Casey Kelly fills in for Matt Miller. Stories include, a big earthquake jolts the Aleutian Islands overnight; A decision is expected on Alaska Electric Light & Power’s rate increase request; unions in Anchorage battle the city and a local hotel over wages and working conditions; Juneau man enters not guilty plea to 2nd degree murder charge; a preview of this weekend’s high school football games; and August really was as bad as you thought it was.
- However, the Juneau Police Department continues to take anonymous drops in its lobby during regular business hours Monday through Friday.
- "Suffice to say Alaska, the massive state with such a small population, might have a bigger influence on the selection for the Republican nominee for the presidency, than you might think," said GOP Chairman Peter Goldberg.
- The first sighting of wood bison calves born in the wild could mean big changes in the ecosystem of western Alaska.
- The aspiring distiller behind Skagway Spirits hopes to open its doors this year, and to be bottling and fully open for business by next summer.