Statter Harbor work to begin this fall

The update of Auke Bay's Statter Harbor, which will add a sea walk, picnic pavilion and parking to the area, is expected to give the area more of a park feel once construction is complete.
Time to start picking

The blueberries are here early, and they're here in big, juicy spades. To blueberry aficionados, they seem more abundant this year than the previous five.
Family of teen killed on Auke Lake sues city, two others

The family of Savannah Cayce, the 16-year-old fatally injured in a Jet Ski accident two years ago on Auke Lake, is suing the City and Borough of Juneau for damages, according to a complaint filed in Juneau Superior Court last month.
Students dig into Tlingit culture

Thirty high school students from Juneau and Southeast Alaska are wrapping up a two-week Tlingit language and culture immersion course at the University of Alaska Southeast today.
Perseverance to hold workshop weekend

Perseverance Theatre will present a weekend of new play readings and a panel of new play specialists this weekend at the University of Alaska Southeast. These workshop readings and panels are part of Summerfest '14. Here's a look at the schedule.
Hands-on learning

When Haida carvers Joe and TJ Young were teenagers in Hydaburg 20 years ago, apprenticeship opportunities there were scarce.
Broken sensor causes flooding false alarm

A malfunctioning sensor in Suicide Basin on July 4 caused a flooding false alarm the next day. Not to worry; the basin is still filling with water, said meteorologist Rick Fritsch of the National Weather Service.
Three charged in string of UAS vehicle riflings

Three local residents are facing criminal charges for rifling through cars at the University of Alaska Southeast and stealing wallets, purses and a handgun from student vehicles as part of a string of related thefts, court documents show.
Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation awards Edelman Health Sciences Scholarship

Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation's Board of Trustees has announced the recipients of the Grace and Phil Edelman Health Sciences Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Jökulhlaup erupts from glacier

Mendenhall Lake is rising slowly and steadily from a glacial flood known as a jökulhlaup that began yesterday, and it's expected to worsen before it improves.


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