In this newscast: An Anchorage judge halts the campaign to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy once again, the Juneau police officer who shot and killed a man last month is back at work after being on leave, oral arguments began this week in the lawsuit over Sitka Sound’s herring fishery, Gov. Mike Dunleavy plans a trip to Wrangell and a plane evacuating Americans from Wuhan, China stops briefly in Anchorage.
The raffle is designed to raise money for K-12 education by allowing Alaskans to donate a portion of their permanent fund dividends to enter.
In this newscast:
State regulators approve licenses for Alaska’s first two marijuana dispensaries to allow on-site consumption,
North Pole Rep. Tammie Wilson announces her resignation from the Alaska Legislature after 10 years,
and a look at avalanche conditions and safety tips in the Juneau area.
Back in October, Corrections Commissioner Nancy Dahlstrom said Alaska’s prison population had ballooned after a law that enforces stricter sentencing went into effect.
At the end of last year’s legislative session, Juneau found itself on the hook for more than $5 million in cost shifts from the state.
The National Weather Service in Juneau reported gusts of more than 100 mph in downtown Thursday morning.
Strong winds and high tides caused the tugboat Lumberman to drag anchor and drift south, raising concerns that it could endanger private or public property.
Below-average temperatures across the northern panhandle this weekend could complicate things for Juneau residents.
As an executive from Norwegian Cruise Line made the rounds this week to talk about plans for a new private dock downtown, neighborhood associations came together for the first time to share their own thoughts on the industry.
The City and Borough of Juneau announced Katie Koester as the new public works and engineering director on Monday. Former Director Mike Vigue retired earlier this month.