In this newscast:
- The City and Borough of Juneau has worked out an agreement with the cruise industry over how it can spend passenger taxes,
- Alaska’s senators in Washington split their vote over President Donald Trump’s border wall emergency,
- Congressman Don Young asks the Army surgeon general to investigate suicides at Fort Wainwright,
- rural communities weigh in on potential changes to road-building rules in the Tongass, and
- House officials announce plans to hold public meetings across the state on the state budget.
- "We’re certainly pleased with the settlement," the head of the cruise industry association said. "It’s really an opportunity for all of us in the cruise industry and the community of Juneau to move forward."
- Although the famous blue caverns from several years ago have disappeared, word of a new cave spread over social media this winter and brought crowds to the glacier. But while hiking to the cave is a remarkable experience, it also comes with some risk.
- China and Russia are teaming up to pursue their interests in the Arctic. Regional security expert Rebecca Pincus says the United States needs to pay more attention.
- For several years, students in a JDHS science class have been learning about halibut hook carving. A Tlingit carver says it's mostly about common sense: paying close attention and working with what you’ve got.