Katie Anastas, KTOO - Juneau

Bartlett Regional Hospital

Juneau hospital’s CEO and CFO resign

The resignations come after a board member said management and staffing problems led to inadequate care of behavioral health patients.
a building

Curious Juneau: Why does Alaska’s Capitol building have a ground floor?

Juneau's steep streets influenced the layout of the Capitol, built in 1931 before Alaska became a state.
a Juneau bus

As Mendenhall Glacier hits tour capacity, Juneau visitors are opting for the city bus

With tour bus visits to the Mendenhall Glacier sold out halfway through the season, tourists are increasingly using the city bus to get there.
a woman

Juneau School District will cut 2 positions, dip into savings to fill budget gap

The district built its budget around a $430 higher base student allocation, before Gov. Mike Dunleavy vetoed half of a school funding increase.
Juneau homes

Juneau Assembly approves short-term rental registration program

City leaders say the program, approved Monday, will help ensure operators are paying sales tax and provide data on the growing short-term market.
a school bus at the state Capitol

Dunleavy’s education funding veto leaves Juneau School District with budget gap

Juneau School District leaders built a budget around an assumed $430 increase to the base student allocation. The governor's veto makes that $340.
a Juneau intersection

Dangerous Juneau intersection to see stopgap safety measures after deadly crash

A fatal crash Saturday on Egan Drive near Juneau's Fred Meyer is the latest of 50 crashes at the same intersection over the past decade.

Juneau Assembly to consider registration program for short-term rentals

A registration program would be a first step toward regulating and taxing short-term rentals in Juneau, like those listed on AirBnB or VRBO.
two kids hold signs that call for more education funding

Alaska school officials say one-time funding boost leaves budgets unpredictable

School district leaders and many legislators were hopeful that the state's base student allocation to schools would increase significantly this year.
Juneau mail-in ballots

Juneau Assembly makes by-mail elections permanent

Wednesday’s change to Juneau election code makes by-mail voting the default “unless otherwise directed by the Assembly.”
an Alaska Airlines jet

Juneau celebrates first arrival of Crystal Worl-designed jet: ‘Just so proud of her’

The Alaska Airlines plane — its name means "Salmon People" in Lingít — features a giant, colorful formline design by Crystal Worl.
Crystal Worl

A formline salmon Alaska Airlines plane makes its inaugural flight

The Boeing 737, bearing a design by artist Crystal Worl depicting the salmon's life cycle, is named Xáat Kwáani, or Salmon People.
Juneau's Harborview Elementary School

Juneau School District considers late start on Wednesdays

Juneau students could start school half an hour later on Wednesdays next school year, if the school board approves a district proposal.
Tlingit and Haida headquarters

Tlingit and Haida, Tanana Chiefs Conference withdraw from Alaska Federation of Natives

The Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska said Monday that it would withdraw from the Alaska Federation of Natives.
a Juneau elevated track

Juneau’s only public indoor track isn’t wheelchair accessible. Advocates want to add an elevator.

Advocates say the Dimond Park Field House's lack of a ramp or elevator leaves many people unable to use much of the facility.
Juneau's Telephone Hill

Telephone Hill residents plan next move after Juneau acquires property from state

With public meetings on the future of Telephone Hill set to begin this summer, some residents are asking the city to delay evictions.
Juneau teachers

Juneau School District and teachers union reach tentative agreement

Last week, the Juneau Education Association told teachers to work only paid hours and not take on any extra duties before and after school.
Chris Heidemann

Juneau teachers limit their work to paid hours during contract negotiations

The move came a day before the Juneau Education Association and Juneau School District are set to resume negotiating a new contract.
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Swimmers’ tiles at Juneau pool celebrate the life aquatic

For more than 20 years, tiles painted by women who have grown up swimming have lined the women’s locker room at Juneau's Augustus Brown Pool.
people testifying

Alaskans oppose Dunleavy’s ‘parental rights’ bill at legislative hearing

Alaska students, teachers and sexual assault survivors spoke against a bill Gov. Mike Dunleavy says would support parents’ rights.