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Crimson Bears football team preps for State Championship Game Crimson Bears football team preps for State Championship Game
Published: 10/24/2013 13:30:00
The Bears are on their way to the state medium schools championship football game this Saturday in Anchorage to take on the Soldotna Stars.
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Former NFL Quarterback teaches Former NFL Quarterback teaches "Heads Up" Football in Juneau
Published: 09/12/2013 10:00:00
JYFL takes proactive approach to safety through affiliation with USA Football sponsored training program. More...

Juneau Community Garden hosts its 21st Annual Harvest Fair. Juneau Community Garden hosts its 21st Annual Harvest Fair.
Published: 08/29/2013 13:00:00
Harvest Fair showcases the results of a summer's worth of fine growing weather. More...

Bike Rodeo promotes bicycle safety Bike Rodeo promotes bicycle safety
Published: 08/22/2013 13:00:00
Safety awareness event teaches kids important lessons on the rules of the road. More...

Worldly Destiny for Salmon Derby Fish Worldly Destiny for Salmon Derby Fish
Published: 08/15/2013 14:40:00
Fish caught during the Golden North Salmon Derby help satisfy global demand for Alaskan Salmon, and very little of it goes to waste. More...

Wild Image Project reveals rare glimpses of the Natural World Wild Image Project reveals rare glimpses of the Natural World
Published: 08/08/2013 12:00:00
Explorer/Photographer Daniel Fox shares his relationship with our Planet and reminds us of the importance of re-connecting with Nature. More...

Southeast Alaska State Fair showcases talents of all varieties Southeast Alaska State Fair showcases talents of all varieties
Published: 08/01/2013 11:00:00
Haines Fair has been drawing exhibits from all over the region for 45 years. More...

Oysterfest Promotes Alaskan Oyster Industry Oysterfest Promotes Alaskan Oyster Industry
Published: 07/18/2013 12:00:00
2nd annual event features guest chef from New York's Grand Central Oyster Bar. More...

Antique Locomotive destined for display at S.L.A.M. Antique Locomotive destined for display at S.L.A.M.
Published: 07/11/2013 11:00:00
1914 Baldwin Electric Locomotive used in the Alaska-Gastineau Mine will be Centerpiece at State Library Archives Museum. More...

Zach Gordon Youth Center offers summer camps for Kids Zach Gordon Youth Center offers summer camps for Kids
Published: 06/27/2013 13:00:00
The Zach Gordon Youth Center's summer camp program is in full swing, getting kids out into the world on adventures. More...

JDU to perform with Weber Dance JDU to perform with Weber Dance
Published: 06/20/2013 12:15:00
Weber Dance from Boston teams up with Juneau Dance Unlimited for Annual Summer Residency and Performance. More...

Tracy Arm: a Jewel in the Golden Chain that is Southeast Alaska Tracy Arm: a Jewel in the Golden Chain that is Southeast Alaska
Published: 06/13/2013 14:00:00
We take a trip south to Tracy Arm aboard the Adventure Bound and share a few of the sights. More...

Juneau Volunteer Marching Band prepares for Fourth of July Parade Juneau Volunteer Marching Band prepares for Fourth of July Parade
Published: 06/06/2013 13:30:00
With the Fourth of July less than a month away, The Juneau Volunteer Marching Band is beginning its preparations for the Parade, which they've been participating in for nearly four decades. More...

Flowers along Egan Drive are sure sign of spring Flowers along Egan Drive are sure sign of spring
Published: 05/30/2013 10:50:00
C.B.J. Parks and Recreation tends to their annual plantings in the median of Egan Drive in downtown Juneau. More...

Brewer and Shipley perform at Centennial Hall Brewer and Shipley perform at Centennial Hall
Published: 05/23/2013 10:45:00
We meet the musical duo Brewer and Shipley, best known for their hit "One Toke Over the Line." More...

Capt. Charlie Plumb concludes Pillars of America Speaker Series Capt. Charlie Plumb concludes Pillars of America Speaker Series
Published: 05/09/2013 09:40:00
This week's Pillars of America Speaker was Capt. Charlie Plumb, a former Navy Combat Pilot and Vietnam P.O.W. More...

Josh Sundquist continues Pillars of America Speaker Series Josh Sundquist continues Pillars of America Speaker Series
Published: 05/02/2013 13:15:00
This week's Pillars of America Speaker was Paralympic Skier and Author Josh Sundquist. More...

Shawn Harper first speaker at Pillars of America Speaker Series Shawn Harper first speaker at Pillars of America Speaker Series
Published: 04/25/2013 12:20:00
The Glacier Valley Rotary Club's 21st Annual Pillars of America Speaker Series kicked off this week with its first speaker; Shawn Harper, a former NFL Offensive Tackle. More...

Special Recognition bestowed at Mt. Edgecumbe High School Prom Event Special Recognition bestowed at Mt. Edgecumbe High School Prom Event
Published: 04/18/2013 12:20:00
Ivy Lanthier recognized at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka for his role in their Senior Prom. More...

Teen driving course looks to improve road skills Teen driving course looks to improve road skills
Published: 03/29/2013 12:15:30
Young drivers hit the road with little experience behind the wheel. A teen driving workshop organized by the Taylor White Foundation is taking place in April to help prepare drivers for some more challenging situations on the road. More...

Tsunami warning system tested Wednesday Tsunami warning system tested Wednesday
Published: 03/25/2013 17:25:00
Updated: 03/27/2013 11:48:29

Officials and broadcasters across the state tested the Alaska Tsunami Warning System this Wednesday shortly after 9:45 AM on TV and radio. The test was targeted to the southern coast of Alaska from the Canadian border to the end of the Aleutian Islands. More...

Gold Medal Basketball Tournament underway Gold Medal Basketball Tournament underway
Published: 03/21/2013 13:30:00
The 67th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament is being held this week in Juneau, and we highlight its history and significance to the region. More...

Kathy and Ron Maas Foundation awards scholarships to young musicians Kathy and Ron Maas Foundation awards scholarships to young musicians
Published: 03/14/2013 10:00:00
Four promising young musicians have earned scholarships to attend the Sitka Fine Arts Camp this summer. More...

Powder avalanche in high risk zone on Mt. Juneau Powder avalanche in high risk zone on Mt. Juneau
Published: 03/12/2013 15:37:45
Updated: 03/12/2013 15:47:07

What was described as a "Powder Cloud" avlanche came down the "Behrends Avenue" avalanche path shortly after 9 AM Tuesday morning. The slide stopped short of homes and a highway below. More...

Town Downhill ski race open to all at Eaglecrest Town Downhill ski race open to all at Eaglecrest
Published: 03/07/2013 19:20:00
Last Sunday Eaglecrest played host to a special type of ski race. Organized by the Juneau Ski Club, the Town Downhill is open to all. More...

O.R.C.A. Pioneers Adaptive Ski Equipment O.R.C.A. Pioneers Adaptive Ski Equipment
Published: 02/28/2013 13:00:00
O.R.C.A. is developing ways to help people with special needs learn to cross-country ski, and giving disability a possibility. More...

Juneau School District 2014 budget proposals nearing completion Juneau School District 2014 budget proposals nearing completion
Published: 02/22/2013 11:10:00
The process to craft the Juneau School District budget for next year has been proceeding, most visibly in an advisory budget committee composed of representatives from across the school district. More...

New Arts Center envisioned for Willoughby Avenue District New Arts Center envisioned for Willoughby Avenue District
Published: 02/14/2013 12:50:00
Willoughby Arts Center would be a central facility housing the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council and Perseverance Theatre. More...

Snow machine rescued from Mendenhall Lake after close call on thin ice Snow machine rescued from Mendenhall Lake after close call on thin ice
Published: 02/07/2013 17:50:00
The Juneau Nordic Ski Club regularly uses snow machines to set cross country ski trails on Mendenhall Lake during the winter. Last Wednesday, the weather was foggy as Scott Fischer headed out onto the lake to scout a commonly used route on the ice in near whiteout conditions when things suddenly took a turn for the worse. More...

Magnitude 8.0 earthquake in southern Pacific triggers tsunami, warnings Magnitude 8.0 earthquake in southern Pacific triggers tsunami, warnings
Published: 02/05/2013 17:51:30
Updated: 02/05/2013 19:30:40

A magnitude 8.0 earthquake near the Santa Cruz Islands in the southern Pacific ocean at 4:12 PM Alaska time on Tuesday triggered a tsunami and expanding warnings in the region. Tsunami warning centers in Alaska and Hawaii did not issue warnings for Hawaii or the mainland US, Canada or Alaskan coast after determining there was no threat from the tsunami for those areas. More...

4th Annual Project Homeless Connect offers services to those in need 4th Annual Project Homeless Connect offers services to those in need
Published: 01/31/2013 10:00:00
Monday morning was bitter cold in Downtown Juneau, but for those who have no permanent shelter, a bit of respite from the cold was available. More...

Juneau School District braces for more cutbacks, may consider redefining goals Juneau School District braces for more cutbacks, may consider redefining goals
Published: 01/24/2013 16:18:00
The budget situation is getting dire according to Juneau School District Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich. "I do think there will come a time, and we're on the precipice of that right now, when we start redefining what a public education means" he told us at a budget committee meeting this past Tuesday. More...

Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority offers free tax preparation Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority offers free tax preparation
Published: 01/17/2013 12:35:00
Voluntary Income Tax Preparation Site is part of larger financial literacy training program. More...

Earthquake and tsunami readiness depends on information and planning Earthquake and tsunami readiness depends on information and planning
Published: 01/11/2013 15:50:00
Updated: 01/18/2013 00:00:00

The earthquake that struck Southeast Alaska late last Friday night was felt around the region. Thankfully the damage was limited; but the quake and following tsunami warnings acted as a good reminder to know what do when an earthquake strikes.
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Tsunami warning issued for Southeast Alaska following 7.5 quake, canceled 2 hours later Tsunami warning issued for Southeast Alaska following 7.5 quake, canceled 2 hours later
Published: 01/05/2013 00:13:55
Updated: 01/05/2013 03:57:57

A tsunami warning was issued by the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center for all areas of Southeast Alaska following a 7.5 magnitude Earthquake off the Southeast Alaska Coast late Friday evening that woke residents across the region. More...

