The Juneau Canvas Board met today (Tuesday) and certified the results of last week’s municipal election.
City Clerk Laurie Sica says the board added nine absentee by mail ballots that came in over the weekend and were postmarked by the October 4th deadline.
Newly-elected Juneau Assembly members Randy Wanamaker, Jesse Kiehl and Carlton Smith will be sworn in next Monday at the assembly’s next regular meeting.
Sally Saddler and Sean O’Brien will be sworn in to the school board at its next meeting, currently scheduled for October 18th.
- Lindemuth has been in the position since Craig Richards resigned in June.
- Juneau grappled with the water fluoridation debate a decade ago and ultimately decided to scrap fluoride. Dentists say cavities in youngsters appear to be rising though there's been no hard data to confirm this trend.
- This week, we're responding to a listener who asked whether it's true that sea ice in Antarctic waters has been generally increasing, while Arctic sea ice has seen dramatic declines.
- Sen. Lisa Murkowski said it’s too early to judge the Trump presidency. She’s been skeptical of some of his actions, but in her annual address to the Alaska Legislature this morning, Murkowski presented the Trump administration as an opportunity for resource development.