Yvonne Krumrey, KTOO - Juneau

a Juneau courtroom

Former Juneau chiropractor now accused of sexual assault by 14 patients faces more charges

Jeffrey Fultz was arraigned Wednesday after two more women accused him of assaulting them under the guise of medical treatment.
downtown Juneau

Juneauʼs property assessments show a sharp increase in home values

The higher valuations don't necessarily mean higher property taxes, as the Juneau Assembly has yet to set a mill rate.
two women sit at a desk

Bill that would make Juneteenth a state holiday receives first legislative hearing

The holiday is recognized nationally, and by 24 other states, on June 19.
a group of people play pickleball outside

Pickleball could be part of Juneau’s new commitment to better serve its older population

Last week, Juneau joined a program that commits to making the city more livable for seniors.
a Chilkat weaver

Chilkat weavers who learned online during COVID see their robes come to life

The weavers are apprentices of Lily Hope, who offered classes virtually during the pandemic.
The city of Hoonah on May 2, 2019 (Photo by David Purdy, KTOO - Juneau)

Vote to recall Hoonah’s mayor appears to have failed

Results of the recall election — 110 votes for and 172 against — still need to be approved by the city council.
Ernestine Hayes

Writer Ernestine Shaankaláx̱t’ Hayes awarded $50K from United States Artists fellowship

The United States Artists fellowship will allow Hayes to recover from her losses in a 2018 house fire and get back to writing.
a formline postal stamp

There’s another USPS stamp coming out featuring Lingít formline art

Crystal Worl's design, featuring a formline salmon painted on a skateboard, will be available on postal stamps in March.
people in regalia dance

Juneau womanʼs stolen regalia has been returned anonymously

“My family and I cannot thank this anonymous person enough,” said Neilga Koogéi Taija Revels.
a woman

Pro skier aims to get more Indigenous youth on the slopes in Juneau

Friday's Native Youth Snow Sports Community Night was part of a broader effort to back Alaska Native youth who want to ski.
a woman in a purple t-shirt poses for a photo next to a houseplant

After suspect’s arrest, Juneau woman is still hopeful her regalia will come home

Neilga Koogéi Taija Revels lost many things in a home burglary. But the theft of her grandmotherʼs regalia was the most devastating.
a husband and wife

Woodworking couple builds little boats for the first baby born in Juneau each year

Dr. Lindy Jones and his wife Colleen — who’ve been woodworking together since college — make one of the little, rocking boats for the first baby born in Juneau each year.
a woman in a purple t-shirt poses for a photo next to a houseplant

Juneau woman searches for stolen regalia, made by her grandmother

Neilga Koogéi Taija Revels wore her grandmother's regalia to every graduation and major event in her life. Then it was stolen.
a bartender

Bartenders in Juneau say unpleasant — even violent — interactions with patrons are on the rise

A glass thrown at Juneau bartender David Elrod's head may be part of a broader trend in harassment toward service workers that may have started early in the pandemic. 
Juneau schoolkids

Juneau kindergartners play paper violins as part of music and Lingít language program

A leader of the Juneau program says it gives teachers an opportunity to make their curriculum more place-based and more reflective of Lingít culture.
a Juneau courtroom

Arraignment held for suspect in September killing of Juneau counselor

Anthony Michael Migliaccio was arraigned Tuesday after his indictment in the killing of Faith Rogers. His lawyer, Anna Ambrose, entered a not guilty plea.
police tape

Juneau murder suspect was already in custody on harassment charges

Murder suspect Anthony Michael Migliaccio was initially held in September after a Juneau barista said he threw a cup of feces at her in June, according to court documents.

‘Molly of Denali’ nominated for 2 Emmy Awards

The PBS Kids television show “Molly of Denali” has been nominated for Children’s & Family Emmy Awards in two categories: Outstanding Preschool Animated Series and Outstanding Writing for a Preschool Animated Program.
A Juneau fire scene

Recent house fires in Juneau a reminder of heater safety as winter sets in

Juneau's fire marshal says three recent house fires have a common thread – using heaters for the first time with the onset of cold weather.
a woman holding a sampling dart

Study looks at the return of tourism’s impact on whale stress levels

For the study this year, researchers collected samples of the stress hormone cortisol from whales in Juneau waters.