Sealaska Heritage Institute’s plans for a new cultural center in downtown Juneau are taking shape. Conceptual drawings were shown to the CBJ Assembly this week. Once design work is finalized, SHI plans to begin fundraising to help pay the nearly 22-million dollar construction costs. Casey Kelly has more.
- 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.