A correction to the story on redistricting: The section that specifies Attorney Michael White arguing in favor of the board’s decision to include the Western Aleutians population into Bristol Bay house districts is incorrect. East Aleutians was included with Bristol Bay and West Aleutians was included with the YK Delta.
- So far, the Juneau School District has enrolled about 230 more students than it expected. If the higher enrollment remains true in October, the district could get enough additional state funding to cover a near $200,000 deficit.
- Juneau-based nonprofit, Southeast Alaska Land Trust, was denied its property tax exemption earlier this year. Now the Assembly will take another look.
- "A lot of ice experts, including myself, thought we were headed for a record year minimum," said Hajo Eicken, a professor at the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.