Thane Ore House is located at about Mile 4 of the Thane Road just before Sheep Creek. (Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO News)

With assembly approval, Central Council expands plans for 3-acre Immersion Park

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The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has a new target date for opening its cultural immersion park at the old Thane Ore House. Last year, Central Council officials had hoped it would open this summer. Now, they’re shooting for 2018, after the Juneau Assembly approved a 1.2-acre land lease making it possible Monday evening.
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Kodiak council pursues restriction on discharge of firearms within city limits

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The Kodiak City Council has advanced an ordinance that could, if passed, restrict the discharge of firearms and other so-called “dangerous weapons” within city limits. At the council’s regular meeting last week, City Manager Aimée Kniaziowski explained the ban would apply in most cases except for when the weapons are used in defense of life and property.
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