A Therapeutic Court, designed to rehabilitate offenders convicted of alcohol or drug-related crimes, is beginning in Juneau after receiving funding from the state and federal government. Meanwhile, District Court Judge Peter Froehlich retires after over fifteen years.
- 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.