Juneauites share their Resolutions for the New Year Juneauites share their Resolutions for the New Year
Published: 01/03/2013 11:00:00
We asked Juneau residents to tell us about their New Year's Resolutions, and here are a few of their answers. More...

Jacc Putt a Hole-In-One for Holiday Fun! Jacc Putt a Hole-In-One for Holiday Fun!
Published: 12/27/2012 12:00:00
There's a bit of holiday fun happening down at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center in the form of a miniature golf course. More...

Holiday light displays bring color to the darknes Holiday light displays bring color to the darknes
Published: 12/19/2012 23:20:30
The clear starry nights this past week are the perfect complement to the holiday light displays around Juneau for our annual holiday special. More...

Alaska Electors cast  2012 ballots Alaska Electors cast 2012 ballots
Published: 12/18/2012 13:58:00
On Monday morning, Alaska's 3 Electoral votes for President and Vice President of the United States were cast at a ceremony in Juneau. More...

100th anniversary of Alaska Governor's mansion celebrated in Juneau 100th anniversary of Alaska Governor's mansion celebrated in Juneau
Published: 12/14/2012 14:38:00
This past Tuesday, the Governor's mansion opened its doors to about 3,500 Alaskans as part of an annual tradition that's a hundred years old this year. More...

Thunder Mountain Big Band preps for the holidays Thunder Mountain Big Band preps for the holidays
Published: 12/06/2012 12:45:00
A perennial favorite around town, the Thunder Mountain Big Band is in full swing, getting ready for their Holiday performances. More...

Eaglecrest prepares for ski season Eaglecrest prepares for ski season
Published: 11/29/2012 20:10:00
Before a ski area can open to skiers and riders, there are a lot of preparations to be made. Crews at Eaglecrest Ski Area have been busy getting ready for months preparing equipment and recently making snow. More...

USS Juneau Memorial rededicated USS Juneau Memorial rededicated
Published: 11/15/2012 13:15:00
We pay honor to the USS Juneau, lost in the battle of Guadalcanal 70 years ago. More...

GCI to purchase NBC for Southeast Alaska KATH-TV and KSCT-TV, KTVA-TV Anchorage GCI to purchase NBC for Southeast Alaska KATH-TV and KSCT-TV, KTVA-TV Anchorage
Published: 11/09/2012 16:02:30
Updated: 11/09/2012 16:51:40

GCI subsidiary Denali Media Holdings announced today that it plans to purchase 3 TV stations in Alaska. Southeast Alaska NBC affiliates KATH-TV (Juneau) and KSCT-TV (Sitka), and Anchorage based CBS affiliate KTVA are part of the deal. More...

Most fires preventable Most fires preventable
Published: 11/08/2012 19:00:00
The recent fires around town serve as a dramatic reminder to check some simple things to help keep your home safe from fire. Many fires are preventable and predictable according to the Juneau Fire Marshal Dan Jager. More...

Poker Run Fundraiser benefits SAIL and NAMI Poker Run Fundraiser benefits SAIL and NAMI
Published: 11/01/2012 13:30:00
Recently a rather unique fundraiser was held where participants played a game of cards for prizes, while they got a little exercise and fresh air. More...

Tsunami warnings, advisories, issued for Southeast Alaska, Hawaii Tsunami warnings, advisories, issued for Southeast Alaska, Hawaii
Published: 10/27/2012 20:31:45
Updated: 10/28/2012 02:54:10

The National Weather Service issued a tsunami warning for much of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia due to a magnitude 7.7 earthquake near Queen Charlotte Island BC at 7:04 PM ADT Saturday. The warning was later downgraded and cancelled for Alaska. More...

Cool fall to give way to normal winter; first snow expected after halloween. Cool fall to give way to normal winter; first snow expected after halloween.
Published: 10/25/2012 20:03:00
If it wasn't so cold, you'd almost think that summer had finally arrived in Juneau this week. The current cool dry and windy weather pattern is expected to hold through the weekend, but there's some moisture on the way towards the latter half of next week. More...

ADEC searching for source of underground oil spill on Douglas ADEC searching for source of underground oil spill on Douglas
Published: 10/18/2012 17:45:00
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is currently looking for the source of a oil spill on Douglas Island. A resident in West Juneau reported a fuel smell from a small creek that emerges from culverts near Nowell Avenue in July. ADEC responders have been trying to find the source of the underground oil spill ever since. More...

UPDATE: Prop 1 set to pass as absentee and questioned ballots in Juneau election counted Friday UPDATE: Prop 1 set to pass as absentee and questioned ballots in Juneau election counted Friday
Published: 10/05/2012 14:05:00
Updated results are in for the 2012 Juneau municipal election following the counting of 1,254 absentee and 357 questioned ballots at city hall on Friday. "Yes" votes for Prop 1, looking to be defeated after the initial count on Tuesday, edged out a lead of 73 votes. More...

The Rock Dump hosts PE class for homeschool students The Rock Dump hosts PE class for homeschool students
Published: 10/04/2012 18:44:00
Updated: 10/04/2012 19:53:25

Every Monday, kids from around Juneau gather at The Rock Dump climbing gym as part of a special PE class. The students, aged between 7 and 14, get PE credit for the 8 week course. They also learn valuable social skills. More...

Close races in 2012 Juneau election, Prop 1 too close to call Tuesday Close races in 2012 Juneau election, Prop 1 too close to call Tuesday
Published: 10/02/2012 21:46:50
Updated: 10/02/2012 21:56:27

Initial results are in for the 2012 Juneau municipal election. Some races are too close to call until absentee and questioned ballots are counted on Friday, however the results of regular voting as of Tuesday evening with all 13 precincts reporting are as follows. More...

Urban bears active in Juneau Urban bears active in Juneau
Published: 09/20/2012 19:42:00
As we head into fall, bears are once again making their way into town looking for food. The latest incident happened yesterday and was caught on camera by local filmmaker Pat Race. More...

Freda the Duck Frolics at Twin Lakes Freda the Duck Frolics at Twin Lakes
Published: 09/13/2012 12:00:00
The Glacier Valley Rotary Club held their $10,000 Duck Derby last Saturday, and it was a great day to be a Duck. More...

Runners and Walkers help Runners and Walkers help "Beat the Odds"
Published: 08/30/2012 10:00:00
Cancer Connection hosts annual race to benefit cancer patients. More...

Juneau Community Garden to host 20th annual Harvest Fair this Saturday Juneau Community Garden to host 20th annual Harvest Fair this Saturday
Published: 08/24/2012 09:43:00
Updated: 08/24/2012 09:46:59

As summer comes to an end, it's time to reap in the harvest. And there's a celebration of that harvest this Saturday at the Juneau Community Garden. More...

The Canvas Art Studio creates more than just art The Canvas Art Studio creates more than just art
Published: 08/16/2012 12:45:00
We visit the Canvas Art Studio, and learn that there's a lot more than just artwork being created there. More...

Gastineau Humane Society hosts Gastineau Humane Society hosts "It's a Dog's Life Camp"
Published: 07/19/2012 13:30:00
The Gastineau Humane Society has introduced an exciting new kids program this summer, geared towards teaching kids to safely train and work with dogs. More...

Concerts In The Park a little different this year Concerts In The Park a little different this year
Published: 07/11/2012 10:20:00
Concerts In The Park is an outdoor concert series that takes place every Friday during the summer, but this year there have been some changes. Kari Groven, Program Coordinator at the JAHC, told us about the new arrangements. More...

Flood watch for Mendenhall Lake & River as glacial dam bursts, trails to close Flood watch for Mendenhall Lake & River as glacial dam bursts, trails to close
Published: 07/05/2012 10:41:00
Updated: 07/05/2012 18:45:00

The National Weather Service in Juneau has issued a FLOOD WATCH for the Mendenhall Lake and River due to a jokulhlaup (glacial surge) caused by an ice dam in "Suicide Basin" on the Mendenhall Glacier failing. Water levels are expected to crest Friday morning. More...

Juneau fireworks display a go for tonight on air and online! Juneau fireworks display a go for tonight on air and online!
Published: 07/03/2012 11:20:00
Updated: 07/03/2012 23:25:57

The weather is cooperating and the Juneau 4th of July Fireworks Crew is preparing for the show on schedule at midnight tonight (Tuesday). The show will be broadcast live across Juneau and Southeast with a special choreographed soundtrack on KATH-TV in HD and the Juneau Radio Center stations 800AM KINY, 630AM KJNO, 1330AM KXJ, Mix 106.6FM and Taku 105.1 with coverage beginning just before midnight.

KATH-TV will also be livestreaming the fireworks show online at: http://kath.tv/index.php?page=livestream More...

4th of July 2012 preview & weather forecast 4th of July 2012 preview & weather forecast
Published: 06/28/2012 18:31:20
Updated: 06/28/2012 18:33:23

The 4th of July is next week, and we have a first look at the weather forecast from National Weather Service forecaster Rick Fritsch and a preview of the fireworks show from the fireworks crew. More...

Synchronicity and the Sacred Space comes to Juneau Synchronicity and the Sacred Space comes to Juneau
Published: 06/21/2012 14:15:00
A collaborative meld of storytelling and dance takes the stage at Thunder Mt. High. More...

Sitkoh River restoration project under way Sitkoh River restoration project under way
Published: 06/14/2012 17:52:00
Updated: 06/14/2012 17:53:41

The Sitkoh River on Chichagof Island, about 12 miles west of Angoon, is a typical southeast Alaskan river. And like many rivers in southeast, the area it passes through has been subject to clear-cut logging in the past. The Sitkoh River is also a major salmon habitat feeding into large subsistence, commercial and recreational fisheries. The straight logging roads have caused the river to deviate from its natural path, resulting in shallow water without the pools Salmon need to live and breed. More...

Canoe Welcoming greets people arriving for Celebration Canoe Welcoming greets people arriving for Celebration
Published: 06/07/2012 12:45:00
Celebration is this week in Juneau and people have been arriving from all over Southeast; some in more traditional ways. More...

