Some business owners tax city's patience

The City and Borough of Juneau Human Resources Committee met on March 27 to discuss city staff recommendation to protest the renewal of the firm Zephyr LLC's Restaurant Liquor License. The state license is up for renewal for 2013-2014. Read more

Planning Commission hears public comments on Comprehensive Plan

Juneau residents have had quite a bit to say since comments opened for the city's ongoing Comprehensive Plan update. It appears that their elected officials are listening. Read more

Engine failure: Alaska Airline jet was diverted to Juneau

Alaska Airlines Flight 731 took off from Seattle around 9 p.m. with 167 passengers and crew Sunday bound for Anchorage, but the flight became anything but routine. One of the Boeing 737 900's two main engines shut down as it neared Ketchikan. Read more

Local writer discusses new book

Local writer and President of the Alaska-Siberia Research Center Alexander Dolitsky took his audience on a historical plane ride through Alaska and into Siberia during the U.S. arms supply at the start of World War II. Read more

Mine slowdown dips Couer d'Alene production

Strong production and exploration from Kensington mine can only buffer its parent company, Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation, from unexpected extra costs at mines in Mexico and Bolivia. Read more

United Way launches fundraising campaign

If you are in a charitable mood, the United Way provides a one-stop shop to accommodate your good deeds. Whether donating time, money or general community service efforts, the agency embraces your contribution. Read more

Rep. Young's Sealaska land bill passes House

A bill to finalize Sealaska Corporation's Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act land claims passed the U.S. House of Representatives, Tuesday. Rep. Young's H.R. Read more

JYS seeks room to grow

The City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission approved the expansion of its lease with Juneau Youth Services to accommodate a new emergency housing facility. Juneau Youth Services is an emergency residential program for at risk youth ( Read more

Juneau home to Alaska Air 'Legend'

Juneau's Christie Young is a customer service Legend. The 33-year Alaska Airlines employee won the airline's highest annual honor, the Customer Service Legends award. Read more

Batch asphalt and gravel permits heard at planning

Potentially noisy development brings out public comment

Juneau’s Planning Commission heard permit requests Tuesday night for a gravel... Read more

Meeting of the SE purse seiners

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association National Marine Fisheries Service has scheduled a series of public informational meetings... Read more

AT&T invests $650 M in Alaska since 2009

Mobile broadband takes center stage as AT&T pours hundreds of millions of dollars into its Alaska wired and wireless networks. The company made more than 300 upgrades in Alaska between 2009 and 2011 including increased capacity and speed the Juneau area. Read more

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