The Juneau Douglas High School hockey team capped off their regular season with a pair of home victories at Treadwell Ice Arena over the weekend. The Crimson Bears defeated Monroe Catholic, 3-0 and 5-3, clinching the second win with just under two minutes to play. The season hasn’t ended yet. The team will enter their conference playoffs with a road trip to Fairbanks in two weeks.
All photos by Steve Quinn.
- For the second time this year, a Republican from Matanuska-Susitna Borough left the state Senate majority caucus.
- The U.S. Senate is working on the health care bill, and Alaska health commissioner Valerie Davidson is in Washington, D.C., to meet with Alaska's senators, Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski. One-quarter of Alaska's population currently is covered by Medicaid.
- Police posted this security video of the suspect on its Facebook page and described him as white, 25 to 30 years old, 6-foot-3 and skinny with scruffy facial hair.
- Uber and Lyft are negotiating with the City and Borough of Juneau over the collection of the city's sales tax. The companies insist it's the drivers' responsibility to collect and remit the 5 percent tax on fares.