Online With Libraries improving connections in and beyond Alaska Online With Libraries improving connections in and beyond Alaska
Published: 05/31/2012 18:15:00
In today's increasingly digital world, internet connectivity is becoming more and more critical. Alaska Online With Libraries, "Alaska OWL", is a project to increase connectivity at 98 public libraries across the state, with 22 sites already online. New video conferencing systems were recently installed and bought online at the public libraries in Juneau. More...

Arrow Refuse rolls out curbside recycling in Juneau Arrow Refuse rolls out curbside recycling in Juneau
Published: 05/24/2012 17:04:00
This week, Arrow Refuse begun rolling out their new curbside recycling program in Juneau. The first blue-lidded recycling cart was delivered by State Senator Egan to Mayor Bothelho on Monday afternoon. More...

Moving Vietnam Wall memorial visits Juneau Moving Vietnam Wall memorial visits Juneau
Published: 05/17/2012 18:10:00
This week, a half scale replica of the Washington DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial, known as the Moving Wall, is in Juneau at the Vintage Park business center. More...

Olympic Gold Medalist Rowdy Gaines wraps up the Pillars of America Speaker Series Olympic Gold Medalist Rowdy Gaines wraps up the Pillars of America Speaker Series
Published: 05/10/2012 12:01:00
Updated: 05/10/2012 13:06:07

This week's Pillars of America Speaker was Olympic Gold Medalist and NBC Commentator Rowdy Gaines. More...

Lt. Colonel Ret. Kevin Sweeney continues the Pillars of America Speaker Series Lt. Colonel Ret. Kevin Sweeney continues the Pillars of America Speaker Series
Published: 05/03/2012 11:15:00
Updated: 05/10/2012 13:07:22

This week's Pillars of America Speaker was Lt. Colonel Ret. Kevin Sweeney, a Desert Storm Combat Pilot with a dramatic story to tell. More...

Josh Shipp kicks off the Pillars of America Speaker Series Josh Shipp kicks off the Pillars of America Speaker Series
Published: 04/26/2012 12:45:00
Updated: 05/10/2012 13:07:34

The Glacier Valley Rotary Club's Pillars of America Speaker Series kicked off this week with its first speaker Josh Shipp, Host of the TV Show Jump Shipp and Author of The Teens Guide to World Domination. More...

Slush Cup celebrates end of the ski season with a splash Slush Cup celebrates end of the ski season with a splash
Published: 04/15/2012 13:10:00
It was a record breaking snow year at Eaglecrest this winter; but as temperatures rise into spring, it was time for the ski area to close last weekend. However Eaglecrest brought back a long running event for the end of the season in the theme of getting out on the water: The slush cup. More...

Mt. Edgecumbe High hosts Prom Princess Event Mt. Edgecumbe High hosts Prom Princess Event
Published: 04/12/2012 14:30:00
This past Friday was Prom Night at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka, and while all proms are special, this one was even more so. More...

Discovery Southeast's annual auction this Saturday Discovery Southeast's annual auction this Saturday
Published: 04/05/2012 18:15:00
Discovery Southeast is a local organization focused on outdoor nature education working closely with Juneau schools, and directly with kids through various hands-on programs such as Nature Studies and Outdoor Explorers. The group's annual auction fundraiser takes place this Saturday evening at Centennial Hall. More...

Eaglecrest master plan sets goals for ski area's future Eaglecrest master plan sets goals for ski area's future
Published: 03/30/2012 00:54:00
Over the winter, Juneau's Eaglecrest Ski Area has been looking to the future by preparing a long term "Master Plan" of development goals for the next 20 years. Public input has been a major part of the process. More...

Gold Medal Basketball underway in Juneau Gold Medal Basketball underway in Juneau
Published: 03/22/2012 12:45:00
Gold Medal Basketball is a huge event, and even more special this year because the Tournament has received a very distinguished honor. More...

Juneau Archery Club right on target for education and recreation Juneau Archery Club right on target for education and recreation
Published: 03/01/2012 13:20:00
Archery is a challenging sport and a lot of fun and the Juneau Archery Club makes it accessible for everyone. More...

CCFR rolls 2 new fire engines into service CCFR rolls 2 new fire engines into service
Published: 02/23/2012 17:10:30
A few weeks ago, Capital City Fire Rescue took delivery of 2 brand new fire engines. The built to order engines which cost about 6 hundred thousand dollars each go into service today. The engines replace and upgrade aging engines with some new features to help speed up response and make is safer. More...

Black History Month Celebrated with Spirit at the JACC Black History Month Celebrated with Spirit at the JACC
Published: 02/16/2012 14:20:00
February is Black History Month, and in honor of that the Juneau Arts and Culture Center is hosting a very unique event. More...

Wearable Art 2012 this weekend at Centenial Hall Wearable Art 2012 this weekend at Centenial Hall
Published: 02/09/2012 17:45:00
This weekend is the annual Juneau Wearable Art show, and crews are already hard at work preparing Centennial Hall for the extravaganza. The organizers work with each act to provide the best stage possible. More...

KATH-HD now available on DirecTV across Southeast Alaska KATH-HD now available on DirecTV across Southeast Alaska
Published: 02/03/2012 14:22:00
DirecTV started carrying KATH's high definition channel "KATH-HD" Friday morning, just in time for the Super Bowl on Sunday. The channel is now available to viewers across the entirety of Southeast Alaska on DirecTV channel 5. More...

Fans Share Superbowl Predictions Fans Share Superbowl Predictions
Published: 02/02/2012 14:20:00
The Superbowl is this Sunday right here on KATH with the New York Giants taking on The New England Patriots, so we decided to ask a few people about their plans and predictions for the game. More...

Full body scanner comes to Juneau Airport Full body scanner comes to Juneau Airport
Published: 01/27/2012 13:58:00
Updated: 01/27/2012 14:06:08

This week the TSA started using a new millimeter wave full body scanner at the Juneau airport. "TSA in September announced that it would be purchasing 300 advanced imaging technology screening units, and one of those is here in Juneau." More...

Juneau School District faces steep cuts next school year Juneau School District faces steep cuts next school year
Published: 01/19/2012 18:11:00
On Tuesday evening the Juneau School District Budget Committee received the JSD administration's proposed budget for the 2012 - 2013 school year. With increasing costs and no increase in funding, the available money isn't enough to keep up the same level of service. More...

Gastineau Humane Society finds new homes for a lot of dogs Gastineau Humane Society finds new homes for a lot of dogs
Published: 01/12/2012 13:35:00
The Gastineau Humane Society recently had a large influx of dogs needing new homes, and while that places quite a burden on the shelter, it ended up being a success story for them. More...

Conference Of Young Alaskans brings youth from around the state to Juneau Conference Of Young Alaskans brings youth from around the state to Juneau
Published: 01/05/2012 18:00:00
This week, youth from across the state are in Juneau to take part in a unique forum: The Conference Of Young Alaskans. More...

4th of July Parade will air on New Year's Day 4th of July Parade will air on New Year's Day
Published: 12/29/2011 13:50:00
Updated: 12/29/2011 20:43:02

New Year's Day is just a few days away and KATH celebrates it in a special way. More...

Holiday light displays light up the night on Douglas Holiday light displays light up the night on Douglas
Published: 12/20/2011 12:00:00
This year for our annual holiday lights special edition of Southeast Spotlight Report, we took our cameras to Douglas to bring you some of the island's festive displays. More...

Santa to visit Juneau on a fire truck twice this weekend Santa to visit Juneau on a fire truck twice this weekend
Published: 12/15/2011 17:40:00
Every year, a few days before Christmas, Santa makes a very special visit to Juneau as he checks his lists of kids. Part of that visit involves catching a ride on a fire truck with his friends at the Juneau Fire department. More...

5th Annual Juneau Robot Jamboree is this weekend 5th Annual Juneau Robot Jamboree is this weekend
Published: 12/08/2011 13:40:00
This coming Saturday will see a very interesting event at Centennial Hall; it's a Robot Jamboree in where teams of kids design, build and program a robot to perform problem solving tasks in real world scenarios. More...

Eaglecrest opens early for the 2011-2012 ski season Eaglecrest opens early for the 2011-2012 ski season
Published: 11/30/2011 21:00:00
Eaglecrest opened early last weekend to a full mountain with the most snow of any ski area in the country. According to Eaglecrest General Manager Matt Lillard, this is one of the strongest openings the area has had in a few years. More...

Snettisham line goes down, backup generators keep turkeys roasting Snettisham line goes down, backup generators keep turkeys roasting
Published: 11/24/2011 12:58:20
Updated: 11/24/2011 15:27:01

Power went out across Juneau this morning at about 6:30 AM as the Snettisham hydro-electric power plant tripped offline due to a line fault. AEL&P restored power to the city within about 75 minutes using diesel generators and other hydro plants. Repairs to the Snettisham line are initially estimated to take 3 to 7 days. More...

Operation Christmas Child provides hope to children Operation Christmas Child provides hope to children
Published: 11/17/2011 13:40:00
There's a very special project taking place in advance of the holiday season. It's a chance to help a child that may not have a Merry Christmas without your help. More...

Luck and quick acting State Ferry crew help avert tragedy Luck and quick acting State Ferry crew help avert tragedy
Published: 11/10/2011 19:45:00
Updated: 11/13/2011 00:45:33

Last Saturday, Dani Gifford headed out with friends to meet up for the afternoon with a group that was out camping and hunting on Admiralty Island; just a short skiff ride from Auke Bay. But the weather took a turn for the worse, and the group was forced to unexpectedly spend the night without adequate supplies. Luckily the State Ferry Fairweather just happened to be passing by with a well trained crew. More...

Emergency Alert System test cancelled in Alaska, for most Emergency Alert System test cancelled in Alaska, for most
Published: 11/09/2011 07:27:00
Updated: 11/09/2011 09:53:29

The first ever nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System, scheduled for 10:00 AM Alaska time on Wednesday November 9th 2011, has been cancelled in Alaska due to the massive storm impacting western areas of the state. Some viewers may still see the test. More...

Juneau Douglas High School hosts Region V Volleyball Tournament Juneau Douglas High School hosts Region V Volleyball Tournament
Published: 11/03/2011 13:30:00
Volleyball teams from all over Southeast converged on the Capital City this week to participate in the region V Championships at Juneau Douglas High School. More...

