Twilight Cafe named most-improved storefront at Storefront Star Awards

...opportunity arose to compete in the Storefront Star Awards, a downtown revitalization effort sponsored by the Juneau Economic Development Council, they jumped at the chance to do a bit more.The couple repainted their downtown business, added a covered...
Alaskans attend Canadian international arctic summit

...workforce development, invasive species, trade and economic development, border issues, water policies and transportation...awareness to arctic issues, indigenous peoples and economic development for the region."? Contact reporter Matt Woolbright...
Alaska sets record for number of visitors

...has set a record for the number of tourists visiting the nation's northernmost state.The State Division of Economic Development in a release says Alaska had 1.96 million visitors between May 1, 2013, and April 30, 2014.That beats the...

A July 20 My Turn, "Child care shortage an economic development barrier," reported nearly 400 children in Juneau are on the wait list for child care, citing a report by the Alaska Child Care Market Price Survey Report. The accurate number for Juneau is 189.
My Turn: Child care shortage an economic development barrier

...only 519 licensed child care slots. This shortage impacts local businesses as well as families, and acts as an economic development barrier for the community as a whole.The issue with child care in Juneau is not a recent development. Seven months...
Photos: Oysterfest

Alana Peterson, economic development coordinator of Haa Aani and organizer of OysterFest, left, stands with Lissa James Monberg as they watch over the grilled oysters at the third annual Haa Aani OysterFest at the Sealaska Plaza on Saturday.
Juneau Chamber talks commerce

Commerce, Community and Economic Development Commissioner Susan Bell highlighted the state's progress on energy and resource development issues during an address to the Juneau...
Survey: Housing still top local issue

...housing is the top barrier to economic development in Juneau, according to...presentation on the Juneau Economic Development Plan at Monday night's...the economy and barriers to economic development and household economic well-being...
Shaktoolik building berm to guard against erosion

...raised money to build a berm themselves - $620,000 in community development and grant funds from the Norton Sound Economic Development Corp.A pile of driftwood four-feet high lines the coast of Shaktoolik, the first step toward building the...
'Silver tsunami' threatens housing woes

...seniors requiring assistance. SCSSI and the Juneau Economic Development Corporation have teamed up to tackle the issue...demand study," said Margaret O'Neal, Juneau Economic Development Council's director of operations. "We're...


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