In this newscast:
- The City and Borough of Juneau asks state regulators for more time to weigh in on the local electric utility’s acquisition by a Canadian company,
- a proposed ballot measure to curb lawmakers’ pay when a budget isn’t passed is cleared for signature gathering,
- an Anchorage judge overrules Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott to clear a ballot measure aimed at protecting salmon for signature gathering,
- Juneau’s three state lawmakers announce a town hall to be held this week, and
- Norway’s ambassador to the United States visits Petersburg and awards a local woman the Medal of St. Olav.
- Alaska’s economy could suffer as a result of China’s 25 percent tariff on American seafood imports and that worries U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski. In a written statement, Murkowski urges President Donald Trump to reach a trade policy with China that protects the export market.
- A regional theater company in Alaska has furloughed its employees after officials say it faced several years of financial problems.
- Juneau residents gathered at Savikko Park this weekend to celebrate the region’s mining and logging industries once again.
- Alaska Republican U.S. senators are supporting a bipartisan bill that seeks to ensure states' ability to regulate legal marijuana industries.