Safety tips and events schedule for Halloween 2011 Safety tips and events schedule for Halloween 2011
Published: 10/27/2011 17:00:00
Halloween is right around the corner, with many festivities starting Friday, and running through the weekend. We got some trick-or-treating safety tips from Sergeant Dave Campbell of the Juneau Police Department. More...

Fallen Fire Fighters Remembered at Annual Memorial Fallen Fire Fighters Remembered at Annual Memorial
Published: 10/20/2011 18:12:00
Last Sunday, fallen firefighters were remembered at Centennial Hall at the annual Fire Fighters memorial. More...

Juneau Job Fair helps people find employment Juneau Job Fair helps people find employment
Published: 10/13/2011 11:45:00
With today's tough economic times it can be difficult to find a good job, but the Juneau Job Center is trying to help. More...

Make sure you are ready for KATH-TV's digital signal Make sure you are ready for KATH-TV's digital signal
Published: 10/07/2011 15:25:00
Updated: 11/15/2011 12:03:23

Last week, we moved KATH-TV to a new facility in downtown Juneau; and as part of the move we turned on a new digital TV transmitter. The new digital transmitter serves downtown Juneau and Douglas, with a High Definition signal that is stronger and much higher quality than the analog transmitter we've been using to serve the same area since we went on the air in 1998. More...

CBJ Municipal Election 2011 Results CBJ Municipal Election 2011 Results
Published: 10/04/2011 20:14:22
Updated: 10/05/2011 11:14:20

Funding for Auke Bay Elementary School's new ground source heat pumps and new turf for Adair Kennedy sports field along with an extension of temporary 3% sales tax approved by voters; plastic bag tax and financial disclosure requirements for municipal officials nixed. More...

KATH-TV launches Digital TV service, expands HD coverage KATH-TV launches Digital TV service, expands HD coverage
Published: 10/01/2011 15:07:00
Updated: 10/01/2011 15:36:03

Juneau's local NBC affiliate KATH-TV launched free HD digital TV service Friday evening from a new facility as part of continuing quality upgrades. The KATH-HD channel was launched in August 2008 on GCI cable in Juneau, and has expanded across southeast since. More...

Emergency Preparedness Month reminds you to prepare for the worst Emergency Preparedness Month reminds you to prepare for the worst
Published: 09/22/2011 18:10:00
Disaster can strike at any time without warning, so it's a good idea to be ready. September is national Emergency Preparedness Month. When a big event happens, emergency responders are stretched thin, so it's recommended to have at least 3 to 5 days' worth of food, water, and other emergency supplies at home. More...

Author presents book on wild foods of the Pacific Coast Author presents book on wild foods of the Pacific Coast
Published: 09/15/2011 13:00:00
Monday night at the Douglas Library saw a fascinating presentation by the author of a book devoted to foraging for, and cooking with, a myriad variety of wild foods found along the west coast. More...

"This experience has been amazing. I am so lucky to be here." Anna and Landon eliminated from America's Got Talent
Published: 09/07/2011 20:59:00
Updated: 09/07/2011 21:37:12

Juneau's 11 year old music sensation Anna Graceman and Wasilla's magic class act Landon Swank were both eliminated from NBC's America's Got Talent on Wednesday evening's show. More...

Anna Graceman speaks exclusivly with KATH-TV about her time on America's Got Talent Anna Graceman speaks exclusivly with KATH-TV about her time on America's Got Talent
Published: 09/06/2011 18:15:00
11 year old singer-songwriter Anna Graceman from Juneau has been making waves on America's Got Talent this summer. With dozens of songs released on iTunes, and videos on YouTube dating back many years, she is known by her growing number of fans. We spoke with Anna last Friday via Satellite from Hollywood. More...

19th annual Juneau Harvest Fair held last Sunday 19th annual Juneau Harvest Fair held last Sunday
Published: 09/01/2011 20:50:00
Last Sunday was the 19th annual Harvest Fair at the Juneau community garden. "Harvest fair is about, just a celebration of all the gardening that we've done; not only in the garden but the whole community. It's kind of a chance to show off what you've grown and just have a good time." More...

Both Anna Graceman and Landon Swank advance to the Top 10 America's Got Talent Both Anna Graceman and Landon Swank advance to the Top 10 America's Got Talent
Published: 08/31/2011 20:31:43
Juneau's Anna Graceman and Wasilla's Landon Swank were both voted through to the Top 10 of NBC's America's Got Talent by viewers after performing in Tuesday's Semi-Final. More...

Alaskans rock America's Got Talent Semi-Finals Alaskans rock America's Got Talent Semi-Finals
Published: 08/30/2011 21:07:00
Updated: 08/30/2011 22:19:57

Anna Graceman of Juneau, and Landon Swank of Wasilla performed again Tuesday in the Semi-Finals of NBC's America's Got Talent, both hoping to get enough viewer votes to advance to the Top 10 of the show. More...

Auke Bay Laboratory offering tours of the Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute Auke Bay Laboratory offering tours of the Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute
Published: 08/25/2011 11:11:41
The Auke Bay Laboratory is offering tours of the Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute at Lena Point; it's a chance for the public to find out exactly what it is that they do in this world class facility. More...

National 9/11 Flag Visits Juneau National 9/11 Flag Visits Juneau
Published: 08/18/2011 13:11:11
Juneau recently had the honor of participating in a very special project, helping to restore the National 9/11 Flag. More...

Golden North Salmon Derby is this weekend Golden North Salmon Derby is this weekend
Published: 08/11/2011 12:00:00
The 65th annual Golden North Salmon Derby starts tomorrow and runs through Sunday, it's a much anticipated event that draws people from all over to compete for cash and prizes and its proceeds benefit local students. More...

Douglas Island Indian Association focuses on youth's role in preserving culture Douglas Island Indian Association focuses on youth's role in preserving culture
Published: 08/04/2011 12:00:00
We always enjoy reporting about efforts to keep local native culture alive and vibrant, especially when the focus is on young people and their role in carrying their culture into the future. More...

National Night Out encourages you to get to know your neighbors National Night Out encourages you to get to know your neighbors
Published: 07/28/2011 21:17:00
How well do you know your neighbors? Whether you're close friends, or have never spoken; there's a great opportunity next week to get out and have some fun while building your community. More...

Emergency Tow System exercise helps reponders prepare to aid ships out of danger Emergency Tow System exercise helps reponders prepare to aid ships out of danger
Published: 07/22/2011 15:05:00
When a boat gets in trouble, sometimes the best solution is a simple tow. Of course when you are talking about larger ships, getting a tow isn't always so simple. The State of Alaska and various other entities prepare for this by having "Emergency Tow Systems" ready to go around the state. More...

Mendenhall Lake and River flood following burst glacial ice dam, water begins to recedes during the afternoon Mendenhall Lake and River flood following burst glacial ice dam, water begins to recedes during the afternoon
Published: 07/21/2011 09:24:55
Updated: 07/21/2011 13:43:41

The National Weather Service issued a Flood Warning for the Mendenhall Lake and Mendenhall river early Thursday morning, following a rapid increase water level after a glacial lake above the Mendenhall Glacier bust Tuesday morning, sending millions of gallons of additional water into the lake every minute. More...

Anna Graceman wins America's hearts with live performance on America's Got Talent, Advances to Semi-Finals Anna Graceman wins America's hearts with live performance on America's Got Talent, Advances to Semi-Finals
Published: 07/15/2011 01:09:00
11 year old Anna Graceman from Juneau performed a 3rd time on NBC's "America's Got Talent" Tuesday evening on a live broadcast from Hollywood. She competed as one of 12 acts vying for America's votes for one of 4 slots to advance to the semi-finals. The results of the vote were reveled Wednesday evening. More...

Zach Gordon Youth Center teaching kids how to fish Zach Gordon Youth Center teaching kids how to fish
Published: 07/14/2011 13:00:00
A lot of kids in Juneau don't get a chance to go fishing, so the Zach Gordon Youth Center has an answer for that, they're holding classes to teach kids how to fish, and having a lot of fun doing it. More...

Bartlett Regional Hospital Opens New Surgical Unit Bartlett Regional Hospital Opens New Surgical Unit
Published: 07/08/2011 13:50:00
Last Friday Bartlett Regional Hospital opened their new surgical facilities the final stage of a hospital wide renovation that has been many years in the making. More...

Juneau's Anna Graceman performs in Las Vegas on America's Got Talent, advances to 3rd round live show in Hollywood this Tuesday Juneau's Anna Graceman performs in Las Vegas on America's Got Talent, advances to 3rd round live show in Hollywood this Tuesday
Published: 07/06/2011 20:55:00
Updated: 07/07/2011 14:24:35

Juneau's Anna Graceman made her 2nd appearance on NBC's "America's Got Talent" Wednesday evening with her 2nd round audition in Las Vegas, where she vied for a spot in the "Top 48" live 3rd round shows in Hollywood. More...

CCTHITA 3rd Annual Culture Camp CCTHITA 3rd Annual Culture Camp
Published: 06/30/2011 11:40:00
This past weekend was Central Council's 3rd Annual Culture Camp at the Saga Site in Eagle Valley.
Ostensibly a chance for kids to learn about their culture, it turns out there's also a much greater purpose. More...

Deadline to Register for Juneau's 2011 4th of July Parade is This Saturday Deadline to Register for Juneau's 2011 4th of July Parade is This Saturday
Published: 06/23/2011 21:57:00
Updated: 06/23/2011 22:17:09

The 4th of July Parade is just around the corner; and if you want to be in it; you need to act fast. More...

7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Prompts Brief Tsunami Warning For Areas of Aleutians 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Prompts Brief Tsunami Warning For Areas of Aleutians
Published: 06/23/2011 19:39:00
Updated: 06/23/2011 20:38:32

The West & Coast Alaska Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Warning for areas of Coastal Alaska at 7:15 PM Thursday evening following a magnitude 7.2 earthquake near the Aleutian Islands in the northern Pacific Ocean. The alert was canceled at 8:19 PM after no tsunami was observed. More...

