In this newscast: NTSB investigates helicopter crash on Herbert Glacier; GCI is hiking its internet rates; University of Alaska Fairbanks gets a new chancellor and Deceased members of a WWII-era Native Alaskan militia will be recognized by Gov. Bill Walker….
The historic houses in Juneau and Douglas were predominately built by miners and fishermen long before today’s zoning was put into place. That’s prevented homeowners from restoring or rebuilding homes in these neighborhoods without running into conflict with the city’s zoning laws — a temporary fix may be on the way.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating how and why a Juneau-bound helicopter ferrying tourists crashed during a glacier excursion. The pilot and six tourists were treated and released at Juneau’s hospital with minor injuries.
Juneau residents will have a rare opportunity this week to sound off over trash service. The company that runs curbside pick up has been acquired by Waste Connections, a Canada-based business with customers in 39 states and five provinces.