Jeremy Hsieh, KTOO - Juneau
New agreement between Juneau and cruise industry marks big shift from past lawsuit
It’s a huge shift from the adversarial relationship that came to a head in 2016 when CLIA Alaska sued the city over its collection and use of cruise passenger taxes.
Juneau police identify man who went missing off cruise ship
Juneau Police Lt. Krag Campbell says that for now, the incident is being treated like a missing person case.
Alaska’s first Ironman triathlon is held in Juneau
Locals volunteered, loaned out their own personal bikes, opened up their homes to house athletes and even offered free car rides around town.
Affordable housing concerns prompt Juneau Assembly to take stock of short-term rental market
City officials are concerned Airbnb and Vrbo listings may be eating into Juneau’s already very limited housing stock.
Ironman Alaska athletes are scrambling to get their bikes to Juneau
Suzanne Rinehart, from the Chicago area, decided to cancel her whole trip after trying to find a way to ship her bike to Juneau.
The CDC has ended its COVID-19 program for cruise ships
All of the major cruise lines had voluntarily enrolled in the program. They agreed to report to the CDC daily counts of confirmed or suspected cases aboard each of their ships operating in U.S. waters, and to follow CDC protocols for reducing the risk of transmission and managing outbreaks on board.
Friends and colleagues remember Dennis Egan: ‘the best curmudgeon around’
Dennis Egan was well-known and well-liked for his fairness, gruff voice and mischievous personality.
Travelers say staff shortages and COVID-19 outbreaks are spoiling their Alaska cruises
Experienced cruisers want the public to know that lots of passengers are getting infected, and they’re left in the dark about outbreaks on board.
Body of missing swimmer found in Skagway
Alaska State Troopers say a man from Miami died in Skagway after going for a swim Friday afternoon in front of a docked cruise ship. Troopers identified the man as 32-year-old William Anthony Rodriguez. They...
Cruise ships report a lot of COVID data to the authorities, but very little of the information is public
Most cruise ships participating in the CDC's COVID cruise ship program are in the orange category. That could mean a handful of people are sick, or hundreds.
Delta is resuming year-round service to Juneau (again)
Delta’s booking site shows flights will continue after Labor Day with a somewhat smaller, lower capacity Airbus plane.
Ketanji Brown Jackson will not headline Alaska lawyers’ convention
Jackson had committed back in December to headline the bar association’s annual convention.
Shipping a gondola system from Austria to Juneau will cost more than double the initial estimate
On Wednesday, the Juneau Assembly narrowly approved spending an extra $500,000 to bring the gondola to Juneau.
Juneau’s anti-war message to Vladivostok is stuck in delivery limbo
Juneau’s elected officials have an anti-war message for sister city Vladivostok. But figuring out how to deliver it is its own challenge.
US Supreme Court nominee could be keynote speaker at Alaska lawyers’ convention
Before her nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson committed to headline the Alaska Bar Association’s annual convention.
A man threatened to kill himself. Juneau police shot at him, and hit two nearby homes instead.
State and local authorities say they're investigating the shooting.
Watch: Sen. Lisa Murkowski addresses Alaska Legislature at 11 a.m. Tuesday
Lisa Murkowski is Alaska’s senior senator, serving since late 2002. She typically takes questions from state lawmakers on the floor after her address.
Alaska electric utilities are proposing new rates for fast charging stations for electric cars
In the Alaska community with one of the highest electric vehicle ownership rates in the country, there are just four publicly available fast charging stations.
WATCH: Gov. Dunleavy set to deliver State of the State address
Our partners at KTOO are streaming the State of the State address live at 7 p.m.
No one earns less than minimum wage at Eaglecrest Ski Area anymore
All Eaglecrest employees got a pay bump. So far this season, the ski area has had record revenue.