Juneau's Anna Graceman Wows Judges on Juneau's Anna Graceman Wows Judges on "America's Got Talent", Advances to Las Vegas
Published: 06/21/2011 19:59:00
Updated: 06/21/2011 20:39:52

Anna Graceman, a 11 year old singer & musician from Juneau, amazed the judges on NBC's "America's Got Talent" Tuesday evening during a first round Audition. "Wow, wow, you're amazing!" were judge Howie Mandel's comments after the performance. More...

Juneau Continues to Conserve Electricity 3 Years After Avalanches Juneau Continues to Conserve Electricity 3 Years After Avalanches
Published: 06/16/2011 18:58:00
Three years ago when avalanches cut off Juneau from the Snettisham hydro power plant forcing the city to oil fired backup generators and causing the price of electricity to jump 5 fold; the city pulled together to conserve power and reduced Juneau's overall electricity consumption by 25 to 30 percent. A recently released report revealed that the effects of that reduction continue to be seen today, though how much is becoming increasingly unclear. More...

Libraries host Summer Reading Program Libraries host Summer Reading Program
Published: 06/09/2011 12:20:00
Our public Libraries are much more than just places to find a good book to read, they are also the host of many different types of events and among them is their Summer Reading Program. More...

ORCA Hosts Wilderness Exploration Summer Camp ORCA Hosts Wilderness Exploration Summer Camp
Published: 06/02/2011 14:40:00
Next week holds a unique youth summer camp opportunity in Juneau, it's the first of its kind and will be a lot of fun for everybody involved. More...

Juneau Hosts Mine Rescue Competition Juneau Hosts Mine Rescue Competition
Published: 05/26/2011 03:39:35
When mining accidents happen, specialized Mine Rescue Teams are tasked with getting everyone out safely. The Central Mine Rescue group holds a competition every year to put team's skills to the test. This is the competition's 27th year, and last week it came to Alaska for the first time. More...

Juneau International Airport opens new facilities Juneau International Airport opens new facilities
Published: 05/26/2011 03:36:54
The Juneau International Airport has recently undergone a major expansion, adding more space and green energy to the facility. Construction has been going on for 2 years at a cost of about $20,000,000. The new areas were officially opened at a ceremony last Saturday. More...

2nd Annual Juneau Maritime Festival is this Saturday 2nd Annual Juneau Maritime Festival is this Saturday
Published: 05/12/2011 13:20:00
This coming Saturday heralds a unique event taking place at Marine Park, the Juneau Maritime Festival; and it promises to be a whole lot of fun. More...

The Canvas Celebrates National Poetry Month With Block Party The Canvas Celebrates National Poetry Month With Block Party
Published: 05/05/2011 17:50:00
April was National Poetry Month, and The Canvas art studio threw a block party last Saturday to celebrate.

Christy NaMee Eriksen is the Art Studio Program Assistant at The Canvas, she explained the idea behind the event: "We wanted to think about how do we make poetry not just about books or just writing or who's published or who's not published, and you know stuffy poetry readings, whatever. How do we take it from that and make it something that's fun, that's exciting, that's something that people play with." More...

George Rogers Celebration of Life slated for this Sunday George Rogers Celebration of Life slated for this Sunday
Published: 04/28/2011 13:45:00
Juneau, and the State of Alaska, has lost one of its greatest and most influential citizens. George Rogers passed away in October of last year and will be remembered this weekend at Centennial Hall. More...

Vernice Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour kicks off 2011 Pillars Of America Speaker Series
Published: 04/21/2011 19:35:00
The annual Pillars Of America Speakers Series kicked off this week at centennial hall Wednesday lunch time.

We spoke with organizer Leslie Dahl about the series. More...

Juneau Soccer Club holds 3V3 World Cup Tournament Juneau Soccer Club holds 3V3 World Cup Tournament
Published: 04/14/2011 13:00:00
A very unique tournament took place in Juneau last Saturday, the Juneau Soccer Club's 3V3 World Cup. More...

CBJ offers free junk vehicle disposal CBJ offers free junk vehicle disposal
Published: 04/07/2011 13:20:00
The City and Borough of Juneau is once again running their free junk car roundup, it's a great chance to get rid of your old vehicles that don't run anymore. More...

Juneau Rescue Groups Practice Avalanche SAR Response Together Juneau Rescue Groups Practice Avalanche SAR Response Together
Published: 03/31/2011 16:26:00
When disaster strikes in the great outdoors; the many local Search and Rescue groups spring into action. Last Sunday, the groups got together to put their skills into practice as part of a full scale training exercise. More...

Representative Cissna Leading State Bill to Discourage TSA pat-downs Representative Cissna Leading State Bill to Discourage TSA pat-downs
Published: 03/24/2011 17:05:00
Air travel is a critical form of transport in Alaska; with many communities only accessible by air or sea, including Juneau. Last month, Alaska State Representative Cissna chose to take the ferry instead of flying when she felt the security measures at the Seattle airport went too far when she was asked to submit to a full body pat-down search. More...

Raincountry Fly Fishers demonstrate new fly tying innovation Raincountry Fly Fishers demonstrate new fly tying innovation
Published: 03/17/2011 12:15:00
Spring is right around the corner, and a lot of folks are beginning to think about fishing, but one group in particular is a little ahead of the game. More...

Massive Earthquake in Japan Triggers Tsunami Warnings Across Pacific Including Alaska Massive Earthquake in Japan Triggers Tsunami Warnings Across Pacific Including Alaska
Published: 03/11/2011 00:10:26
Updated: 03/11/2011 12:34:24

A massive Earthquake with a magnitude of 8.9 (USGS) hit off the coast of Japan late Thursday Alaska time, causing a tsunami over 10 feet high in some areas to hit the Japanese coastline.

Tsunami Warnings were issued across the Pacific ocean, including Hawaii, The US West cost, and Alaska and Canada.

The tsunami diminished as it made it's way across the Alaska coastline during the night and early morning hours. More...

Symphony of Seafood 2011 brings some of Alaska's finest dishes to Juneau Symphony of Seafood 2011 brings some of Alaska's finest dishes to Juneau
Published: 03/10/2011 18:55:00
With fifty percent of the US Seafood Production happening in Alaska, fishing is a big deal for the state. Every year, the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation holds a competition to find the best new Alaskan Seafood products. The competition, in it's 18th year, visited Juneau on Tuesday. More...

Juneau World Affairs Council presents Juneau World Affairs Council presents "The Coast Guard's Future in the Arctic"
Published: 03/03/2011 10:00:00
Rear Admiral Chris Colvin, Commander of the 17th Coast Guard District, Speaks to the Juneau World Affairs Council about the Coast Guards Future in the Arctic. More...

Winter storm pummels Southeast Alaska; Eaglecrest winter celebration & fireworks moved to Sunday Winter storm pummels Southeast Alaska; Eaglecrest winter celebration & fireworks moved to Sunday
Published: 02/19/2011 13:11:00
Updated: 02/19/2011 14:15:10

A winter storm continued to dump snow on Juneau Saturday as the National Weather Service extended a Winter Storm Warning until 3am Sunday and increased snow expectations to as much as 18 inches. Due to the blizzard, Eaglecrest Ski Area has postponed their Winter Celebration & Fireworks show until Sunday. Areas of Juneau were also affected by power outages. More...

T.M.H.S. performance of T.M.H.S. performance of "The Secret Garden" opens tomorrow
Published: 02/17/2011 12:00:00
The Theater Department at Thunder Mountain High School is unveiling a new play tomorrow, it's a musical based on the classic story "The Secret Garden" We spoke with Dawn Kolden, Theater Educator at Thunder Mountain High School, who filled in a few details. More...

Wearable Art show is this weekend Wearable Art show is this weekend
Published: 02/10/2011 17:42:00
The 11th annual Wearable Art show is this weekend at Juneau's Centennial Hall. Planning starts in August for the show that takes about 150 volunteers to put together. We spoke with event director Patricia Hull who told us about this year's theme. More...

JUMP and Banff film festivals in Juneau this week JUMP and Banff film festivals in Juneau this week
Published: 02/03/2011 18:55:00
The JUMP Society is a local film club started 9 years ago to provide a venue for local film-makers to screen their works. This week is the JUMP Winter Film festival, with a record number of films submitted. More...

KATH-TV resumes local operations 2 weeks after flood
Published: 01/31/2011 16:42:00
After a forced move due to flooding, KATH-TV resumed local operations from a new HD native facility at 2pm Monday. For the 2 weeks following the flood, KTUU's signal from Anchorage was feeding directly though GCI's cable network into Southeast; that signal has now been replaced once more with KATH-TV's local signal from Juneau. More...

KATH-TV resumes limited transmissions in wake of flood
Published: 01/17/2011 14:30:00
Following Sunday evening's emergency shutdown of KATH-TV's broadcast facility, KATH-TV has resumed broadcasts of partner station KTUU-TV from Anchorage as of 1:04pm Monday. More...

NBC for Southeast Alaska off air due to flooding
Published: 01/16/2011 22:57:28
Updated: 01/17/2011 02:16:42

Due to massive flooding at our station, KATH-TV has ceased broadcast operations until further notice.

At approximately 9:40pm Sunday evening, the KATH-TV station was flooded. A staff engineer on site initiated an emergency shutdown of broadcast equipment and shut off power to the building. More...

Gastineau Humane Society offers Rabies and Microchip Clinics Gastineau Humane Society offers Rabies and Microchip Clinics
Published: 01/13/2011 14:30:00
The City and Borough of Juneau requires that all dogs, cats and ferrets be vaccinated against rabies, and The Gastineau Humane Society is holding rabies and microchip clinics as a public service for pet owners. More...

JPD Provides Winter Driving Tips to Juneau Motorists JPD Provides Winter Driving Tips to Juneau Motorists
Published: 01/06/2011 21:20:00
Driving in the Alaskan winter can be challenging; and to help the Juneau Police Department hosted a Winter Driving class Wednesday Evening. If you didn't make the class, don't worry, we've got some of the key tips right here. More...

Charr offers Charr offers "Safe Ride Home" on New Year's Eve
Published: 12/30/2010 12:00:00
New Years Eve means a greater risk of people drinking and driving, to combat this, the local chapter of the Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant and Retailers association, or CHARR is again offering their Safe Ride Home program. More...

