Wes Adkins of the National Weather Service said on KTOO’s Morning Edition that Juneau residents should expect a “last gasp of some moisture” through sunset on Friday. It will likely be breezy and sunny for Juneau this weekend and the pattern is expected to provide for dry conditions next week.
Barbara Lindh of Eaglecrest Ski Area said this weekend’s activities include the NAPA Auto Race series that is a qualifier for the Junior Olympics. Fourteen through 16 year olds from around Alaska are competing in the slalom and giant slalom events.
- 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.