The Juneau Jamboree women’s hockey tournament enjoyed its 10th year of competition at the Treadwell Ice Arena. Players came mostly from Juneau, but some traveled from Homer, Anchorage, Fairbanks and even Montana for an eight-team, three-day event. It’s the first tournament at Treadwell this year and represents growth in women’s hockey. The tournament featured six teams last year.
All photos by Steve Quinn
- The Juneau Assembly declined to pass a broaden sales tax exemption for seniors. Opposition from businesses prodded elected officials to refer the initiative back to committee.
- Fines for pet owners whose for critters scooped up by animal control officers have gone up. The fees hadn't been adjusted for nearly 17 years.
- Local education officials are applying for state money to replace and repair leaky roofs at several Juneau schools. About $5 million is coming in over the next five years earmarked for school maintenance from sales tax money that voters approved in the Oct. 3 election.
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