We’ll find out about the Fun Fall Fest at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center this Saturday, with guests Jane Terry, Irene Morris and Nikki Hinds; Kyle Pickett will be here to talk about the Juneau Symphony’s production this weekend of Sweeney Todd; We’ll talk to Alexander Dolitsky about his new book, Living Wisdom of the Far North; and Nancy DeCherney will be here with news and views about local cultural activities during Arts Up.
- 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.