Third grade girls from Harborview Elementary School swim from a sinking boat as they learn water safety at the Augustus Brown Public Swimming Pool on Friday. Helping teach are Coast Guard Auxiliary members Mark Hunt, left, and Stu Robards, center, and current Coast Guard Chief Chief Warrant Officer Rick Nieves.

Youngsters learn a lesson about survival

The boat was flooding, and the third-graders were screaming: Just as planned.Augustus Brown Pool hosted dozens of third-graders from Harborview Elementary on Friday for a… Continue reading

Third grade girls from Harborview Elementary School swim from a sinking boat as they learn water safety at the Augustus Brown Public Swimming Pool on Friday. Helping teach are Coast Guard Auxiliary members Mark Hunt, left, and Stu Robards, center, and current Coast Guard Chief Chief Warrant Officer Rick Nieves.

Sealaska looks to diversify revenue

KETCHIKAN — As Sealaska Corp. reduces its timber program, the company is exploring new revenue streams, including a possible acquisition of a natural foods business.Sealaska… Continue reading

Josh Keaton

Candidate profile: Josh Keaton, school board

If you are elected to the Juneau Board of Education, what major issue do you hope to address with the school district, students, parents, teachers… Continue reading

Josh Keaton
Emil Mackey

Candidate profile: Emil Robert Mackey III, school board

If you are elected to the Juneau Board of Education, what major issue do you hope to address with the school district, students, parents, teachers… Continue reading

Emil Mackey
Jeff Redmond

Candidate profile: Jeff Redmond, school board

If you are elected to the Juneau Board of Education, what major issue do you hope to address with the school district, students, parents, teachers… Continue reading

Jeff Redmond
Jason Hart

Candidate profile: Jason Hart, school board

If you are elected to the Juneau Board of Education, what major issue do you hope to address with the school district, students, parents, teachers… Continue reading

Jason Hart
Andi Story

Andrea “Andi” Story

If you are elected to the Juneau Board of Education, what major issue do you hope to address with the school district, students, parents, teachers… Continue reading

Andi Story
Loren Jones

Candidate profile: Loren Jones, Assembly D1

What is your highest priority for the CBJ to accomplish during your term in office? Explain why this is a priority and how you would… Continue reading

Loren Jones

Candidate profile: Merrill Sanford, Mayor

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Candidate profile: Greg Fisk

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Candidate profile: Dixie Hood, Assembly D2

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Candidate profile: Jerry Nankervis, Assembly D2

What is your highest priority for the CBJ to accomplish during your term in office? Explain why this is a priority and how you would… Continue reading

Jason Puckett

Candidate profile: Jason Puckett, Assembly D2

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Jason Puckett
Juneau police officers detain multiple people in police vehicles at the Safeway gas station Thursday afternoon.

JPD: Safeway stop tied to Switzer shooting

It appeared at first to be a gross overreaction by police.Multiple Juneau Police Department vehicles surrounded a car fueling at the Safeway gas station Thursday… Continue reading

Juneau police officers detain multiple people in police vehicles at the Safeway gas station Thursday afternoon.

Juneau police ID body found in wetlands

Juneau police have identified the man whose body was found in the Mendenhall Wetlands earlier this week.Juneau Police Department spokesman Lt. David Campbell told the… Continue reading

A sign attracts job-seekers during a job fair at the Marriott Hotel in Colonie, N.Y. Unemployment rates fell in 29 states in August and held steady in 11 as hiring remained solid nationwide. Falling oil and coal prices continued to take a toll on energy-producing states.

Jobless rates fall in 29 states in August amid job gains

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in 29 states in August and held steady in 11 as hiring remained solid nationwide. Falling oil and coal prices… Continue reading

A sign attracts job-seekers during a job fair at the Marriott Hotel in Colonie, N.Y. Unemployment rates fell in 29 states in August and held steady in 11 as hiring remained solid nationwide. Falling oil and coal prices continued to take a toll on energy-producing states.

Agency investigates deaths of 25 walrus on Alaska coast

ANCHORAGE — A federal agency is investigating the deaths of 25 walrus found on a northwest Alaska beach.U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokeswoman Andrea Medeiros… Continue reading

Pictured are both the Walter Soboleff Building (left) and Sealaska Plaza Building (right), which houses the parent Sealaska Native corporation. The Ketchikan Daily News reported Sealaska is exploring new revenue streams, including a possible acquisition of a natural foods business.

Sealaska looks to diversify revenue stream

KETCHIKAN — As Sealaska Corp. reduces its timber program, the company is exploring new revenue streams, including a possible acquisition of a natural foods business.Sealaska… Continue reading

Pictured are both the Walter Soboleff Building (left) and Sealaska Plaza Building (right), which houses the parent Sealaska Native corporation. The Ketchikan Daily News reported Sealaska is exploring new revenue streams, including a possible acquisition of a natural foods business.

Photo: Porcupine Lodge grand opening

The second floor lobby is being used during the summer months by Alaska Zipline Adventure's as their gift shop. The new Porcupine Lodge will have… Continue reading

With cuts on horizon, UA needs budget hike just to stay level

The University of Alaska expects to need $27 million more next year from the Alaska Legislature to fund operations. The state’s Office of Management and… Continue reading