The high-seas driftnetter the U.S. Coast Guard chased across the North Pacific Ocean has been turned over to Chinese Fishery Law Enforcement.
Assembly members last night (Monday) approved the measures without making any changes.
The slate of candidates for Juneau’s October 2nd municipal election is now set. On Monday, the last day for candidates to file for office, Cheryl Jebe joined the race for mayor, and Will Muldoon and Phyllis Carlson joined the race for school board.
Adams served the Northwest Arctic, North Slope, and Bering Strait region in both the Alaska House and Senate for 20 years, including several as the powerful chairman of the House Finance Committee.
The Juneau Assembly will take public comment tonight on two large-project funding packages likely to appear on this fall’s municipal election ballot.
The House and Senate are offering different versions of the bill that change the jurisdiction tribal authorities have over offenders.
Michelle Johnston has been certified to run for Juneau School Board. That makes three candidates for three open seats on the board at this fall’s municipal election. The deadline for candidates to file for the October 2nd municipal election is Monday at 4:30 p.m.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is planning a three-day trip to Alaska. Salazar is preparing to decide whether to issue final drilling permits to Shell Oil, which hopes to drill exploratory wells this summer in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas.
After a two-year break, former Juneau School Board member Destiny Sargeant will run for office again.
Juneau’s business community has serious reservations about a proposal to put two capital improvement project funding packages on this fall’s municipal election ballot, according to a survey of Chamber of Commerce members.