In this newscast:
- Gov. Mike Dunleavy calls the Alaska Legislature into a second special session in July,
- U.S. Senators from Alaska and three other U.S. states urge stronger regulatory oversight in British Columbia over transboundary mining,
- Alaska’s attorney general hails a federal ruling over a disputed road easement in Southeast Alaska,
- the U.S. Air Force and Marines begin construction on a new village for the residents of Newtok,
- and Bristol Bay fisherman voice their opposition to Pebble Mine with a unique form of protest.
- Federal regulators are investigating video footage that appears to show a Holland America Line cruise ship narrowly missing a pod of humpback whales while on its way to Juneau.
- Legislative leaders say the floor sessions would be held at the Capitol in Juneau, while most of the meetings would be in Anchorage at the Legislative Information Office.
- The rising water level will bring more debris and much colder water. "So, if you were to perhaps fall in the river, there would be more risk of hypothermia," said Nicole Ferrin of the National Weather Service.
- Gov. Mike Dunleavy says the Alaska Federation of Natives hasn’t offered a valid solution to the fiscal crisis. He wants to know AFN’s plans to fight sexual assaults and educational woes in Native communities.