the Alaska Department of Public Safety failed to properly train officers to respond to a mental health crisis, and that officers used excessive force.
Eaglecrest Ski Area Marketing Manager Charlie Herrington said it felt like trying to get Burning Man or Coachella tickets.
At the Alaska Municipal League conference in Anchorage, representatives from 15 municipalities signed an agreement to set up a new system for collecting online sales tax.
Hoonah has been talking about forming its own borough for 30 years, and now — for the first time — the city has filed a petition with the Local Boundary Commission.
Alaska communities that collect sales tax are getting close to leveling the playing field between online retailers and brick and mortar stores.
The Alaska Department of Corrections announced this week that it also plans to move inmates out of state to address overcapacity in its prison system.
Tourism jobs outnumber timber industry jobs by more than 20-to-1. And tour operators say allowing more logging and land development in the Tongass directly threatens their businesses.
Cruise ships in Juneau. (Photo by Alexandra Gutierrez/APRN) Should the City and Borough of Juneau do more to directly address its growing tourism industry? That’s...
While some Alaska communities and tour operators look to expand their foothold in the cruise industry, others voice concern about the need for serious conversations about how much is too much.
The desirable downtown Juneau property was appraised at $3.6 million.
Juneau police received a report Wednesday night from someone who overheard two students at Floyd Dryden Middle School talking about bringing a gun to school and shooting people.
A report commissioned by the Diocese of Juneau found “credible evidence” that seven people who served the Catholic Church in Southeast Alaska since 1951 engaged in sexual misconduct involving minors or vulnerable adults.
The announcement came in response to new rules from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that bar health care providers from referring patients for abortion if they receive funding through Title X.
The new ordinance, which allows patrons to consume marijuana edibles inside licensed retailers and smoke in designated outdoor areas, takes effect in 30 days.
The most recent state budget cuts mean the shelter will have to reduce its hours. The building will close from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., likely starting next month. That means no breakfast and no lunch.
NOAA Fisheries confirmed that the agency’s Office of Law Enforcement determined Holland America Line’s Eurdoam altered course and slowed speed as it approached the humpback whales on June 24.
Formerly known as the Willoughby District, the area will now be known as the Aak’w Village District, paying homage to its original residents.