In this newscast:
- Alaska youths argue their climate change case before the Alaska Supreme Court,
- a trial over who’s responsible for water contamination in North Pole begins,
- federal authorities charge an Eagle River nurse practitioner and a Soldotna doctor with illegally writing opiod prescriptions,
- Norwegian Cruise Lines agrees to pay for third-party emissions monitoring in Skagway next summer,
- the Juneau School Board adjusts school boundary lines around the Pederson Hill subdivision and swears in two new members, and
- critics sound off on a proposed rule change that would let the state’s lawyers represent the attorney general and governor in ethics complaints.
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- Most fluent speakers of the Lingít language are elders. But the instructors of an immersion classroom in Juneau have high hopes: to raise a new generation of Lingít speakers.
- Tourism operators in Southeast say they plan to continue pushing back against further development in the Tongass National Forest following this week's news that the U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to fully exempt the region from the Roadless Rule.
- Gov. Dunleavy has said he would like to call a special legislative session to add to this year’s permanent fund dividend, after the Senate seat is filled.
- The Xunaa Borough would include Icy Strait, Glacier Bay, a portion of the Chatham Strait, parts of Chichagof Island, and Excursion Inlet.