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.
- Plows cleared away slushy snow Saturday morning. But icy conditions persisted because state workers wanted to avoid using too much overtime. Budget cuts to the Alaska Department of Transportation will affect drivers for another winter.
- For the past three months, a magistrate judge based in Yakutat has covered Haines arraignments and other court proceedings. But this week, that changes.
- Alaska Airlines has won government approval to buy rival Virgin America after agreeing to reduce its flight-selling partnership with American Airlines.
- As the winter solstice approaches and daylight hours are short in Alaska, public safety, medical groups and other Alaska businesses are calling attention to pedestrian safety.