In this newscast: The Juneau Assembly bucks the city manager’s advice and preps a subcommittee to review — and possibly relax — the city’s mining ordinance, a man who is at large robs the Liquor Barrel with pepper spray, commercial salmon trolling in Southeast is set to reopen June 15, the ferry Taku still won’t sell, and the Coast Guard offers public tours of its new cutter.
In this newscast: Testing of the human leg found in Gastineau Channel may take up to a year, the state of Alaska anticipates getting another reprieve on federal REAL ID compliance, missile defense officials say Kodiak will host anti-missile test launches this summer, and possible thunder storms are in the weather forecast.
In this newscast: The Juneau Assembly receives a large donation for whale statue infrastructure, OKs beer sales at Eaglecrest and adopts a budget, Gov. Bill Walker proposes a head tax as part of a compromise state budget package, and Goldbelt shareholders oust two longtime board members at their annual meeting.
In this newscast: The founder of a Juneau mental health nonprofit announces he’s running for Don Young’s seat in Congress, a campaign in Anchorage is counting panhandlers and hopes to reduce it by 75 percent over three years,
Fairbanks officials hope to create a $20,000 police recruit bonus to get law enforcement up to full staff, and Emma Hill and Kat Moore perform “2 Seconds Flat” in the fifth part of our eight-part Red Carpet Concert series filmed during the Alaska Folk Festival.
Goldbelt shareholder William Andrews has been vocally agitating for a change in the Alaska Native corporation’s leadership. He claims the company of 3,600 shareholders has performed poorly and that the incumbents up for reelection violated conflict of interest bylaws.