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.
- The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning until Saturday morning for Mendenhall River and surrounding area.
- Large projects can often be contentious, and two of the most debated state projects in the past few years have been the Knik Arm Crossing and the Susitna-Watana Hydroelectric Project.
- Gov. Bill Walker announced an additional $10 million cut to the University of Alaska.
- The largest share of that cut is to the account the state uses to partially reimburse local governments for school bonds.