Avrum Gross died in May 2018. The East Coast Democrat and lawyer was an unlikely ally of Republican Gov. Jay Hammond. He served as Alaska’s attorney general during the permanent fund’s seminal years.
In this newscast: Juneau Assemblyman and longtime legislative aide Jesse Kiehl announces he’s running for state Senate, a backlog of applications for state marijuana business licenses is piling up, and the Outer Coast College in Sitka secures its inaugural summer seminar class.