State regulators agreed to make permanent a nearly 4 percent electric rate hike enacted by Alaska Electric Light & Power a year ago. But state lawyers were able to wring some concessions out of Juneau’s electric utility in return.
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority offered a prime piece of Juneau’s waterfront for sale last year. Prospective developers sent offers but have grown irritated that almost a year later there’s been no formal response.
The second annual Power & Privilege Symposium at the University of Alaska Southeast brought together thinkers, educators and undergraduate students to talk about societal imbalances through issues ranging from climate change to Alaskan Native issues.