We’ll talk with conductor Sally Smith about the Juneau Lyric Opera’s Holiday Pops concerts this weekend; Becca Parks will be here to talk about this week’s First LEGO League competition; Jenna O’Fontanella and Linda Curtis will give us a taste of Saturday’s Holiday Cooking & Self-Care class at Rainbow Foods; and Carin Smolin, Career Technical Education Coordinator, will be here to talk about second semester high school after school classes.
- 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.