It’s Red Ribbon Week in the Juneau School District, and students are marking the occasion by pledging to live drug-free lives. At a Floyd Dryden Middle School assembly yesterday (Wednesday), Juneau Police officers talked to students about how Red Ribbon Week began, and reminded them to say no to drugs. Casey Kelly has more.
- 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.