The Transportation Security Administration and Alaska Airlines are asking travelers to get to Juneau International Airport a little early this weekend.
One of two X-ray machines used by TSA to check carry-on luggage needs repairs, and is not expected to be fixed until Monday.
Officials say passengers should get to the airport at least two hours before departing flights are scheduled to leave.
- The co-chairmen of the House Finance Committee revised their plans to introduce an income tax to Alaska for the first time in nearly four decades.
- The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery is in full swing. In less than a week, the fleet has caught over half of its quota. And while most crew members work on the water, spotter pilots fish for herring from the sky.
- A lot of eyes were on the U.S. House today, but, as Republican factions shuttled to the White House to negotiate, it was a day of waiting for most.
- Gov. Walker’s legislation creates a new definition for independent contractors that would determine whether employers have to pay to insure against on-the-job injuries.