The city Lands Committee is reviewing six proposals from groups hoping to lease or buy a city property in the Mendenhall Valley. The city previously leased the property to Juneau Youth Services for $1 a year, and may enter into a similar agreement with an applicant they feel meets an important need.
In this newscast: Alaska House leadership calls for the resignation of Rep. Zach Fansler following allegations of an assault on a Juneau woman and Juneau Empire reporter James Brooks on how he learned about this sensitive story and what it means for the legislature.
Juneau Empire reporter James Brooks reported Saturday that Bethel Democrat Zach Fansler allegedly slapped a woman in his room at the Alaska Hotel on Jan. 13 after a night out drinking. Brooks sat down with KTOO’s Adelyn Baxter to share how he reported this sensitive story.
Many Juneau residents were relieved to learn Tuesday that offshore tsunamis pose little threat to communities not situated on the coast. But a different type of tsunami, one generated by a nearby earthquake or landslide, for example, could quickly pose a problem.
This year’s local contingent of the international event saw upwards of 800 people come together. They came to voice their dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump and many of the policies enacted during his first year in office.