We’ll find out the good news about health care in America with Juneau World Affairs Council guest speaker, T. R. Reid; Elfrida Nord will be here to highlight Saturday’s Scandanavian Culture Fair; we’ll learn about this weekend’s Sports & Recreation Show with guest, Peter Metcalfe; we’ll learn about this Sunday’s film on Doulas; and we’ll learn about this week at Eaglecrest.
- 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.