In this news update:
- Local naturalists reveal the life of the spruce tree that destroyed houses on Gastineau Avenue this September;
- Alaska writers of the animated children’s show “Molly of Denali” react to its two Emmy nominations;
- The number of patrons at Juneau’s main food pantry doubled over the pandemic and hasn’t gone down;
- Alaska’s two U.S. senators voted to advance a bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage rights towards final passage.