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?
- The city thinks Hecla's Greens Creek mine may be responsible. The mine says its discharges in the area meet state requirements.
- Sarah Erkmann, external affairs manager for the Alaska Oil and Gas Association trade group, said the tax amounts to “punishing” oil companies.
- The Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon canceled its annual convention slated to be held in Haines, mainly due to the weak Canadian dollar.
- For now, traffic in Gastineau Channel will not be restricted, but Hilbert said they will likely establish a no-wake zone during the actual salvage operation.