Downtown Juneau is hopping with renovations and grand openings. Several young and creative entrepreneurs have expanded the local food scene. The Rookery, which opened last fall, was recently closed for renovations and has now reopened. The Wild Oven Bakehouse opened in October, and B’s Bakery and Bistro opened just last week. KTOO’s Amanda Compton starts her tour at the newly remodeled Rookery.
- Longtime Skagway Assemblyman Dan Henry resigned his seat this week, less than a month before he goes to prison. In February, Henry pleaded guilty to federal tax charges.
- The device consisted of a seal bomb and other homemade explosive materials, a police spokeswoman said.
- The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska wrote to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Oct. 20, warning them their new invocation policy is unconstitutional.
- After AFN was founded, it focused on talks that led to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971.