Another election map has been drawn up by the Alaska Redistricting Board. If it’s approved by the courts and goes unchallenged by plantiffs in the recent litigation over the last map, the new map could determine who will be running for election to the Legislature this fall.Related Link: Alaska Redistricting Board
- A National Weather Service meteorologist says warm ocean temperatures and less sea ice suggest this year's winter could be close to normal.
- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has ordered that Native communities and their traditional ecological knowledge be considered in future federal land management decisions.
- The first marijuana shop in the state has its license to open and it's in Skagway. The Remedy Shoppe must now wait for the state to give the green light to marijuana testing facilities before its shelves are stocked.
- Sen. Dan Sullivan said he is trying to make Congress aware of more than 30 villages that still don't have running water or sewers.