It's not quite rocket science, but close enough, and closer to home - students in the Tribal Scholars Program began cutting-edge earthquake monitoring research in a partnership with NASA this past week.
Marc Luiken, a Department of Transportation and Public Facilities commissioner under former Gov. Sean Parnell, has been appointed to the job once again.
Gov. Bill Walker's office announced the appointment Friday afternoon.
The will of the public and the fate of Juneau's public swimming pools is hanging in limbo nearly three months after voters approved a ballot measure allowing the Juneau Assembly to create an empowered pool management board.
He was a bit taller than most of the swimmers on Saturday at Augustus Brown Pool, a bit thicker and a bit older, but at 36 years of age (37 in April), Juneau’s Scott Jones had one thing in common ... Read More
Wolverines have been mythologized and misportrayed so much so that when most people think of the species they envision actor Hugh Jackman's chiseled abs, pulsating pecks and ridiculously tight pants. This is a nasty example of reverse anthropomorphism.
Patricia Ann Roppel arrived in Ketchikan as a newlywed home economics teacher in 1959, the same year Alaska became a state — and she was quickly captivated by its history. Canneries, fishing, old ... Read More