Local First News (News of the North)

On today's episode of Local First News- U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska discusses key bills affecting the state, including initiatives to resolve the Exxon Valdez oil spill impact and support Alaska Native veterans.

Monroe Catholic High School in Alaska files a lawsuit against the state's activities association over its basketball division placement, aiming for a change from 4A to 3A.

A tragic update on a Juneau man struck by a vehicle, leading to his passing, with ongoing investigations into the incident.

Details on Alaska’s recent auction to boost natural gas supply, highlighting participation and future economic impacts.

NOAA Fisheries’ approval for the Makah Tribe to resume gray whale hunting under strict guidelines and conservation measures.

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the FDA’s approval of mifepristone, ensuring its continued availability for medication abortions.

A generous donation to Juneau’s Capital Civic Center, enhancing cultural facilities with a named atrium

What is Local First News (News of the North)?

In the heart of Juneau and across Southeast Alaska, Local First News stands as the leading source of news and information. Dedicated to bringing you the most current and impactful stories, we delve deep into the events that shape our communities. From breaking news in Juneau to transformative developments across Southeast Alaska, our commitment is to keep you informed with precise and timely details.

Our dynamic team of journalists is on the ground, ensuring that every story is covered from every angle. Whether it's a local initiative in Juneau that promises to enhance community life, an environmental concern affecting the pristine wilderness of Southeast Alaska, or a cultural event celebrating our rich heritage, Local First News is there.

We understand the pulse of Southeast Alaska. Our coverage not only highlights the issues but also celebrates the triumphs of our communities. With an unwavering commitment to accuracy and immediacy, Local First News is your most reliable source for news that matters to you because when it comes to news in Juneau and Southeast Alaska, we believe in putting Local First.