3 Democrats claim strong leads in Juneau races

3 Democrats claim strong leads in Juneau races

Juneau will see the first wholesale turn over of its legislative representation in decades

Steve Quinn
Tongass sees busy 2018 wildfire season; rest of Alaska, no

Tongass sees busy 2018 wildfire season; rest of Alaska, no

The national forest, the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world, usually sees 15 to 20 wildfires a year.

Associated Press
Political newcomers Dimond, Hannan seek Juneau state House post

Political newcomers Dimond, Hannan seek Juneau state House post

Independent Chris Dimond and Democrat Sara Hannan are vying for seat currently held by Sam Kito III

Steve Quinn
Fish-to-Schools feeds Sitka students locally caught, donated salmon

Fish-to-Schools feeds Sitka students locally caught, donated salmon

Every Wednesday, children in Sitka are being served fish, caught from Alaska fisherman

Manny Creech
Nankervis, Story no strangers to public office, seek House seat

Nankervis, Story no strangers to public office, seek House seat

The Juneau District 34 post represents the Republicans' lone chance for a Juneau seat.

Steve Quinn
Etheridge, Kiehl vying for Juneau’s Senate seat

Etheridge, Kiehl vying for Juneau’s Senate seat

Sen. Dennis Egan is retiring after 10 years, leaving his post open for two candidates well known in the Capitol halls.

Steve Quinn
Sitka sea lion finds its way back to ocean

Sitka sea lion finds its way back to ocean

Stranded ashore in Sitka since early Friday morning, a 1,500-pound stellar sea lion was tranquilized and transported back to the ocean Monday afternoon.

Mary Simton
Roadless rule agreement pits lawmakers against environmentalists

Roadless rule agreement pits lawmakers against environmentalists

Alaska's Congressional Delegation is praising the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service for signing a Memorandum of Understanding that starts the rulemaking process to develop an Alaska-specific Roadless Rule.

Angela Krenzien
NPS suspends search for overboard passenger

NPS suspends search for overboard passenger

The National Park Service has suspended their search for a man reported as overboard from a cruise ship in Glacier Bay National Park.

Liz Thomas
Dog dies after being left in hot car in Southeast

Dog dies after being left in hot car in Southeast

A dog was left in a hot car in Southeast on Tuesday where it eventually died, according to the Gastineau Humane Society. 

Liz Thomas
7 rescued in Alaska waters after fishing boat sinks

7 rescued in Alaska waters after fishing boat sinks

The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a lifeboat Friday morning in southeast Alaska waters after their fishing boat ran aground and sank.

Associated Press
Celebrating cultural reclamation through dance, song and art

Celebrating cultural reclamation through dance, song and art

Nearly 50 Native dance groups descended on Juneau last weekend, celebrating cultural reclamation through dance, song and art.

Steve Quinn
Vessel strike likely cause of humpback whale's death

Vessel strike likely cause of humpback whale's death

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's necropsy team says the male humpback whale found dead on Admiralty Island last week suffered severe trauma. 

Liz Thomas
56-acre fire burning north of Juneau

56-acre fire burning north of Juneau

The U.S. Forest Service has crews on the ground battling a wildfire in Berner's Bay. 

Liz Thomas
10 years in prison for meth, heroin distributor

10 years in prison for meth, heroin distributor

A Washington state man will serve 10 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute heroin and meth in Ketchikan and Sitka.

KTVA Web Staff
Attorneys seek later trial date in Alaska cruise ship death

Attorneys seek later trial date in Alaska cruise ship death

Attorneys are asking a federal judge to delay until next May the trial for a Utah man accused of killing his wife on a cruise to Alaska last summer.

Associated Press
First cruise ship for season arrives in Juneau

First cruise ship for season arrives in Juneau

Cruise season is underway in Alaska.

