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.
Small animals are blamed for a power outage in Juneau; a small boat runs aground on Vitskari Rocks west of Sitka; a state legislator claims progress is being made negotiating a spending bill; the Coast Guard will name a new cutter after a turn of the century hero.
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.