Stories include: Start of the special session of the Alaska Legislature, and New head of the Alaska State Troopers, and Resignation of Petersburg Mayor Mark Jensen, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee meeting in Seattle.
The USS Juneau was a light cruiser in the battle of Guadalcanal, one of the fiercest naval battles of World War II. The vessel was torpedoed and sunk on Nov. 13, 1942, killing 687 sailors, including the five Sullivan brothers.
Scientists, other officials working on projects related to Arctic contaminants, clean energy, oil spill response, identifying migratory bird breeding grounds, and preventing the influx of ‘invasive alien species’.