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.
- Lawmakers who represent areas outside Juneau receive $295 for each day of the special session. Juneau lawmakers receive $221.25 per day.
- Sixteen veterans of the Alaska Territorial Guard will be honored at a discharge ceremony today. Four of them are from Western Alaska.
- The historic houses in Juneau and Douglas were predominately built by miners and fishermen long before today's zoning was put into place. That's prevented homeowners from restoring or rebuilding homes in these neighborhoods without running into conflict with the city's zoning laws -- a temporary fix may be on the way.
- Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young wants to know why Americans are still fighting in Afghanistan. He has co-sponsored a bill that would end funding for the war in a year, unless the president and Congress affirm the need for it.