A mechanical issue has sidelined the state ferry LeConte today, cancelling its scheduled roundtrip sailing from Juneau to Haines.
The Alaska Marine Highway System has technicians on board investigating the issue. In the meantime, passengers are being rebooked for later trips.
- The Juneau Assembly outlawed certain marijuana refining methods for personal use Monday night in a 5-3 vote.
- The Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program has proposed turning the 70-year-old boarding school into an accelerated high school. Some members of the Edgecumbe community aren't happy about that.
- Nora Edith Thomas is charged with two counts of second degree murder for the death of Christopher Kenney.
- The House passed a resolution that limits committees to working on bills that raise or spend state revenue. House Democrats raised concerns that the rule change would reduce transparency.