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.
- There is just under a thousand tons of herring left to catch in the Sitka sac roe herring fishery after the last opening on Saturday.
- "Suddenly everything turned white," one student told local media. A mountaineering training exercise had drawn students and teachers from high schools across the region.
- House Bill 111 is the latest proposed tweak to the state’s oil tax system, one that supporters hope will get the state out of the business of writing checks to oil companies.
- Stuart DeWitt, Nick Davis and Joe Thompson were inducted into the Gold Medal Hall of Fame.