We’ll talk with Alysia Jones about this Saturday’s Coffee & Collections presentation at the City Museum about President Harding’s trip to Alaska; we’ll find out about Morally-Improverished’s shows this weekend at the Gold Town; and we’ll get a preview of this week’s presentation on Climate Change & Human Rights as part of the Juneau World Affairs Council’s Fall Forum on the Politics of Global Climate Change.
- 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.