Gunman who robbed Travelodge Hotel had accomplice

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 08:01

It’s been more than a year since a man walked into the Travelodge Hotel in the Mendenhall Valley, brandished what appeared to be a gun at a terrified hotel guest and attacked the front desk clerk to steal an estimated $250-$400 from the till.

DOT plans to resurface Douglas’ 3rd Street in 2019

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 05:35

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has announced plans for road work in the heart of Douglas.

Cause of fatal fire still undetermined after investigation

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:15
Experts in Juneau, Maryland, Seattle unable to identify cause of September blaze

After almost three months of investigation, the cause of a fatal fire in September is still undetermined.

Community foundation awards grants to trio of elementary programs

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:14
Money goes to music program, engineering exhibit, trauma coping training

The Juneau Community Foundation granted more than $30,000 worth of grant money to three elementary school projects. The money comes from the foundation’s newly formed Youth Fund and its Education Fund.

Festive flights set for takeoff Friday

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:28

After bad weather grounded the holiday tradition last year, the annual Christmas Lights Flights event is taking Juneauites to the skies this Friday night in festive fashion.

California band, Juneau bassist playing fundraiser show Saturday

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 05:26

With unseasonably warm weather hitting Juneau this month, perhaps it’s fitting that a band from a warmer climate is headlining a show this coming Saturday.

Juneau’s women’s shelter opens doors to men, all genders

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 05:25
• Directors hope to create more welcoming environment for all in crisis seeking help • Shift to be all-gender inclusive has been in works for years

Starting next month, Juneau’s domestic violence shelter is going to offer its full services to people of all gender identities.

Community members share thoughts on future of Fred Meyer intersection

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:18
Some in attendance support concept of shifting traffic to McNugget intersection

The concept that got particularly positive feedback from the attendees was the one to extend Glacier Highway to the McNugget intersection.

Hearing gunshots? It might be police training

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:46

If you live in Lemon Creek and you hear gunshots this month and next, it might be the Juneau Police Department.

Rep. Don Young concerned by proposed sale of AEL&P to Canadian firm

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:56
Snettisham hydro project should not be included in transfer, he says

Update: The full AEL&P response has now been published.

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