In this newscast: A divided federal appeals court panel finds Alaska’s limit on what nonresidents can contribute to candidates for office is unconstitutiona., Governor-elect Mike Dunleavy’s announces his picks for several key cabinet positions. Only one has worked for a state government. While climate change has disrupted fisheries in many parts of the state, fishermen in Northwest Alaska are landing huge catches.
The monument honors the Native burial ground on which the school was built. It is part of the Juneau School District’s continuing efforts to reckon with the site’s history.
The three-day language summit brought together nearly 80 speakers of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian languages: Lingít, X̱aad Kíl and Sm’algyax.
A car reported stolen Friday was later recovered, but 12 cars in the area were also reported vandalized. The Juneau Police Department has a possible suspect and believes the incidents are connected.
Nearly 100 Juneau residents turned out Thursday night in support of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation. Similar gatherings were planned across Alaska.
Alaska has a federal mandate to provide language assistance to voters who need it. This year, full ballot translations are available in 10 languages, including eight Alaska Native languages and dialects.