After a five-year hiatus, the federal government accepted a fee-to-trust acquisition of Alaska Native land for just the second time. The Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska had its application for a plot of land in Juneau approved by the US Department of the Interior.
The structural portion of building the new Auke Bay Integrated Science Building at UAS formally concluded on October 31, 2022, with a “Sign the Beam” ceremony.
All six commercial radio stations in Juneau are changing hands to an out-of-state owner, an acquaintance of the current owners, Frontier Media.
Ten Alaskan artists are winners of this year’s statewide postcard contest sponsored by Kindred Post, an art gallery and contract post office in downtown Juneau.
Alaskan Brewing Company’s waste-to-energy process unlocks solutions to decontaminate chemical pollution and possibly solve Juneau’s expensive sewage problem.
UAS made a couple of administrative hires.
Through the assistance of Thermalize Juneau, local homeowners interested in clean energy are taking advantage of heat pumps. The program helps them leverage their buying power to obtain discounts and provides technical assistance to demystify the process of installing a new and unfamiliar technology.
The owner-operator of the Greens Creek silver mine on Admiralty Island is donating $300,000 to create an endowment in support of the UAS environmental science program in Juneau.
Annual arts and humanities awards recognize the advocates, artists, educators, and historians who have used their craft and passion to support and inspire others.
Theater patrons suddenly have an abundance of choices. Valley Performing Arts is closing a run of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors; TBA Theatre is mounting its traditional Halloween shows; Anchorage Community Theater stages a radio play; Mad Myrna’s brings back its annual Rocky Horror Show; Perseverance Theatre opens its season in Juneau; and the following week, Cyrano’s Theatre Company continues its 2020 season after a long hiatus.