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.

Two child care centers in Juneau are closing, worsening provider shortage

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:49
• Closures due to financial challenges, increased state regulations • Access to child care will be more difficult for Juneau families

Finding early childhood care is challenging in Juneau, and it’s about to get tougher.

Nobody injured in house fire downtown

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:03
Fire began in basement, sole occupant escapes unharmed

A little before 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Kalean Rielly smelled smoke as she was alone at her mother’s house on Ross Way.

Two of Juneau’s three lawmakers may not run for re-election

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:12
Rep. Sam Kito III says Legislature pay debate is a major factor in his decision; Sen. Egan cites health issues

Two of three Juneau lawmakers in the Alaska Legislature may not run for re-election this year.

The local food movement is young

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:34
Youthful entrepreneurs talk hurdles, opportunities facing future of food security in Juneau

Youthful entrepreneurs talk hurdles, opportunities facing future of food security in Juneau.

Coast Guard rescues woman who jumped into Gastineau Channel

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:09

The Coast Guard says it rescued a woman who jumped into Gastineau Channel Tuesday evening from a downtown Juneau pier.

Watch Gov. Walker’s State of State address live Thursday night

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:20

Gov. Bill Walker is giving his annual State of State Address Thursday night and you can watch it live on

The Canvas to host annual fundraising dinner Jan. 27

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:46

The Canvas Community Art Studio & Gallery is holding its annual fundraising dinner on Saturday, Jan. 27.

Second women’s march to take place Saturday in front of Alaska Capitol

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:41
More than 1,000 people turned out for last year’s march in Juneau

One year after almost 1,000 people gathered in front of the Alaska State Capitol for a demonstration of women’s rights, organizers are planning a sequel event.

Staffers suggest tips for good public testimony

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:32

A microphone can be a scary thing.


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