City discussing possible ballot measure for pre-K funding program

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 07:19
Alaskan Brewing Company likely purchasing city lots near brewery

Funding for a pre-K funding program aimed to help children prepare for kindergarten may be part of the Oct. 2, 2018 municipal ballot.

Inside seven of Juneau’s greatest gardens

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 07:22
At Master Garden Tour, local green thumbs share their spaces, experiences and wisdom

It takes persistence to grow in Juneau.

Filipino gov makes a trip to historic enclave

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 07:20

Gov. Hilario P. Davide III sat in front of a bowl of karioko on Friday at city hall, Juneau Mayor Ken Koelsch at his side.

‘Churn that butter’: Municipal clerk retires after 22 years working for the city

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 07:19
Laurie Sica’s personality, mentoring will be missed by colleagues

Laurie Sica never knows exactly what her day may entail. And for her, that is part of why she will miss her job.

Independent candidate Nicole Hallingstad elected to Sealaska board

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 21:45
Four incumbents re-elected; former legislator Bill Thomas is left out

Sealaska Corp. shareholders have elected an independent candidate to the board of directors that controls Southeast Alaska’s regional Native Corporation.

Open to all, new clinic at Housing First gaining patients

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 07:19
With insurance or not, fees at community clinic are on a sliding scale, CEO says

The Juneau Alliance for Mental Health Inc. recently added the phrase “Health and Wellness” to their name.

The last straw: Juneau group’s environmental mission starts with a beverage

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:06
Go without plastic straws? It’s one small step toward helping the ocean, says new Juneau group

The movement started in a sea turtle’s nostril.

Homesick for Juneau, Brad Robbins returns to run Hooked Seafood

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:10
Grand opening celebration on Saturday

Brad Robbins was getting homesick for Juneau.

Providers seeking ways to get inmates into treatment faster after release

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:23
Early assessment is key but hard to arrange, local experts agree

Assistant Municipal Attorney Emily Wright stood up at Wednesday night’s Juneau Reentry Coalition (JREC) community meeting and expressed her concern.

The glacial hoax that captured the nation’s attention

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 07:51
• Prankster namesake of Willoughby Avenue gained wide attention for scientific farce • Dick Willoughby’s ‘Silent City’ mirage would appear on glacier in late June … or so he said

Richard “Dick” Willoughby was the kind of person to gaze into a raincloud and see the sun.

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