Juneau's Holiday Lights 2010, NORAD tracking Santa online Juneau's Holiday Lights 2010, NORAD tracking Santa online
Published: 12/23/2010 06:30:00
Updated: 12/24/2010 07:38:55

Tuesday was the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year for the northern hemisphere, which means the dark nights are now getting shorter. And bringing light to these dark nights are the winter holiday lights that appear around town in the fall, and often stay up until spring. The lights also serve another purpose: To help guide Santa to town as he makes his rounds Christmas Eve night. More...

Eaglecrest opening Saturday December 18th
Published: 12/17/2010 16:38:00
Eaglecrest Ski Area will open for the 2010-2011 season on Saturday morning, with the Black Bear Chair operating from 9:00am to 2:30 pm; and the Hooter Chair and the Porcupine Chair open from 9:00am to 3:00pm More...

Juneau Robot Jamboree brings autonomous LEGO robots to Centennial Hall Juneau Robot Jamboree brings autonomous LEGO robots to Centennial Hall
Published: 12/16/2010 21:16:00
Last Saturday, kids gathered at Juneau's Centennial Hall equipped with LEGO robots, but instead of playing, it was all about education. More...

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake hits Southeast Alaska
Published: 12/09/2010 21:01:00
Updated: 12/09/2010 21:40:11

The USGS reports an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 hit 9 miles Southeast of Skagway, Alaska, near the Canadian border at 8:42pm Thursday at a depth of 9 miles. The quake was felt as moderate shaking in Haines and Skagway, and as minor shaking in the state capital Juneau 85 miles away, and in Whitehorse, Canada 88 miles away. The West Coast & Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said there was no danger of a tsunami. More...

REACH Inc. unveils new Christmas Window REACH Inc. unveils new Christmas Window
Published: 12/09/2010 13:45:00
An annual Juneau tradition has come to life again. REACH Incorporated has unveiled this year's interactive Christmas window at the corner of 3rd and Seward. More...

Parking Garage open as Downtown Transit Center nears completion Parking Garage open as Downtown Transit Center nears completion
Published: 12/02/2010 08:15:00
The Downtown Juneau Transportation Center is nearing completion. On Wednesday, the largest part of the project, the parking garage, opened for public use. The 4 story building is open for free 24 hour parking through December, just in time for the holiday shopping season. More...

The The "Hub" after school program opens at Juneau Christian Center
Published: 11/18/2010 09:00:00
There's a brand new place for kids in Juneau to gather, and it promises to be much more than just somewhere to hang out. More...

Murkowksi takes lead over Miller at end of counting Monday
Published: 11/15/2010 16:52:23
Updated: 11/15/2010 17:00:19

Alaska's incumbent US Senator Lisa Murkowksi took the lead over Joe Miller as Alaska Division of Elections updated the total vote tallies for both absentee and the write-in count Monday afternoon. Murkowski now has 92,164 votes to Miller's 90,458 votes, a lead of 1,706 votes. More...

Latest data puts Murkowski 1 vote ahead of Miller in Alaska race for US Senate seat
Published: 11/15/2010 14:01:50
Updated: 11/15/2010 16:53:06

Latest numbers published at 1:24pm Monday 11/15 update Murkowski's write-in numbers to 87,528 votes. (80,340 unchallenged + 7,188 challenged and counted.) Miller also has 10 write-in votes.
Latest available numbers from Alaska Division of Elections for Miller published Friday (11/12) evening show him with 87,517 votes, which added to his 10 write-ins puts his current tally at 87,527 votes: one less than Murkowksi. More...

McMillerski? Should these Alaska Write-in ballots count for Lisa Murkowski? You decide! McMillerski? Should these Alaska Write-in ballots count for Lisa Murkowski? You decide!
Published: 11/12/2010 15:05:00
Updated: 11/13/2010 08:52:04

As Alaska election workers sort through tens of thousands of questioned and write-in ballots, they have to decide who - if anybody - each and every ballot counts for. We've posted photos of 20 ballots online for you to look at and decide for yourself if they should count towards Alaska incumbent US Senator Lisa Murkowski. More...

Veterans Day 2010 celebrated in Juneau Thursday Veterans Day 2010 celebrated in Juneau Thursday
Published: 11/11/2010 19:07:00
Today is Veterans Day, originally called Armistice Day after the signing of the Armistice that ended World War one at the 11th hour of the 11th day or the 11th month in 1918. The day is celebrated every year by ceremonies around the world to honor those who have fought in wars both past and present. In Juneau, the day was marked by events at Centennial Hall and the ANB Hall. More...

Annual Ski Sale this Saturday Annual Ski Sale this Saturday
Published: 11/04/2010 13:45:00
The Annual Ski Sale is this Saturday; it's a great opportunity to get some new ski gear or trade up some of your old stuff. It's a wildly popular event and has been going on for a long time. More...

Alaska election results live on kath.tv and KATH-TV Alaska election results live on kath.tv and KATH-TV
Published: 11/02/2010 11:00:00
Updated: 11/02/2010 22:02:01

NBC for Southeast Alaska will be reporting Alaska election results live this evening as they come in after polls close at 8pm. Results of key races will be posted right here on www.kath.tv in real time as they become available. And through our partner station KTUU, we will have live updates from Election Central in Anchorage throughout the evening on KATH-TV. More...

Safety tips and events schedule for Halloween 2010 Safety tips and events schedule for Halloween 2010
Published: 10/28/2010 18:32:00
Halloween is right around the corner, with many festivities starting Friday, and running through the weekend. We got some trick-or-treating safety tips from Sergeant Dave Campbell of the Juneau Police Department. More...

Local artist earns another win at the World of Wearable Art in New Zealand. Local artist earns another win at the World of Wearable Art in New Zealand.
Published: 10/21/2010 14:00:00
Local wearable art artist David Walker has just recently returned from the World of Wearable Art show in New Zealand with another win, something that he's not unfamiliar with. More...

US Coast Guard Cutter HEALY visits Juneau US Coast Guard Cutter HEALY visits Juneau
Published: 10/14/2010 16:45:00
Last week, the US Coast Guard Cutter HEALY was in Juneau for a few days on the way home to Seattle. On Friday the public was invited abord for tours of the scientific research vessel. More...

United Way organize annual Day of Caring United Way organize annual Day of Caring
Published: 10/07/2010 18:57:00
Updated: 10/08/2010 10:34:15

United Way is a national organization that works to improve the quality of life through working together. Tuesday was the annual United Way Day of Caring and the local group organized volunteering projects all over town. More...

CBJ Election: Prop 2 doesn't pass, Thurston & Poole take School Board seats, Crane takes District 2. CBJ Election: Prop 2 doesn't pass, Thurston & Poole take School Board seats, Crane takes District 2.
Published: 10/05/2010 20:58:00
Updated: 10/06/2010 11:23:50

Initial unofficial results are in from all 16 Juneau precincts in the 2010 municipal election.

Barbara Thurston & Kim Pool beat out Ivan Nance for the 2 School Board seats available.

Johan Dybdahl and Mary Becker who were running unopposed for Area Wide and District 1 Assembly seats respectively, both won.

Karen Crane beat out Greg Brown and Christopher Nelson for the one available District 1 Seat.

Proposition 1 for funding to renovate the Auke Bay middle school passed.

The controversial Proposition 2 to extend a temporary 1% portion of the city sales tax did not pass.

And Proposition 3 to form a Charter Commission also did not pass. More...

Area-Wide Power Outage Hits Juneau
Published: 10/05/2010 12:02:10
Updated: 10/06/2010 11:22:23

Power went out across Juneau lunchtime Tuesday. Power was initially lost in parts of Juneau Tuesday morning at 11:53:06am due to a problem with the power supply from the Snettisham hydro-electric plant. Parts of town remained online receiving power from Lake Dorothy until about 12:12pm when the rest of the system went down extending the outage to area-wide. AEL&P began to restore power to areas of the town around 12:25pm using diesel backup generators with most of the town back online by 1pm. More...

AEL&P tests the Salmon Creek Emergency Action Plan to practice for a potential dam failure AEL&P tests the Salmon Creek Emergency Action Plan to practice for a potential dam failure
Published: 09/30/2010 19:16:02
A portion of Juneau's Hydro Electric power, and about 50% of the city's drinking water comes from the Salmon Creek Dam, situated two and half miles up the Salmon Creek Valley. Should the dam fail catastrophically, people could have as little as 6 minutes until the flood started to reach the area near the hospital. Every 5 years, AEL&P conducts a functional test of the Salmon Creek Emergency Action Plan which is designed to respond to the danger and alert those potentially in harm's way. More...

Salmon Creek flood warning system to be tested Thursday Salmon Creek flood warning system to be tested Thursday
Published: 09/29/2010 11:53:55
Updated: 10/01/2010 19:25:23

AEL&P will be testing the flood warning system for the Salmon Creek area on Thursday at between 11am and noon. The system is used to warn of a flood should there be a problem at the dam at the head of the Salmon Creek valley that is used to store water for power and city water supply. More...

Cold winter predicted as late summer gives way to fall Cold winter predicted as late summer gives way to fall
Published: 09/23/2010 18:50:00
The past 12 days have been unseasonably sunny in Juneau, breaking a record of 10 continuous days without rain for September. The average rainfall for Juneau in September is 8 inches; and with up to a foot of rain forecast over the next week for the parts of the panhandle, the month could still be as wet as normal. More...

Eaglecrest Ski Area prepares for winter with new chairlift Eaglecrest Ski Area prepares for winter with new chairlift
Published: 09/16/2010 19:02:00
Despite the unusually warm and sunny weather this week, winter is just around the corner, and Eaglecrest Ski area is busy preparing. The biggest preparations have been building a new chairlift to replace the Platter Pole. There will be a Dedication Ceremony for the new chairlift at 3pm this Saturday as part of Discover Eaglecrest Day on the mountain. More...

KATH-TV joining Alaska broadcasters to air Hoonah Police Memorial Service live on TV and online
Published: 09/03/2010 16:28:32
KATH-TV NBC for Southeast Alaska is joining forces with GCI Cable, the Alaska State Troopers and partner station KTUU-TV to broadcast the Hoonah Police Memorial Service live on Wednesday September 8th at 2:30pm. The memorial service for slain Hoonah Police Officers Matthew Tokuoka and Anthony Wallace will be broadcast live on KATH-TV NBC for Southeast Alaska over-the-air in Juneau and Sitka and on GCI cable, Dish Network and DirecTV satellite TV services across Southeast Alaska. More...

