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.
- Even though it's considered a "Product of U.S.A," Jim Gilmore of the At-sea Processors Association said up to half of the pollock served in schools now is from Russia. Thanks to the new farm bill, that might change.
- ASAA Executive Director Billy Strickland said there are club-level esports teams currently in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley and Dillingham that could help start a statewide video game league.
- The corporation and its board of trustees argue the policy could help recruit talented managers. But it’s up to Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration and the Alaska Legislature to make it happen.
- Former Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District Superintendent Robert Boyle said the decision to submit his resignation was prompted by various controversies at the school district.