Juneau Police, the state Department of Environmental Conservation, the District Attorney’s office and NANA are all investigating the incident.
At times, Tlingit & Haida tribal officials were outraged because some city officials brushed aside the tribe’s assertion of its sovereignty on the land where it runs its fireworks shop.
If certain officials decide an Alaska-bound ship threatens public health, they could take extraordinary measures to contain or manage an outbreak.
The meeting to discuss local issues and priorities with Gov. Mike Dunleavy was originally advertised as a public Juneau Assembly meeting, but city officials changed their minds.
During a meeting Monday night, Juneau Assembly members had mixed opinions about allowing local marijuana retail stores to sell products for customers to use in the shop.
Smoking tobacco is already illegal in and around most businesses in Juneau. The new rules bring the city into compliance with a statewide anti-smoking law passed last year, much of which already aligns with city code.
The Assembly advanced an ordinance on Monday to bring Juneau into compliance with a new state anti-smoking law. The biggest change would be an increase in the smoking buffer outside of business entrances.
Palmer has served as acting city attorney since Gov. Bill Walker appointed his predecessor, Amy Mead, to be a Juneau Superior Court judge in July.
The Tall Timbers Neighborhood Association contends the conditional use permit granted to Haven House in October was improper.