Local First News (News of the North)

 U.S. District Judge Joshua Kindred has resigned following a series of violations, including maintaining a hostile workplace, engaging in a "sexualized relationship" with a clerk, and lying about it to a senior judge and investigators. This story uncovers the findings of a special committee and the implications of Kindred's actions.

Matthew Stanley, a 22-year-old from Seward, faces charges after allegedly threatening to bomb and shoot Governor Mike Dunleavy's office. We explore the details of the threat, Stanley's demands, and the legal response from authorities.

After a wildfire forced a week-long closure during peak tourist season, Denali National Park is set to reopen. We discuss the fire's impact, ongoing firefighting efforts, and the park's plans moving forward.

Boeing will plead guilty to criminal fraud charges related to two 737 Max jetliner crashes that killed 346 people. We examine the plea deal, its financial implications, and the reactions from victims' families and critics.

Professor Dee Barker from Alaska Pacific University is leading research on microplastics in Alaska's waterways. We cover the health risks associated with microplastics, APU's new research center, and the potential for future environmental solutions.

A recent Supreme Court decision limits the authority of federal agencies in the health care sector. We analyze how this ruling could disrupt the regulatory landscape, impact consumer protections, and lead to increased litigation.

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.