Southeast Alaska’s largest tribal organization is pushing for changes in sea-otter management.
Tlingit-Haida Central Council delegates passed an otter resolution at their tribal assembly last week in Juneau.
A major Southeast social-service agency has a new top official.
Jean Strafford will take over as executive director of Catholic Community Service on May 1st.
Troy Wilson faces 22 charges of attempted murder, assault, misconduct involving weapons, and criminal mischief.
An audio slideshow of the Alaska Folk Festival, 2012.
The Assembly adopted a motion setting the city’s local contribution to schools at about $23-million next year. But all budget ordinances were referred to the Finance Committee for more work. Douglas Harbor was renamed the “Mike Pusich Douglas Harbor.”
Juneau Assembly Member Ruth Danner last night (Monday) continued to argue for a full vetting of a Planning Commission decision allowing a rock crusher at a gravel pit along Montana Creek Road. But her protests may have backfired. If the decision is appealed, the Assembly likely won’t be deciding the matter.
Scott W. Eberhardt was arrested on Friday for allegedly growing 61 plants.
The Juneau Assembly tonight (Monday) will take public comment on elements of the city and school district budgets for next fiscal year, though none of the measures are likely to be voted upon.
KTOO, the Juneau Empire and Capital City Weekly each took home several awards at the annual Alaska Press Club conference held this weekend in Anchorage.
Troy Wilson now being charged with 22 felonies and misdemeanors for the April 7th incident.