Haines Republican Representative Bill Thomas has asked for a recount.
Thomas is 34 votes behind political newcomer Jonathon Kreiss-Tomkins of Sitka for House District 34.
Elections Division Director Gail Fenumiai has set the recount date for Monday at 9 a.m. in the Juneau office.
Meanwhile, Alaska’s 2012 general election has been certified.
Fenumiai says the State Review Board has completed its review of all precincts.
But the Senate District J recount will not be finished until tomorrow (Thursday), she says.
Republican Bob Bell is 51 votes behind Anchorage Democratic Senator Hollis French and asked for a recount.
- The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has a new target date for opening its cultural immersion park at the old Thane Ore House. Last year, Central Council officials had hoped it would open this summer. Now, they’re shooting for 2018, after the Juneau Assembly approved a 1.2-acre land lease making it possible Monday evening.
- William Quayle, Jr. is running for the District 1 Juneau Assembly seat. The municipal election is Oct. 4.
- Winds of that speed can uproot trees, knock branches down and damage property, including vessels and aircraft moored and tied down outdoors.
- The aurora borealis, more commonly known as the Northern Lights, were visible in much of Southeast Alaska late Wednesday and early Thursday. Share your Northern Lights photos with us.