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.
- In less than a year and a half, Alaska went from one of Moody's highest rated states, to one of its lowest. But now, that's changed.
- Funding for renewable energy projects in Alaska has dried up, but that has not stopped the City of King Cove from pursuing green power.
- Friday is the deadline to apply for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Premiums are down this year and that’s in part due to the Alaska Reinsurance Program.
- Six Hanford Site workers have shown up as possibly contaminated since Dec. 8. One worker was possibly contaminated twice.