The Permanent Fund’s losses of 2008 are fading into the past and the dividend applications are in. Now that the fiscal year has ended, we’ll soon have a better idea of the size of the dividend. We’ll find out more from the Fund’s Executive Director, Mike Burns, on the next “Talk of Alaska,” Tuesday morning at ten, from APRN.
- A proposal to end clearcutting of old-growth trees in the Tongass National Forest has some Southeast logging companies concerned about the future.
- A Juneau Police Department spokesperson says the city's recently deceased mayor sustained injuries before his death. Police are waiting for autopsy results before determining how Greg Fisk died.
- Juneau Mayor Greg Fisk is remembered by friends and colleagues as a dedicated public servant.
- In a press conference in Paris, Obama said that climate change is probably the hardest kind of problem for politicians to solve, yet despite the hurdles, he's optimistic.