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Juneau called a cut above the rest

Juneau was recently named the best U.S. capital city to live in by SmartAsset, a New York-based personal finance company that, according to its website, uses technology and data to answer financial questions.
Airport program to welcome Alaskans professionals, politicians and other travelers will be greeted by locals in winter as well. The Juneau Convention and Visitor's Bureau is organizing winter volunteers for its Airport Ambassador program. "This is more towards the Alaskans...
State economists predict Southeast job losses

State economists are predicting Southeast's economy will decline while the state as a whole grows, but some in industry are questioning that prediction.
State Briefs

House hears second verse of Flag Song from Youth Choir; Cancer measure proposed by Gov. Tony Knowles; Legislative committee hires gasline consultant; Marine Highway opens downtown office; Anchorage murder trial begins
Centennial Hall visitor's center slated to close

JUNEAU - The Juneau Convention and Visitor's Bureau says it will close a visitor's center to save money.The center slated for closing is housed at Centennial Hall.Bureau CEO Lorene Palmer says bureau board members conducted a thorough review of their long-term financial picture at a board retreat and considered what visitor services could continue.KINY says four visitor's centers along the waterfront, at the airport and at the ferry terminal will remain.
Assembly backs Juneau-Whitehorse direct flights

After a gap of seven years, it looks likely Air North will re-establish direct flights connecting Juneau and Whitehorse in Canada's Yukon Territory on a trial basis this winter.
Holland America flagship joins Alaska's 2010 lineup

Holland America Line's Rotterdam, the flagship of its fleet, will begin visiting Juneau for the first time in 2010, the company announced Tuesday.
Airport opens doors to thank Juneau

...baggage terminal and multiple exits.Airport architect Catherine Fritz said they've also moved the Juneau Convention and Visitor's Bureau booth to a more friendly location. Previously, it was next to the primary passenger exit, so people...
City to take action on synthetic cannabinoids

Striking down fake marijuana is on the table for the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly today.
City ponders fee wish list

Suggestions for spending proceeds from the city's new cruise ship passenger fee range from building a visitor center to expanding city bus service to stationing a tourism ``ambassador'' on the waterfront.


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