In this newscast:
- A local mine executive asks the Juneau Assembly to back off a resolution on transboundary mining and it does,
- a Portland businessman bids $300,000 for the ferry Taku to turn it into a hotel, and
- neighbors of the resident who’s chickens were attacked by a bear that was put down call for tougher chicken keeping rules.
- Marjorie Tahbone said she became aware of the ad on social media when friends forwarded it to her.
- Their insurance adjuster noted that homeowner Ernestine Hayes' clan, the Kaagwaantaan, are known as the Burnt House People.
- This spring, the Alaska Senate declared a state of emergency for 20 Alaska Native languages. Two participants of an indigenous language workshop talk about the challenges for Yup’ik-speaking regions.
- Sen. Lisa Murkowski, in a written statement, said she was “stunned” Trump didn't confront Putin. Sen. Dan Sullivan said he disagrees with Trump's post-summit comments, too.