Banks -- Wells Fargo, 123 Seward St. (tel. 907/586-3324), is one of the many banks and stores that have ATMs.
Hospital -- Bartlett Regional, 3260 Hospital Dr. (tel. 907/796-8900), is 3 miles out the Glacier Highway from downtown.
Internet Access -- Computers are easy to find downtown at coffeehouses and businesses such as Copy Express, at 230 Seward St. (tel. 907/586-2174).
Police -- The police station is at 6255 Alaway Ave. (tel. 907/586-0600 for nonemergencies).
Post Office -- Downtown in the federal building, 709 W. 9th St.; and in the Mendenhall Valley at 9491 Vintage Blvd., near Carr's/Safeway supermarket. A postal contract station handier to the cruise-ship docks is at 145 South Franklin St.
Taxes -- Sales tax is 5%. You pay 12% tax on rooms.