Tlingit & Haida Central Council hosts 2010 EPA Region 10 summit in Juneau Tlingit & Haida Central Council hosts 2010 EPA Region 10 summit in Juneau
Published: 09/02/2010 18:36:00
This week almost 500 people from Idaho, Washington, Oregon and across Alaska have come to Juneau for the 2010 EPA Region 10 summit, hosted by the Tlingit and Haida central Council. About 120 tribal leaders are in attendance to discuss various issues on this year's theme of climate change with a number of federal agencies present at the annual meeting. More...

"Beat the Odds" Race is this Saturday
Published: 08/26/2010 13:15:00
The "Beat the Odds" Women's Race against Breast Cancer, sponsored by Cancer Connection, is this Saturday, and all you need to support this worthy cause is a pair of running shoes and a little get up and go. More...

Crimson Bears reflect on team's development Crimson Bears reflect on team's development
Published: 08/19/2010 13:50:00
The JYFL's Crimson Bears are off to a good start this season with a 2 and 0 record so far and we caught up with them at a recent practice to inquire how the team is coming together. More...

KATH-TV will air Ted Stevens special, live memorial coverage on TV and online
Published: 08/15/2010 01:30:00
Updated: 08/16/2010 21:01:20

KATH-TV will be airing a special 1 hour program "Remembering Ted Stevens" produced by our partner station KTUU-TV at 7pm on Tuesday. KATH-TV will also air the Ted Stevens Memorial Service live on Wednesday at 2pm. Wednesday's memorial service will also be streamed live online at www.ktuu.com More...

64th Golden North Salmon Derby starts tomorrow 64th Golden North Salmon Derby starts tomorrow
Published: 08/12/2010 12:30:00
The 64th Annual Golden North Salmon Derby starts tomorrow, and the fishing and the weather should both be pretty good. More...

New Exhibit opens at the Silverbow New Exhibit opens at the Silverbow
Published: 08/05/2010 14:00:00
A photography exhibit opening this week at the Silverbow features images from award winning nature photographer Amy Gulicks book, Salmon in the Trees". More...

UAS conducts UAS conducts "shooter on campus" emergency exercise
Published: 07/29/2010 17:06:40
The Community Emergency Response Team program, known as CERT, is a national organization that trains normal citizens in the skills needed to respond during an emergency until further help arrives, which can be minutes to hours away, depending on the incident. UAS has such a volunteer team of staff at their Juneau Campus, and on Tuesday they put their skills to the test as part of a "Shooter on campus" drill. More...

New Born Learning Trail at Twin Lakes' Project Playground dedicated New Born Learning Trail at Twin Lakes' Project Playground dedicated
Published: 07/22/2010 17:06:00
Last Saturday, the new Born Learning Trail at Twin Lakes Project Playground was dedicated and formally opened to the public. The Trail, developed by United Way Worldwide, is Alaskas first Born Learning Trail, and it aims to help start off childrens education with a strong foundation through their parents. More...

RCA approves interim AEL&P rate hike of 20%, effective Friday
Published: 07/17/2010 10:14:20
The Regulatory Commission of Alaska approved AEL&P's request for an interim refundable rate hike of 20% across-the-board for electricity prices in Juneau. The Substantive Order dated July 14th was posted on the RCA's website Friday July 17th and went into effect immediately. Should the RCA ultimately rule for a permanent rate increase for AEL&P that is lower than the approved interim rate; AEL&P will be required to refund any difference in the rate. More...

New Mural to Brighten N. Franklin St. New Mural to Brighten N. Franklin St.
Published: 07/15/2010 14:00:00
There's a new mural taking shape downtown, soon to brighten the view on North Franklin Street. More...

2010 Fireworks mark first local HDTV program broadcast in Juneau 2010 Fireworks mark first local HDTV program broadcast in Juneau
Published: 07/08/2010 21:43:40
KATH-TV's coverage of the 2010 Juneau 4th of July Fireworks was the first locally produced HDTV broadcast in Southeast Alaska. Though KATH-TV has been broadcasting in HD on GCI Cable channel 652 since August of 2008, HD content is generally limited to NBC network programming. More...

Sundays At Savikko kick off in Douglas this weekend Sundays At Savikko kick off in Douglas this weekend
Published: 07/08/2010 18:35:12
Concerts In The Park is a Juneau tradition over 20 years old. On Friday evenings during the summer, the free concerts at downtown Juneaus Marine Park showcase local performance talent, and now Douglas is getting its own event. The Pioneer Pavilion was built at Savikko Park by the 4th of July Committee last year, and beginning this Sunday, it will host Sundays At Savikko. More...

Juneau Fireworks are on for Sunday night, hopefully.
Published: 07/04/2010 14:34:00
Updated: 07/04/2010 22:32:07

UPDATE: As of 10:20pm, Gary Stambaugh reports that they are all set to go and still plan to shoot the fireworks show starting at 11:59pm tonight.

The fireworks crew has notified KATH-TV that the Juneau 4th of July Fireworks show will almost cetainly happen tonight (Sunday).

Unless there is a "major deterioration in the weather", the fireworks will start just before midnight in the usual spot in Gastineau Channel between downtown Juneau and Douglas.

KATH-TV will broadcast the fireworks show live. Any updates will be posted here on kath.tv and at twitter.com/kathtv More...

Juneau's 4th of July Fireworks postponed due to rain
Published: 07/03/2010 11:33:19
Updated: 07/03/2010 11:47:50

Juneau's 4th of July Fireworks originally scheduled for tonight (Saturday) have been postponed due to heavy rain and low cloud cover. The weather forecast for Sunday is calling for a chance of rain, which is more promising than tonight's forecast of steady rain.

The fireworks show will hopefully take place Sunday at 11:59pm; KATH-TV still plans to broadcast the show live. Watch kath.tv for updates as we get them. More...

Juneau and Douglas preparing for 4th of July weekend Juneau and Douglas preparing for 4th of July weekend
Published: 07/01/2010 18:59:00
Sunday is the 4th of July, and preparations are under way for celebrations across town. We spoke with organizers for both Juneau and Douglas events to bring you this rundown of the plans for the weekend.
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Discovery Southeast's Outdoor Explorers program teaches kids about the great outdoors Discovery Southeast's Outdoor Explorers program teaches kids about the great outdoors
Published: 06/24/2010 18:35:00
Updated: 06/25/2010 08:37:58

Living in a place like Alaska, there is a lot going on outside during the summer. Discovery Southeast's "Outdoor Explorers" program is a summer education program that takes kids out into the great outdoors and teaches them ways to observe and See the natural world around us. More...

RCA suspends AEL&P's rate increase request for further investigation, does not approve interim rate
Published: 06/17/2010 21:18:55
The Regulatory Commission of Alaska suspended AEL&P's request for a permanent rate hike of 24% to Juneau residential power rates on Thursday evening. An interim rate hike of 20% was denied. More...

Glory Hole Garden grows more than just food. Glory Hole Garden grows more than just food.
Published: 06/17/2010 12:00:00
What began as a small roof top garden at the Glory hole is growing, and in more ways than one. More...

Dan Moller Cabin being re-built from the ground up this summer Dan Moller Cabin being re-built from the ground up this summer
Published: 06/10/2010 18:20:00
Updated: 06/10/2010 19:11:02

The Dan Moller Cabin is one of many State and Federal recreation cabins in the Juneau area. Known to many as 3rd Cabin, due to its location as the 3rd ski cabin in the valley above West Juneau, it was built in 1936. This summer it is being torn down and re-built from the ground up. More...

Canoe Welcoming Ceremony Canoe Welcoming Ceremony
Published: 06/03/2010 14:40:00
Goldbelt Heritage Foundation holds a traditional welcoming ceremony for three visiting canoes. More...

Juneau Hosts State Soccer Tournament Juneau Hosts State Soccer Tournament
Published: 05/27/2010 14:10:00
This weekend, Juneau is playing host to the High School State Soccer Tournament. More...

Video: Salmon Creek flood sirens tested Video: Salmon Creek flood sirens tested
Published: 05/21/2010 10:06:21
This morning at 9:00am, AEL&P tested the Salmon Creek flood sirens. The sirens are used to signal the need to evacuate should there ever be a problem with the Salmon Creek dam further up the valley. The test lasted about 3 minutes, and was very loud as can be heard on our video of the test. More...

Mock DUI car wreck demonstration at JDHS Mock DUI car wreck demonstration at JDHS
Published: 05/20/2010 13:15:00
Updated: 05/21/2010 08:27:46

A simulated car accident involving multiple students is took place Thusrsday at JDHS as part of a special joint assembly for Juneau's high school Seniors and Juniors. The event is part of a national program called "Every 15 Minutes" aimed at reducing the number of drunk driving fatalities. More...

Forklift accident closes Thane Road Forklift accident closes Thane Road
Published: 05/13/2010 18:25:30
Updated: 05/14/2010 10:07:12

A forklift truck making a left turn from Mt. Roberts Street onto Thane Road at the "Rock Dump" just south of Juneau was a little too tall to pass under the overhead utility cables that pass through the area Thursday afternoon. The forklift truck almost tipped over as a result of snagging an overhead cable. More...

Recycling in Juneau Recycling in Juneau
Published: 05/13/2010 12:40:00
There are some misconceptions about common household waste recycling in Juneau, you sometimes hear that theres no true recycling, theres no market for the products, they dont take glass, and it all just goes to the landfill anyway, but we found out thats not the case. More...

2010 tourist season kicks off as cruise ships arrive 2010 tourist season kicks off as cruise ships arrive
Published: 05/06/2010 18:25:00
The two-thousand and ten tourist season kicked off in Juneau on Tuesday when NCLs Norwegian Pearl, the first cruise ship of the year, arrived in town at 8am. More...

Martin Buser Speaks at Pillars of America Martin Buser Speaks at Pillars of America
Published: 04/29/2010 14:45:00
The Glacier Valley Rotary club is hosting its annual Pillars of America, where they invite inspirational speakers to deliver important messages about life. More...

