In this newscast: The Juneau park under construction around the life-sized bronze whale sculpture gets named after the late Mayor Bill Overstreet, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke makes up with Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski after she bucked the Republican party with her no vote on the health care bill, and a new police training facility nears completion in Birchwood.
In this newscast: Juneau Mayor Ken Koelsch opposes the introduction and debate of a resolution in support of the Paris climate agreement, Gov. Bill Walker signs a capital budget redirects some of the money earmarked for the suspended Juneau Access Project, and local investors express interest in trying to buy AELP from its new Canadian parent company.
In this newscast: The first challenger for the fall Juneau Assembly election has stepped forward, Gov. Bill Walker has joined 10 other governors calling on the U.S. Senate to immediately reject efforts to repeal and later replace the Affordable Care Act, Walker explains the mechanics of an upcoming third legislative special session on the capital budget, and a North Dakota newspaper catches up with the Juneau man who was gored by a bison in a national park there.
In this newscast: The U.S. Missile Defense Agency successfully intercepts a test intermediate-range ballistic missile with a weapon system in Kodiak, the Catholic Diocese of Juneau announces its new bishop, state transportation officials say the retired ferry Taku has an interested buyer, and Facebook cracks down on posts about legal marijuana sales in Alaska.
In this newscast: State lawmakers may have a path to compromise on oil and gas taxes, Juneau’s new seawalk section briefly opens, the Juneau Community Charter School hires its first professional principal, and a Juneau man gets knocked out by a charging bison in a North Dakota national park.
Dogs and their two-legged friends won’t be able to compete in the annual Super Dog Frisbee contest in Douglas this year on the Fourth of July. The tradition has special meaning for a black lab named Butch and his handlers, who placed in the last two.