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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau officials are searching for a compromise between public safety and creative expression in response to unauthorized multicolored crosswalks.

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau officials are searching for a compromise between public safety and creative expression in response to unauthorized multicolored crosswalks.The Juneau Empire reports the white lines marking a crosswalk in the city have been painted over with rainbow colors five times sinc

SEATTLE DAILY JOURNAL OF COMMERCE - 2018-06-25 00:00:00

Explorer of the Seas Live Blog - Day 3 - Juneau, Alaska

In the time it took to get to Juneau, you could see plenty of islands, landmasses and occasional wildlife. It was also chilly in the morning, and the jackets came out quickly. Regardless of the temperature, it was incredible to see the Alaskan landscape after all these months of waiting.

ROYALCARIBBEANBLOG.COM - 2018-06-25 00:00:00

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

Sica, who is retiring after 18 years as Municipal Clerk and about 22 years in total working for the City and Borough of Juneau on June 29, said the hustle and bustle and being kept in the know always made her job interesting.

JUNEAU EMPIRE - 2018-06-24 07:19:00

Coast Guard Detains Fishing Vessel in North Pacific, Seizes 80 Tons of Salmon

The crew of the Alex Haley, a 282-foot medium-endurance cutter homeported in Kodiak, Alaska, and People’s Republic of China (PRC) Coast Guard officers conducted a joint international boarding on the high seas of the Chinese-flag fishing vessel.

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Ship with reported norovirus outbreak stops in Alaska

The ship, which is carrying more than 2,000 passengers and crew, was in Juneau on Friday. The ship is expected to make additional stops in Alaska before returning to Seattle on July 2.

KTVA

Ten challenges Southeast Alaskans face on a sunny day

We don’t know what to wear. When I went to the grocery store last night without a jacket, I felt naked. What if I need the hat I have tucked into my jacket pocket? Where am I supposed to put my phone if I’m not wearing a vest? Won’t my legs get sunburned if I let them get exposed to the air?

JUNEAU EMPIRE - 2018-06-24 07:18:00

Filipino gov makes a trip to historic enclave

The head of the province of Cebu in the Philippines, Davide III visited Juneau this week on vacation with his wife, Jobella A. Davide, some friends and aides.

JUNEAU EMPIRE - 2018-06-24 07:20:00

Juneau pleads for stop to unauthorized rainbow crosswalks

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau officials are searching for a compromise between public safety and creative expression in response to unauthorized multicolored crosswalks.The Juneau Empirereportsthe white lines marking a crosswalk in the city have been painted over with rainbow colors five times since

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Holland America cruise in Alaska hit by norovirus

The Holland America cruise ship Zaandam docked in Juneau on June 22, 2018. (Photo by Adelyn Baxter/KTOO)The Centers for Disease Control is reporting an outbreak of norovirus on a Holland America cruise ship in Alaska.Some 73 peoplereported falling ill on the Zaandamwhich is carrying more than 2,000

KTOO.ORG

Local sales tax makes sense for Bozeman

A Chronicle report published June 17 on Juneau, Alaska, offered some revealing insight into a city in a situation similar to Bozeman. Pinched between the mountains and the sea and accessible only by air or water, Juneau depends heavily on the tourism brought to its shores by cruise ships – more than

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-06-24 06:00:00

There’s no such thing as a nonprofit

The news about furloughs at Perseverance Theatre isn’t good, especially for the employees who will be missing out on regular paychecks. The possibility the theater will be forced to shut down is more troublesome. Just like the closure of any small business, it hurts the local economy. But because Pe

JUNEAU EMPIRE - 2018-06-24 07:15:00

Juneau Report: Can Employed Professors Run For Office?

Anchorage, AK – Your Alaska Link was joined by our Juneau Empire Special Correspondent James Brooks on this year’s National Take Your Dog to Work Day; we examine Brooks’ article, “Ruling may allow more professors to campaign for office,” which currently remains a grey area.

YOURALASKALINK.COM

Homesick for Juneau, Brad Robbins returns to run Hooked Seafood

Robbins, who lived in Juneau for seven years before moving to Palmer in 2015, said he returned to take over at Hooked Seafood Company.

JUNEAU EMPIRE

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

Three years ago, a group of conservationists in Costa Rica pulled a struggling sea turtle from the water. A plastic straw had lodged in the long-living animal’s nose, disrupting its breathing and feeding.

JUNEAU EMPIRE

Appeals court upholds Yakutat murder conviction

Robert Kowalski, 57, was originally convicted in 2014 of murdering Sandra Perry, his girlfriend, while the two vacationed in Yakutat. After being sentenced to 40 years in prison by Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez, Kowalski appealed his conviction and argued that the state improperly intro

JUNEAU EMPIRE

The Latest: Ex-Alaska lawmaker sentenced on harassment count

The charging document said the two began to engage in "consensual sexual activity," when Fansler, without permission or warning, slapped the woman in the head.

SWIOWANEWSSOURCE.COM

Defense seeks to limit access to visitation records in cruise ship murder case

Recent headlinesIn Alaska, family separations evoke past traumaA survivor of a BIA boarding school for Alaska Natives says the separation of children at the border is reminiscent of her own experiences. The context is different: but the traumatic effects are arguably similar.Fansler sentenced to yea

KTOO.ORG

AP News - Ship with reported norovirus outbreak stops in Alaska

The ship, which is carrying more than 2,000 passengers and crew, was in Juneau on Friday. The ship is expected to make additional stops in Alaska before returning to Seattle on July 2.

TOWNHALL

Juneau Report: Online Sales Tax Potential Effects On Alaska

Anchorage, AK – In tonight’s Juneau Report, Your Alaska Link is joined by our Juneau Empire Special Correspondent James Brooks, for the latest in politics pertinent to Alaska.

YOURALASKALINK.COM

Forget North Douglas crossing, buy AEL&P

Once again certain businessmen in the City and Borough of Juneau are pushing us to revisit a second Douglas Island crossing. Not content with previous rejections of this idea, those business interests want an opportunity to join a Juneau project to such other “build it and they will come” efforts as

JUNEAU EMPIRE