On Sunday, the Juneau Adult Hockey Association completed two weeks worth of playoffs, crowning the last of five tier champions at Treadwell Ice Arena. Island Pub and Alaska Airlines captured Tier A and Tier B titles on Friday. In the Women’s Tier the Yukon Pass opened three Sunday games by defeating the Shamrocks, 2-1. The Tigers claimed the C Tier with a 4-3 overtime victory over Funter Bay. Good Hardware defeated Lemon Creek, 3-0, in the 40-and-over Tier.
All photos by Steve Quinn.
- The Department of the Interior announced today that 29 local Alaska governments would receive $29.7 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes funds, or PILT.
- In visits to the Lower 48, Alaskans may have caught a ride in an Uber or Lyft car. Now, people around the state can use the ride-sharing companies at home. This month, Alaska became the latest state to make way for the transportation apps.
- It’s do-or-die week in Olympia. It's cliché to say, but if lawmakers don’t pass a budget and send it to the governor for his signature before midnight on Friday, state government will go into partial shutdown. Washington lawmakers are optimistic that won’t happen.
- The management slate won this year’s Sealaska board election. Three incumbents and a newcomer who ran with them beat out eight independent candidates.