Juneau group raises environmental awareness on Earth Day Juneau group raises environmental awareness on Earth Day
Published: 04/22/2010 17:07:30
Today is Earth day, and one local Juneau organization is using the opportunity to spread awareness about the harmful effects of disposable plastic bags on the environment. More...

King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations Liberalized. King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations Liberalized.
Published: 04/15/2010 11:30:00
The Alaska department of fish and game has just recently announced that king salmon sport fishing regulations for the Juneau area have been liberalized for this spring. More...

Juneau hosts 36th annual Alaska Folk Festival Juneau hosts 36th annual Alaska Folk Festival
Published: 04/08/2010 17:56:00
The annual 36th annual Alaska Folk Fest is taking place this week in Juneau, attracting music lovers from across the state and the country. More...

Census day 2010 promoted in Juneau at Census day 2010 promoted in Juneau at "March to the Mailbox" event
Published: 04/01/2010 18:30:00
Today, April 1st, is census day. Every ten years, the US Census Bureau counts every person in the United States. This information is used to evenly distribute the seats in the US House of Representatives, and also to define representative areas for state and local governments. More...

Juneau Broadband Initiative Juneau Broadband Initiative
Published: 03/25/2010 10:45:00
Juneau is entering the running to be chosen for an experimental broadband network proposed by the internet giant Google. More...

Public feedback requested for March 24th tsunami warning test Public feedback requested for March 24th tsunami warning test
Published: 03/22/2010 09:25:45
NOAA's National Weather Service and Alaska's Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in cooperation with local emergency management offices and the Alaska Broadcasters Association, will conduct a statewide test of the tsunami warning communications system on Wednesday, March 24 at 9:45 a.m. More...

JuneauBroadband hosting party to promote Juneau's Google broadband bid JuneauBroadband hosting party to promote Juneau's Google broadband bid
Published: 03/18/2010 17:46:40
JuneauBroadband, a group created by the Juneau Economic Development Council to apply for Juneau to become a test city for Google's new super fast fiber-optic network, is hosting a free party this Saturday evening at the Hanger Ballroom at 6pm.

In addition to free "Hi-Speed Spruce Ale" & door prizes including Android phones, the group will be providing information about ultra-high speed networks and what it would mean for Juneau to be selected for the trial. There will also be the opportunity to show your support at the party by nominating Juneau and getting videotaped giving your reason to Google why they should select Juneau.

For more details, visit JuneauBroadband.com More...

Officials assessing status of oil aboard sunken Princess Kathleen Officials assessing status of oil aboard sunken Princess Kathleen
Published: 03/18/2010 17:10:00
Updated: 03/18/2010 17:24:18

The Princess Kathleen was built in 1924 in Glasgow Scotland. On a stormy September night in 1952, she ran aground on Point Lena. Everyone escaped safely, before the ship sank into the murky waters; where she still rests to this day at a depth of about 120 feet. This week, divers have starting surveying the hull in person. More...

Iditarod 2010 finish to be seen live on KATH-TV
Published: 03/15/2010 15:27:00
Updated: 03/16/2010 12:11:52

UPDATE: Lance Mackey out of Saftey and bound for Nome.

KATH-TV will be interrupting programming on this afternoon (Tuesday) to bring you live coverage from our partner station KTUU-TV of the winner of the Iditarod reaching the finish line in Nome. We will continue to post here online and on twitter.com/kathtv as we have more details on the time, which is currently expected to be shortly after 2pm. More information directly from KTUU.com More...

El Nino cause of warm winter. El Nino cause of warm winter.
Published: 03/11/2010 10:15:00
The weather this winter has been pretty mild in comparison to the past few years, and we asked the National Weather Service to shed some light on what causes that difference. More...

Pipeline Skate Park re opens after renovation Pipeline Skate Park re opens after renovation
Published: 03/04/2010 17:25:00
Last Saturday, the Pipeline Skate-Park was re opened after a month of renovation work to give the facility an uplift and improve safety. More...

Mr. Whitekeys comes to Juneau. Mr. Whitekeys comes to Juneau.
Published: 02/25/2010 10:30:00
Mr. Whitekeys, an infamous Alaskan entertainer, came to Juneau to hold a benefit concert at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, so we went to meet the man and find out what makes him tick. More...

Eaglecrest to celebrate Olympics with Fireworks & opening ceremony viewing party this Saturday
Published: 02/12/2010 19:49:00
Eaglecrest will be celebrating winter and saluting the 2010 Winter Olympic Games on Saturday, February 13. Events include a Olympics opening ceremony viewing party, a torchlight parade, and the Winter Fireworks Spectacular! More...

JAHC Wearable Art show this weekend at Centennial Hall JAHC Wearable Art show this weekend at Centennial Hall
Published: 02/11/2010 15:21:00
The Juneau Arts & Humanities Councils Wearable Art show is this weekend, and we dropped in on a rehearsal to learn a little about it. More...

Juneau Economic Development Council holds first Small Business Expo Juneau Economic Development Council holds first Small Business Expo
Published: 02/04/2010 17:14:00
This Wednesday, the Juneau Economic Development Council hosted their first Small Business Expo at Juneaus Centennial Hall. More...

Power outage in Juneau due to downed tree Power outage in Juneau due to downed tree
Published: 01/28/2010 14:59:45
Updated: 01/28/2010 16:11:02

Power went out out in the Juneau area this afternoon at 2:54:13pm due to a downed tree on the power lines near Gastineau Ave. Power was restored to our studios at 3:26pm, with other areas of town coming back online around the same time. Updates also on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/kathtv More...

JPD Hosts Open House JPD Hosts Open House
Published: 01/27/2010 14:15:00
On Monday January 25th, the Juneau Police Department hosted an open house at the Police Station in Lemon Creek, celebrating their status as the only accredited police force in Alaska. More...

Juneau & Sitka to host avalanche awareness workshops Juneau & Sitka to host avalanche awareness workshops
Published: 01/21/2010 16:00:00
Living in Alaska, there's one thing we can be sure of during the winter: and that's snow, especially on the mountains around town. As the snow builds, it creates the danger of Avalanches. Tom Mattice is the avalanche forecaster for the City of Juneau, and he spends his winter keeping track of local snow conditions. More...

Haiti Earthquake: How to help
Published: 01/15/2010 09:35:00
Updated: 01/15/2010 09:41:25

MSNBC.com has published a list of charitable organizations active in earthquake stricken Haiti HERE.

To donate to the Red Cross, simply text "HAITI" to "90999" and a donation of $10 will be given automatically to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts, charged to your cell phone bill. http://alaska.redcross.org

Stay with KATH-TV and NBC for continuing news coverage though the day and the evening newscasts. More...

"Brown Snow" premieres at Centennial Hall
Published: 01/14/2010 12:20:00
Last Friday, a local group of film makers who go by the name of Bad Larry Productions premiered their seventh ski & snowboard film "Brown Snow" at Centennial Hall. More...

Power outage in Juneau
Published: 01/13/2010 15:01:54
Updated: 01/13/2010 17:34:00

Power went out out across the entire Juneau area this afternoon at 2:46pm. Early reports indicated a fault on the power lines near Thane caused by a downed tree. AEL&P has restored power using the 2nd line past the trouble area. KATH-TV came back on air at about 3:45 once power was restored to our studios. Updates also on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/kathtv More...

Swimmers plunge into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Dip Swimmers plunge into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Dip
Published: 01/07/2010 12:25:00
The date? New Years Day. The temperature outside? A balmy 15 degrees. The location? Auke Rec. The occasion? The Annual Polar Bear Dip. More...

National EAS system to be tested in Alaska Jan 6th National EAS system to be tested in Alaska Jan 6th
Published: 01/04/2010 10:28:00
When the President of the United States actives the Emergency Alert System to address the nation in a movie, you know something big is happening. The system is real, and in use every day for smaller emergencies like severe weather and AMBER alerts; but a presidential activation has never happened, or even been tested ... until now. More...

CHARR offering Safe Ride Home program again for New Years Eve CHARR offering Safe Ride Home program again for New Years Eve
Published: 12/31/2009 09:52:57
New Years Eve means a greater risk of people drinking and driving, to combat this, the local chapter of the Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant and Retailers association, or CHARR is again offering their Safe Ride Home program. More...

Santa visits Juneau on fire truck; NORAD tracking Santa live online Santa visits Juneau on fire truck; NORAD tracking Santa live online
Published: 12/24/2009 14:28:00
Updated: 12/24/2009 13:05:23

Our cameras caught up with Santa as he rode around downtown Juneau on a Fire Truck last week. Tonight NORAD is tracking Santa as he makes his annual trip around the world. You can see video clips from around the world, and track Santa in real time on 3D maps at www.noradsanta.org. More...

KATH-TV is now on Twitter! KATH-TV is now on Twitter!
Published: 12/17/2009 17:32:30
KATH-TV is now on Twitter at twitter.com/kathtv. Follow us for updates from our news desk, and other notifications like special programming changes. More...

Juneau's Holiday Lights 2009 Juneau's Holiday Lights 2009
Published: 12/17/2009 17:00:00
Updated: 12/17/2009 17:35:06

We took our cameras and headed out into the night to bring you a video tour and photo gallery of festive holiday lights around Juneau. More...

Governor's Open House 2009 Governor's Open House 2009
Published: 12/10/2009 15:59:30
Updated: 12/11/2009 08:33:02

After taking up residence in the Governor's House, Governor Sean Parnell hosted his first Holiday Open House, serving over 20,000 cookies to a record crowd. More...

National Geographic's Giant Traveling Map visits Juneau National Geographic's Giant Traveling Map visits Juneau
Published: 12/03/2009 17:39:00
This week students have been experiencing geography on a really big scale with one of National Geographics Giant Traveling Maps. Katie Kennedy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks has bought the massive map of North America to Juneau and is teaching lessons from a new perspective. More...

Eaglecrest improvements add capacity and green energy Eaglecrest improvements add capacity and green energy
Published: 11/19/2009 18:33:00
Over the past few years, Eaglecrest Ski Area has undergone considerable upgrades, including the installation of a new chairlift, the conversion of Ptarmigan to a quieter and greener electric drive, and continuing improvement of the Nordic and summer user trails. More...