News of the North from Thursday, March 14th, 2019
CBJ, CLIA reach tentative agreement to end further litigation
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The City and Borough of Juneau and Cruise Lines International Association Alaska have reached an agreement that will end litigation over the imposition and expenditure of CBJ Passenger Fees.
Huber: Economic analysis on pipeline project expected soon
Juneau, Alaska (AP) - A top adviser to Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says he expects within the next 60 days completion of analysis on whether a major liquefied natural gas project the state has been pursuing is economically viable.
SEACC comes to defense of Marine Highway on Action Line
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Among the chorus of voices opposed to reducing the budget of the Alaska Marine Highway is the voice of the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council.
New camera technology improves Alaska rescue searches
Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - New technology is reducing Alaska search and rescue operations from days to minutes.
Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Republicans defect
Washington, D.C. (AP) - The Republican-run Senate firmly rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of his highest-profile goal
Hot business trends for 2019 subject of luncheon speech
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Food from plants, growing economic dominance of Millennials and spending more time at home are trends that impact Juneau businesses.
Planning commission approves new brewery
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Forbidden Peak will have a brewery and tasting room at the old UAS book store in Auke Bay.
Truck driver dies in crash
Moose Pass, Alaska (KINY) - Marc Roderick, 46, of Anchor Point lost control on the Seward Highway and was killed Wednesday afternoon, Alaska State Troopers said.
Avalanche claims life of snowboarder
Haines, Alaska (KINY) - David Dzenawagis, 34, was buried under an avalanche near Takshanuk Mountain near the Lutak trailhead.
Anchorage police investigate child's stabbing at overlook
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police say a girl found dead in a car at a scenic overlook in the city was stabbed multiple times in the chest.
Congressman asks Army surgeon general for suicide inquiry
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska congressman has asked the Army surgeon general to investigate suicides at a military base in the state.
U.S. moves to lift remaining gray wolf protections
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Gray wolves in the U.S. would be stripped of federal protection and subjected to hunting and trapping in more states under a proposal released today.
A Few Clouds and 33 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are Calm. The pressure is 1016.0 mb and the humidity is 92%. Last Updated on Mar 19 2019, 11:53 pm AKDT.