Stories include a possible delay in a decision on an electricity rate increase and a groundbreaking for a new forest science laboratory building.
Conceptual renderings of the U.S Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station Juneau Forestry Sciences Laboratory planned for near Auke Lake. The drawing at the left shows the uphill side as it faces the bike path and the lower left drawing shows the opposite side facing Auke Lake.
- Proponents of repealing the Affordable Care Act revealed yet another new bill Monday, with changes that appear designed to win the vote of U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, one of three Republicans who killed the last repeal bill.
- Dozens of helicopter pilots and maintenance personnel from Alaska’s Air National Guard are heading overseas to combat the Islamic State.
- The First Alaskans Institute has announced the keynote speakers for the 2017 the 34th Elders and Youth Conference, which begins Oct. 16, just ahead of the Alaska Federation of Natives in Anchorage.
- The group traveled through at least 12 time zones to reach the Russian community of Kadom, which was the home and birthplace of Saint Herman of Alaska.