Forecaster shares avalanche knowledge

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 06:40

As the snow piles up in and around Juneau, avalanches are going to once again become part of residents’ lives.

Shipwrecks, piracy and war fever: The strange story of mayhem on the Alaska seas 100 years ago

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 06:24
Misfortune befell trio of ships in November 1917

The northern seas were a dangerous place in 1917.

Great Alaska Toy Drive starts this weekend

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 06:17

This year’s Great Alaskan Toy Drive, sponsored by the Alaska Army National Guard, starts Nov. 25 and will run until Dec. 20.

Juneau’s rape kit backlog is ‘one of the worst’ nationwide

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 13:19
Since 2000, city has tested fewer than a third of sexual assaults for DNA

Since April, Vanessa Nason has been trying to track rape.

Global movement coming to Juneau this week

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:28

#GivingTuesday

Police seeking culprit of waste facility break-in

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 06:18

An unsolved break-in at a local wastewater treatment building is still causing a stink with the Juneau Police Department.

Fred Meyer sock sale, Black Friday frenzy for 37 years

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:02
Fred Meyer expects to sell about 1.2 million socks this year across all of its stores in Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Idaho.

SALEM, Ore. — Mary Beth Baker has worked enough Fred Meyer sock sales to see just about everything. A co-worker falling into a play pen of socks. Others trapped behind doors as shoppers rushed into the store. A loyal customer waxing poetic about the sale.

Barn dance to happen Friday

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 06:24

The traditional Thanksgiving Friday Barn Dance takes place 7:30-11 p.m. tonight at St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 5th Street downtown. It features live music by the Full Circle string band. Odette Edgar will teach and call contra dances. No experience or a partner are necessary. Admission for adults is $10; admission for those age 25 and under, or students, is $5; JVs, Americorps, etc. are admitted free. The dance is sponsored by the Juneau International Folkdancers. For more information, call 586-1787.

Yacht Club renovations help make space more inviting for events

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 06:21
Changes to floors, walls, deck, doors help make for better environment as demand increases

As the Juneau Yacht Club became more and more popular as an event venue, it became clearer that the place needed a sprucing up.

New vendors bring variety, fresh energy to annual holiday markets

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 16:50
Events bring exposure to vendors, gifts and community to shoppers

More than 30 newcomers make their debut at Public Market.

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