Stories include a possible delay in a decision on an electricity rate increase and a groundbreaking for a new forest science laboratory building.
Conceptual renderings of the U.S Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station Juneau Forestry Sciences Laboratory planned for near Auke Lake. The drawing at the left shows the uphill side as it faces the bike path and the lower left drawing shows the opposite side facing Auke Lake.
- “Clearly those are going to be the most difficult issues that have to be solved going forward," said Republican Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, a leader in the Senate. "I don’t think they’re going to happen in this bill.”
- On many Alaska beaches, plastic washes up faster than it can be picked up. The remote locations and mountains of plastic make Chris Pallister’s clean up work incredibly expensive.
- The unofficial mayor of Talkeetna, Stubbs the cat, passed away in the overnight hours between Thursday and Friday, according to his owners.
- The Trump administration has directed the National Park Service in Alaska and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge to reconsider bans on certain state allowed game harvest techniques.