Juneau, AK

Friday, August 12th: SAIL whale watching cruise.

Guests: Daniel Parks, Southeast Alaska Independent Living, ORCA Juneau Team Leader. Southeast Alaska Independent Living, or SAIL, provides a variety of services to help seniors and others overcome challenges from physical disabilities. Its ORCA program, an acronym for Outdoor Recreation and Community Access, provides adaptive equipment and training, so those in wheelchairs or coping with other disabilities can experience the joys of downhill skiing and other outdoor adventures.
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Juneau Huskies Open Gridiron Season at Anchorage’s Dimond High

Juneau Huskies senior Jarrel Williams throws a pass during practice at Thunder Mountain High School field on Tuesday. The Huskies open the prep season at Dimond on Saturday. (Klas Stolpe/KINY) Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The defending Cook Inlet Conference champion and state runner-up Juneau Huskies football team starts the gridiron...
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Cruise News Today — August 10, 2022 [VIDEO]

Holland America Team Member Goes Missing Off the Coast of Alaska. An employee from Holland America’s Koningsdam went missing off the coast of Juneau, Alaska late Monday night. A statement from the cruise line reads: “A team member on Koningsdam was reported missing shortly after the ship departed Juneau,...

Masks will remain optional in Juneau schools this year

During Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting, the Juneau school board announced that masks are optional for students and staff during the upcoming school year. “Our mask policy is not on the agenda tonight as an action item. That is because we did not anticipate a change to that policy,” Juneau School District Superintendent Bridget Weiss said.

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing from cruise ship

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard was searching for a man who was reported missing from a cruise ship late Monday near Juneau and believed to have gone overboard. A statement from Holland America Line Tuesday said the man was a crew member on the vessel Koningsdam and reported missing shortly after the ship had left Juneau.

Search suspended for man who went missing from cruise ship in Juneau

The Coast Guard suspended its search just before noon on Tuesday for a crew member missing from a cruise ship in Juneau. “We searched for 38 nautical miles around the area for approximately 11 hours, and concluded that with no results, we would end the search,” said Coast Guard Petty Officer Ian Gray.

JPD releases statement on man missing from cruise ship

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Police Department has released a statement about the search for a man missing overboard in Gastineau Channel. On Aug. 8, at about 11:52 p.m., the Juneau Police Department was notified by the U.S. Coast Guard, that they had received a report of a person who had gone overboard from the cruise ship Koningsdam.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022: “Eddie from Ohio” performs in Juneau Thursday. Southeast Alaska Independent Living fundraiser.

First things first. The band, Eddie from Ohio is not from Ohio, but from Virginia. And yes, there’s an Eddie in the band, but he’s not from Ohio. But that hasn’t stopped the four members of the band from playing together since 1991. The connections between this group go back to their college and high school days — and after years of playing bars, concerts and other gigs in Virginia, they’ve got quite a fan base that they occasionally invite to join them on tours.

US Coast Guard searching for possible man overboard in Juneau

Juneau, Alaska (KINY)- In a press release Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said they are searching for a missing 31-year-old man who was last seen on Monday night. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received notification from the cruise ship Eurodam at 10:45 p.m. that a crew member was missing and had potentially gone overboard.

Nifty Fifty Ultra Run Returns on Saturday

A runner in the 2019 Nifty Fifty moves down the Granite Creek Trail during the 50K race in Juneau. The 2020 race was cancelled by COVID-19 and the 2021 race by Mother Nature. (Klas Stolpe/KINY) Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Sign up online if you are up to the task of...

Man dies in fatal Chena Hot Springs house fire

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - State troopers reported the death of a man in Chena Hot Springs after he was found inside a residence that was fully engulfed in a fire Friday morning. On Friday at about 4:15 am, the State Troopers received a 911 call reporting a residential structure fire at 5100 block of Chena Hot Springs Road. The area is located outside of a fire protection area.

COVID mitigation to be discussed at Juneau School Board meeting

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau School Board meets tonight, and a discussion on the current COVID mitigation plans within schools is planned. While on Action Line, School Board President Elizabeth Siddon explained that a work session scheduled for 4:30 p.m. will broadly take up the topic of COVID mitigation.

Carson Featured at JDHS Girls Basketball Clinic

2020 Juneau-Douglas High School: Kalé graduate Kendyl Carson is shown in action for Pepperdine University in 2021. Carson will be an instructor at the JDHS girls basketball clinic Friday through Sunday. Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Kalé girls basketball program will host a girls...

US Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Juneau

KODIAK, Alaska (KTUU) - The Coast Guard is suspending the search for a man who may have gone overboard on a cruise ship Monday night in Gastineau Channel. At 10:45 p.m. Monday night, the Coast Guard in Juneau was notified that a 31-year-old man had possibly gone overboard from the Koningsdam cruise ship, according to a news release from the Coast Guard.