U.S. Senator Frank Murkowski and Lieuenant Governor Fran Ulmer, the top two candidates for governor of Alaska, have not yet started actively campaigning for this fall’s election. But already they’re trying to line some endorsments, particularly from organized labor.
- Roughly 16,000 pounds of chum spilled onto Egan Drive Monday afternoon. Declared unsafe for consumption, the fish have been destroyed.
- Juneau residents met Sunday to discuss race relations and ways to prevent racial violence.
- The state's Palmer Correctional Facility is slated to close. It's a money-saving measure called for by Gov. Bill Walker.
- Metlakatla Democratic National Convention delegate Gavin Hudson campaigned for Bernie Sanders. But he's in Hillary Clinton's camp now.