A memorial service for former Juneau Assembly Member David Stone will be at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 2 p.m. to 4 pm.
Stone died unexpectedly last week. He was 55 years old.
He was Deputy Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Stone served on the Juneau Assembly for nine years and was Finance Committee Chairman for much of that time. He also served as Deputy Mayor of Juneau.
- A whale-watching tour saw more than just whales Wednesday, after helping save a deer from drowning in the ocean.
- Equatorial Pacific Ocean finally shows signs of cooling, but the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea are still extremely warm. Latest research indicates both phenomenon helped with each other's formation between 2013 and 2015.
- The updated geochemical atlas was an outgrowth of another project. Geologists and surveyors were on a mission to find rare earth elements and minerals that could be strategically important to the country.
- During a brief layover Wednesday in Ketchikan on her way to Sitka, Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski talked about the state’s Republican primary campaign, and about the presidential election.