The results of Juneau’s October 1st municipal election have been certified.
City Clerk Laurie Sica says the CBJ Canvass Board met Tuesday to complete its review of absentee and questioned ballots. A handful of outstanding votes were added to the overall total.
In the only contested race, Kate Troll picked up 13 additional votes for Areawide Assembly. Her opponent, Bill Peters picked up two votes. The final tally has Troll winning by a margin of 2,528-1,992.
Mary Becker and Karen Crane ran unopposed and were reelected to two other Assembly seats.
Troll, Becker and Crane will be sworn-in at the next regular Assembly meeting, October 14th.
School Board members Barbara Thurston and Lisa Worl also ran unopposed, and will be sworn in October 15th.
- Two memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, greatly expand the number of immigrants prioritized for removal. The rules do not affect "Dreamers" — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
- When traveling into the wilderness, the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center recommends travelers take a personal locator with them.
- The subsistence harvest is scheduled to open April 2 and run through August 31. The fall hunt is set to begin in September.
- The Bethel City Manager decided to change the accident policy to give city truck drivers who are found to be negligent tickets and drug tests.