Casey Kelly fills in for Matt Miller. Stories include, Juneau man indicted on 2nd degree murder charges for June automobile crash that killed his 19-year-old friend; CBJ Assembly says Alaska Commercial Fishermen’s Memorial should stay put; longshoremen protest cruise industry; A permanent rabbi moves to Juneau; and is predator control taking a toll on grizzly bear populations in Alaska?
- Not all staff per diem claim forms have been received, so that figure is likely to rise.
- Instead of Negro, Oriental, Eskimo and Aleut, certain laws will now refer to African Americans, Asian Americans and Alaska Natives.
- The state is granting nearly $300,000 to improve water quality in some of Alaska's most damaged watersheds, including Juneau's orange-tinted Duck Creek.
- More than a third of all the penalties imposed since 1976 were logged last year.