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.
- A damaged traffic light prompted authorities to close lanes of Egan drive until repairs could be made. The light has been fixed.
- The window of a house was shot out in the Auke Bay area Saturday. No one was injured.
- The Walker administration has tasked the Southeast Conference to come up with reform recommendations for the Alaska Marine Highway System.
- At least 50 First Nations and tribes signed a treaty Thursday opposing tar sands expansion plans that they view as "a collective threat to our Nations."