Four new Juneau entrepreneurs share struggles, motivations

This is what it takes to open a business in Juneau.

 

Brad Robbins, the new owner of the Hooked Seafood Company, holds a fresh king salmon at their Industrial Boulevard location on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Hooked Seafood closes its doors

After nearly 30 years and 3 owners, the local seafood supplier cuts its line.

 

Game On announced July 3 that the video game store in Nugget Mall was closing. The closure was caused by both financial and family challenges, according co-owner Casey Harris. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

LGBTQ-friendly video game store closes

Despite Kicksterter campaign, it’s game over for Game On.

Game On announced July 3 that the video game store in Nugget Mall was closing. The closure was caused by both financial and family challenges, according co-owner Casey Harris. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Forget diamonds. This new shop on Franklin showcases all local craftsmen

Custom furniture on Franklin? There’s a shop for that.

Fred Meyer installs fast car chargers

The atmosphere was electric at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Wings Airways gets new investors, owners

It’s a mix of new faces and familiar ones.

More tourists are coming

Tourism predicted to grow again in 2019.

Juneau composting business wins $25K for sustainability

Path to Prosperity Business Competition.

Iceland tourism manager to share advice at Innovation Summit

Event also features “pitch contest” for entrepreneurs.

Opinion: Agreements made by AEL&P during sale talks should be honored

These steps will keep our utility local and protect us before another sale happens.

The Holland America Line cruise ship Westerdam slips out of Juneau’s downtown harbor just before 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. The Norwegian Pearl also visited Tuesday, the last day of the season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Holland America Line cruise ship Westerdam slips out of Juneau’s downtown harbor just before 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. The Norwegian Pearl also visited Tuesday, the last day of the season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska Air Group plans to add 3,000 jobs this year

Most of the openings will not require previous airline experience.

Alaska Chamber announces new vice president

His roles include advocacy and legislative issues.

Zane Jones from MRV Architects speaks to attendees at a Blueprint Downtown walking tour on Saturday. Attendees shared their thoughts and experiences about downtown business, housing and public safety. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Taking a walk through the future of downtown

They talked about homelessness and downtown businesses.

Zane Jones from MRV Architects speaks to attendees at a Blueprint Downtown walking tour on Saturday. Attendees shared their thoughts and experiences about downtown business, housing and public safety. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
Dr. Charles David Hightower talks about his new business, Enhance Orthopedic Surgery, on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Dr. Charles David Hightower talks about his new business, Enhance Orthopedic Surgery, on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The owners of Chan’s Thai Kitchen are reportedly closing the long-running Auke Bay restaurant. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The owners of Chan’s Thai Kitchen are reportedly closing the long-running Auke Bay restaurant. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)