Scientists and local conservation groups are raising concerns about possible threats from the long-discussed second crossing to Douglas Island.
Spike Bicknel, owners of the Honsinger Pond property, wants to build a motorcross park on 26 acres near the airport. Public opposition has been fierce over the loss of wetlands used by waterfowl.
Because some land in the refuge is privately owned, different rules for shotgun use technically applies.
Bicknell Construction has been trying to develop the property for years. But previous efforts to rezone the property had been rejected by the city following public opposition from admirers of the wild purple flowers that bloom in late spring.
There are moments when James Knudson forgets his younger brother, John Knudson, is dead.
John Ross Knudson was a 56-year-old Juneau man.
“It appears as though the man had been in the water and exposed to the elements for a minimum of several days, maybe even longer,” said Lt. David Campbell.
Airport officials, emergency responders and volunteer victims will be acting out a fake airplane crash at Juneau International Airport on Saturday.