An Arrow Refuse proposal to offer curbside recycling in Juneau and barge trash to the Lower 48 has come as a surprise to city officials. The city and borough has issued a request for proposals for recycling services and has been negotiating with another company on a major facility.
- A proposal to end clearcutting of old-growth trees in the Tongass National Forest has some Southeast logging companies concerned about the future.
- A Juneau Police Department spokesperson says the city's recently deceased mayor sustained injuries before his death. Police are waiting for autopsy results before determining how Greg Fisk died.
- Juneau Mayor Greg Fisk is remembered by friends and colleagues as a dedicated public servant.
- In a press conference in Paris, Obama said that climate change is probably the hardest kind of problem for politicians to solve, yet despite the hurdles, he's optimistic.