In this newscast: What did ferry workers get from this summer’s strike? Also, a Juneau-based fisheries scientist received the highest honor given to early-career scientists and engineers by the U.S. government and environmental groups have filed a new lawsuit to block road construction in the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.
In this newscast: The second special legislative session ended quietly Tuesday, a Maine man pleads not guilty to sexual assault and murder of a woman at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 1993, the Department of Fish & Game closes commercial salmon trolling in much of Southeast Alaska for eight days, Petersburg ferry workers remain concerned about state cuts to ferry service even as the strike ends, tourists stranded in Kodiak by the ferry strike found a way to stay busy and tribal protesters commemorate the anniversary of 2014’s Mount Polley mine disaster by advocating for stronger oversight of transboundary mining.
Juneau police say a man walked up to The Grind coffee shop around 4:18 a.m. Wednesday and told the barista he was going to rob her. As he returned from getting a wrench out of his car, she fired a warning shot into the air.