The Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors discussed budget crises and changes in education law during their annual conference held recently in Minneapolis. KTOO-TV’s Bill McAllister attended the conference and later picked up an award for KTOO’s “Alaska Week” program for its coverage of the Alaska Legislature.Related Link: KTOO wins national awards
- Authorities re-routed traffic on Egan drive for a half hour after a two-vehicle collision Saturday.
- A French ship docked in Unalaska is bound for Nome, where the crew will lay fiber optic cable.
- Columbia Ferry breaks down and strands tourists in Petersburg.
- Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation he says will provide more timber for Alaska’s mills. But it probably won’t be that much of an increase.