In this newscast:
- The Alaska Supreme Court hears a second case since 2014 from young climate change activists,
- Canada’s Pacific salmon fishing industry is losing its sustainability certification,
- a big natural gas storage tank that could supply cleaner fuel for home heat is nearly complete in Fairbanks,
- a former candidate for mayor in Wrangell alleges cronyism and sues,
- Ketchikan’s city council considers the future of its cruise docks,
- Alaska Airlines and American Airlines will scale back their mileage plan partnership next year,
- the University of Maine unveils a 25-foot boat that is the world’s largest ever 3D printed object, and
- the National Weather Service issues a high wind watch.
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- 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.
- Will Gov. Dunleavy find a way to repair his relationship with AFN and other Native groups before the courts decide if the recall campaign can move forward?