Red Cross of America volunteers Ernie Mueller, right, and Scott Novak hold a heavy box of coins raised by students in counselor Annie Caulfield's Roots and Shoots club at Harborview Elementary School on Wednesday. More than $1300 was raised from four Juneau schools was donated to the Red Cross for help in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan.
When Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines last month, Harborview Elementary counsellor Annie Caulfield knew many of her students were going to be affected by the storm because a large number have family there.
The Gustavus ferry terminal sustained minor damage to its vehicle transfer ramp after an intense winter storm Saturday. Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said an early estimate of the damage is about $20,000.
A 22-year-old defendant on trial in U.S. District Court in Juneau says he did not assault a fellow inmate at the Juneau jail in retaliation. Rather, Mason T. Baker said he was standing up for himself after the inmate had called him a name.
Bidding closed Tuesday afternoon on a state construction project that will expand Brotherhood Bridge, as well as reconfigure the parking lot and build a multipurpose path at the nearby trailhead, Alaska Department of Transportation...