The latest local, state, and regional news is compiled from reports from the KTOO newsroom, CoastAlaska stations, wire services, the Alaska Public Radio Network, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and can be heard as often as five times each morning during Morning Edition.
- A proposal to end clearcutting of old-growth trees in the Tongass National Forest has some Southeast logging companies concerned about the future.
- A Juneau Police Department spokesperson says the city's recently deceased mayor sustained injuries before his death. Police are waiting for autopsy results before determining how Greg Fisk died.
- Juneau Mayor Greg Fisk is remembered by friends and colleagues as a dedicated public servant.
- In a press conference in Paris, Obama said that climate change is probably the hardest kind of problem for politicians to solve, yet despite the hurdles, he's optimistic.