In this newscast:
- A former Juneau resident who now lives in Las Vegas gives his take on the mass shooting,
- jury selection is underway in the Christopher Strawn murder retrial,
- Anchorage Rep. Chris Birch requests this month special session be held in Anchorage instead of Juneau, and
- new public art is installed on Juneau’s downtown waterfront.
- Hecla Mining Co. asserted copyright on about 28 seconds of promotional footage used in a 20-minute film critical of its Greens Creek Mine. The dispute hasn't affected distribution of the documentary, which is touring across the country as part of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival.
- The University of Alaska is in negotiations for the biggest timber sale in the Haines area in recent history. The 10-year, sale is estimated to yield around 100 million board-feet of timber.
- The team in Hatcher Pass on Tuesday used a Daisy Bell system to trigger smaller avalanches, and make the pass safer for road crews to work.
- Sheldon Fisher didn’t champion any individual tax during his confirmatin hearing. Afterward, he said the biggest source of new revenue should be a draw on Alaska Permanent Fund earnings.