Tune in for this special collection of local stories, recorded in 2009, as part of our participation in the national StoryCorps project, featuring Renee Guerin-Blood, Connie & Alan Munro, Kim & Peter Metcalf, Grace Elliott, and Jean Clayton. Thursday at 6 on KTOO-News, Juneau.
- The city thinks Hecla's Greens Creek mine may be responsible. The mine says its discharges in the area meet state requirements.
- Sarah Erkmann, external affairs manager for the Alaska Oil and Gas Association trade group, said the tax amounts to “punishing” oil companies.
- The Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon canceled its annual convention slated to be held in Haines, mainly due to the weak Canadian dollar.
- For now, traffic in Gastineau Channel will not be restricted, but Hilbert said they will likely establish a no-wake zone during the actual salvage operation.