Katie Anastas, KTOO - Juneau

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a cruise ship in Juneau

Juneau Assembly approves tourism policy objectives, including 5-ship limit

Assembly members hope the new limit helps to curb issues like crowding and air pollution in Juneau's downtown area.
a Juneau education rally

With songs and speeches, Alaskans rally in Juneau for more education funding

Educators, students and parents gathered on the steps of the Alaska State Capitol Monday night to call for more education funding.
a Juneau land lot

A tiny Juneau lot is the latest battleground in a dispute over tribal sovereignty

For a Southeast Alaska tribal group, the lot of less than 800 square feet represents tribal sovereignty and self-determination.
a Juneau child care center

Juneau already had a childcare shortage. Then two more centers closed

Two of Juneau’s childcare centers are closing after months of trying to hire new administrators.
a school in front of a mountain

Juneau School Board votes against investigation into district’s communication about floor sealant incident

Last summer, staff mistakenly served students floor sealant instead of milk.
a Juneau city bus

Juneau looks to new recruitment strategies amid city worker shortage

Juneau could offer sign-on bonuses of up to $40,000, for city employees in certain positions who stay on the job for two to four years.
the Coast Guard icebreaker Healy

Juneau will keep planning for icebreaker, despite removal from federal spending bill

City Manager Rorie Watt said the cancellation of $150 million in federal funding for a Juneau-based icebreaker won’t stop the city from planning for one in the future.
a dark blue school building

Juneau teachers union declares impasse in contract negotiations with district

The district proposed cutting its monthly contributions to health premiums by $434 — more than a 25% decrease.