Proposition 1 on October 5th’s municipal election ballot asks voters if the CBJ should take out a $18.7 million general obligation bond to upgrade Auke Bay Elementary School. The facility is over 40 years old and city and school district officials say it is in need of a major renovation.
- Canadian timber company refuses to do business in Haines after the Haines Borough demanded the company pay a sales tax.
- Homeless shelters are being filled beyond capacity as more people get pushed out of homeless camps towards social services.
- 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.