In Juneau, quirky people, untold stories and little mysteries are as abundant as the rain. For the things about Juneau you can’t Google, why not work with a KTOO reporter to satisfy your curiosity?
What happened to Juneau’s Taco Bell?
In the late '90s Juneau had two Taco Bells. But by the early 2000s they were both gone.
Why are some of Juneau’s street lights glowing purple?
Some Juneau residents have noticed street lights with a purple glow popping up around town. A KTOO listener asked why.
Is there an Indigenous name for this cloud formation in Juneau?
A Curious Juneau listener wrote in saying they'd witnessed a snake-like cloud forming along the Gastineau Channel and wondered if there are any Lingít stories or a Lingít name for this cloud feature.
Was there really a gun range in the basement of Harborview Elementary School?
The short answer is yes. It was there for decades, and there are plenty of people still around in Juneau who remember it.
Is there gold in them thar beaches?
One Curious Juneau listener has noticed janky-looking rafts and unnatural pits proliferating in recent years at his go-to fishing spot. So we asked one of the raft owners what they’re up to.
Does Juneau really have the smallest Costco in the world?
Sure it's small, but is it the smallest? When inside, do you shop clockwise or counterclockwise? And what's up with ToshCo in Gustavus?