The feds have extended the comment period over Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska’s application to put downtown parcels into trust. The City and Borough of Juneau had asked for more time to review proposal which could exempt the tribal organization from its jurisdiction.
The Skagway Borough Assembly will soon have an empty seat. Assembly member Angela Grieser handed in a letter of resignation on Friday. In the letter, Greiser cites health issues as the reason behind her departure. Working a full-time job, serving on the assembly and dealing with a medical recovery has been too much, she said.