The new general manager of Eaglecrest Ski Area may be the second hired, but he was as well liked by the Eaglecrest Board of Directors as Ray Gardner, who is unable to take the job due to a family emergency.
Matt Lillard will be on the job by November. Rosemarie Alexander met Lillard in July when the finalists for the post were in town.
- Residents in a homeless camp off Egan Drive have been given 14 days to vacate the property. The area owned by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority is slated for sale and redevelopment.
- Rural health aides have a long, successful history of improving access to health care in Alaska. Now, dental a program based on that model is improving oral care in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
- From midnight Monday through about 1 p.m. Tuesday, Ketchikan received more than 8 inches of rain.
- Canadian power company Hydro One isn't interested in selling Alaska Electric Light & Power Company. But the Juneau Assembly still wants to study the prospect of a municipal-owned utility.