Steve Quinn
Split court sides with Alaska rafting company in man's death

Split court sides with Alaska rafting company in man's death

A divided Alaska Supreme Court has sided with a river rafting company, deciding its release form protected it from liability in the 2013 death of a man on a rafting trip.

Associated Press
2 of 3 suspects sought in Sitka shooting in custody

2 of 3 suspects sought in Sitka shooting in custody

Sitka Police say two of three suspects wanted in a shooting that took place over the weekend are now in custody. 

KTVA Web Staff
Quake felt as far as Juneau

Quake felt as far as Juneau

A 7.9 earthquake shakes Southeast communities, who were also put on Tsunami alert

Steve Quinn
Caller finds body near Douglas Bridge in Juneau

Caller finds body near Douglas Bridge in Juneau

Caller reports finding a body near the Douglas Bridge in Juneau. JPD investigates.

KTVA Web Staff
JPD arrests stabbing suspect

JPD arrests stabbing suspect

A Juneau man was stabbed inside his own home Thursday evening, according to police. 

KTVA Web Staff
Alaska marine scientist dies of injuries suffered in crash

Alaska marine scientist dies of injuries suffered in crash

An Alaska marine scientist severely injured in a December traffic crash has died.

Associated Press
Shot fired to break up dogfight in Juneau

Shot fired to break up dogfight in Juneau

A resident discharged a firearm Tuesday morning in Juneau after seeing two people being injured while trying to break up a dogfight. 

KTVA Web Staff
Search suspended for 2 missing in Juneau small-boat capsize

Search suspended for 2 missing in Juneau small-boat capsize

The missing men were last seen during the boat's capsize at about 9 p.m. Tuesday, in the 44-degree waters of Gastineau Channel.

Chris Klint
Juneau to address shoplifting with therapy-based program

Juneau to address shoplifting with therapy-based program

With petty theft on the rise, the City and Borough of Juneau are trying something new -- a therapy-based approach to try to curb crime.

Liz Raines
Man charged with murdering worker at Southeast Alaska logging camp

Man charged with murdering worker at Southeast Alaska logging camp

A 26-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting a worker at a Southeast Alaska logging camp Wednesday, after he allegedly confessed the crime to a colleague.

Chris Klint
Troopers catch 13-year-old behind the wheel in Southeast

Troopers catch 13-year-old behind the wheel in Southeast

A juvenile was pulled over in Ketchikan Saturday night after driving around without headlights on in the dark.

KTVA Web Staff
Kake man shoots up construction trailer with people inside

Kake man shoots up construction trailer with people inside

A Kake man is in custody after shooting up a construction trailer, nearly hitting people inside, according to Alaska State Troopers.

KTVA Web Staff
Report: Southeast Alaska economy down

Report: Southeast Alaska economy down

A new report says the loss of jobs around the state of Alaska is hitting the southeast portion of the state particulary hard.

Associated Press
Heavy rainfall recorded in Southeast Alaska

Heavy rainfall recorded in Southeast Alaska

The Ketchikan area has recorded 4-11" of rain since Monday.

Death of Kake woman, 19, reportedly 'suspicious'

Death of Kake woman, 19, reportedly 'suspicious'

A woman from the Southeast Alaska community of Kake died late Tuesday, Alaska State Troopers said, following an incident which is currently under investigation.

KTVA Web Staff
'Devastated' family releases new photo of cruise ship victim

'Devastated' family releases new photo of cruise ship victim

The family of the Utah woman who was killed aboard a cruise ship off Alaska says it is "devastated" by their loss.

CBS News
House Majority trickles into Juneau as clock winds down on special session

House Majority trickles into Juneau as clock winds down on special session

The clock is winding down on a second special session in Juneau, slated to end Saturday.

Liz Raines
As crime spikes in Juneau, neighbors, police point to opioid epidemic

As crime spikes in Juneau, neighbors, police point to opioid epidemic

In the last two years, burglaries in the capital city are up 60 percent, according to the Juneau Police Department.

Liz Raines

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